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About RunawayD81

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    South Carolina
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    Hangin' with the Family, throwing baseball with my boys, riding, music, work, cooking...
  1. RunawayD81

    Post Pics Of Your Supermoto!!

    my 2013 DRZ 400S conversion
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    What have you done to your Fo Fiddy's!

    SNAKE OIL!! YES YES YES! All jokes aside... I'm not certain but I'm assuming since I already had the fattest O-ring on the fuel pump actuator, no it's not that... Or at least not completely. I'll keep prodding and let u guys know the setup.
  3. RunawayD81

    What have you done to your Fo Fiddy's!

    I'm going to look into having him build a YZ250 in a 250F or WR chassis next.
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    What have you done to your Fo Fiddy's!

    I'll find out what jets n needle he has installed. I'm in Alaska right now so he'll give me all the specs when I pick it up next weekend. If I remember right main jet is a 168, pilot 42, leak 50. I'll verify. I had installed the JD Jet Kit a while back when I uncorked the bike. That has since been removed and replaced with all OEM parts. He doesn't favor those kits too much.
  5. RunawayD81

    What have you done to your Fo Fiddy's!

    Chad won't even tell me exactly what the mod consists of! All he will say is it has to do with the fuel squirting circuit and its not the O-ring that goes on the pump like JD Jetting has. Also it has a different OEM needle from a motorcycle other than Yamaha. Yes it is the MXe silencer.. I love the sound and snap it gives the bike! I'm anxious to see what the gearing change will do though! I still haven't ridden it yet!
  6. Heard a lot of good things about Chad Watts and his work. He was long time RC mechanic and has won many championships.. Happens to have a shop close to my home so I figure I'll give him a try. He's not the cheapest by any means but hey... He buids RACE bikes. I am around 195 lbs and can ride a little aggressively at times. The Stock WR suspension was WAY too soft for me. I do like to re-live my younger motocross days of doubles and table tops from time to time. I'm in the process of modifying my WR to be more... how should I say... a cross breed if you will. In my opinion a YZ 450 with a WR tranny and electric start is the ultimate machine! So thats where I'm headed. So far totally rebuilt the suspension, front and rear, changed the rear spring rate and preload settings, upgraded the base valve bolts in the forks as these are 90's technology on my '09 and re-valved/ pre-load spacers in the forks as well. Chad Watts has a top secret Carburetor mod thats for the FCR carbs so all he will tell me is the jet sizes and needle size. But aparently it does NOT involve any machining. Changed my gearing from a 13/50 to a 14/53 which are close ratios but changes spreads the transmission ratios out a bit more. The supposed effect will be the ability to ride 2nd and 3rd insted of 3rd and 4th. 13/50= 3.846 ratio and 14/53= 3.785. This will actually give me a tinge more top end but shouldn't take anything away from the bottom end as I gained some bottom end grunt from the carburetor mod. I am running a Lexx slip on with the stock header at this time. The Lexx does ok but I do plan on going with a full FMF system at some point. I have not yet had a chance to ride this beast and I'm absolutely dying to saddle her up!!! I work out of state on a rotational shift so she'll be sitting patiently when I arrive... Let me know what yo guys think and what mods you all have done... Braaap Braaap Next project... YZ 250 2 stroke woods bike!!
  7. RunawayD81

    Grey wire mod on a switch?

    @William1... That's a clean install in the airbox! That's a great idea that I may consider doing for sure. It's out of sight, out of the way and functional. I live in the south with all that red clay and after a summer time afternoon shower it can get pretty slippery! If the WR map really helps with traction then for me this is a must. Thanks all for your input!! BraaP BraaP!!
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    Grey wire mod on a switch?

    Yea I'm aware of having to shut it down but I ride with my 2 boys who are 12 and 13. So I was just thinking of toning it down a bit to ride with them. I've read around some folks putting a switch in series with the circuit and didn't know if there would be any real benefit to doing this. I'm about to re-jet and so I'll be taking the sub frame off once again... If I were going to install a switch, I'd like to do it at the same time and let this be the last time I half way disassemble the bike.
  9. RunawayD81

    Grey wire mod on a switch?

    Is there any real benefit to putting an in line switch on the grey wire? If so is a handlebar mounted on/off switch best or would a recessed push button on/off switch hidden somewhere the bike be better? I just did all the free mods to my 09 450 and im thinking it's a little much power or maybe I'm just not used to it yet??? It's definitely not my '96 RM125!!
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    New exhaust

    @yngsniper... How do you like the Lexx system? Does it have good sound/performance?? It looks nice and the price is good! I am looking for a good exhaust for my '09 WR450. Of course its probably not a Yoshi but who has 400-500 bucks to spend on a pipe these days... However I'm sure the market is so close and competitive that they are all very close in performance.
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    2011 Little Brown Jug HS

    @greyfox... Is there info available on the new track in Laurens? Is it open to the public? This isnt the Enoree OHV park is it?
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    2009 WR450F exhaust options

    I wasnt sure if the YZ stuff would bolt up to the WR or not... I have noticed some online stores only offer YZ 450/250 options for ordering. Are they universal with the WR's?
  13. RunawayD81

    2009 WR450F exhaust options

    Thanks SXP! I just went to their website... That really is a sharp looking exhaust n has all great reviews. I've seen It mentioned around online. I think I may check it out! The RMATVMC web site has great prices! I can get exhaust systems for my WR n my 2 boys bikes there CHEAP... Honda CRF80f, Yamaha TTR125L..
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    Trail riding in Upstate South Carolina??

    Oh SWEET!! I'm in Blue Ridge! Thanks bro... I'm trying to figure out this site. Is there a way to add you to a contacts list?