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Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance   03-12-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By cbrlocal
Finally had to replace my factory battery from my...

Finally had to replace my factory battery from my 2011 last month. It didn't really die, it just got too weak to fire the ignition coil in conjunction with the headlight, fuel pump, gauges, and...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques   04-13-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By cbrlocal
Guy's motorcycle was apparently not even...

Guy's motorcycle was apparently not even registered. Ticketed for reckless driving and no registration.

In the video you can see his gesturing; but apparently when the driver didn't react, he...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance   12-14-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,176
Posted By cbrlocal
I have been informed by another member that my...

I have been informed by another member that my photos for this thread are no longer active because of Photobucket's updated 3rd party hosting policy, in which the host of the forum must pay...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance   10-19-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,172
Posted By cbrlocal
Best way for removal is an impact with the hub...

Best way for removal is an impact with the hub out of the wheel and in a vice. I was able to get all but one of mine loose with a breaker bar and careful application of torque, but one did...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   08-20-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,711
Posted By cbrlocal
When downshifting with the clutch in to 2nd or...

When downshifting with the clutch in to 2nd or 1st, there is a noticeable mechanical "thunk". If this is what you're referring to, it's normal.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   08-08-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,194
Posted By cbrlocal
That "mod" has been around since the beginning. ...

That "mod" has been around since the beginning.

While removing the lid doesn't really do any damage, it also doesn't do any good. Engineers designed the airbox to be a specific shape and volume,...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   07-02-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By cbrlocal
Normal. They all whine. If it squeals, then...

Normal. They all whine. If it squeals, then that's a different story.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   06-20-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By cbrlocal
Severe weather around here prevented a safe ride....

Severe weather around here prevented a safe ride. But, nearly every day is ride my bike to work day. :)
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance   04-13-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,176
Posted By cbrlocal
Convert factory cam chain tensioner to manual - For $4

So after going through 2 brand new factory tensioners in less than 1000 miles (original made it 28k), I decided that I wasn't going to buy another factory one to destroy my engine, and I also wasn't...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   02-20-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,859
Posted By cbrlocal
And yours has been dropped. Your point is? ...

And yours has been dropped. Your point is?

(And nothing in that ad discloses to me it has mechanical problems. At least he disclosed it.)
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance   02-19-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,585
Posted By cbrlocal
Having a higher vs lower temperature thermostat...

Having a higher vs lower temperature thermostat is unrelated to warmup time; unless of course you let the engine warm until the thermostat is completely open. On our bikes, the thermostat isn't open...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   02-08-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,142
Posted By cbrlocal
Vloggers; flashbacks to CycleCruza when he was...

Vloggers; flashbacks to CycleCruza when he was here.....*shudders*. I ride my own way. If the riders I am with don't want to ride similarly, then it's not a good group to ride with. Period.

And...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   02-01-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,617
Posted By cbrlocal
No ticks for 3 days after applying this fix. I...

No ticks for 3 days after applying this fix. I would get the tick/chatter at idle when the bike was cold, and it seemingly vanished or lessened greatly after the bike was fully warm; I'm guessing...
Forum: CBR250 New Member Introductions   01-31-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By cbrlocal
We're going to assume you have full gear (gloves,...

We're going to assume you have full gear (gloves, shoes/boots, pants, jacket, helmet, airbag, etc) and maintenance related items before you start plopping farkles on your baby blade. Otherwise, us...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   01-28-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,617
Posted By cbrlocal
So, if you're having CCT noise and you suspect...

So, if you're having CCT noise and you suspect your spring just isn't creating enough pressure to push the worm gear out enough, here's a quick fix for you as long as your worm gear is working...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   01-23-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,419
Posted By cbrlocal
Even if your battery is pretty flat, as long as...

Even if your battery is pretty flat, as long as the rectifier and stator are doing their jobs they should keep the bike running once it is started. You may have to keep the revs up a bit to provide...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques   01-17-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,296
Posted By cbrlocal
Ha! Nope; the Canadian immigration website...

Ha! Nope; the Canadian immigration website crashed with all the traffic and couldn't get through. :laugh:

Wow; that video is nuts. Seems the motorcyclist posted another video for how it all...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   12-02-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By cbrlocal
Yes, the front suspension is soft. If you...

Yes, the front suspension is soft. If you stiffen it, after 3 minutes of street riding you'll wish you didn't.
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   09-29-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,683
Posted By cbrlocal
I wouldn't; just due to line sizes, sealing...

I wouldn't; just due to line sizes, sealing issues, and stagnant fuel volume differences. Also, if I recall correctly, the fuel filter is actually on the pressure side of the pump, and remains...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   09-22-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,617
Posted By cbrlocal
Cam chain tensioner dying

So over the past few weeks, my bike developed a strange, intermittent symptom. When stopped at a light, I could feel a "knocking" in my handlebars. This did not happen every time I stopped, and...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance   09-15-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,946
Posted By cbrlocal
Too full; drain some out via the drain plug and...

Too full; drain some out via the drain plug and re-check with the bike upright off the side stand. Or if it's due, just change the oil and change it correctly.

Also make sure you check your...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   08-30-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,621
Posted By cbrlocal
Did three further tests: 1. Tire mounted, no...

Did three further tests: 1. Tire mounted, no balance. 2. Tire mounted, weight balance. 3. Tire mounted, dynabeads.

No real difference between them. Obviously, at higher speeds, the...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   08-13-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,967
Posted By cbrlocal
87, only. Mild compression ratio and tune...

87, only. Mild compression ratio and tune doesn't need 92. In fact it'll probably run worse.
Forum: CBR250 Performance   08-11-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By cbrlocal
Exhaust won't add much HP. Any one that does is...

Exhaust won't add much HP. Any one that does is going to be loud. You can't have your cake and eat it too if you want power+weight reduction+quiet exhaust.

If you think the 500r exhaust is...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   07-24-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By cbrlocal
No. Don't. Waste of money and one puddle will...

No. Don't. Waste of money and one puddle will soak your back.
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