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Hey guys and gals! As some may know, I used to have a WR250X, but I sold it a week ago to fund my WR450 project. I bought this WR450F back in June, but I kind of neglected it's need for newer parts until now. I will build everything up in the next two months about. I am unsure about the colour scheme, but I am thinking either Candy red frame, white plastics and black seat. Or Black frame, white plastics, black seat, and some red parts. Well, I'm open to any tips and opinions. Hold on tight, here I go! I was thinking of selling my tank and buying a YZ one, because I am only able to find White YZ plastics, and the YZ shrouds don't fit on the WR tank.

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And here is What I did in about 30 minutes tonight :

 

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Lol, this hot 20 something girl once asked me what kind of bike I own, I tried to explain it to her but she wasn't getting it. I show her a pic of my sm on my phone. she was like- uh yeah-okay -lolp why don't you ride a crotch rocket? Made me feel like a douche:...... wheelies, stoppies and random acts of hooliganism have given me lots of looks from young hotties- even a couple lifted shirts.
 

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Here is where I am at right now. I don't know if I did it wrong, but the coolant and rads were a pain in the ass. Don't mind the mess.



Does anyone know how to remove this bolt? I looks like it should of been witched sides with the nut. :headscrat



It maybe doesn not look like it, but it hits on the shock bad! Thanks!
 

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can u unbolt the shock from the swingarm first then maybe it will give u enough play to wiggle it out
 

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can u unbolt the shock from the swingarm first then maybe it will give u enough play to wiggle it out
Yeah, maybe! I will try that and let you know, but I got no clue how they put it on that side. Is that stock? It can't be...
 

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Lol, this hot 20 something girl once asked me what kind of bike I own, I tried to explain it to her but she wasn't getting it. I show her a pic of my sm on my phone. she was like- uh yeah-okay -lolp why don't you ride a crotch rocket? Made me feel like a douche:...... wheelies, stoppies and random acts of hooliganism have given me lots of approval from young hotties- even a couple lifted shirts.
do you ride a motorcycle solely for female attention? because that would make you a douche ;)
 

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Yep disconnect the bottom first. It will take tension off of the top bolt and will allow the shock to pivot a little bit which will turn the resevoir enough to get the bolt out.
 

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Yep disconnect the bottom first. It will take tension off of the top bolt and will allow the shock to pivot a little bit which will turn the resevoir enough to get the bolt out.
Allright, thank you so much! I will do that, next time I post, I will try to post more pics and HD ones also.
 

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Dang! I thought some nudes Oprah might surface in this thread. Bummer.
 

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do you ride a motorcycle solely for female attention? because that would make you a douche ;)[/QUOTE -
If that was the case I'd have a stretched, lowered busa with neons or at least something I can 2 up on, not a wr450 lol. I felt like a douche for trying to explain it- then her looking at me like I just showed her a pic of a vespa.
 

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Hey guys! Update for tonight. I'm almost done on the disassembly, but there is only one problem. Does anyone know any good tricks to remove the swingarm? It's stuck bad, and our homemade puller did not help.
what are you trying to pull there?? you trying to just get the swing arm pivot bolt out? if so here's a few tips.

1. first remove the shock it will take some tension off the pivot.
2. Either PBlaster or WD40 either will work...spray it on and don't be shy
3. if you have it on a stand...looks like you do...the fact that they arm is hanging down can put pressure on the pivot too so lift it up and get it level (have to remove the shock to do this :thumbup:) actually lift the collars on the arm that the bolt goes threw as well, this can help out too.
4. use a punch and a mallet and beat that thing out! it should slide out after a couple hits...or atleast move so you know you are moving in the right direction.

Side note...that kind of puller you are using works miracles on removing the swing arm bearing :clap:

best of luck post up when you get it off!
 

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If the pivot bolt is hollow and threaded put a bolt in it and use an air hammer after you remove the shock if nothing else will work
 

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Thanks for the awesome replies guys! I appreciate it. :bowdown:
I'm pretty busy with school now, because this is the last week of the semester, and I have a couple projects to turn in, but I'm off From Wednesday to Tuesday. So I should I have time enough to order wheels, plastics, stator, light, and clean everything for powdercoat. Too bad the guy said he was busy, so I can only bring my Frame on monday, but I will get it by next Wednesday. Not bad though, it's snowing here anyways. :lol:

I will make sure to post up, probably tomorrow night. :D
 
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