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Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk November 8th, 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 271
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: 271
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: 271
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: 271
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: 9
Views: 200
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: 460
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: 117
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: 26
Views: 375
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: 26
Views: 375
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: 26
Views: 375
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: 402
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: 15
Views: 282
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...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 19th, 2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By greg737
Under the heading of "things I didn't know about...

Under the heading of "things I didn't know about the EX250", the following situation...

I knew when I replaced the Turn Signal bulbs with LED bulbs that I would also have to replace the Turn...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 19th, 2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By greg737
Getting "tighter" is what the valves naturally...

Getting "tighter" is what the valves naturally do. The aluminum alloy of the cylinder head is the softest metal in the whole mechanism (everything else involved is harder: the valves are steel, the...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 16th, 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By greg737
That amount of carbon is normal, nothing...

That amount of carbon is normal, nothing surprising there.

B.T.W., you mentioned getting wrong/misguided info off the internet, have you gone to ninja250.org for maintenance documentation? That...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 13th, 2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By greg737
The sensor itself is a Bosch, the sensor...

The sensor itself is a Bosch, the sensor controller is an Innovate Motorsports LC-1. And your thought is interesting, but when the sensor controller is heating up the O2 sensor the air/fuel ratio...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 13th, 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By greg737
Good job. Yes, when the CCT goes for a long time...

Good job. Yes, when the CCT goes for a long time (like years and years and years) without any maintenance it does get gummy/sticky. It gets this way because it hangs from up at the top of the...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 13th, 2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By greg737
You've definitely got a "ticking sound" there,...

You've definitely got a "ticking sound" there, although I would say it's more of a "clatter". Good job on the videos, often people post cell phone videos that are so bad you can't hear the noise...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 13th, 2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By greg737
Good to hear from you, CH. Funny how much time...

Good to hear from you, CH. Funny how much time has passed, you and I are now among the long-term members of the forum.

Your memory is accurate, in its original FI configuration the bike didn't...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 12th, 2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By greg737
The Superbrightleds website seems to have a...

The Superbrightleds website seems to have a replacement for every imaginable bulb. If there's a marking on the bulb itself or a specification/designation listed in the bike's Service Manual I'd bet...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 12th, 2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By greg737
Yes, ordered them through Superbrightleds ...

Yes, ordered them through Superbrightleds

For the 3 instrument panel lights: 194-WWHP5: Warm White, $4.95 each

Didn't mention it yet but decided to also do the 4 tiny "function" lights:...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 12th, 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By greg737
While I was doing the headlight work I decided to...

While I was doing the headlight work I decided to see what the electrical draw of the instrument panel lighting was.

The EX250 has three "wedge type" bulbs that light the instrument panel, when...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 12th, 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By greg737
The EX250 ground point is not on the frame. ...

The EX250 ground point is not on the frame.

On my '05 EX250 the main ground is a dedicated engine case bolt on the right-hand side of the bike, look just above the clutch cover, slightly above and...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 12th, 2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By greg737
Thanks Jim, I was being lazy not looking up the...

Thanks Jim, I was being lazy not looking up the math for the DC current conversion from Amps to Watts.

The LED Headlight savings looks even more impressive when you view it in Watts rather than...
Forum: 1986 - 2007 Ninja 250R Tech Talk October 12th, 2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By greg737
Anyone with Long-term experience with LED headlight from Superbrightleds?

History: For a while now I've been little concerned/bothered about the total draw of Amps/Watts on my '05 EX250 FI project bike's electrical system. At idle the voltmeter (aftermarket Datel) would...
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