Added reply in a thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/5/2015 2:04 PM

stock rear master cly & all related hardware were junk, I figured if I had to replace everything why not see if my 13 crf 450 master cly would fit, it did, with minimal removal of aluminum material off cylinder tab so 96 brake hose would ... more »
Added reply in a thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/5/2015 10:10 AM

yes, drilling those foot pegs holes was a chore, thought about grafting newer stlyle crf peg mounts, really would not be that hard but, sometimes I make alot of work for myself trying to redesign things that should be just left as they are! The talon ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1977 Fox Racing Replica Exhaust 2/5/2015 9:57 AM

how this look.cannot make out any id on the pipe itself, but was told pipe came from Vintage Iron ... more »
Added reply in a thread 1977 Fox Racing Replica Exhaust 2/5/2015 5:00 AM

just checked the 79 rm thread, no photos of my pipe, I will take one & post it for you, waiting for garage to heat up!

Added reply in a thread 1977 Fox Racing Replica Exhaust 2/5/2015 4:54 AM

I have a pipe on my 79 rm 250 that looks very similar, came from Vintage Iron, I can send you a photo if you like. I have photos of the bike on vital if you type in 79 rm 250 threads you can find it, bike has #768 on it.

Added reply in a thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/5/2015 4:33 AM

final assembly in process, engine in, these radiators came out of box of spare parts, very good condition radiators, I cleanned them, straightend some fins & painted with aluminum paint, hoses were ... more »
Added reply in a thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/5/2015 4:23 AM

Ahrma361: thanks, this is all about sharing info, much of this build is based off other members builds. I was racing kx"s in 1991, rode my buddies 89 cr 250, needless to say, I raced Hondas for the next 10 yrs! the 89"s are awesome, if I were going to ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/4/2015 8:03 PM

hardware back from the plating shop, just like building a new bike now! I"m also doing a refresh of my 79 rm 250, the upper portion of the hardware is from the zook. 2nd time I have used this plating ... more »
Added reply in a thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/4/2015 7:42 PM

mockup photos while I was waiting for parts to arrive. Ksr in PA built wheels, hubs were good, everything else needed replacement, new h/d tubes & dunlops. motion pro lite rim locks. polisport plastic ... more »
Added reply in a thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/4/2015 7:11 PM

engine completely rebuilt, all new bearings, seals, trans gears ect, new full hinson setup, crank rebuilt by Crankworks, balanced, tin can mod performed, head, cylinder, vforce reeds & new air stryker card, ... more »
Added reply in a thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/4/2015 6:55 PM

re: maxpower, yes, complete front end off 08 crf 450, forks bolt right into the Applied clamps, no shimming nessesary, complete 08 crf front brake assy, master cylinder, rotor & brct, hose, everything, almost like honda knew we would be doing these ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/4/2015 5:35 PM

while frame was at powdercoater, I cleanned up swing arm, bearings were actually just replaced, but arm itself was rough. I carefully die grinded area around chain adjusters, that were pretty rough, then took out any gouges & scratches ... more »
Added reply in a thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/4/2015 5:22 PM

frame back from powder coating, also had the boyesen engine covers powdercoated, bike came with the boyesen covers, im happy with outcome of frame & covers. Forgot to take photos of frame bottom rails, had some dents, ... more »
Added reply in a thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/4/2015 5:13 PM

all welds redone, footpeg mounts repaired, works connection case guard mounts welded on, spoke to Shawn at w/connection, he stated correctly, most all case guards were the same for this era of bikes, this one was ... more »
Started new thread 1996 cr250 build ...refresh 2/4/2015 4:14 PM

Pick this 96 up last summer. No low hr C.list find for this build! bike looks better in photos than was in person. Did come with some nice period correct mods, such as: Pro circuit head & cly, forks & shock ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Why is my FMF megabomb turning blue? 1/21/2015 6:42 PM

bluing will be least of your problems when header starts doing the death rattle inside the muffler can!

Added reply in a thread Bought a nice 1980 Yz 250 yesterday 1/19/2015 5:04 AM

great looking bike at a great price! gotta have the Hannah bolt on the yammie!

Added reply in a thread honda quality not what is used to be! 1/19/2015 4:57 AM

thanks for input guys, I will look for radiator shop in my area, i"m down in fla trying to get some riding in, I have to go back home to NY by weeks end. I"m totally against buying China stuff, not liking the honda coolers much these days either, Mylers ... more »

Started new thread honda quality not what is used to be! 1/18/2015 6:06 AM

2013 crf 450, both radiators developed pins hole leaks, no crashes! I have owned many hondas over the years & never had to replace or repair leaky radiators that were not crash related, wtf honda? just replaced the rt side with oem, now left side ... more »

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Added reply in a thread 1989 kx125 resto 1/5/2015 2:26 AM

nice work QOS! been watching your build, like the details & updates. I had 89 kx 250 back in 89, one of my favorite bikes. I still keep eye open for another 1, but not many around. your in the home stretch, got a roller! I remember my 89, I kept ... more »