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Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By DannoXYZ
Hey good job! Sometimes, I just drop engine to do...

Hey good job! Sometimes, I just drop engine to do valve adjustment. Quicker than trying to move bazillion hoses, wires and stuff out of way!
Forum: Help Yesterday, 12:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 167
Posted By DannoXYZ
If battery power is OK, then next up is: -...

If battery power is OK, then next up is:

- verify petcock is operational, only flows when vacuum applied, then thorough carb-cleaning
- clear out all jets and bleed holes with guitar wire of...
Forum: Help July 20th, 2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 167
Posted By DannoXYZ
That's OK, starter is causing battery to drop...

That's OK, starter is causing battery to drop voltage due to drain. Do these tests.

1. measure battery voltage with everything off

2. measure battery voltage while pushing START button
Forum: Pictures July 20th, 2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 566
Posted By DannoXYZ
OOohh, AAaahhh.... very nice!

OOohh, AAaahhh.... very nice!
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk July 19th, 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By DannoXYZ
Note that twisted forks isn't same as bent fork...

Note that twisted forks isn't same as bent fork tubes. With bent tubes, you can only fix by getting straight ones. Unless you have this special tool and know how to use it.
...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk July 19th, 2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 306
Posted By DannoXYZ
Thumbs up Another awesome job by ducatiman!!!...

Another awesome job by ducatiman!!! :clapping::smile-beerglass::bounce:
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk July 19th, 2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By DannoXYZ
Yup, I've done as Jay's suggested. Take piece of...

Yup, I've done as Jay's suggested. Take piece of wood and cut out holes for oil-filter and oil-drain bolts. Then shape wood to extend and touch across swing-arm pivot. Then use scissor-jack with...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk July 19th, 2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By DannoXYZ
Yikes! Those scare me!!! Too easy for bike to...

Yikes! Those scare me!!! Too easy for bike to topple off. I’d much prefer to hang a bike, then it can’t fall because it’s at lowest point already.
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion July 19th, 2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 200
Posted By DannoXYZ
Yeah it can get confusing: Tightening...

Yeah it can get confusing:

Tightening adjuster = looser cable
Loosening adjuster = tighter cable

If you have lots of lever free-play that doesn’t move lever down by engine, you want to loosen...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk July 18th, 2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By DannoXYZ
Your mileage is about average. A little time...

Your mileage is about average. A little time spent on cleaning up will fetch you more $.

I bought two pregens (2002 & 2003) couple years ago from storage sale for $300. They came in boxes!
...
Forum: !%@*#$%!)@#&!%@ I crashed! July 18th, 2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By DannoXYZ
Look and see if it's touching bottom of muffler. ...

Look and see if it's touching bottom of muffler.
Take photo and post it here.
Forum: Motorcycle-related July 18th, 2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By DannoXYZ
I'd say about 7.5-8.0 for street use. If track...

I'd say about 7.5-8.0 for street use. If track racing, 8.0-8.5. I use 9.0 spring for track and I'm 180-lbs.

I'm looking into some ways to fit bottom without hacking up shock. I think sleeving...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion July 17th, 2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 149
Posted By DannoXYZ
Personally i find 400 simpler. Much fewer hoses...

Personally i find 400 simpler. Much fewer hoses and clamps to get in way. So if newgen is 3, 400 is a 2. Spin-on oil filter makes oil-change easy! Swingarm bolts to engine and there’s less stuff...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk July 17th, 2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 306
Posted By DannoXYZ
Haaahahahhaahhhhh!!!! ...

Haaahahahhaahhhhh!!!!

https://www.truevalue.com/garage-driveway-cleaner-gal

Most likely bike’s that’s been sitting around long enough to have petcock and float-valve issues is gonna have...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Farkles July 17th, 2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By DannoXYZ
Ahh, very nice... very nice...

Ahh, very nice... very nice...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion July 16th, 2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 149
Posted By DannoXYZ
I've ridden 250, 300 and 400 many times at exact...

I've ridden 250, 300 and 400 many times at exact same track, so here's my impressions over 250.

300 - slight increase in power, but weighs more than 250 so it's almost a wash. Handling definitely...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion July 16th, 2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 149
Posted By DannoXYZ
I vote for 400!!! Will keep you entertained...

I vote for 400!!!

Will keep you entertained for more years before you’re bored. It’s lighter and handles better than both 250 and 300! It’s so much fun!!
Forum: New Members July 16th, 2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By DannoXYZ
Greetings and Salutations Boone! :wave: It...

Greetings and Salutations Boone! :wave:

It seems more satisfying to restore an abused bike back to good health than just buying one. I grab desperate samples off ads all the time and sell them off...
Forum: Motorcycle-related July 16th, 2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By DannoXYZ
EX500 shock is same as '86-87 EX250 shock! ...

EX500 shock is same as '86-87 EX250 shock!

Get one of GSXR shocks. I came up with easier way to install without hacking up frame or shock (see last post).
...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk July 16th, 2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 51
Posted By DannoXYZ
I would just leave it. Doesn't interfere with...

I would just leave it. Doesn't interfere with bike's operation in any way.
Saves cute little frogs and reduces asthma cases in kids.
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion July 16th, 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 200
Posted By DannoXYZ
Slot on adjuster to allow quick easy cable-swaps...

Slot on adjuster to allow quick easy cable-swaps will also chew up cable! Edge of that slot where it meets threads becomes TEETH!!! Always turn adjuster so that slot in adjuster is up or down to...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk July 16th, 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 51
Posted By DannoXYZ
When in doubt, consult original manufacturer's...

When in doubt, consult original manufacturer's diagrams.
https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=1JCM_KOx4vC5ELaGXqFYp5UR47M3VgMDS
In this case, it really doesn't matter which way you hook...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Farkles July 16th, 2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By DannoXYZ
Coming along nicely! :goodjobsign: You are...

Coming along nicely! :goodjobsign:

You are using the EX500 IC-igniter right? It's got different firing-order than 250.

Tach also won't read correctly as result. Easiest to carry dash over from...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion July 15th, 2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 200
Posted By DannoXYZ
That's right. In gear with clutch lever pulled...

That's right. In gear with clutch lever pulled in, it's supposed to spin freely with no drag like in neutral. Your clutch-plates are not disengaging when you pull clutch lever.

Spin adjuster on...
Forum: Help July 15th, 2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 167
Posted By DannoXYZ
Hi Rob! Welcome to Ninjette! :wave: Your...

Hi Rob! Welcome to Ninjette! :wave:

Your wiring is correct, don’t waste any time on that.

Sounds like starter-clutch is not gripping. Need to take out and verify three spring-loaded...
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