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Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk Today, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Triple Jim
There is no one correct procedure. If you...

There is no one correct procedure. If you research it, you'll get a different answer each place you look. Generally you need to vary the RPM and make sure you load the engine pretty hard...
Forum: Off-Topic November 18th, 2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 287
Posted By Triple Jim
That's kind of what I was afraid of. It seemed...

That's kind of what I was afraid of. It seemed too good to be true, that one could just quickly order any replacement part needed. I appreciate your skill, not only in cleaning and repairing the...
Forum: Off-Topic November 18th, 2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 287
Posted By Triple Jim
How easy is it to locate a replacement part like...

How easy is it to locate a replacement part like that? You need a supplier that has it in stock, and you need to figure out how to specify the correct part. Is it as simple as telling the supplier...
Forum: New Members November 17th, 2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 99
Posted By Triple Jim
Hello Sandor it's good to meet you, and welcome...

Hello Sandor it's good to meet you, and welcome to the board!
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 15th, 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 314
Posted By Triple Jim
You're right about that being a difference, but I...

You're right about that being a difference, but I would bet that if I tried the greased tap method on a drain hole, greasy chips would be all inside around the rethreaded hole. Maybe at that point...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 14th, 2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By Triple Jim
Thanks for the update Andrew. I'm glad things...

Thanks for the update Andrew. I'm glad things are working better now.
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 13th, 2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 210
Posted By Triple Jim
Running unloaded is probably not a good way to...

Running unloaded is probably not a good way to seat the rings, since there's very little combustion pressure.
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 11th, 2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By Triple Jim
I like the lower than stock sprocket ratio on my...

I like the lower than stock sprocket ratio on my 250. If you like the stock setup, more power to you. :) As long as you can downshift and get the revs up, the lower ratio won't hurt acceleration. ...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 11th, 2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 687
Posted By Triple Jim
I think Fifthwheelman and Greg737 were leading...

I think Fifthwheelman and Greg737 were leading for quite a while. Anyway, thanks guys, it brightened my day just a little. And I promise to fulfill my duties as MOM.
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 11th, 2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 210
Posted By Triple Jim
Did you hold the throttle wide open for the test?...

Did you hold the throttle wide open for the test? No offense meant if you did, just checking.
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion November 11th, 2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 687
Posted By Triple Jim
Thank you Jay and Rick, it was kind of a...

Thank you Jay and Rick, it was kind of a surprise. It almost seems like people are getting tired of animal photos. :)
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 9th, 2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By Triple Jim
First off, I'd contact JT and find out why it...

First off, I'd contact JT and find out why it doesn't fit. I have a JT on my 250.

There's a good article on sprocket ratios here: https://faq.ninja250.org/wiki/I_want_to_change_my_gearing
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 8th, 2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 271
Posted By Triple Jim
The OP said he's new to 250s and hears a "bit of...

The OP said he's new to 250s and hears a "bit of noise" with his clutch lever out at idle. Then he asked for insight. Adulthood and pants aside, the right thing to do is let him know that in most...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 8th, 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 271
Posted By Triple Jim
I wasn't accusing anyone in particular, it's just...

I wasn't accusing anyone in particular, it's just that the tone of the thread seemed to be leaning toward encouraging Ken to do fairly major work when it isn't known that it's needed.
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 7th, 2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 271
Posted By Triple Jim
I read that article when I first got my 250. ...

I read that article when I first got my 250. According to the first sentence:

"There is probably nothing wrong with your clutch. There is seldom any real trouble from clutches on the EX250. They...
Forum: Off-Topic November 7th, 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By Triple Jim
That's cool. Some of my favorite motorcycle...

That's cool. Some of my favorite motorcycle racing has been clowning around with friends on a kart track.
Forum: Off-Topic November 7th, 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By Triple Jim
So they just ride around, not competing? I can't...

So they just ride around, not competing? I can't say that sounds like it would be very fun.
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 7th, 2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 271
Posted By Triple Jim
Right, if the rubber is really coming apart. I'm...

Right, if the rubber is really coming apart. I'm assuming what usually happens is the rubber shrinks a bit and things rattle around. I've checked my screen, and there was no rubber in there, even...
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed November 7th, 2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By Triple Jim
Frank, I can see how killing the engine in case...

Frank, I can see how killing the engine in case of a crash would be a good thing. Now that you mention it, it's interesting that's not required.
Forum: Off-Topic November 7th, 2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By Triple Jim
It looks like it could be fun, but those guys are...

It looks like it could be fun, but those guys are going about 15 mph for some reason.
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 6th, 2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By Triple Jim
Thanks for the post keV, it's good to know about...

Thanks for the post keV, it's good to know about this.
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 6th, 2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 271
Posted By Triple Jim
If you mean the noticeable but not loud noise...

If you mean the noticeable but not loud noise when it's idling with the lever out (clutch engaged), the noise is common on pregen 250s. It's not harmful, just a little annoying if you listen to it. ...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 6th, 2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 217
Posted By Triple Jim
Stock pregen mufflers are not loud. Has someone...

Stock pregen mufflers are not loud. Has someone modified it, for example by drilling out the four rivets on each muffler? Or maybe even something worse.
Forum: Off-Topic November 5th, 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 287
Posted By Triple Jim
I'm enjoying the thread, Eric. I once tried to...

I'm enjoying the thread, Eric. I once tried to repair an Accutron and made a mess of it. I was young though, and using a microscope that inverted the image. That was a bad idea. Clearly one needs...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Farkles November 5th, 2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Triple Jim
Agreeing with everything Gort posted above, I'll...

Agreeing with everything Gort posted above, I'll add that I'd probably try to reinforce the crack with something on the inside. Maybe a piece of ABS cemented on, or maybe some fiberglass cloth...
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