Long term KLX250S review

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by bmwhd, Dec 2, 2005.

  1. sjc56

    sjc56 Long timer

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    Another odd thing was the fan wasn't mounted, I put it in when I got home, tested it on a battery at first and it works.
  2. bultacobill

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    I bought an FMF pipe and installed a Q4 insert for my ‘06. Same result.
  3. sbeadg

    sbeadg Found in Fogo Supporter

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    hmm, I just went to the FMF site and they may have sold an FMF pipe for our bikes at one time, but they don't anymore, only 2018 as far as I could tell. Maybe you could offer some part numbers.
  4. sbeadg

    sbeadg Found in Fogo Supporter

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    For anyone looking for a 2 brothers pipe and P1X power tip, I have it listed in the Flea Market section.
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    Just kidding, great product!

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  6. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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    My 09 has a bit of rattle and it's got the tensioner. I think it's pretty much a normal noise. Only be concerned if it starts rattling over the full range or up higher. Don't get too shook up if you do start getting that noise, the tensioner fails in a progressive fashion so you have time to deal with it.



    Yeah, I know. You guys tell me that rather frequently and I appreciate it. :nod
  7. Twnspin

    Twnspin Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the help and quick shipping. I think you beat Amazon and the pipe looks great!!

    Thanks again
  8. sjc56

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    Checking things out, missing the bolt for the air filter, got the hand brake light switch working, loose connection, plastic welded the crack on the right side cover and installed the fan. Getting the XT350 ready to sell. 7CBD5C9D-3B59-42BA-B163-0603D77F8CCD.jpeg
  9. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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    What? No $299 Harbor Freight lift?
  10. sjc56

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    I have the original one made in Italy that HB copied but there is another bike on it at the moment.
  11. GhettoCanuck

    GhettoCanuck Been here awhile

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    What a nice clean klx in that picture :D
  12. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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    You do keep it nice - right? Recognize it? I didn't want a picture of my dirty oily bike... I tend to over ride and under maintain.
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  13. bultacobill

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    I bought mine used on the ADV flea market years ago. I’ll look on the pipe and see if there’s a number.
  14. sjc56

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    On my new to me KLX I just found out it has lowering links on it. I thought the bike was shorter then I remembered , I'm not short at 5"11" so I may have to find the stock linkage.
    One odd thing when first started the bike idle goes up to just about 4000 rpm's! This can't be right. Is there a fast idle attached to the choke? It does come down when the choke is closed.
    And on the clicking tapping sound, a friend who used to have a KLX heard it and said not to worry about it.
  15. sbeadg

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    If you decide to sell the lowering links, I'd buy them. I'm only 5'7" and it's a high jump leg kick to mount with a Pelican top case. It has to be just right to mount horse-like.
  16. sjc56

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    I f I decide to maybe we can trade? I want to do a few miles first kind of nice being low. Do you give up shock travel with it lower?
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    absolutely. Let me know!
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  18. 250senuf

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    Normal. It's not a choke like on a carbed car, it's an enricher which opens a fuel circuit.
  19. sjc56

    sjc56 Long timer

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    On the bike I bought thats lowering links and a shorten kick stand anyway I can tell if the springs where altered? The forks where not lowered.
  20. sjc56

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    Doesn't seem right to have such high rpm's on a cold motor.