Added reply in a thread 1987 Kawasaki KX250 low-key restore 10/13/2020 5:02 PM

For the forks Id get custom springs made, the springs you refer to are over 3" shorter, you will have compression issues. In my experience the carb holders have some sort of coating on them that cracks, not the actual rubber. Look inside for cracks. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Mid-90's KX250 Swingarm Interchangeability 9/25/2020 6:13 PM

97 was the first year with the thicker swingarm, the brake carrier, chain guide and I believe the linkage are different. Yes, you can use 97 to 02 but you need all those other parts too.

Added reply in a thread Triumph tr5mx 9/25/2020 6:08 PM

Cool build! What are your plans for the forks, springs, emulators?

Added reply in a thread Mid-90's KX250 Swingarm Interchangeability 9/15/2020 11:08 PM

Yes. 94-96

Added reply in a thread Cleaning aluminium 7/25/2020 3:37 AM

The active ingredient in aluminum brightener is muriatic acid. Some alu parts (cast usually) darken and need to be cleaned with wd and a scotchbrite pad. The best for me was to hand clean with greased lightning then soda blast outdoors. You cant get ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1975 Kawasaki KD 125 7/17/2020 4:56 AM

https://vintage-kxforum.proboards.com

Added reply in a thread Cleaning aluminium 7/8/2020 9:09 PM

Google DIY soda blaster, the one with the air nozzle inside a clear tube. Works great on degreased aluminum, do it outside. A length of rope and polishing compound works good inside cooling fins.

Added reply in a thread Wanted: '99-'00 KX250 Fuel Tank 7/8/2020 9:02 PM

99-02 125/250 the same

Added reply in a thread YZ250 YZ125 Carbon Fiber seat base group buy 7/1/2020 4:03 PM

I think youd feel removing/installing a fork shim more than a seat base. But hey, what do I know.

Added reply in a thread YZ250 YZ125 Carbon Fiber seat base group buy 6/30/2020 10:25 PM

Bling you cant see?

Added reply in a thread Private sale gone South 6/30/2020 10:21 PM

I guess the buyer learned a couple lessons in buying 13 year old dirtbikes. 1) Run through all gears. 2) No warranties!

Added reply in a thread 1994 KX250 Supermoto KX250SM 6/15/2020 12:07 AM

Millennium replate and Rad Valve

Added reply in a thread KX plastics 90s 6/3/2020 1:38 AM

Besides what banana oil said, Acerbis is closest to OEM.

Added reply in a thread 1994 KX250 Supermoto KX250SM 6/1/2020 5:22 PM

Some CF bling

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Added reply in a thread Thousand Oaks Kawasaki 94-98 Bike ? 5/31/2020 2:33 AM

evo-mx was mxa.

Added reply in a thread Refinishing old rims 5/30/2020 1:22 AM

I used TCR to clear anno a wheelset. I removed/blended gouges with roloc discs but TCR removed the old anno and polished. A wire wheel should remove the old duct tape.

Started new thread Wanted 30 sec board pics 5/29/2020 2:09 PM

Looking for some start/30 sec board pics for some home art.

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Added reply in a thread 1994 Kx250 Splitfire PC Replica Build 5/26/2020 9:44 PM

Took 10 minutes. Most of that was setting up the bit.

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Added reply in a thread Storing a works pipe 5/8/2020 1:42 AM

Fogging oil will work

Added reply in a thread Issues with PWK on KX125 5/6/2020 4:17 AM

I used a 97 KX250 carb with 38/158 jetting.