+2019 GPX FSE250E Air Cooled Modern MX Mountain Goat

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Navin, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. Navin

    Navin Long timer

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    That may be a universal lever with a clutch safety switch. Ive not seen that active on any GPXs yet so if your bike starts without, its prob not in the harness.
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  2. BUNK657

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    Again, thanks Navin! I'll post some pics tomorrow. The new bikes are pretty sweet. The components are high end and went together easily. Even for a mechanically challenged person like me. I've still got a little work to do and should have everything buttoned up tomorrow afternoon.
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  3. Navin

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    Looking forward to lots of reviews as you put miles on it!
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  4. North ride

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    @Navin anybody doing stroker/Big bore kits or other motor work for these. 20 Years ago or so I used to lust after the Xr 280 hot rod bikes I've been thinking of a bike project and would do the Xr but the guys I ride with love to stop and talk about where we are going. Not sure I want to kick a xr 40 times a day :imaposer. Thought might have tew go e start water cooled 250 as the used market is now full of them. But love a good air cooler, Also anybody importing them to Canada yet Could probably get just a engine shipped easy enough if not. :hmmmmm
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  5. Navin

    Navin Long timer

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    Joe Henner Motorsports is doing a bunch of stuff based on the Zong air and water cooled engines. For the newest E 5 speed he has an ignition box and an offset keyway to advance timing, head porting and carb stuff and a high comp piston IIRC. You gotta remember these are 2V motors, but very affordable to buy a complete long block and the performance parts are very inexpensive. Kinda think there will be more stuff coming but cylinder stud spacing may limit BB kits.

    What fits this 6 speed IDK, Im not really up on the AC performance like some others are, hopefully more informed inmates post better info.

    No Canadian options Im aware of.

    Look up Zongshen Performance Parts USA group on FBook. Lots of good discussion there.
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  6. North ride

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    Hmm I didn't realize they were 2V heads on these. Still might be worth looking into though I don't need to build a bike that's actually fast just one that makes me smile.
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  7. BUNK657

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    Anyone have any issues with the billet aluminum gas cap staying in place? The one that came with my 300R will thread on, but easily be pulled right off. I tried the one from my 250E and stays locked in place. The caps look identical to me (thread depth) and so do the threads on the tanks. Operator error, or faulty cap?
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  8. crackerguy

    crackerguy Been here awhile Supporter

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    The what the what now? Did not notice any electrical connectors on my clutch lever.
  9. Navin

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    I use KTM SXF caps out of habit from buying them pre bike delivery during the GPX leaky cap days. Not a fan of that ones aesthetic design either. Blech. :muutt
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  10. carlk

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    Impressed so far. Any suggestions for wider pegs or shorter shift lever? Way too far for my size 9.

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  11. Navin

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    Ive got a new really short one I cant use, you are welcome to it. It wasn't even close on my E. Maybe better luck on the new engine. How far are you from 34613?

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  12. carlk

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    That one looks to be about an inch shorter. I'm on the other side of the state in the 32754. PM me and I'll cover costs. Thanks
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    Any tips on a shorter kick stand for the E? I have my wife's set so low the stock kick stand almost has it standing straight up, kind of "tippy".
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    N8 I prefer my pumpkin with a blue & white mask. Supporter

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    N8 I prefer my pumpkin with a blue & white mask. Supporter

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    Not even joking if it's like the KTM kickstand. Heat the end of the aluminum with a propane torch and you should be able to pull the plastic foot out easily (the aluminum swells slightly and the plastic gets slightly soft). Then cut the aluminum to suit and put the foot back in. Voila.
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    bark sampler Been here awhile

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    You may be able to heat up where the tip is attached and pull the tip off, chop it, and re-glue it with epoxy/JB weld. I think they are just bonded together.
    [edit: already said! great minds think alike!]
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    ChiefOshkosh Been here awhile

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    HELP!!
    Need flexy shift lever. Anyone have a link to one? I need to replace my 2018 monster shift lever. LOL Yeah, I bent my shaft finally...UGH. Stump=1 Me=0
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