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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 12:53 PM
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Posted By valvecrusher
Guys, and ladies... It is 100% my fault that...

Guys, and ladies...
It is 100% my fault that some of these ideas are 'hard to find', or what-not..


I've been meaning to re-keyframe the thread, and simplify/organize the list of the mods that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 02:55 PM
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Posted By valvecrusher
IF anyone has a 'Ram' mount, or a 'ball mount'...

IF anyone has a 'Ram' mount, or a 'ball mount' for mounting cell phones to handlebars, and would shiip it to me,

I'll make a video, GhostRider style, that shows the amazing riding here in the Blue...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 08:27 PM
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Posted By valvecrusher
*remind me to Add my Hondaline rack here* ...

*remind me to Add my Hondaline rack here*

^^^Someone?? pm please!


Sorry to hear about the stolen NX, good luck finding it!!(It's someone in the neighborhood, no one else has the ability to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 10:41 AM
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Posted By valvecrusher
Those are normal Honda racks. Search for...

Those are normal Honda racks.


Search for Hondaline, rear rack...

I have one, probably the same dimensions...a Hondaline XL250R rack...
same as xl600r hondaline...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 01:40 PM
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Posted By valvecrusher
SLOmo> AND others in SoCal... Please...

SLOmo>

AND others in SoCal...

Please send me some phone numbers...
(PM Please)



I am getting ready to come west, and i'd really like to help ya SloMo...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 137,384
Posted By valvecrusher
sup buddy i'm hangin' on, but...

sup buddy



i'm hangin' on, but nothing's changed...No car, (that runs)...ya know, still waiting on .... $$$


Keeping the NX..(it's worthless to anyone else... :cry )

going to restore...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 137,384
Posted By valvecrusher
WR250x Wanted!! have cash WTB ASAP

I know some of you guys search CL from all up and down the S.E. region.


If you see a $3000 WR250x, , Aftermarket header+muffler, + programmer for the FI,
or WR-R with SM wheels



Plea$$$$e...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,204
Views: 165,717
Posted By valvecrusher
Brown Mountain OHV and Uwharrie are both opening...

Brown Mountain OHV and Uwharrie are both opening April One.






_________________________--
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 10:50 AM
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Posted By valvecrusher
Are those LED's very bright?

Are those LED's very bright?
Forum: Racing 03-19-2015, 10:17 AM
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Views: 136,866
Posted By valvecrusher
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Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
The slider i crafted off the E.bay...

The slider i crafted off the E.bay (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21270059&postcount=6247), still works very well after all this time..
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By valvecrusher
1: that is NOT an '84 XR250R It appears to...

1: that is NOT an '84 XR250R

It appears to be an '86/7 XL250R....


condition is EVERYTHING....

you can not tell if the gas tanks rusty, the cables are new or not, and if everything...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,645
Posted By valvecrusher
http://world.honda.com/news/2015/2150317Osaka-Toky...

http://world.honda.com/news/2015/2150317Osaka-Tokyo-Motorcycle-Show/photo/images/02.jpg
HAVE CASH!!

will buy!!

Call or PM me!

:lol3
Forum: Vendors 03-17-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,242
Views: 585,799
Posted By valvecrusher
:ddog

:ddog
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
scrambler>> thanks for the info on the...

scrambler>> thanks for the info on the MSR(Marving) muffler..
sorry to see it did not increase performance, but i do agree with 'why'..

The canister body is too small, and the aperture is also...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
OK, i got burned on an Ebay 17" XL250R wheel, the...

OK, i got burned on an Ebay 17" XL250R wheel, the inside was badly corroded, and TO ME, unsafe...

I'm not using it, the rim was de-laminated,
and dissolved along the bead/spoke area inside,
...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,242
Views: 585,799
Posted By valvecrusher
hey Woody now for something, completely...

hey Woody

now for something, completely different!

Bike is:
1989 Honda NX250

19 x 1.85 front (36 spoke)
16 x 2.5 rear (36 spoke)
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 09:42 AM
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Posted By valvecrusher
sounds like the valves are out of adjustment.. ...

sounds like the valves are out of adjustment..

also, did you check the Pulse Generator for the correct oHm range?


good luck
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 06:38 PM
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Posted By valvecrusher
Gold nipples on XL3 rim?

Yes, that is the good one! <<<--(CDI)

that IS a different unit than the US version, different serial and markings, etc...


_______________________________

but on this 'gold spoke nut'...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 406,645
Posted By valvecrusher
:thwak never had an issue with Mobil 5000...

