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Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 12-06-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By gromit
Not to get into the prehistoric time thing but...

Not to get into the prehistoric time thing but the first new motorcycle that
I purchased was in 1966 and still runs and looks great. I have a few others
including the cbr205r. Over the years you...
Forum: CBR250 Performance 11-13-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,956
Posted By gromit
Allen Millyard’s Incredible SS100 V-Twin...

Allen Millyard’s Incredible SS100 V-Twin (http://thekneeslider.com/allen-millyard-builds-an-incredible-ss100-v-twin/)

Just for fun you should check this, a V-twin made from two Honda 50 engines.
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 11-04-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 352
Sticky: DIY Oil Change
Views: 90,757
Posted By gromit
Sorry about that. Crush washers are usually...

Sorry about that.

Crush washers are usually flat washers made
from soft metal (aluminum or copper) so when
the drain plug is tightened the pressure will
deform the washer and form a seal,...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 11-04-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 352
Sticky: DIY Oil Change
Views: 90,757
Posted By gromit
No need to be sorry. Google tends to be more...

No need to be sorry.

Google tends to be more user frendly.
Just enter crush washer and your
question will be answered accurately
and instantly.
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 10-14-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,925
Posted By gromit
Just one more add on to what Zedicus just said. ...

Just one more add on to what Zedicus just said.

When you see a tanker truck filling the storage tanks
in a gas station (DRIVE ON BY).

When the storage tanks are filled the sediments and
crud...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 09-28-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By gromit
Speedometers on all vehicles are usually adjusted...

Speedometers on all vehicles are usually adjusted from the factory
to read a little faster than the true speed. It helps relieve the
manufacturer from liability law suits and some countries...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories 09-26-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By gromit
Try gearscanada.com they carry saddle bags and ...

Try gearscanada.com they carry saddle bags and
offer free shipping within Canada with orders over
$50.00.
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 09-26-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By gromit
Was the oil that you used specifically for...

Was the oil that you used specifically for motorcycles?
Automotive engine oils have additives that are not to
be used in motorcycles. They are not good for motorcycle
transmission clutches. They...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 09-20-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By gromit
I know that I am going to be criticized,...

I know that I am going to be criticized, reprimanded, and maybe, run out
of town on a rail, but.

Maybe it is time to use the ultimate, universal tool that is used to fix any
problem.

A HAMMER...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 09-18-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By gromit
Hey Clarko21 I'm back again. Lets go thru all...

Hey Clarko21 I'm back again.
Lets go thru all the bar weight parts, where they are
and what they do. There are only 6 parts plus the
handle bar grip itself. I don't want to bore you but lets
get...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 09-18-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By gromit
I am a little confused as to whom your post is...

I am a little confused as to whom your post is directed to.
If it was to me, I have no problem with my bar end gaps.
My pics were only to show Clarko21 what acceptable gaps
might look like.
...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 09-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By gromit
I wasn't thinking when you said there was a gap...

I wasn't thinking when you said there was a gap difference
at the bar ends. There is a larger gap on the throttle side.
I think it a safety thing so nothing would get in and bind
the throttle.
...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 09-16-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By gromit
You purchased the bike used and it did not have...

You purchased the bike used and it did not have bar ends on it
at that time. You don't know why they they had been removed.
You also don't know what else may have been done.

When you installed...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 09-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,925
Posted By gromit
You mentioned the possibility of an oil pressure...

You mentioned the possibility of an oil pressure problem.
The engine has an oil pressure relief valve that almost
never fails but on rare occasions they do. Both too high
or too low oil pressure...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 09-13-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By gromit
I will make an attempt to describe how and where...

I will make an attempt to describe how and where the signal that determines
the speedometer output comes from. I am confidant it is correct and somewhat
accurate. Comments and corrections are...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 09-09-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,008
Posted By gromit
Wow, lighten up a little bit. Some people like ...

Wow, lighten up a little bit. Some people like
to mod their bikes to make them a little more
unique.
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 09-04-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,590
Posted By gromit
Something to possibly consider concerning...

Something to possibly consider concerning handlebar vibration.

Along with the bar end weight there is a larger internal bar weight
also. It is located into position with tabbed ring #3 and two...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 09-02-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By gromit
On the road I would plug just to not be stranded....

On the road I would plug just to not be stranded.
I would not run a front tire that was plugged but
I would run a plugged rear tire unless it was like
your puncture. It's right in the tread groove...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 08-29-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By gromit
Everybody that has the opinion that it is not...

Everybody that has the opinion that it is not necessary
to clean and lube cables (especially the clutch cable),
change their minds when the clutch cable snaps when
you are riding. You can still...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 08-23-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By gromit
Just my own personal experience: I bought...

Just my own personal experience:

I bought mine new in 2011 it started an ran
perfectly using regular (87 octane). After the
600 mile service, for no reason at all I filled
it up with premium...
Forum: CBR250 Performance 08-21-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By gromit
I do not have a Bazzaz but my understanding is...

I do not have a Bazzaz but my understanding is that map 1 (jumper connected),
is for running the stock exhaust or slip on exhaust only. Map 2 (jumper disconnected),
Is for running a full exhaust...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 08-09-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By gromit
For the seat I use Meguiar's Motorcycle Vinyl and...

For the seat I use Meguiar's Motorcycle Vinyl and Leather Cleaner/Conditioner.
One of the nice features of it is that it does not leave a slippery finish on the
seat.
Forum: Other Motorcycles 08-07-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By gromit
I can't quite understand what Polaris is really ...

I can't quite understand what Polaris is really
trying to do. They have been so successful with
their snowmobiles, atvs, jet skis, but not so
much with their motorcycles. They manufacture
Victory...
Forum: Other Motorcycles 08-05-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By gromit
That giant 30's Ford style radiator grill shell ...

That giant 30's Ford style radiator grill shell
makes it retro enough for me !!!!.
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 07-29-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By gromit
600k2 is right !!! I just looked with a...

600k2 is right !!!

I just looked with a flash light and an inspection mirror.
It doesn't look like any wrench will get a bite on them.
Both bolts are rounded out.

It must be a theft...
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