Blog - Motorcycles

CRF250X Tip: Short Circuit Clutch Switch For Aftermarket (ASV) Clutch Lever/Perch
Published: Saturday, April 09, 2011
Category: motorcycles
A few months ago, I replaced my stock clutch perch with an ASV C5 lever/perch/hotstart assembly. I’m really happy with it, but at the time of installation, I was a little nervous. When I pulled the stock clutch perch, I realized that the new perch didn’t have the same clutch switch for the starte... Read more >>
Graphics Kit Application Tip
Published: Sunday, October 19, 2008
Category: motorcycles
When I recently slapped some new graphics on my CRF250X, I asked my friends for tips as I’d never applied fancy graphics before, just stickers. I had heard about using Windex before, but I didn’t fully understand how it worked. My friends said to spray the plastic with Windex, then slap the stick... Read more >>
CRF250X Tip: Tail Light Doesn't Work Without Battery
Published: Thursday, September 11, 2008
Category: motorcycles
Someone pointed out that my tail light wasn’t working. I did a little digging on Thumper Talk and found this thread. Since my battery is dead, I took it out. Without a working battery (or without one at all, in my case), the tail light doesn’t work on the 250X. Whew! Now I don’t have to worry ab... Read more >>
CRF250X Tip: Sunline Case Saver DOES NOT Fit
Published: Sunday, July 20, 2008
Category: motorcycles
Perhaps this is more of an anti-tip, but here it is anyway. As we all know, sometimes 250R parts fit, sometimes they don’t. In this case, it didn’t. I tried a Sunline Case Saver (Part # 101-00-002) on my 2004 CRF250X, and the chain rubbed on it big time. $30 down the drain. I think it’s because ... Read more >>
CRF250X Tip: Fuel Screw Installation, Reconnecting The Carburetor Boots
Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Category: motorcycles
I recently installed a new Sunline Fuel Screw in my 2004 CRF250X. In order to do so, I had to break the carb loose from the airbox-to-carb boot and the carb-to-cylinder boot so that I could turn the carb out toward me to get to the bottom of it. Boots circled below, although airbox-to-carb boot i... Read more >>