The CRF250L Owners thread

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

  1. Lost Rider

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    There's updated instruction in the CRF Adventure thread to get that list you like. :deal



    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=20614931#post20614931
  2. Bob80

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  3. DQook

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    anyone hear of an oversize front rotor in the works for the lrp??? ive seen where others have used an oversize 250r rotor with a custom bracket but it would be nice to get something that fits out of the box....

    or if theres a master fab dude out there... and i know there is:D
    maybe making a couple of brackets for a certain rotor that a couple of us can go in toghether to make it worth your while...
    anyone???
    -DQ
  4. topping

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    Hi

    Does anyone know if there is an aftermarket back brake pedal available for the LRP yet ?

    Mine has bent in half a couple of times now :cry


    Phil
  5. gaw777

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    So who has done the airbox mod like BDSB? I have drilled the holes in the side cover to allow more air, but they also removed a portion of the top. Necessary?
    Maybe just remove the snorkel?
    A little reluctant to cut the top of the box off.

    Feedback from anyone who has done this would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks
  6. Ed@Ford

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    Lots of holes in the air box was a very popular modification of the Yamaha WR250R and it helped a lot.Removing the snorkel from other motorcycles I have had (XR400R & KLR650) seemed inconclusive. From a fluid mechanics standpoint, removing the snorkel seems to trade a smooth tube with a reduced cross section with a sharp edged hole with a larger cross section for a net gain of possibly nothing. For sure removing the snorkel you'll make more noise. Having said that I bought a spare CRF airbox lid, and airbox. They are 8 and 18 dollars respectively so I can hack them up...If I don't like it, I can go back. Perforating the lid does work on XR400's, but of course it makes fording deep streams dangerous. Also, removing the backfire screen and the aluminum sheet with the larger perforations from the stock filter may be troublesome also. The large perforation sheet probably acts as a stop to keep the folded paper filter from turning itself inside out. For those who have done this modification, I'd suggest they check the filter very frequently looking for rips...just hold it up to a bright light. Since a single cylinder engine has lots of pulsing in the flow, that folded fabric is constantly beaten back and forth. I'm hoping Twin Air or other knowledgeable aftermarket filter folks come up with a foam filter for the CRF. Twin Air already makes one for the CRF250R.
  7. SAPB

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  8. SAPB

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    Hey, our LRP made the cover of Cycle World/March issue. Another shootout, CRF, KLX, and WRR. Guess which bike got best bang for the buck?
  9. 'Flagger

    'Flagger ..this space for rent..

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    Is this a concern on an FI bike?
  10. SAPB

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    Good point, haven't been in there yet to see. If so, the Achilles heal would be the top of the air box then?
  11. Dirtchuck

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    I see power commander makes a efi controller for the cbr 250 wondering if it would work on our bike?
  12. Ed@Ford

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  13. DirtyBlackIrish

    DirtyBlackIrish Been here awhile

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    Thanks and thanks!!! Also, thank you to LostRider and MentalGuru for taking the time to clean up the thread and get it back on topic. I missed it all due to a work deployment and just got back in the USA. It was really taking too much of my time sorting through all the extra gunk going on. I sincerely appreciate it. :clap:freaky
  14. DirtyBlackIrish

    DirtyBlackIrish Been here awhile

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  15. DirtyBlackIrish

    DirtyBlackIrish Been here awhile

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    IMG-20120920-00045 by wesocec, on Flickr

    Back at the end of this summer when I went out on my second real trail ride. We were taking a break at a road crossing. This was down in the Capitol Forest.
  16. DirtyBlackIrish

    DirtyBlackIrish Been here awhile

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  17. JRaye89

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    Does anyone mind posting pictures or maybe some tips as to what gear i should wear while riding? I have been wearing jeans, helmet, boots, and gloves. Any tips would be appreciated.
  18. cat

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    Please take it to the Equipment subforum.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=47
  19. 'Flagger

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    I agree with Cat .... there's more appropriate areas here on AdvRider for that question. When you get there, do some searching ... but if you do ask provide some detail on what your riding is like .... on road? off road? Dual Sport? Trail? I've found that I like a specific set of gear for each purpose.

    Good luck and enjoy your CRF!
  20. dsn11487

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