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Forum: Technical   02-22-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,529
Posted By DaBlue1
There appears to be a short in your control...

There appears to be a short in your control housing. You can try taking it apart to see whats loose besides the housing itself or get a replacement. Also make sure there is a small gap between the...
Forum: Classic Ninja 250   11-09-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,480
Posted By DaBlue1
Short answer is no bueno. The exhaust ports and...

Short answer is no bueno. The exhaust ports and headers are two different sizes (27 mm vs. 24 mm)and the header flanges are arranged different as well. too much fab work needed to make it work
...
Forum: Maintenance   11-04-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,000
Posted By DaBlue1
Check your warm idle speed and put load...

Check your warm idle speed and put load equalizers or resistors on the LEDs.
Forum: Modifications   10-31-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,387
Posted By DaBlue1
The key is get a better sparking plug too for...

The key is get a better sparking plug too for overall performance.


https://www.250r.net/forum/showthread.php?t=2530

https://www.250r.net/forum/showthread.php?t=2538
...
Forum: The New Ninja 250   10-27-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,494
Posted By DaBlue1
It the coolant reservoir overflow tube. From the...

It the coolant reservoir overflow tube. From the looks of your pics, the nipple where it is suppose to fit is broken.
Forum: New Riders   10-27-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,348
Posted By DaBlue1
That fairing stay is a pretty hardy bracket....

That fairing stay is a pretty hardy bracket. There's no bending back completely straight, a bend that bad.
...
Forum: New Riders   10-27-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,348
Posted By DaBlue1
I may help, however if there is some corrosion it...

I may help, however if there is some corrosion it will take some time to get the lock back to normal. The tumblers in the new gens offer very little abillity for lube to get exactly where it's needed...
Forum: New Riders   10-25-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,348
Posted By DaBlue1
A little light grease goes at the bottom of the...

A little light grease goes at the bottom of the tumbler if you are able to get to it.

WD-40 or Dupont Teflon multi-use (https://www.250r.net/forum/showpost.php?p=15265&postcount=2), make good lubes...
Forum: Maintenance   10-22-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,000
Posted By DaBlue1
Most electrical problems start at the battery....

Most electrical problems start at the battery. Check you battery terminal connections first as they tend to loosen and can cause lights and gauges to act erratically

See Motorcycle Battery &...
Forum: Introduction   10-21-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By DaBlue1
You can get a 160 tire on a 4.5" rim...

You can get a 160 tire on a 4.5" rim (http://sportisimotorsport.us/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_11&products_id=41) with the stock swingarm, however it is a little tight if you don't move...
Forum: Modifications   10-21-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,143
Posted By DaBlue1
Sportisi Motorsport USA...

Sportisi Motorsport USA (http://www.sportisimotorsport.us/) is a very good and well known supplier on the race circuits of various items for the Ninja 250/300. You may want to start there.

Also...
Forum: New Riders   10-21-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,348
Posted By DaBlue1
The problem with the 09 Ninja 250 gas cap most...

The problem with the 09 Ninja 250 gas cap most times is lack of lube in and around the key tumbler. Over time the factory lube will dry and make the lock hard to turn. Also corrosion can set in a...
Forum: The New Ninja 250   07-04-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,793
Posted By DaBlue1
This is totally indicative of a bike that is...

This is totally indicative of a bike that is lowered way too low. If you are rubbing into the battery box, you are putting yourself and bike in danger.

Here are some options...

Raise the bike...
Forum: Technical   06-06-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,106
Posted By DaBlue1
This is normal with stock levers. If you check,...

This is normal with stock levers. If you check, the clutch should fully disengage approx the same spot.
Forum: Technical   05-24-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,361
Posted By DaBlue1
Yes & No. It will depend on your exhaust and...

Yes & No. It will depend on your exhaust and intake set up. Elevation and temps can also be a factor in your carb set up.

http://www.dynojet.com/pdf/2138.pdf
http://www.dynojet.com/pdf/2193.pdf...
Forum: Maintenance   05-06-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,987
Posted By DaBlue1
12,000 rpm idle? Really? The only thing that...

12,000 rpm idle? Really?

The only thing that would make the engine rev that high is the carb.
You have a stuck Wide Open Throttle, which usually is the result of a stuck cables or open...
Forum: Technical   05-01-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,166
Posted By DaBlue1
The Ninja 250 is never going to be a bike that...

The Ninja 250 is never going to be a bike that has any significant amount of low end torque. You won't get it to be twitchy like a big bike.

The stock CV carbs have a natural lag built in to...
Forum: Maintenance   05-01-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,896
Posted By DaBlue1
Make sure you are correctly checking your oil...

Make sure you are correctly checking your oil level.
The bike must be level with both wheels on the ground and not on the side stand when checking the oil.
Your oil level should be somewhere...
Forum: Maintenance   04-28-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,896
Posted By DaBlue1
That is correct. However a blown head gasket will...

That is correct. However a blown head gasket will usually result will coolant mixed with oil in the crankcase (result: milky looking oil).
From the Troubleshooting Guide...
Forum: Maintenance   04-28-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,896
Posted By DaBlue1
Your idle speed is too high. It should be set to...

Your idle speed is too high. It should be set to about 1300 rpms once the bike is warm. Proper use and adjustment of the choke is essential.

White/gray smoke may be a sign of a couple of problems,...
Forum: Technical   04-23-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,197
Posted By DaBlue1
You don't. Seafoam needs to go in the tank with...

You don't.
Seafoam needs to go in the tank with gas and in the carbs via the fuel line.
Forum: Technical   04-23-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,361
Posted By DaBlue1
The carbs for the pre gens and new gen 250's are...

The carbs for the pre gens and new gen 250's are identical.
The only difference is the jetting and the needles.

Stock Pre-gen carbs main jets= #105, pilot jets #38,
NEEDLE-JET,N16I...
Forum: Technical   04-21-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,907
Posted By DaBlue1
If you have a 2008+, the tail light is under the...

If you have a 2008+, the tail light is under the pillion/passenger seat. It is a two filament bulb and one of your is probably burned out.
It twists out and can be replaced with a # 1157 bulb or...
Forum: Maintenance   04-11-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,519
Posted By DaBlue1
Numbers on the bolts are grade and strength...

Numbers on the bolts are grade and strength markings. They don't tell where the bolts go on the bike.
Forum: Technical   04-11-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,308
Posted By DaBlue1
There are a few things that could possibly be...

There are a few things that could possibly be wrong. The Troubleshooting Guide (https://www.250r.net/forum/showthread.php?t=2578) can help you isolate the problem.

Hint; If you've never put the...
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