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Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2015, 11:04 AM
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Posted By valvecrusher
Just the engine code in that number shows that...

Just the engine code in that number shows that it was used on more than one bike, iirc....

it should be the same caliper as the XR250 Baja..... that's the code for XR250Baja, ....KZ9





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Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 07:20 PM
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Posted By valvecrusher
www.partzilla.com is cheap for little dinky,...

www.partzilla.com is cheap for little dinky, singular parts..
www.servicehonda.com for larger $$$ items..


But i've accumulated alot of little doo-dads from Partzilla for their good price, and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
Posted By valvecrusher
If Castrol makes your clutch slip, you won't' be...

If Castrol makes your clutch slip, you won't' be the first...



I won't put Castrol in any of mine, i've had bad luck with immediate slippage after changing oil to Castrol in a few different MX...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12,607
Views: 2,814,438
Posted By valvecrusher
:ear ok...I'll be more patient, and wait for...

:ear

ok...I'll be more patient, and wait for a reply?



Trying again...
Hi all, It's the BIG V.C here...and i'm joining the club..

You might know me from the NX250 thread...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12,607
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Posted By valvecrusher
I could also certainly use a full skid plate, and...

I could also certainly use a full skid plate, and the tiny OEM rear cargo rack, if anyone has a spare,
or one they don't use...


PLEASE PM me if so...


Thank you, everyone.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12,607
Views: 2,814,438
Posted By valvecrusher
Take your feeler gauge, find a telephone book... ...

Take your feeler gauge, find a telephone book...

Stick ANY gauge feeler into the telephone book, and shut the book....

Now pull the feeler gauge into/out of in-between the pages....THAT'S the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By valvecrusher
cracked- yes kickstart race- yes that...

cracked- yes

kickstart race- yes

that is a 'center case' fyi, and between $280-325 OEM cost...


The bad news is that it was (more likely than not) caused by jumping the bike, and landing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8,595
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Posted By valvecrusher
my speedo ('89) was optimistic on the stock...

my speedo ('89) was optimistic on the stock trailwing...
but when i went from the 90/100-19, to the 2.75 x 19

my speedo now reads spot on...



off on the stock tire size, like most MC's,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8,595
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Posted By valvecrusher
that is a cool story :clap I agree about...

that is a cool story :clap


I agree about the power, it's WR-R like... grunty down low, meaty in the mid, and the rev's climb up top, even at say 80mph..


I can't speak for Everyone,
but...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-05-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,158
Posted By valvecrusher
Bike Ship Help? Chicago to ANYWHERE close2Charlotte NC?/or You want NC/SC up to Ill.?

Hi everyone.

There is a bike in South Elgin(Chicago)Ill.,
that DESPERATELY wants to come live with me in North Carolina.

I can meet you ANYWHERE with a truck, along I75, I65, I40, or I77?...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 169,475
Posted By valvecrusher
Brown Mountain was fabulous today... a little...

Brown Mountain was fabulous today...
a little crowded, maybe, but not too dusty..



good times! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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
Replies: 8,595
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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
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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
Replies: 8,595
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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: 2,028
Views: 153,355
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: 2,028
Views: 153,355
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: 2,206
Views: 169,475
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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Views: 1,348,836
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: 165,862
Posted By valvecrusher
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Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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
Views: 475
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: 30
Views: 3,646
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: 3,275
Views: 605,652
Posted By valvecrusher
:ddog

:ddog
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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: 3,275
Views: 605,652
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
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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: 2,443
Views: 433,474
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
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
Posted By valvecrusher
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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
Replies: 2,142
Views: 165,862
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: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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
Replies: 8,595
Views: 1,348,836
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...
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