The CRF250L Owners thread

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by joec63, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. SugarDust

    SugarDust Kulia i ka nu'u

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    The xr250r late model front sprockets fit - I got 2 sizes for my bike, rear sprockets here:

    http://sprocketcenter.com/index.php/off-road-sprockets/honda/crf-models/crf-250-l-2013.html
  2. cat

    cat Long timer

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  3. SugarDust

    SugarDust Kulia i ka nu'u

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  4. cat

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    sprocketcenter, note:
    You can see in the image there; they have the normal countersink 8mm holes and the 10 mm recessed holes are added so it fits CRF250L.

    They are JTR301, listed for various XR250, XR600, XR650.
  5. SugarDust

    SugarDust Kulia i ka nu'u

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    yes thats right - the first rear sprocket they sent me was shipped without the countersink - I called and he sent a new one properly drilled out immediatly (basically an oops) . Oh and btw, the XR650L sprocket bolts work.
  6. itrack

    itrack Been here awhile

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    I run Rotella T6 Synthetic in everything I own, 4x4 Tundra, Civic, ES300, CR250, IT200, CRF250L, lawn mower, spec Miata, etc. You can get it at Walmart, been running it for 4 years now in everything. My friends call me the "product tester". Every friend of mine now runs Rotella. Great oil, cheap, found everywhere. What else could you want.

    The 94-04? XR250R front JT 13t sprocket from motorcycle-superstore is $13. Just ordered one last week.
  7. itrack

    itrack Been here awhile

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  8. gnath9

    gnath9 Been here awhile

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    When I get around to ordering all my parts (getting c/c paid down first) I think these guys have a lot to offer.

    http://www.crfsonly.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/290_293/products_id/4743

    I still need to decide on what gearing to go with. If the lower chain guide was not an issue I think I would just put a 50 on the rear and leave the front a 14. I am currently thinking of going with a 13/45 combo.
  9. bungie4

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    Hardly surprising, that forum smells like a Junior High locker room. I've been on it since 2011 and only venture in there when I'm bored.
  10. Lost Roadie

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    If your obsessed with knowing how the oil you chose is doing you can spend $25 and have it analyzed here:

    http://www.blackstone-labs.com


    I send in the oil from my Husaberg regularly, but I also push the envelope with the miles I put on that high performance engine's oil in my travels, sometimes doubling recommended intervals out of pure necessity.

    While the Husa does have a wet clutch and calls for full synthetic, I won't be spending the cash for it on the Honda as I don't think it really is going to matter in the long run, there's too many Honda's in the world that have many miles using whatever standard oil is around and lets face it, this engine isn't high performance. Maybe I'll try a semi-synthetic to see if it will help the shifting be smoother, after we get plenty of miles to wear in the engine but maybe not...

    It's a Honda, just ride it. :wink:



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  11. Spud Rider

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    Previously, I exclusively used Easter Timber Rattlesnake Oil, harvested only from serpents employed during religious snake-handling ceremonies in Appalachia. Croatalus horridus, the timber rattler, when harvested from the free range, produces unsurpassed base oil stocks. These excellent base stocks are further, miraculously enhanced during the religious ceremonies. :nod

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    Unfortunately, the cost of collecting, handling, and harvesting these serpents has became prohibitive, so I switched to 15W/40 motor oil. The diesel motor oil is doing an excellent job for me, so I intend to keep using it. :evil

    Spud :wink:
  12. RockRacing

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  13. EEKAMOUSE

    EEKAMOUSE Been here awhile

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    Hey when your all done worrying bout oil could I plz get those torque specs from someone with a manual.
  14. Lost Roadie

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    you looking for the specs for the pinch bolts (forks) connecting to the triple clamp or the triple clamp connecting to the frame or the bars connecting to the triple clamp?
  15. itrack

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    Got an email saying my Big Gun Evo Eco was on back order from the other company posted earlier. I emailed Tom at tom@biohazardcycles.com and he sold me one for $175 shipped. :clap Tom was great to work with over email and sent me an invoice within 10 minutes of requesting one. Figured I would pass this on as its the cheapest slip on by a long shot I have seen.
  16. Rider1

    Rider1 Ridin' Dave

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    What's the name and or location of the pass in the photo of death valley?

    I asked earlier maybe you missed it?

    Thanks,
    Dave



  17. Lost Roadie

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    Sorry Dave this thread moves fast.. :evil


    That's Lippencott Pass going down into Saline Valley coming from the Race Track. Awesome road, though tricky in a few places and cold as hell this time of year.

    The LRP was just perfect for Nancy though, and easy to pick up. ;)


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  18. JRaye89

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  19. Jinksy

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    Hey man, sorry I can't help you out I'm down in VA. I will tell you that I got rid of my Honda Shadow to get the CRF 250l and am very happy I did that. My cousin sold his street bike and got a WZ 250. His bike is a lot quicker then mine but for the price the Honda is definately the best deal out there. It doesn't wheelie well but Honda's aren't really known for that. It is a solid bike and I wouldn't trade it for any other dual sport. I've heard of people just doing some minor adjustments to increase the HP but I am a little more reserved because I can't afford to get hurt on it. Good luck and be safe!
  20. Jinksy

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    New to the site, new to this thread. How do you upload photos?