Yamaha XT250 Thread - All things related to the XT from riding to modifications.

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by RL Lemke, Sep 23, 2018.

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  1. RL Lemke

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  2. Bruce1

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    Switching all lighting to LED is appropriate. They draw way less current allowing more left over for other elctrical bits. Only the headlamp is expensive but still worth it for the extra illumination alone.
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    Also contact Baja Designs. They re-wire TTR stators. Maybe they can do an XT for you.
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    This is the best path. As stated, the headlight is a bit of a cost, but other than that issue there are no drawbacks just benefits(way less power draw, bulbs last longer, led headlight is super bright). Completed my led swap a few months ago and even with heated grips and heated vest on high, the watt draw is still less than stock.
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    Which LED headlight kits will work for the XT250. I’m having some issues finding one that will work.
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    Yes, that's the one I used. Found it on EBay. Absolutely "plug and play" and well made.
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    THanks
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    Anyone got a manual for an 81-83 xt250?

    I think my stator is going to ground. I'm looking for the correct ohms and voltages to test this stator properly.


    Boy these things are hard to track down.
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    82-83 is part #3Y2281977200
    80-81 is part #3Y2281977000
    the 82-83 is the older one plus supplements.
    looking through the manual shows : XTcharging.png XTcharging2.png XTcharging3.png

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    Brilliant, Stuart.

    This is super helpful. .21 ohms +/- 10% off the Lighting Coil. Is there a page with stats for the ignition coil and the pickup coil too? Or, could I paypal you a beer to email me a copy of the whole book?

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    Rocks, sand and mud. Would like to try the trials tires but.. Lots of mud
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    That's where the new hybrid tire comes in, all the benefits of a trials AND full knobby.

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    Hello, I see pics of the Service Manual in this thread, but must have missed the eBay link where I can purchase the "less cheap" manual. Anyone mind posting that link?
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    Thank you.
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    While visiting the local mechanic/tire repair guru said he hated replacing tires with tubeless. Still looking but, thinking of sealing my rim 3m 5200 and that 3m tape on top. Anyone know of this?
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    Mousse works well for my rear tire. No more tire pressure or flat concerns.

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    Maximum tire size for the rear.

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