Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (Stage 2, building the bike more accurate) 2/21/2015 6:03 AM

Still waiting for my replated hardware, When i receive them, i can assemble the bike some more !

Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (Stage 2, building the bike more accurate) 2/21/2015 5:59 AM

Some small updates ! Cleaned the airbox and gas tank, Then i wiped it with WD40 and let it soak for a few minutes, So the old faded black looks a bit darker..

And i cutted my sprocket cover like the HRC ones. Yesterday ... more »
Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (Stage 2, building the bike more accurate) 2/7/2015 5:21 PM

Ok, Some small updates. Got al my hardware send to a company in Holland for replating ! Meanwhile i started on cleaning my sub-frame, with green scotch brite and WD-40.

Also stripped the wheels, but had to cut the spokes, the nipples ... more »
Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (Stage 2, building the bike more accurate) 2/5/2015 8:08 AM

New OEM D.I.D. rims will cost a fortune. And new rims are pretty expensive to.. I'm sure if i can sand the scratches out of the rims, they will look good and new again after anodising. Not to be a cheapskate, but i prefer this way.

Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (Stage 2, building the bike more accurate) 2/2/2015 9:49 AM

I prefer to anodize the rims. I got 2 options here. Or i anodize the golden takasago rims in silver or i swap the takasago rims with the rims of my 02 CR250 (this bike has silver D.I.D. rims) D.I.D. rims is just what i need for this project. The D.I.D. ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2003 CR 125 Build - Finished 1/21/2015 9:51 AM

With stock or lower mounts, and all the grips,cables etc mounted like you said it will probably look "normal".

Added reply in a thread Modernizing/ rebuilding a 2002 CR250R 1/21/2015 9:46 AM

I also cleaned my frame with alloy wheel cleaner and high pressure water. I had the same problem as you had. After washing it with water you need to dry the frame off as soon as possible and wipe off with brake cleaner, that's what i did. Then finished

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Added reply in a thread 2003 CR 125 Build - Finished 1/21/2015 9:33 AM

Nice build ! I also think it looks to tall, is it necessary that the bar mounts are that high ?

Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (Stage 2, building the bike more accurate) 1/21/2015 9:27 AM

Here's what i still need to do and buy for having my rolling chassis ready ! -Anodize my upper fork tubes in silver and a rebuild kit for the front suspension. -Anodize the rims in silver. -Bead blast the hubs. -New spokes and nipples -Renthal aluminum ... more »

Added reply in a thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (Stage 2, building the bike more accurate) 1/21/2015 8:05 AM

Started stripping the bike 2 months ago.

The engine together with my YZ80 engine, 2stroke power ! Parts are all over the place! The frame needed to be ... more »
Started new thread CR250 Ricky Carmichael 2001 MXoN replica build (Stage 2, building the bike more accurate) 1/21/2015 6:44 AM

Hello everyone. Time for another project ! I'm working on my 2000 CR250 again. This time i will build a detailed replica of Ricky Carmichael's 01 CR250 MXoN bike !

I will try to use as much details as i can and a few HRC parts if possible, ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Honda CR250 1989 Peak Build 1/21/2015 5:12 AM

My bolts and nuts don't have rust, that's not the problem. They look faded and have lost their original shine. Thank you very much Thijs, i will ship my box to the company in Holland ! Worth the shipping costs compared to paying 150euro..

Added reply in a thread Honda CR250 1989 Peak Build 1/20/2015 7:25 AM

Wow the linkage looks really awesome and solid, Good job whoever made these ! Can i ask where u plated your bolts and nuts and what you paid for it ? I'm busy building a replica bike and need my bolts replated to ! I am located in Belgium. One company ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2002 Honda CR250R Rebuild (finished) 1/12/2015 12:51 AM

I also just bought a 2002 honda CR250, These are known for breaking exhaust ports correct ?? Does it help or stop the problem if drilling holes in the piston ?

Added reply in a thread 2002 CR 125 Restore (Completed) 12/17/2014 1:12 AM

Good job, Nice and clean !

Added reply in a thread Need help cleaning my frame. 12/15/2014 3:44 AM

I had to use alloy wheel cleaner, Bought a agressive one for a good clean result ! Here in Belgium we don't have NAPA products, Neither we have that wonderful polish stuff of mothers polish. Would lik to have one of these.

Added reply in a thread Need help cleaning my frame. 12/13/2014 8:01 AM

Ok guys thanks for the tips, They were useful ! I decided to go with a lightly brushed finish.. I started with cleaning the frame with a aluminum wheel

Then i used green scotchbrite and WD40 (this time i used scotchbrite of ... more »
Added reply in a thread Honda CR250 1989 Peak Build 12/11/2014 10:27 AM

Awesome build Thijs ! Looking great.

Added reply in a thread 2001 Honda CR250 Rebuild Project !! 12/10/2014 6:41 AM

Looks great ! But why a 02 tank ? And what did you do to get that tank back to black ? Washed mine with some soapy water, But it still looks faded..

Added reply in a thread Building the new Moto garage 12/5/2014 3:53 PM

Got to love that rooftop view.. Just beautiful !