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Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk March 26th, 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Twisthem488
Actually, now that you mention it I do have one...

Actually, now that you mention it I do have one that I've been using for electrolytic rust removal, but it should work in a pinch, although having a quick connect for it would be handy.
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk March 26th, 2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Twisthem488
I'll test it again after riding around with the...

I'll test it again after riding around with the connection re secured to see if that makes a difference, and then adjust for temps (although at 50F, that's only a .072V difference) If its not up to...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk March 25th, 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Twisthem488
I really should have just checked this first, but...

I really should have just checked this first, but I took a look at my battery today. Its 53F, and the battery was reading at 12.18, so not too bad there. BUT I noticed the positive terminal was...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk March 22nd, 2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Twisthem488
Ninja stutters starting out in first

I have a 2009, and a few days ago I ran into something new with her. It was about 50F outside, the bike was warmed up, and I was pulling out from a stop. I let the bike hit about 7K and eased the...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 11th, 2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,224
Posted By Twisthem488
I've had this argument before which included some...

I've had this argument before which included some other activities like rock climbing and sky diving. It was less about being an adrenaline junkie and more about risk taking, which I kind of took...
Forum: New Members May 10th, 2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By Twisthem488
Looks good. Congrats on the bike and fixing it...

Looks good. Congrats on the bike and fixing it up. If you're anything like me you'll absolutely love it!
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk May 7th, 2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By Twisthem488
Thanks guys. I've gone ahead and done most of the...

Thanks guys. I've gone ahead and done most of the reassembly, but now I think I might have another issue. I put some blue "removable with handtools" loctite on the drain bolt and got it hand tight. I...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk May 6th, 2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By Twisthem488
Changing fork seals, but there's trouble in paradise t

My left fork has been leaking for ages. I bought the replacement parts, but lacked the tools and guts for a while now. Well, things are looking up and I've finally begun. I took my time, as I tend to...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion April 23rd, 2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 28,178
Posted By Twisthem488
I think I could have some fun with this guy: 2017...

I think I could have some fun with this guy: 2017 Duke 390

http://www.ktm.com/globalassets/products-pim-data/ke2-11001/naked-bike/390-duke2/390-duke-2017/f4303q2/pho_bike_90_re.png?width=918
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk April 15th, 2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,782
Posted By Twisthem488
Well I had some freetime today to look at it and...

Well I had some freetime today to look at it and realized that I made the problem a lot harder on myself. I Its much easier if the forks are still in the triple tree since then the stanchion is...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk April 14th, 2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,782
Posted By Twisthem488
Tangential to this thread, this brings up a good...

Tangential to this thread, this brings up a good point: I weight 210 (but have lost 26 lbs in the last 3 months!) and have been looking at stiffer springs. Stock is apparently .65 and racetech...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk April 12th, 2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,782
Posted By Twisthem488
Thats a neat trick. Any suggestions if the...

Thats a neat trick.

Any suggestions if the forks aren't on the bike as is the case with my "trial" forks that I bought?
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk April 10th, 2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,782
Posted By Twisthem488
:doh: I'm as blind as I am ugly ...

:doh: I'm as blind as I am ugly

[QUOTE=InvisiBill]Thanks! I might take advantage of that for the real fork seal replacement since they will still be mounted in the bike. I don't mind buying tools...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk April 10th, 2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,782
Posted By Twisthem488
That looks like a helpful tool Ducatiman. What...

That looks like a helpful tool Ducatiman. What does it grab onto since the fork tubes are smooth up top?
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk April 9th, 2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,782
Posted By Twisthem488
Easiest way to remove the top clip from from the forks?

I need to change out the fork seals on my newgen, and hopefully stop the leaking that's occurring. Since I've never done it before I felt much more comfortable trying it with a spare set of forks, so...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion April 7th, 2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 28,178
Posted By Twisthem488
I'm a simple man. Adding an FZ07 is my next...

I'm a simple man. Adding an FZ07 is my next highest desire (although not priority)

http://i.imgur.com/9zUAtbH.jpg?1
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion April 5th, 2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 627,258
Posted By Twisthem488
I haven't quite done it yet, but I just got some...

I haven't quite done it yet, but I just got some cheap pregen ninja forks (straight and not leaking surprisingly) to practice doing my fork seals on before I attempt it on my 09. Maybe if I don't...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion July 31st, 2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,330
Posted By Twisthem488
I looks like a less spermy version of the Aptera....

I looks like a less spermy version of the Aptera. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aptera_Motors)
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion June 20th, 2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 627,258
Posted By Twisthem488
Yeah I have a 520x106 chain, the measurement I'm...

Yeah I have a 520x106 chain, the measurement I'm really looking for the diameter of the pins after riveting them.
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion June 20th, 2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 627,258
Posted By Twisthem488
I installed the new rivet link on my chain. Super...

I installed the new rivet link on my chain. Super paranoid about it since there is very little visual difference from not enough to to much. I need to buy a battery for my calipers so I can measure...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion June 12th, 2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 627,258
Posted By Twisthem488
Changing my oil, and cleaning the chain I...

Changing my oil, and cleaning the chain I stumbled upon this:
http://i.imgur.com/rzRwADF.jpg

Its been about 300 miles since I've checked it. I've been told to not trust clip style master links....
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk June 6th, 2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,002
Posted By Twisthem488
Not a single issue again. Maybe it will pop up in...

Not a single issue again. Maybe it will pop up in another couple months :shrug:
I just wanted to be proactive about it before it becomes a real issue. Its time for me to get my valves checked and I...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion June 5th, 2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 627,258
Posted By Twisthem488
Today was a good day. I got some stuff in the...

Today was a good day. I got some stuff in the mail for the bike which prompted me to work on it. I put on a cheap ram mount clone with a built in USB charger. I used some T-taps to wire it to the low...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Farkles May 31st, 2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,344
Posted By Twisthem488
That is an awesome build. Complete makeover for...

That is an awesome build. Complete makeover for the little ninjette, and a very sexy one.
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 28th, 2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Twisthem488
I used the wrong syntax. Give it a try now :D

I used the wrong syntax. Give it a try now :D
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