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Reply to 08 KX 250F 3/24/2017 10:33 PM

He also chewed on the caps with a tool that didn't belong there. Debating on whether to salvage the showas or try to fit KYB SSS forks in it. Is that possible to put SSS on it?

Reply to 08 KX 250F 3/24/2017 12:42 PM

I'm doing as much of the work myself as I can. I know the wheels are busted. The forks are pretty much shot. Motor sounded great but haven't broken it down yet. I'm going to tear it down to the frame soon. Trying to see what years can be used on the ... more »

Reply to 08 KX 250F 3/24/2017 12:07 PM

I'm starting to look for parts and need some guidance. Given that I'm under budget restraints (wife), I'll be looking on eBay for a lot of parts. Can anyone tell me where I'm safe interchanging parts? What are the years where the 2008 shares the same ... more »

Reply to A beginner...again 11/12/2016 7:51 AM

Thanks everyone for replying. Glad to know I'm not the only one relearning everything. My friends 450 beat me up. The 06 Kawi was snappier than I expected. I'm going to buy a 250f to get used to these thumpers. Maybe then I can ride the bike and not ... more »

Reply to A beginner...again 11/11/2016 8:15 PM

I'm well over 170. About 210 LOL

Reply to A beginner...again 11/11/2016 7:53 PM

I found that out the hard way when it kept stalling. Let's say I got addicted to riding again today and wanted to buy a bike...stick with a 450f or is a 250f more forgiving?

Reply to A beginner...again 11/11/2016 5:06 PM

All this advice is awesome! Thank y'all for all the replies. I caught myself several times not gripping with my knees like I should. Moving the bars forward helped keep my elbows out a little. These 4 strokes are going to take some time getting used ... more »

Reply to A beginner...again 11/11/2016 3:16 PM

laughing
it's awesome when you see your skill level at 32 vs 16.