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Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 6th, 2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Mohawk
If I read that correctly, no fuel in the oil. So...

If I read that correctly, no fuel in the oil. So I would guess stuck or broken piston rings. The 250 used steel bores so if only 900 miles a good possibility.
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion July 24th, 2022, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Mohawk
Remove calipers, remove pads & give the inside of...

Remove calipers, remove pads & give the inside of caliper a good clean & degunge. No need to strip caliper if its working good.
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk July 22nd, 2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Mohawk
If that engine was running, did you remove the...

If that engine was running, did you remove the valve collets & spring retainer? If not you will have a loose valve dropping into the piston. Get the head off. Check for damage. Do what's required to...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk July 5th, 2022, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By Mohawk
You can't use plugs to gauge jetting with...

You can't use plugs to gauge jetting with unleaded fuel. You will only see any worth while difference if its really rich or really lean, anything else & it looks the same. My ZZR250 is good for an...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk June 15th, 2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,185
Posted By Mohawk
Only special tool is a copper coin to lock the...

Only special tool is a copper coin to lock the clutch to crank gears when you need to loosen or tighten the inner basket retaining nut.
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion June 3rd, 2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mohawk
Apologies. WTF ��*♀️. I've always read C-ABS as...

Apologies. WTF ��*♀️. I've always read C-ABS as cornering ABS. Not some half baked repetition of CBS in a digital format !? My bad, I've ridden them on track but never had any issues. CBS was the...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion June 2nd, 2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mohawk
BS CBR600RR never had linked brakes. ABS monitors...

BS CBR600RR never had linked brakes. ABS monitors the difference in wheel rotation, so front & rear are both used as reference, but X cycles per second determines if ABS kicks in or not, based on...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion April 7th, 2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mohawk
Don't know if your ABS is switchable. On the...

Don't know if your ABS is switchable. On the Versys-X 300 its not, but there is a tweak to disable it.

On the X300 Start bike, the ABS light stays on until you ride a few yards. When light goes...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk March 22nd, 2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Mohawk
K&N do a filter for these, it increases the...

K&N do a filter for these, it increases the filter area & effectively makes the airbox bigger. You need to put a self taper screw in the airbox drain hole from the outside. Its located on the bottom...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk March 8th, 2022, 01:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,185
Posted By Mohawk
Glad it works for you. I was surprised at how...

Glad it works for you. I was surprised at how much that basket moved before, wow.
Thanks for sharing ��
Forum: Riding Skills January 8th, 2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,371
Posted By Mohawk
Two kinds of low sides. 1. Trail braking into...

Two kinds of low sides. 1. Trail braking into turn, losses the front. 2. Accelerate too early, low side from rear. This is usually whilst still cranked over. Stomping on rear brake or chopping...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion October 19th, 2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Mohawk
WD40 or whatever flavour you have locally of...

WD40 or whatever flavour you have locally of similar stuff. Spray on agitate & it meltsvright off, no harm to your paint ��
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion October 19th, 2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,175
Posted By Mohawk
Just remember when you say soap, you really mean...

Just remember when you say soap, you really mean car wash right !

Whats the difference? Salt which is the main component of dish washing soaps. Car wash is salt free. Don't put salt in your wheel...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion October 14th, 2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,175
Posted By Mohawk
I find a diy CO2 puncture repair kit works. Get...

I find a diy CO2 puncture repair kit works. Get tyre ready with lube as per above, remove valve core. Then fit CO2 adaptor to the valve. When you are ready screw in a CO2 capsule, instant high...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk August 29th, 2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,380
Posted By Mohawk
Sweet. I’m still working on my big bore engine,...

Sweet. I’m still working on my big bore engine, and have my Ohlins shock off for a service whilst I sort out the rear suspension. So I will likely get it tested as a 250 later this year then do the...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion August 29th, 2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8,487
Views: 944,832
Posted By Mohawk
Well it was yesterday, but I had sourced a new...

Well it was yesterday, but I had sourced a new rear suspension pivot sleeve, after discovering a lot of slop in the rear wheel. Turns out on my ZZR250 it needs a 62.5mm sleeve, but they only come in...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk August 4th, 2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,594
Posted By Mohawk
Factory chains are endless, so no soft link. Just...

Factory chains are endless, so no soft link. Just cut it or grind off a pin head to separate & remove it.

Generally Only aftermarket chains have a soft rivet link.
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk August 1st, 2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,594
Posted By Mohawk
Often factory fitted chains are continuous link....

Often factory fitted chains are continuous link. Because they fit the chain in a production line & it saves time and hassle. Owners don't want to strip half their bike including removing the swingarm...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk August 1st, 2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,594
Posted By Mohawk
The problem is not the chain tools fault but the...

The problem is not the chain tools fault but the user. Chain breaker tool is VERY poor name, unfortunately. They should be called chain joiner tools, because they are only designed to work on the...
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed July 23rd, 2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,933
Posted By Mohawk
Good man, well done you. Best qualify that with...

Good man, well done you. Best qualify that with 4-Stroke 250, as the last 250 2-strokes would do 130mph+, things like KR-1S & RGV, the 250 race bikes were even quicker!
But pretty sweet for a ninja...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk June 11th, 2021, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Mohawk
Sounds like you melted the left piston hence oil...

Sounds like you melted the left piston hence oil in the bore. Or badly scraped it whilst overheated. The bottom end oiling may have saved the crank bearings, but you will have to pull the top end. If...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk May 24th, 2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,380
Posted By Mohawk
I have the same plan for my ZZR250. I was in the...

I have the same plan for my ZZR250. I was in the middle of a 315cc (64mm bore in 250 cylinders) high compression big bore when I bust my arm falling off my Versys-x 300 Grrrrrr. So nearly back to...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 20th, 2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By Mohawk
Probably chain slap on the swingarm from poorly...

Probably chain slap on the swingarm from poorly adjusted or worn out chain.
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk May 20th, 2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Mohawk
That gear ring is a very snug fit on the splines,...

That gear ring is a very snug fit on the splines, it has to be aligned perfectly to slip on.
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk May 11th, 2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Mohawk
Change the clutch to a new gen type. You will...

Change the clutch to a new gen type. You will need the whole clutch, oil pump drive gear, inner & outer basket plus all plates, springs & bolts/washers, plus the central push rod.

You can use a...
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