NX250 Thread -- official ADV owners manual

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  1. ravenranger

    ravenranger rave

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    Somebody is selling a 3-pack (2 blues, 1 white) on craigslist in San Diego for $2100.

    Dang, wish I had some cash!
  2. customerservice

    customerservice Been here awhile

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    Good day guys, i badly needed this part it has a bearing on it too.... sucks i'm back to square one having the starter and all, i need to push the the bike once again for me to use it...... any one knows the part number of this piece... does anyone have a spare... :(


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  3. valvecrusher

    valvecrusher tractus pro pensio™

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    Sir CustomerService,
    the part is called

    NX 250 Flywheel


    OEM Honda #
    31110-KW3-004 or
    31110-KW3-014
  4. TomServo

    TomServo Been here awhile

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    Really, I'm just sorta confused.

    here goes..

    Bought a new chain for the NX250 (and sprockets). Though I was getting a rivet type master link but it turns out that I find out its a clip type link (after I took the old one off and replaced the sprockets). So I think no big deal, how hard can it be. Now I have one of the nice Rk chain breaking/riveting press tools and it has a press plate for clip type master links. I follow the instructions and install the o rings, put in the grease, and then press the plates together. I really didn't understand the big deal with "pressing the side plates cause they're not that hard to push together by hand but anyway. I follow the directions (you can view the pdf here http://www.rkexcelamerica.com/2008/content/UCT4060_Instructions.pdf) and tighten down the plates, then remove the tool and install the clip.. ahh haaa! Now is the press supposed to push down the plates and o-rings together and make them stay? Cause they don't. Once you remove the tool the orings expand again and well its hard to install the clip. I'm new to the dirt bike side and never dealt with a clip before, but it seems that you have to press the plates together with one hand, grab the clip with the other, and then with your third hand use a pair of pliers to snap the clip on.. oh wait.. I only have two hands.. hmm and even if i did have a 3rd one, there's no room for it in this area. what secret am I missing here? I'm so confused.
  5. ravenranger

    ravenranger rave

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  6. Rabidsquirrel

    Rabidsquirrel Been here awhile

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    any way you can use some vice grips to hold it together? I'm assuming you probably dont have much room, but if you could just get a little bite on the outside edge maybe it will work.
  7. ravenranger

    ravenranger rave

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    Re: master link

    I found this suggestion over on Thumper Talk and it works well.

    BTW, remember to put the clip on with the closed end towards the direction of travel (at least once I've gotten the stupid thing on and then realized I'd done it backwards and had to re-do it).
  8. ravenranger

    ravenranger rave

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    Has any body seen or used this Honda Cross Reference software?
    http://www.zedder.com/itm00614.htm

    If I had a Windows machine, I'd be tempted to pull the trigger as it claims to cross reference all of Honda's parts amongst all of Honda's machines. Seems like that would be useful when looking for those obscure bits and wondering if part x from something else would work.....
  9. Honda Scoot

    Honda Scoot Time To Ride

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    16" rear rim is a keeper for me. I have mounted street tires (much heavier) and went back to the TWs in a week for the performance both on and off road.

    So:
    Jeff, What were make and brand of CRF150 tires you mounted on the blue NX250? Being narrower than stock (lighter weight?), did you feel any gain in acceleration or braking? How did they handle on the street?

    And were did you get those sweet foot pegs seen in the photo?
  10. Jeff@TheQuadShop

    Jeff@TheQuadShop TAT survivor

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    I don't remember what brand they were, that was 5 years ago. I didn't notice any difference in the weight over the TW's. I pretty much run knobbies on everything so I have no comparison against street tires.

    The pegs came from a Cannondale motorcycle.
  11. TomServo

    TomServo Been here awhile

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    Fixed!! ( I prefer rivets anyway)

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  12. IheartmyNx

    IheartmyNx Ihave2draft

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    I've tried searching...


    Good idea on our bikes: Reusable stainless steel oil filter...?


    Good idea or bad?
  13. Rabidsquirrel

    Rabidsquirrel Been here awhile

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    I bought that software a while back, it works great very useful. (BTW guys if you want me to look something up just say so)

    "Good idea on our bikes: Reusable stainless steel oil filter...?"

    sounds like a good idea to me, I'd use a magnetic drain plug with it.
    have you actually found one that fits our bikes?


    "Fixed!! ( I prefer rivets anyway)"
    I dont think rivets will hold up very long, the chain pins are hardened steel.
  14. TomServo

    TomServo Been here awhile

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    Why would a riveted chain not hold up very long? Seems like most larger chains 530 and 6xx series chains are done with rivets and they are designed to handle a lot more power than a 520? I'm not trying to be a smarta$$.. but I don't see why a clip would be better (or worse really).
  15. Rabidsquirrel

    Rabidsquirrel Been here awhile

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    because the link pins act as a bearing, and are much harder than rivets.
    I'm pretty sure the rivets will wear quickly.
  16. valvecrusher

    valvecrusher tractus pro pensio™

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    Here are a few of the skid plate "options"...
    to those who are either missing the factory plastic belly pan, or have other upgrades...

    Carbon fiber factory replica:
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9734340&postcount=1658
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    Then there is the heavy duty aluminum sheet:
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=74613&page=25
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    The 'bar' type, my fave..from SirMobs
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10371294&postcount=1517
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    Diamond plate:
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9962189&postcount=1835

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    The "Shovel" skidplate:
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10020013&postcount=1871

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  17. valvecrusher

    valvecrusher tractus pro pensio™

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    This post is reserved for my two or three options


    To be edited in at a forthcoming date:
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    I have 3 options to add
    Maybe four..:evil
    4.
    Skid plate info added to front page.
  18. RogerThat

    RogerThat Old Guy Adventure Videos

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    It was a beautiful day and the NX wanted to go out for a ride.

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    Nice day for a ride it was a little cool and the sun was shinning. A little leaf color but it's a little early here it will get better. :wink:
    We had the first snow in the high mountians yesterday. :huh
  19. Rabidsquirrel

    Rabidsquirrel Been here awhile

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    Hi RogerThat, were neighbors I'm over the hill in selah.:D
  20. rockydog

    rockydog just a guy

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    couple of days ago cranked away with the fuel valve turned off and of course it didn't start. what a gumbo i am, but after turning the fuel valve on it still would'nt start. lots of battery gusto but a short firing only when throttle completely off and quick after starter disengaged. out of curiousity, new bike to me and all, i pulled the plug. mildly damp, not flooded wet, and gapped @ 030. no carbon, looked great. took a long time to start, i fixed a good breakfast and let it sit, only with the throttle untouched by human hands. next morning and every time after fires right up. My question is why? some zombie vapor lock? is this normal? or did I merely flood it for 40 days and nights...?

    the bike in question with the real rockydog.

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