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Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By valvecrusher
10-15 hp (depending on what you read, book,...

10-15 hp (depending on what you read, book, historical, or 'net forums)


different bore/stroke, compression ratio, TWO carbs(dual-setup)
the XL250R is a short stroke 'rev' motor, and the XR250L...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By valvecrusher
*subscribed* :raabia

*subscribed*
:raabia
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,868
Posted By valvecrusher
This is the moneyshot.... Very Nice work,...

This is the moneyshot....

Very Nice work, Bronco638!
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,868
Posted By valvecrusher
did you not have the OEM keepers, or did you have...

did you not have the OEM keepers, or did you have to use XR4 keepers to fit the XR4 pipe?


did the 400 pipe mate to the XR2 muffler?


(YAY, full circle back to talking about XR2 muff's!!)...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
those 6mm bolts only tighten to 100-120 INCH...

those 6mm bolts only tighten to 100-120 INCH pounds...NOT foot lbs....

which is 8-10 ft. lbs...
Not much more than finger-tight, then 1/4 - 1/2 turn...


1/2 turn will be SUPER close to where...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By valvecrusher
Ask that question HERE...

Ask that question HERE (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=322268)

good luck
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By valvecrusher
bad keyswitch, or wiring? also, would...

bad keyswitch, or wiring?



also, would a dead battery interupt the 'spark' circuit?
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
hate to tell everyone, BUT I ordered the...

hate to tell everyone, BUT


I ordered the (supposedly) Very Last Two Thottle cable -A-'s in the USA.

supposedly discontinued, and NLA?
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
ok, the XL250R was tracked down, but not...

ok, the XL250R was tracked down, but not present...the XR250R seat is lost in a clutter, and the NX250 seat....wait!, .. oops


give me some more time, i'm getting ready to ride over to where the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
i can check tommorrow...but iirc, the 85-87...

i can check tommorrow...but iirc, the 85-87 XL250R, 350R, Xr/XL600 use the same foam as the NX...


I'm not sure what dimensions to check, but i SHOULD have the XL250R seat, and i have 84-85,and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
thanks everyone, but i'm only going to mention it...

thanks everyone, but i'm only going to mention it when i win/lose in small claims.


Let us allow the thread to return to normal... :deal

Almost everyday someone almost kills me pulling out in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
just the chain/sprockets

and new front wheel bearings..

i already rebuilt and re-sealed the front brake caliper and pistons..
and I took pictures, and will do a write-up...

It's pretty simple to rebuild the Disc Brake...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
Trust me, a certified letter is going out...

Trust me, a certified letter is going out tomorrow at lunch, if i don't get recompensed for a new chain/sprocket by mid-morning.


I already discussed calmly with 'manager' who generously offered...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
going on Scramblers post......

going on Scramblers post... (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24211457&postcount=6891)
ordered a new

1999 XR250R 13T Countershaft sprocket
1987 XL250R 40T Rear sprocket
520x102 Gold...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By valvecrusher
would love to see a CB300X ...

would love to see a CB300X
http://www.motorbeam.com/wp-content/uploads/Honda-Naked-CBR300R-Front.jpg
http://www.motorbeam.com/wp-content/uploads/Honda-Naked-CBR300R-Side.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
have any of you NX'ers running the Shinko 244...

have any of you NX'ers running the Shinko 244 19x2.75 noticed cupping of the tread blocks?

Like, every other block on the tread pattern is scalloping out? dishing?





My '89 had a busy day...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-27-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By valvecrusher
i'm planning to ride up from the wNC foothills......

i'm planning to ride up from the wNC foothills...


anyone else?
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,868
Posted By valvecrusher
on those earlier XRs( non -RFVC) are the lights...

on those earlier XRs( non -RFVC)
are the lights not 6 volts?


seems like i had that problem on an 83 or 84 one time...
the bulb socket would fit a 12v bulb, but it took a special 6v bulb that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
1. Ask us ALL. Publicly, by posting. Someone...

1. Ask us ALL. Publicly, by posting.
Someone will have more experience on each little thing, but Everyone reading would appreciate learning a skilled approach

2. camchain is an endless chain,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
One of the ways i determined that my NX was...

One of the ways i determined that my NX was 'rich' was that it absolutely RIPS at 55F-67F, and goes flatter the hotter the ambient temperature rises..

Since jetting is usually a 'linear function',...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By valvecrusher
Soichiro told me the dowels hold the magic elves...

Soichiro told me the dowels hold the magic elves oriented in a way to increase their work output...



