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PostSubject: 87' honda TRX 250x   87' honda TRX 250x Icon_minitimeSun Apr 14, 2013 3:09 pm

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hey guys, this is ,y 87' trx 250x. she is still a work in progress. right now, i have done a full carb rebuild, replaced the axle bearing carrier, the front tires with duro thrashers, rear brakes, and un froze all the calipers. there was a mouse nest in the airbox, so i cleaned that out, and stuffed a new UNI air filter in her. i am having carb problems right now, when i go around a corner, it dies out. if i mash the throttle, it falls flat on its face. i need to clean it again. and probably adjust it. i need to tighten the chain, which means new tools (yay!) let me know what yall think. top end rebuild, clutch and new chain coming soon. thanks guys
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PostSubject: Re: 87' honda TRX 250x   87' honda TRX 250x Icon_minitimeSun Apr 14, 2013 3:16 pm

Thats going to be as much fun as my 350 Warrior. Its got all new suspension bushings, I cleaned and rebuilt the carb, and it still needs a battery.

Traded a 76 XT500 that I paid 100 for, and a beat Yamaha XS1100 Dresser with 2 bad holes that I picked up for 400, with about 100 in parts.
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PostSubject: Re: 87' honda TRX 250x   87' honda TRX 250x Icon_minitimeSun Apr 14, 2013 3:43 pm

thats another thing i have to do. a few weeks ago, i was trail riding and i blew out my rear shock. im thinking a raptor 660 shock mod. not sure yet though
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PostSubject: Re: 87' honda TRX 250x   87' honda TRX 250x Icon_minitimeSun Apr 14, 2013 4:36 pm

As long as the length is close, it should work, may take some mods, It will be a fair bit stiffer, i would think since the 650 is a heavier quad.

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PostSubject: Re: 87' honda TRX 250x   87' honda TRX 250x Icon_minitimeSun Apr 14, 2013 7:33 pm

the length is almost exact, it is a gas shock so it will be a fair bit stiffer, which i wouldnt mind. the 660 is a lot heavier. for now though, im ok with a blown shock. gotta build some funds. i'll probably fix it when i do the clutch
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PostSubject: Re: 87' honda TRX 250x   87' honda TRX 250x Icon_minitimeTue Mar 11, 2014 9:22 am

well i know this thread is "dead" and that its kinda bad to "revive it", BUT, its for a good reason. last night i was out for a rip snot in the snow. hit the rev limiter a few times, and its almost constantly smoking now. i noticed some oil running down the block, so i presume the head gasket is pret'near blown. also, i was giving it a once over after the ride and noticed a few other things. chain is really loose, front shocks are seeping, missing a bolt in the left front brake caliper, left front disc is worn, almost no brake pads due to it draging constantly, rear caliper needs pads, a caliper rebuild and most likely a disc. it gets better- i picked up on the rear end just to see really how bad the shock is. (been blown out for a year now) the WHOLE swing arm moves. the bushings are worn in the front, and the whole axle has about an inch to an inch and a half of play back and fourth. guess ive gota do bearings and a new lock collar on it... i'll probably end up doing a top end rebuild, piston, rings, valve guides/seals. ive got a TON of work to do on it.. oh, timing chain to.. thats making alot of noise. this thing is gonna go under the knife after i finish the bolens, hopefully i can get a job and pay for everything

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PostSubject: Re: 87' honda TRX 250x   87' honda TRX 250x Icon_minitimeTue Mar 11, 2014 9:26 am

I have a trx125 Its broken though. Rear bearings are shot.
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