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New thread 1995 CR250 help needed to remove linkage bearing 2/2/2020 8:22 PM

One hole in the linkage has two bearings. Can they be pushed out or do you have to pull them?

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New thread Looking for a 1995 or 1996 CR250 shock 1/21/2020 7:34 PM

Anyone have one?

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New thread Need rear shock help! 1/19/2020 4:42 PM

I was rebuilding the rear shock and the threads on the shaft are messed up. The nut will not tighten. I thought about taking it to a machine shop in the morning. Any ideas?

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New thread Power valve help 1/17/2020 6:01 AM

Did I put this back together correctly, should the spring be crossed? If I do not cross it the cap is too big.

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New thread Shock threads messed up! Help! 1/10/2020 9:28 AM

I took the rear shock part demo my 1995 cr250. The not on the top of the rod was difficult to get off. Now it looks like the thread is messed up at the top. Any suggestions?

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New thread 1995 CR250 Fork question 1/3/2020 10:22 AM

Are the forks on the 1995 CR250 anodized? If so I hate to scrub it off while cleaning. i cleaned the top only on the left one.

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New thread What is the rear shock spring rate of a 1995 CR250. 12/29/2019 7:18 PM

I have a1995 CR250. I weigh 215. I have the stock spring and another spring that is 5.6 kg/mm. I wondered if that spring would be better for my weight.

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New thread 1995 CR250 12/28/2019 7:42 PM

And so it begins..... It looks like the top of the fork tree is a billet piece. I have to send the cylinder to be replated.

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New thread Does my cylinder need to be replated? 12/28/2019 3:11 AM

Compression was around 150 lbs on the 1995 CR250 so I took it apart.

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New thread 1995 CR250 rear shock parts-where to get the parts? 12/19/2019 2:55 PM

I need to know where and what parts to get of a leaking rear shock.

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New thread 1995 CR250 low compression questions 12/16/2019 8:05 AM

I just bought a 1995 CR250. I plan to redo it I have already ordered all of the plastic and rebuild kits for the forks. I assume the cylinder is plated. This is my first time working with a bike with a plated cylinder. The bike runs good but seems to

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New thread UFO Honda plastic color question 12/9/2019 9:41 PM

Isn’t the 1990 CR250 a different color from the 1986 CR250? I need some plastic for a 1990 CR250 and it looks like UFO list the same color orange/red for all of the years? Am I reading it wrong on their site? Is there a better choice for plastic?

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New thread Can the brake stopper be straightened? 6/28/2019 6:08 AM

My 1986 CR125 brake stopper is bent. What is the best way to attempt to straighten it?

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New thread Experts of the CR rotted water pump please come inside - need evaluation- revisited - update 4/15/2019 6:47 PM

I took the impeller of my 1986 CR125 off and found some pitting. I suspected it was not making a good seal. There is appears what to be a weep hole on the bottom of the side cover. Here is what I found. The rubber seals were mush. Do you think the cover

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New thread Longevity of reed valves? 4/12/2019 4:37 PM

How long do reed valves typically last? I hear a lot of people say they replaced the reed valves and saw a power increase. Obviously their valves need to be replaced.

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New thread Sandblasting a frame 3/29/2019 8:47 AM

I have to sandblast my 1986 CR125 frame to prepare it for paint. What type of media should I use?

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New thread I think I need a 1986 cr125 water pump separator 3/21/2019 7:39 PM

So...... I have a leak. I noticed that I do not have a water speparator part number 19222-KA3-760. Look at the picture below. Does it mean there are two versions I’ve the cover and one does not have a separator? I have searched online and I cannot find

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New thread Where to get a chain slider for a 1986 Cr125? 3/21/2019 3:02 PM

The original part was only $15 but they are all sold out. The ones on Ebay are not cheap. Are there any other sources?

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New thread A piece of my case broke off 3/7/2019 4:59 AM

I bought a 1996 CR250 real cheap. I started it the other day but I have not run it through the gears yet. The case has JB Weld on it. I think the chain probably broke and cracked the case. In the process it broke off the lower chain guard mount. I circled

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New thread I bought a 1996 CR250....... 2/25/2019 5:06 AM

Well I bought a really bad looking 1996 CR250. The bike has spark and good compression. It worked when the prevoius owner bought it a year ago. He decided it was too much of a project after sitting in his garage for a year and sold it to me for $450.

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