100% agree with MCMA1..
they locate the valve cover cap,
and if you don't replace it,
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
in my humble limited experience, the K&N...

in my humble limited experience,
the K&N filter makes ONLY a slight 'seat of the pants' increase on an otherwise 'stock' engine/exhaust combo.


But that might be because my OEM filter had...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
There ARE adjustments on the headlight reflector...

There ARE adjustments on the headlight reflector assembly that allow you to 'point' or 'direct' the throw of the headlight beam..



They are the TWO 'gold' phillips-head hex nuts that are molded...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
iirc, there were several different decal kits...

iirc, there were several different decal kits that any Honda deal could choose to apply to each model..

NX250 - 'A' decal kit '88
NX250 - 'B' decal kit '88
NX250 -'A' decal kit '89
NX250 - 'B'...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
Used the MSR myself, and the bolt goes in through...

Used the MSR myself, and the bolt goes in through the bottom..

the 'clamp bolt' almost went in from the back, going fowards...


I emailed them to see if mine was exactly like all the others?...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
Do you mind posting a few views of the SkidBars,...

Do you mind posting a few views of the SkidBars, Bash Bars or XLDegree lower engine cradle that is made of black bar visible in only a few of the photos, Please? Scrambler.?


I'm about to add...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
Thumb TestaRossa

:tb

Scrambler, i checked out a freight quote to DosCirclos..

Do you take PayPal? :loaded
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
Scrambler, THANK YOU for posting the front...

Scrambler, THANK YOU for posting the front sprocket cross with the XR250R 96-04?

Did i get that correct?

do you know of any manufacturer that includes the rubber ring 'damper' around the inner...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,868
Posted By valvecrusher
check your PM's

check your PM's
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,868
Posted By valvecrusher
No, i'm sorry I don't have any extra parts...

No, i'm sorry

I don't have any extra parts at this time..


86-95 will fit your bike exactly...i'm not 100% on 96-04, so i won't speculate..

84-85 is a different assembly
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,872
Posted By valvecrusher
, ? All this whining, and no vineyard? ...

,

?
All this whining, and no vineyard?


The '89 NX250 i ride.... i set the valves 5 or 6 years ago, at 20,000 miles...
When i checked them last summer at 50,000...they were PERFECTLY in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,868
Posted By valvecrusher
There is only one issue about removng the clutch...

There is only one issue about removng the clutch cover...
you must press your thumb onto the End of the Kickstarter shaft, and keep it pressed into the center case, while you wiggle and remove the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 41,725
Posted By valvecrusher
unless someone started mixing (70s/80s)XR250...

unless someone started mixing (70s/80s)XR250 parts with XR250L parts..


http://i1316.photobucket.com/albums/t601/boxtriker/IMAG0432_zps0d48a779.jpg

i suspect either
1. shift fork damage 5-6...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,868
Posted By valvecrusher
The XR250R and the NX250 use interchangable, if...

The XR250R and the NX250 use interchangable, if not the same, transmission gearset(6 sp), shift shaft, and clutch basket/plates..
after that, it's not very similar

XR- aircooled RFVC 4valve...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,868
Posted By valvecrusher
Maybe the auto-decompressor is broken? ...

Maybe the auto-decompressor is broken?

http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/vU0QPhhpJ-E/maxresdefault.jpg




take off the RH exhaust valve adjustment port cover, and peer onto the cam if you can.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,868
Posted By valvecrusher
You don't do a 'case-split' to change the...

You don't do a 'case-split' to change the kickstarter spindle.....
you remove the clutch cover, only...




case-splitting involves separating the engine center cases from each other......
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,772
Posted By valvecrusher
+1 Dont dilly with all the wrong things.. ...

+1

Dont dilly with all the wrong things..

I got these for $9 from Am.az.o n



You'll never believe how 'great' those spring clamps are AFTER you own this tool....prior to acquiring...not...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 41,725
Posted By valvecrusher
7700 on '94 XR250L had 22,000 on an '87...

7700 on '94 XR250L


had 22,000 on an '87 XL250R



oil change, GOOD oil, and valve adjustments are key to XR life.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 154,430
Posted By valvecrusher
The Elders of Wilson Creek blessed the riding...

The Elders of Wilson Creek blessed the riding area yesterday...

The washboards were smoothed...
It was very sticky and tacky hardpack clay, with fabulous traction..


No, make that AMAZING...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7,219
Views: 1,053,054
Posted By valvecrusher
I would like to see THIS transformed into the...

I would like to see THIS transformed into the 'new' NX250/300


http://www.motorbeam.com/wp-content/uploads/Honda-Naked-CBR300R-Front.jpg
...
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