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Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 04-22-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By gromit
If you can't push start it or you can't fix it...

If you can't push start it or you can't fix it with the Honda tool kit (one allen wrench).
Then you resort to the ultimate tool kit - a cell phone and a credit card -.
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 04-22-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By gromit
Factory clutch lever free play is 3/8 to 13/16...

Factory clutch lever free play is 3/8 to 13/16 in. or 10 to 20 mm. at the end of the lever.
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 04-19-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By gromit
I'll try this one. I think we are dealing...

I'll try this one.

I think we are dealing with a problem of terms and definitions
describing solid state ignition systems.

A dual fire coil usually applies to Harley Davidson and other V-twin...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 04-18-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By gromit
The little 250 only holds about 1&1/2 quarts of...

The little 250 only holds about 1&1/2 quarts of oil and needs all the protection it can get. Yes, change the filter every oil change (they are cheap). Foaming oil can happen with any type of oil and...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 04-11-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By gromit
Google brings up Hammerite paint and Amazon has...

Google brings up Hammerite paint and Amazon has it in spray cans or just regular cans.
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 04-05-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,099
Posted By gromit
A word or two of caution !!! The little...

A word or two of caution !!!

The little owners manual that comes with the bike states a torque value for the oil cover bolts that is too high and a significant number of people have snapped the...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 03-23-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By gromit
It's easy to remove (one mounting screw and it...

It's easy to remove (one mounting screw and it wiggles off a couple short slide hooks toward the back). You don't want to get any overspray on the bike and a light sanding gives the new paint a good...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 03-12-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By gromit
Use the search feature in the upper menu bar...

Use the search feature in the upper menu bar (enter rear lockable seat stuck - select show threads - click go). There is a really good mini tutorial with pics showing how to make a tool from a wire...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 02-26-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By gromit
My answer is ( yes - no - maybe - probably not )....

My answer is ( yes - no - maybe - probably not ). The silver heat shield has a satin rather than a high gloss finish. If the scratch can be felt with your finger nail it won't work. The satin finish...
Forum: CBR250 Performance 02-23-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,263
Posted By gromit
I see what you mean, that would be a noticeable...

I see what you mean, that would be a noticeable bump up in the power range from a single cylinder commuter bike engine to a more racing level engine. I really don't know if that would be pushing the...
Forum: CBR250 Performance 02-23-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,263
Posted By gromit
chriscbr250r: expanding a little on what MotoMike...

chriscbr250r: expanding a little on what MotoMike just said: The new cbr300r that is coming out soon uses a stroked crank assembly with a shortened connecting rod to increase the displacement of the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-18-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,874
Posted By gromit
stirrups

You all are going to be soooo jealous when I get the final mounting position sorted out.
Forum: CBR250 Performance 01-27-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By gromit
Virtually all aftermarket silencers have to be...

Virtually all aftermarket silencers have to be repacked around 5000 miles depending on your riding style. Repacking kits are available from most motorcycle accessory web sites, ebay and amazon....
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 01-16-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By gromit
I do believe SLO is correct. When you jump...

I do believe SLO is correct.

When you jump the motorcycle from a car with the car not running, the bike will only draw what it needs. When you jump from a running car, the car's alternator pushes...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories 01-11-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By gromit
I had a Corbin on a bike that I had in the past...

I had a Corbin on a bike that I had in the past and it was stiff and never became 'soft'. What happens is that over time it will conform to your shape, your exact shape. It will then give you...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 01-09-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,909
Posted By gromit
This will take a little while and corrections,...

This will take a little while and corrections, disagreements, or criticisms will be welcomed.

The catalytic converter on motorcycles are generally a hard porous cylindrical devise that the exhaust...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 01-09-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,909
Posted By gromit
Your description of the system is perfect that is...

Your description of the system is perfect that is exactly how it works. With fuel injection, catalytic converter, o2 sensor, temp sensor and ecu / ecm, the system only activates at the rpm ranges...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 01-08-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,909
Posted By gromit
An additional note to my last post. The pair...

An additional note to my last post. The pair valve itself is surrounded in a black rubber frame that acts as a reusable gasket and seals very well. You can remove the diffuser plate below it if it...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 01-08-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,909
Posted By gromit
Not a stupid question at all. What you suggest...

Not a stupid question at all. What you suggest would work fine. The only problem might be with a slip on vacuum cap is that they are not very heavy duty and they might not hold up to the heat from...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 01-07-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,909
Posted By gromit
removing pair valve system

I realize this is getting off topic and should be posted in a more appropriate area but the interest seems to be here at the moment.

By having an aftermarket exhaust and no catalytic converter you...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 12-26-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,063
Posted By gromit
If you decide to switch to full synthetic, and...

If you decide to switch to full synthetic, and have always used Honda stock oil, I would think using Honda full synthetic oil would be a decent choice. You would be sure there won't be any additives...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 12-26-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,741
Posted By gromit
I did the same thing to my tool tray a while ago...

I did the same thing to my tool tray a while ago and put a thin piece of utility carpet in to neaten it up. I also took the left over rubber strap, pulled off the metal keepers and zip tied it to the...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 12-26-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,063
Posted By gromit
The synthetic oil thing has been beaten to death...

The synthetic oil thing has been beaten to death several times on this forum with no true answer, just heated arguments. Use the search feature and you will find numerous threads.
It is almost like...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 12-24-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,089
Posted By gromit
Hey benny I just noticed you are now officially a...

Hey benny I just noticed you are now officially a Senior member on the forum. Merry Christmas and welcome to the senior community. Try to remember that some seniors just wake up cranky so try to play...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 12-24-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By gromit
The switch itself is just above where the side...

The switch itself is just above where the side stand pivots but the connector where it can be tested is in the area above the starter motor is (see 1st pic).

You might also want to check the...
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