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Road Star Warrior 'Features by Model Year'


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Year, Feature, Members Verifying

2002
Preload adjustable single rear shock. ArizonaWarrior Rdarnitall / DarkStar
Fuel tank mount related recall. ArizonaWarrior Rdarnitall
Digital clock reads in 24-hour format (01:00-24:00). Tomasa Warrior_Dave
Transmission recall. cr0ssfire ArizonaWarrior
Bridgestone or Dunlop Tires. Independent_Lemming ArizonaWarrior
Spec= CDI Ignition, actually TCI (ECU 5PX-8591A-00-00). AlanH ArizonaWarrior
Under-the-clearcoat tank badge. Independent_Lemming ArizonaWarrior
Chrome incorporated into tank badge. slngshott Rdarnitall
Rear axle nut 90179-22004-00. ArizonaWarrior Independent_Lemming
Rear axle washer 90215-26041-00. ArizonaWarrior Independent_Lemming
Handlebar control wires covered in gray tube wrap. Bruce59 ArizonaWarrior
Icons for handlebar buttons on the switch housings. Bruce59 ArizonaWarrior
02-05 front pulley washer 90215-26241-00 (new tabbed). Independent_Lemming ArizonaWarrior
02-05 front pulley nut 90179-22004-00. ArizonaWarrior
02-05 front pulley nut 22mm thd 1.5p M36 hex socket. AlanH ArizonaWarrior
Amber turn signal lenses with clear bulbs. Onager ArizonaWarrior
Wire Harness Assy 5PX-82590-00-00. AlanH ArizonaWarrior
Front signal bulbs 1157, rear signal bulbs 1156.

2003
Digital clock reads in 12-hour format (AM/PM). ArizonaWarrior Dude143a / OldMan
Preload and rebound adjustable single rear shock. rdarnitall ArizonaWarrior
Transmission recall. ArizonaWarrior Dude143a
Bridgestone or Dunlop Tires. Independent_Lemming ArizonaWarrior
TCI Ignition (ECU 5PX-8591A-01-00 (verified thru 2010 model year). Onager ArizonaWarrior
Under-the-clearcoat tank badge w/chrome. ArizonaWarrior Dude143a
Rear axle washer changed to 90215-30233-00. ArizonaWarrior
Generator Stator improved (5PX-81410-10-00). ArizonaWarrior
Handlebar control wires covered in gray tube wrap. Bruce59 ArizonaWarrior
(Some?) 2003 bikes were sold as 2004 models in Europe. Tomba
(Some?) U.K. bikes have only front horn, no side horn. Tomba
Wire Harness Assy 5PX-82590-10-00. AlanH ArizonaWarrior
Front signal bulbs 1157, rear signal bulbs 1156.

2004
Two-piece seat, new fender mounting position. RobRuguez ArizonaWarrior
Front rider pegs slightly further forward and down, shorter pavement feelers. Onager RobRiguez
. . . . Specifics: rider peg bracket now only 40mm vertical rise from bend (was 58mm). Jarv
Chrome wire boot-guard at header is larger and horizontal. Tomba ArizonaWarrior
Slightly different mirror stems. RobRiguez ArizonaWarrior
Slightly more pullback on the stock handlebars. ArizonaWarrior Onager
Bridgestone or Dunlop Tires. Independent_Lemming ArizonaWarrior
Passenger pegs forward and down (flip-and-grind not needed). (thanks, Infidel). Onager ArizonaWarrior
Sliver tank badge under clearcoat. slngshott ArizonaWarrior
Rear fender under-stay moved back slightly. ArizonaWarrior
License plate bracket moved back slightly in fender. ArizonaWarrior
Icons for handlebar buttons on the buttons. Bruce59
Some European 2004 bikes are 2003 model year. Tomba
Verify if transmission recall affects some '04 non-USA bikes. Tomba ArizonaWarrior
Indigo bikes have blue and purple pinstriping. Onager
Fuel light flashes 8 times as self-diagnosis device for fuel level detection circuit. ArizonaWarrior
Wire Harness Assy 5PX-82590-20-00. AlanH ArizonaWarrior
Front signal bulbs either 1157 or BAZ15D-3.
Rear signal bulbs either 1156 or PY21W.
Rear suspension 'dogbone' links now painted black (previously silver).
Handlebar Part Number changed to 5PX-26111-10-00 (changes unknown). ArizonaWarrior

2005
Bridgestone or Dunlop Tires. Independent_Lemming ArizonaWarrior
Clear turn signal lenses with amber bulb. Onager ArizonaWarrior
Front signal bulbs BAZ15D-3, rear signal bulbs PY21W.
Over-the-clearcoat tank badge. Independent_Lemming ArizonaWarrior
First OEM Midnight Warrior. ArizonaWarrior Fafo64
Front master cylinder taller #5PX-W2587-01-00. Bruce59 ArizonaWarrior
Handlebar control wires have black tube wrap. Bruce59 ArizonaWarrior
Wire Harness Assy 5PX-82590-20-00. AlanH ArizonaWarrior

