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Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk August 1st, 2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 663
Posted By Topaz
My stock chain didn't last that long. I stopped...

My stock chain didn't last that long. I stopped liking it at 11k miles and changed at about 13k miles.
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk August 1st, 2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 663
Posted By Topaz
It looks like the factory chain in my N300 was a...

It looks like the factory chain in my N300 was a 'closed' chain, meaning there was no connecting link. They were all the same.

I picked one link and ground the rivet with a dremel. Then gently...
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed July 5th, 2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Topaz
Would any year GSX-R shock fit?

Would any year GSX-R shock fit?
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed June 30th, 2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Topaz
Have you figured out what model (size and year)...

Have you figured out what model (size and year) of GSX-R shock you'll get?
I want to do it too, but it looks like some of those shocks will lower the rear of the bike, which I don't want, so I...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk June 22nd, 2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By Topaz
How long are the bars you're using to break the...

How long are the bars you're using to break the nut from the axle? Are you really putting the 80 ft/lb that that nuts take to come out?

The first time I tried that, I didn't have the right tools....
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk June 15th, 2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Topaz
Mine is not on the road anymore. I rode it last...

Mine is not on the road anymore. I rode it last time in 2012 and then left it in my home town to a nephew of mine, but he didn't have the money or the will to take proper care of it and it's been...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk June 12th, 2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Topaz
I guess it depends on the rubber quality and...

I guess it depends on the rubber quality and where is the bike kept.

My 1986 Honda Interceptor still had all original gaskets and rubber hoses the last time I used it in 2012 (26 years). It had...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk June 10th, 2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Topaz
WOW! Very low miles for a 2007. Hopefully you...

WOW! Very low miles for a 2007. Hopefully you will correct that and put many happy miles to it.

Mine being a 2013 is not that young either, but when I pulled out the cover, everything was in good...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk June 10th, 2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Topaz
How many miles on your bike? I checked the...

How many miles on your bike?
I checked the valves at 15k miles and didn't need to replace any of those.
My bike is 2013 N300. However, from the diagram, they seem to be the same gaskets.
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed June 10th, 2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Topaz
I haven't upgraded the suspension yet. From what...

I haven't upgraded the suspension yet. From what I've read so far, you have the following options for suspension:

Front:
First and cheapest, you change the forks oil for something heavier (10wt...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk May 14th, 2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By Topaz
Motion Pro has a chain alignment tool. Not too...

Motion Pro has a chain alignment tool. Not too expensive and quite compact.

https://www.motionpro.com/product/08-0048
Forum: Motorcycle-related May 4th, 2021, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Topaz
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Farkles April 21st, 2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Topaz
Very nice! Looks like you did a great job and...

Very nice!
Looks like you did a great job and had a lot of fun.
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk April 21st, 2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 663
Posted By Topaz
^^ Looks good. Give it a try.

^^ Looks good. Give it a try.
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk April 20th, 2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 663
Posted By Topaz
I was in the same situation some years ago and...

I was in the same situation some years ago and got the chain with the clip.
As someone said above, it's very important that the clip is properly seated. What tool will you use to compress the...
Forum: 2013 - 2017 Ninja 300 Tech Talk April 17th, 2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Topaz
Phillips or JIS?

Hey guys. Are the criss-crossed screws in the Ninja Phillips or JIS?
Should JIS heads have the dot engraved in one corner to identify them?

I managed to striped both heads of the bolts that...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion February 5th, 2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8,369
Views: 835,579
Posted By Topaz
Thanks Danno! So I'd better keep the stock MC?

Thanks Danno! So I'd better keep the stock MC?
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion February 5th, 2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8,369
Views: 835,579
Posted By Topaz
Hello, I will be doing the brake upgrade on my...

Hello, I will be doing the brake upgrade on my N300 with SVRacing adapter plate for a CBR600 caliper and steel lines.
I already have the steel lines, Galfer.

For the caliper, I will try...
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed October 14th, 2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By Topaz
'Bonamici' makes (or used to make) aluminum case...

'Bonamici' makes (or used to make) aluminum case savers, but they were $300 the pair. There used to be on eBay some years ago when I got my case savers.

I got the R&G ones, made out of some kind...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Farkles June 18th, 2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,334
Posted By Topaz
My SSR cap also gave me a nice spray of gas right...

My SSR cap also gave me a nice spray of gas right on my chin at the first hard brake on the track.

I contacted SSR and they sold me for $5 a new seal that also came with a bit a grease to apply...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk June 18th, 2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,535
Posted By Topaz
I got the economic ones from Cycle Gear. They...

I got the economic ones from Cycle Gear. They worked perfect for years on different bikes. Still on duty.

I like a lot the one that lifts the bike from one center point in the frame. Once lifted,...
Forum: Pictures May 25th, 2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,179
Posted By Topaz
Nice! I like it!

Nice! I like it!
Forum: 2013 - 2017 Ninja 300 Tech Talk May 7th, 2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By Topaz
Yeah, the 'ball joints'! That's what I meant by...

Yeah, the 'ball joints'! That's what I meant by 'terminals' LOL. Thanks Danno.
Forum: 2013 - 2017 Ninja 300 Tech Talk May 7th, 2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By Topaz
I have the Yoshi brackets in my N300. They came...

I have the Yoshi brackets in my N300. They came with the bike when I bought it used. I assume the shift rod is the Yoshi one. And if it isn't, I guess it's long enough. I have the rear sets in the...
Forum: 2013 - 2017 Ninja 300 Tech Talk May 3rd, 2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,287
Posted By Topaz
UPDATE: Got the parts and changed the stator. So...

UPDATE: Got the parts and changed the stator. So far so good. Battery reading at 4k rpm's is 13.9 V, I did some rides. About 100 miles in all. No red lights on the cluster. Battery reading after ride...
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