:thwak

never had an issue with Mobil 5000 conventional from Walmar+
10-40w was best, imho

ran it for 20,000 miles in the old XL250R '87...

run it in my NX250 for 65,000 miles, still...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 01:30 PM
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Posted By valvecrusher
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 01:27 PM
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Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
good ride, DG'sh has anyone successfully...

good ride, DG'sh


has anyone successfully removed the speedo/tach lens?

was under the impression that the lens 'snapped' on(in), but anyone who has already dis-assembled an NX unit, your...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 06:47 AM
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Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
ok, how about 'scout'? or reconnaissance? ...

ok, how about 'scout'?
or reconnaissance?


In US terms, they also have dispatch riders, but i was 'broadening' the term to include other than military..


The EU term for non-military...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 04:11 AM
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Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
Kradmelder: Dispatch Rider USA term: First...

Kradmelder: Dispatch Rider

USA term: First Responder, paramedic
Forum: Racing 02-15-2015, 08:33 AM
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Views: 136,866
Posted By valvecrusher
:photog There goes the morning coffee! ...

:photog


There goes the morning coffee!

Good stuff RR
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
Personally, i believe there is a different...

Personally, i believe there is a different ignition map in the 88/89 version versus the '90- later version.

The 88/89 was more mid/top, and the 90- was more vanilla and linear..imho..

This is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8,277
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Posted By valvecrusher
try spraying some wd40, engine starting fluid, or...

try spraying some wd40, engine starting fluid, or unlit propane gas around the carb while the bike is running..


If RPMs increase, there is an air leak.


when you say, 'the carb has been...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
It is not THAT uncommon, but there can be a...

It is not THAT uncommon, but there can be a million different things that cause the fuel boiling..


...boiled gas in a CRF450R that had an ignition component failure, causing the timing to be...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 10:20 AM
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Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
There IS an insulater 'PAD' that comes OEM on the...

There IS an insulater 'PAD' that comes OEM on the NX2.

if yours is missing, you can make do with some 'foil tape', and some wafer cardboard...

someone can post a picture of theirs?

sorry to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8,277
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Posted By valvecrusher
Like i said, i ONLY bought one, to compare it...

Like i said, i ONLY bought one,
to compare it to the New In Plastic OEM Honda seal(s),
for you guys benefit.
($20(15) vs. $43 OEM)


I sourced the Original by Calling American Honda......
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 07:39 AM
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Posted By valvecrusher
1st: This is NOT OEM Honda part 2: This is a...

1st: This is NOT OEM Honda part
2: This is a critical seal for engine life, (if it fails, you might kill the engine)
3: think about all the Chinese parts that have failed, immediately or within a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8,277
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Posted By valvecrusher
Great ride, FS! looking foward to 2015,...

Great ride, FS!


looking foward to 2015, myself..


dont know anything about GoldenTyres...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
that sounds very positive? any pictures of...

that sounds very positive?

any pictures of the mods :eyes ??


what did everyone else go with? :ear


i still have the stock setup, and have worn the rubber slick long ago..
i would not...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
:dizave LOL I got sniped! went to put...

:dizave
LOL


I got sniped!
went to put more wood in the fire, came back and the one i desired is GONE!


I was kinda chuckling over this, thinking...
'well, i guess there is going to be a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
did i miss it? which shock did you find,...

did i miss it?


which shock did you find, that you like?(which bike?)
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
This is bad, after bad. First, you should...

This is bad, after bad.

First, you should have returned the 17" 2.5 D.I.D. rim to seller, you are protected against buying things listed incorrectly.

Next, be VERY VERY aware of what you are...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
Shinko Big Bloc...

Shinko Big Bloc (http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/shinko-804805-big-block-adventure-touring-tires)k?

http://shinkotireusa.s3.amazonaws.com/sites/shinkotireusa/files/E804-805_0.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
ok, yeah that's the correct rotation then.. ...

ok, yeah
that's the correct rotation then..


"camchain tensioner" #3
http://images.cmsnl.com/img/partslists/honda-nx250-1988-usa-cam-chain_bighu0274e0400_7cd3.gif



I was thinking about...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
if that picture is 'looking from the gear shift...

if that picture is 'looking from the gear shift lever side'(rider's left)...

then you have the rotation backwards..

iirc...
someone back me up?



the camchain goes from crank, up,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8,277
Views: 1,275,561
Posted By valvecrusher
thank you for posting this. I also...

thank you for posting this.



I also found out the the CBR250R uses the same regulator as the NX..
or at least, that is what i thought i found out.

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