Added reply in a thread 1981 rm 250 slow build thread...completed.. 12/14/2017 6:02 PM

MaxPower: thanks man....

Added reply in a thread 1981 rm 250 slow build thread...completed.. 12/14/2017 5:36 PM

Since73, appreciated the kind words...I had planned it to be a quality restore with no intention of riding it from day 1. I will fire it up & take it down the street a few times to make sure my work is correct. I have plenty of bikes, some are riders, ... more »

Added reply in a thread How about that long-awaited Yamaha 65? 12/13/2017 6:53 PM

Was that a Ti shock spring?

Added reply in a thread 1981 rm 250 slow build thread...completed.. 12/13/2017 6:34 PM

Thanks philG...going to take a break from my beloved Suzi"s and the die grinder & do something in green...

Added reply in a thread My 1993 Donny schmit replica yz125 12/13/2017 6:24 PM

Well done ....

Added reply in a thread 17' TC250 Jetting Help 12/13/2017 6:20 PM

Has anyone been able to get some testing done with the 5.75 or 6.0 slide? Let's keep the jetting updates coming until we get it right!

Added reply in a thread 17-18 TC/SX 250 Pipe Comparisons 12/12/2017 4:08 PM

Try the 49 rear sprocket, back powervalve spring out some & richer main jet....I have fmf fatty with fmf standard powercore silencer....the hit is smoothed out & overev increased....the 49 rear sprocket works good on hard to intermediate dirt, ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1981 rm 250 slow build thread...completed.. 12/12/2017 3:39 PM

Great story....

Added reply in a thread 1981 rm 250 slow build thread...completed.. 12/12/2017 3:29 PM

Just need some fuel line & fluids & ready for start up!

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Added reply in a thread 1981 rm 250 slow build thread...completed.. 12/12/2017 3:18 PM

Silencer mount for left side plate extended &

88 rm 250 rubber pipe/silencer junction connectorWorks Suzuki factory aluminum screws for mud guard ... more »
Added reply in a thread 1981 rm 250 slow build thread...completed.. 12/12/2017 3:11 PM

Pretty much completed....a little heat tape for a common problem on left side panel melting from the pipe New front reservoir brct..

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Added reply in a thread Ktm 2 stroke garage clean out 12/11/2017 9:17 AM

Yes....the stock shock spring & stock fork springs...

Added reply in a thread 1989 CR250 update 12/11/2017 6:45 AM

Your bike is pretty clean looking, if the majority of the frame paint is in good condition, I would not bother powder coating it, you can clean up/ sand lower cradles & blend paint into upper tubes for a very clean look, remove anything that may ... more »

Added reply in a thread Ktm 2 stroke garage clean out 12/11/2017 6:17 AM

Bump....still have fmf factory fatty, Ti silencer & PhDs rubber mounted clamps....PayPal only... Make offer...trade for kx 500 parts? ....

Added reply in a thread 1981 rm 250 slow build thread...completed.. 12/10/2017 5:57 AM

First class restore... From the silencer to the tank decals! Very well done...my older brother and all his friends had this era of RM"'s...Suzuki"s we're on top back then ...for some reason this left a big impression on me...my brother could care less....If ... more »

Added a comment to OW38B's bike check 12/10/2017 5:50 AM
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First class restore.....

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Added reply in a thread 1992 KX500 12/8/2017 7:08 PM

Thanks for the info guys.... Just enjoying these k5 builds & taking notes....

Added reply in a thread 1992 KX500 12/7/2017 12:15 PM

Side note: I"m pretty sure the k5 shock bodies are same as my 89 kx 250 kyb, which means the Oem Ti rear spring for a yz450 fits on

Added reply in a thread 1992 KX500 12/7/2017 12:07 PM

Been following your build....as I have this coming up next.... It"s a 90.....I have been thinking about what to do with the fork upgrade. Originally was just going to put the latest k5 front end on, from 99-2004 for something easy...but I see a nice

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Added reply in a thread 17' TC250 Jetting Help 12/6/2017 10:56 AM

They just told me they are out of them? Let us know how you make out....I may just have mine cut...