2006
Radial Mounted Brakes. RobRiguez CalWarrior
Stainless Steel Cables (Brake Lines still black). RobRiguez AlanH
Front master cylinder redesigned. ArizonaWarrior
Slightly different mirror stems again? (specifics unverified)
Five-Spoke Cast Wheels. RobRiguez CalWarrior
Five-Spoke Pulley. CalWarrior ArizonaWarrior
Rear pulley has an extra tooth? Tosh (unverified)
Forks 3/4" shorter than previous models. OhioMike
Bridgestone or Dunlop Tires. Independent_Lemming ArizonaWarrior
Rear axle nut changed to 90179-22006-00. ArizonaWarrior Independent_lemming
Rear axle washer to 90208-22002-00 (no tabs). ArizonaWarrior
First paint with racing stripes on tank. ArizonaWarrior
Magneto Stator improved more 5PX-81410-11-00. ArizonaWarrior
Starter Motor improved (5PX-81890-01-00). ArizonaWarrior
Middle shaft redesigned on chain side. Ross AlanH
Bearing housing on chain side redesigned. Ross AlanH
New transfer case bearing Ross AlanH
Transmission output shaft redesigned. Ross AlanH
Transmission 5th gear now has four dogs. Ross AlanH
Midnights have 3D tank badges. Gitrdone
Compression increased from 8.3:1 to 8.36:1. Roadburner06 (see 2008)
06-08 front pulley uses 22mm nut (30mm hex) # 90179-22006-00. Independent_Lemming Ross / Sadster
06-08 front pulley 22mm dimple nut (32mm hex) # 90179-22006-00. AlanH
06-08 front pulley conical spring washer 90208-22002-00. ArizonaWarrior
Wire Harness Assy 5PX-82590-20-00. AlanH ArizonaWarrior

2007
Bridgestone or Dunlop Tires. Independent_Lemming ArizonaWarrior
Midnights have red pinstriping. Onager
Midnights have 3D tank badge. Siradude
Midnights have red tribal pinstripe tank, rear fender. RobRiguez
Wire Harness Assy 5PX-82590-20-00. ArizonaWarrior

2008
Compression increased from 8.3:1 to 8.36:1. Onager (see 2006)
Rider seat lowered .6 of an inch. Onager
Changed from Kayaba to KYB fork (same mfr). Onager BlackStar
Tank badge says Star, Not Warrior. ArizonaWarrior Ardsranger
Midnight wheels are same as standard Warrior, not black. Ardsranger SeattleSage
Wire Harness Assy 5PX-82590-20-00. ArizonaWarrior

2009
Reportedly the same as 2008 except paint colors.
Midnight wheels again all black with red pinstripe. Seattlesage Siradude

2010
Reportedly the same as 2008 and 2009 except paint.
Midnight version has gold trim and forks. Warriorjack ArizonaWarrior
Sold in Canada only. Reportedly the last of this model line. Warriorjack ArizonaWarrior

Midnight Warriors:
Midnight's have red tach lights instead of blue. Independent_Lemming ArizonaWarrior
Midnight OEM exhausts have less heat shielding. Independent_Lemming ArizonaWarrior

Warriors in the European Union:
All EU (observed by Timoken, Gav, Jarv, Tomba, and others)
Official European bikes may have: Two headlight bulbs, non-LED tail light (some with a red lens), e-approved separate
front signals and running lights, turn signals do NOT auto-cancel, different horns, and systems meet Euro-emmissions.

UK bikes may have front running lights removed so front signal bulbs are single-filament. Jarv Gav
UK bikes may have incandescent filament tail and brake light assembly. Gav Tomba
UK Bikes have signal bulbs: P21W (clear) and PY21W (amber) single-filament. Tomba Gav
UK bikes may be fitted with only one horn. Frec Tomba
UK bike headlight bucket usually drilled for two separate headlight bulbs. Jarv Gav
UK bikes may have LED tail/brake light but no running lights. Yet some have no COD w/license plate light removed (just an observation).
UK bikes may be fitted with heavier clutch push-lever spring. Tomba Jarv
Term "Grey Import" coined by Jarv to describe dealer-mods to meet UK laws. Jarv ArizonaWarrior

