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Old 16 Jul 2010
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Well.. I ended up buying:

K&N RU-4710 airfilter
+ plastic adapter (it's the one above),
Outerwears Water Repellant Pre-Filter
Raptor 660 carb to airbox intake boots
....(will surely need a small adjustment)


Plus, I bought just bought this:



YZ 125/250 2006-2010 UFO Deep Purpulish Blue solid
to match the 2003 XT600E blue plastics which have the same color!

If it has the UFO sticker up front I just might peel it off..


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oh.. I also got myself a Flint to go camping ;P


cheap.. $3 US with s/h not bad!

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Any pictures online yet???

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It's really close!

I get back home in 9 days.. so a few more days to gather all things around and I should be ready to put everything together on the bike I hope

I will definitely put some pictures on here!


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I bought one of these kits:



#25 pilot jets
main jets from 145 to 165
Aftermarket fuel needles (allows more fuel flow)
billet fuel screws!

59.99USD... expensive

hope I don't need to get anymore jets!


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TADAMMMMMM

AND HERE IS THE WINNER!!! lol





LOol


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List of mods I’ve already done:
  • - 1989 kickstart.
  • - 02 YZ 250 front end with fresh 10w oil and new oil seals.
  • - UNIVERSAL black triple clamps. Top triple clamp is 1-1/8th (fatbar).
  • - Pro Taper silver fatbar.
  • - ASV F1 silver "unbreakable" levers and perches.
  • - Welded over steering stoppers.
  • - Fresh frame and swing arm paint (Black)
  • - Engine paint (Done it but will probably have to redo it).
  • - 2003 XT600E (deep purplish blue) bodywork.
  • - 2006-2009 YZ125 front fender (same deep purplish blue color as the 2003 XT600E bodywork)
  • - Kedo Stainless steel downpipes.
  • - Raptor 660 carb
  • - Vito's RAPTOR 660R JET KIT with aftermarket fuel needles
  • - K&N RU4710 highflow airfilter for RAPTOR 660R
  • - Outwears water repellent RU4710 air filter cover
  • - Raptor 660 airbox to carb air intake boots
  • - LED turn signals.
  • - Aftermarket rear view black Mirrors
  • - Stebel buzzer/horn
  • - 2006 WR 450 stock exhaust.
  • - JARDINE universal aluminum exhaust w/ spark arrestor.
  • - Tusk Clutch kit with HD clutch springs.
  • - 2009 R1 clear rear brake light.
  • - Special LED flasher relay (will add a button for 4 blinker emergency lights flashing at the same time)
  • - ZETA fork air bleeders
  • - Aftermarket gear shifter.

In Transit:

1
- Stealth Trail Tech Vapor custom kit + indicator litghts dashboard

Spares
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1
- 2006 YZ rear shock
2 - 2006 YZ rear swing arm
3 -
2006 YZ rear wheel hub with brake rotor
4 -
2006 YZ rear brake caliper
5 -
2006 YZ rear wheel axle and spacers
6 -
UNIVERSAL 1-1/8th top triple clamp.
7 -
UNIVERSAL 7/8th top triple clamp
8 - 1996-2003 YZ stock top triple clamp
9 - 1996-2003 YZ stock lower triple clamp w/o stem
10 - Universal triple clamp aluminum steering stem

Wish list by order:

1 New camshaft chain tensioner
2
2002-2003 stock black and blue seat cover.
3 – Passenger spring-loaded foot pegs.
4
– Both left and right black tank side fairings


5
– New aluminum rims stock sizes for XT600E 21"x1.85 front and 17"x2.50 black with blue stripes with Buchanan HD stainless steel spokes and nipples.
6 – New Supermoto wheels. 17”x3.50 front 17”x4.25 rear also black or black with blue stripes (IF I can get them legalized on my “pinkslip”).

These last two items will be the last things to do! Maybe in a year or three…loll


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so... I'm home!

Haven't been able to do about anything on the bike because the machinist I left the front suspension with to remove a broken screw went on to another island as his GF is having their baby....
So until monday I'm in a standby...

I went on to start dismantling the raptor carb and F-me.. there is a stuck fuel screw that has been f-ed up by the previous owner..it's completely stripped and I have to wait for that machinist friend to take it off by drilling it out or something...

Other than that, the handlebar YAMAHA grips, the K&N air filter+ adapter, Outwear water reppelant pre-filter, the Vito's jet kit have all arrived...

The Trailtech vapor dashboard has arrived BUT the computer is still in the US.. I'll have to ask my aunt to ship it to me or something...

Oh, and the raptor air inlet boots air still on the way..
The YZ front fender is exactly the same color as the rest of the XT's bodywork just like I predicted!

The exhausts are here, and I'll most likely be fitting the WR450 one.. although the Jardine one is muchmuch lighter that it's making me think...
plus... Today is my B-day! lol lalalalala


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Hapy birthday mate....
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happy birthday.

if you decide to sell one of those two pipes, let me know. I really wanna mess with my bikes noise and change it a hair.
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Happy Birthday Vando!

I did think the front fender might not be a good colour match for your bike as I took one out of the shop and held it next to my bike and it was not a good match.

$60 for the jet kit seems reasonable, here the dynojet kit costs £75 + shipping and I don't think you get so many parts to play around with.
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Thanks guys!


bobby: If I decide to sell one of them I'll let you know

03XT600E: I know what happened with that front fender you looked at..
Only the 2006 YZ125 and 250 -> until now have the deep purpulish blue one.
here is a link for the front fender I bought if you're still searching:

YAMAHA YZ 125 250 06-09 FRONT FENDER MUDGUARD UFO BLUE - eBay (item 260391468075 end time Aug-03-10 03:35:20 PDT)

Yer, the jet kit is really good! if the other guy had it on on his raptor I wouldn't be having this problem with the fuel screw... it doesn't have that knobble as the ones in the jet kit I bought...


I'll try to post some pictures today of the parts I got here...


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three pictures.. camera ran out of battery lol





what's not in the picture:
-fork cap speed bleeders
-turn signals LED relay
and the gear shift pedal is already on the engine! Fits really nice and doesn't hit anything!

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Thanks man.

those things are going to make your bike VERY good looking. I know mine makes some noise, but its not terrible, although it could be quieter. but I'm growing to love making a bike my own. its WAY Too fun.
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Thanks for the info on the fender. Good price too.

Did you get the Yamaha grips? I could not see them in your pictures.

I went for the blue flame grips in the end and Acerbis hand guards and am pleased with them.
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