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Forum: The Ex-Ninjetters Lair January 13th, 2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,894
Posted By greg737
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhYnAeKiTq4 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhYnAeKiTq4

(sorry Gordon, couldn't resist)
Forum: New Members December 22nd, 2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 337
Posted By greg737
seems like you know your way around a motorcycle...

seems like you know your way around a motorcycle engine.
Forum: New Members December 21st, 2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 337
Posted By greg737
Let's get to work on this thing.

Let's get to work on this thing.
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion December 20th, 2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 734
Posted By greg737
Hey Gordon, You're asking, "What differences did...

Hey Gordon, You're asking, "What differences did Honda build into the two different sub-generation of the 5th Gen VFR800?"

Here are two "designed-in" differences:

#1. The catalyst element in...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk December 18th, 2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By greg737
I was planning to put together a (slightly...

I was planning to put together a (slightly better) version of the make-it-yourself clutch basket holder demonstrated in this youtube video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQVhscwyGZs
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion December 17th, 2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 734
Posted By greg737
In the '80s I was a teenager, graduated from High...

In the '80s I was a teenager, graduated from High School in '83.

When I saw and heard the 1980's Honda V-4 bikes (Magna, Sabre, all the VFRs) I was in love. Couldn't afford them at the time, and...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk December 17th, 2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By greg737
Yes, agree completely! I'm going to add a couple...

Yes, agree completely! I'm going to add a couple of on-the-bike pictures of the newly re-covered seat later today.

Right now I've moved on to other motorcycle-related projects: I'm doing a...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk December 17th, 2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By greg737
I got an opportunity to work on the EX250 so I...

I got an opportunity to work on the EX250 so I decided to put the new Northwest Classic seat cover.

When you see the pictures I took of my EX250's original seat cover you might think it looks to...
Forum: The Ex-Ninjetters Lair December 13th, 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 738
Posted By greg737
Gordon, I refrained from posting on the original...

Gordon, I refrained from posting on the original because it seemed to be a little complicated for "keyboard mechanic" work. But out of curiosity I came back to see if the situation was making any...
Forum: The Ex-Ninjetters Lair December 13th, 2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 738
Posted By greg737
This may sound strange but you might try running...

This may sound strange but you might try running it without the headlight bulb. A while back I helped out on a situation that was similar to yours, eventually we pulled the headlight bulb out (for...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk December 3rd, 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By greg737
Great project report! Thanks for returning to...

Great project report! Thanks for returning to post your thoughts on the experience.

As I mentioned on your earlier forum thread I'm going to do this mod in late December or early January, hoping...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Farkles November 27th, 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By greg737
Here's a link to a recent "I need to re-cover my...

Here's a link to a recent "I need to re-cover my seat" forum threat: https://www.ninjette.org/forums/showthread.php?t=327268

I liked the looks of this replacement EX250 seat cover so much I...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 22nd, 2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By greg737
To see those parts in their "natural habitat"...

To see those parts in their "natural habitat" here's a link to a picture over on the ninja250.org How-To pages:

https://faq.ninja250.org/wiki/File:Carbs.jpg

When they are installed properly you...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 8th, 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 478
Posted By greg737
W.T.F. people, the original poster is a full...

W.T.F. people, the original poster is a full grown adult, he'll put his big-boy pants on and make his own decisions. Don't think he needs any of us to come to his rescue/protection.
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 8th, 2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 478
Posted By greg737
Actually, shouldn't checking the bike's oil...

Actually, shouldn't checking the bike's oil screen be the first step in the diagnosing this issue?

If you find hard, black rubber bits sitting on the oil screen it can only have come from one...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 6th, 2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 478
Posted By greg737
The link I included in my post (above) has a guy...

The link I included in my post (above) has a guy who did the complete transplant with success. The only modification he had to make was including a 2mm thick washer in between the "shoulder" of the...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 6th, 2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 478
Posted By greg737
I'm in the process of doing a Next-Gen clutch...

I'm in the process of doing a Next-Gen clutch transplant on my '07 Pre-Gen EX250, which means installing the entire clutch basket assembly from an EX250J ('08 to '12) on my '07 EX250F.

The Pre-Gen...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 6th, 2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By greg737
I like it. My '05 EX250's seat covering...

I like it.

My '05 EX250's seat covering has been looking worn for a while now so I just went to Ebay and ordered the same replacement cover you purchased, the one with the "carbon weave" pattern...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion October 27th, 2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By greg737
Maybe it's a holdover (leftover?) from the early...

Maybe it's a holdover (leftover?) from the early EX250 days (like the '86 to about '00 timeframe) when the alloy used in the cylinder heads was softer, which meant the valve seats were softer and the...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 25th, 2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By greg737
With that as a starting point (the 2 pics you...

With that as a starting point (the 2 pics you posted) you'll certainly have a thorough knowledge of the bike when you're finished. I've been there several times with various motorcycles, it's a good...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 23rd, 2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,764
Posted By greg737
I was referring to part #16017. It gets lost...

I was referring to part #16017. It gets lost sometimes during carb cleaning/rebuild.
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 23rd, 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,764
Posted By greg737
The photo link works for me. Anybody else? ...

The photo link works for me.

Anybody else? Is it just me?
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 23rd, 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,764
Posted By greg737
Or... You dropped/lost one or both of the silver...

Or... You dropped/lost one or both of the silver collar pieces from one or both of your carbs and when this happens the carbs run way over-rich and the bike won't idle.

The commonly lost piece I'm...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 23rd, 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By greg737
The Datel company offers so many styles of...

The Datel company offers so many styles of voltmeter you'll probably find something that you like: http://www.datelmeters.com/

I went with a simple red colored display and mounted it into the left...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 19th, 2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By greg737
Oh wow, using diodes! That is a very elegant and...

Oh wow, using diodes! That is a very elegant and simple "one-bulb" solution. It demonstrates a better understanding of electronics than I have. In spite of how simple it is I never would have come...
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