Paint
2002 Metallic Titanium (a.k.a. Dark Grey Metallic) ArizonaWarrior
2002 Imperial Red ArizonaWarrior
2002 Indigo ArizonaWarrior
2002 Antares Black with Limited Flames (3 versions, Yellow, Red & Ghost Flames) mkayx (see post 26, this thread, for pictures)
2003 Titanium Metallic Dude143a
2003 Liquid Silver ArizonaWarrior
2003 Onyx with Indigo Flames ArizonaWarrior
2004 Indigo with blue and purple pinstripe ArizonaWarrior
2004 Cerulean Silver with Flames ArizonaWarrior
2005 Indigo with Blue and Purple Pin Stripe ArizonaWarrior
2005 Black Cherry with Flames ArizonaWarrior
2005 Onyx - First Midnight ArizonaWarrior
2006 Candy Apple Red with Silver Stripes on Tank ArizonaWarrior
2006 Onyx - Midnight ArizonaWarrior
2006 Cobalt Blue Sliver Flames Kichigai
2007 Sapphire Blue with Liquid Silver Flames ArizonaWarrior
2007 Charcoal Silver with Gray Stripes on Tank ArizonaWarrior
2007 Raven - Midnight with Red Tribal Pin Stripe RobRiguez
2008 Candy Red with Black sides Siradude
2008 Raven - Midnight Fake
2009 Liquid Silver Siradude
2009 Onyx - Midnight Fake
Canada Only:
2010 Deep Red Metallic with small tank swoosh Warriorjack
2010 Midnight is black w/gold rims and forks Warriorjack
All Years: Motorcycle Paint - ColorRite for aftermarket color matching.

Weight
2002 606 pounds dry weight SeattleSage
2003 606 pounds dry weight SeattleSage
2004 606 pounds dry weight SeattleSage
2005 606 pounds dry weight SeattleSage
2006 606 pounds dry weight SeattleSage
2007 613 pounds dry weight SeattleSage
2008 612 pounds dry weight SeattleSage
2009 650 pounds wet weight ArizonaWarrior
2010 649 pounds wet weight ArizonaWarrior

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To make this as effective as possible, I would like to use the following process to document any model differences.

  • Post here for any differences you want to bring up.
  • I will immediately start a thread to document the problem and look towards verification from the forum members and ?????
  • A link will be added (in this thread, hopefully the next post) to lead others to the correct thread to offer their insight to verifying the issue. NOTE: I would rather discuss the issue in another thread so as to keep this thread as tidy as possible.
  • The results of the ‘verification thread’ will determine if the issue will be posted.

Time is on our side here, so we will allow more than enough time to ‘vet’ any issue. Of course, ALL forum members are encouraged to give input. I will maintain a log for timely updates and monitor the additional thread(s) for updates, to be sure the information remains ‘fresh’.
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Congratulations Scawein, and thanks for taking the helm on this effort!
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A question about the 2002 versus 2003+ factory tool kit contents. I've added stuff and don't recall exactly what came in the 2003 kit from the factory. And I've heard the 2002 kit was different since the rear shock did not adjust in the same way (pic attached).

Does anyone know for sure the contents of the factory 2002 tool kit?

Can anyone with a newer Warrior post a similar picture of the oem tool kit for comparison?

Thanks.

[Added} the tool kit image has been moved here: https://www.rswarrior.com/forums/92-d...ml#post2305699
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A question about the 2002 versus 2003+ factory tool kit contents. I've added stuff and don't recall exactly what came in the 2003 kit from the factory. And I've heard the 2002 kit was different since the rear shock did not adjust in the same way (pic attached).

Does anyone know for sure the contents of the factory 2002 tool kit?

Can anyone with a newer Warrior post a similar picture of the oem tool kit for comparison?

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[QUOTE=arizonawarrior;2236105]A question about the 2002 versus 2003+ factory tool kit contents. I've added stuff and don't recall exactly what came in the 2003 kit from the factory. And I've heard the 2002 kit was different since the rear shock did not adjust in the same way (pic attached).

Does anyone know for sure the contents of the factory 2002 tool kit?

Can anyone with a newer Warrior post a similar picture of the oem tool kit for comparison?

Thanks.[/QUOT The kit in the pic is missing the shock wrench. really would'nt call it a spanner it's just a 32mm open end wrench
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A question about the 2002 versus 2003+ factory tool kit contents. I've added stuff and don't recall exactly what came in the 2003 kit from the factory. And I've heard the 2002 kit was different since the rear shock did not adjust in the same way (pic attached).

Does anyone know for sure the contents of the factory 2002 tool kit?

Can anyone with a newer Warrior post a similar picture of the oem tool kit for comparison?

Thanks.[/QUOT The kit in the pic is missing the shock wrench. really would'nt call it a spanner it's just a 32mm open end wrench
A pic of a newer kit (2003) is at this link
https://www.rswarrior.com/forums/12-g...ml#post2236121

We are using this link to 'vet' this issue. Thanks for the info
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It's official everyone, Scawein's "Model Year Differences' topic is now the Sticky!!
I'll change the link in my Signature area to his new topic. Long Live Scawein! Hehe.
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