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Author Topic: 1996 Honda XR250r Restoration  (Read 7575 times)

Offline Griff5268

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    • Georgia Moto Ryder
1996 Honda XR250r Restoration
« on: Jan 30, 2012, 20:13:01 »
Had to tear her down to the bolts.. Here she was when I picked her up:


Now here's a naked bike:

Time to strip the plastics..

New Tank decals

Worked on the tank some more and got the discoloring to go away.. New Renthal bars:

Put back together, de-greased the engine. Installed new decals, Acerbis hand gaurds, and new Gaitors:

TrailTech Vapor Speedo/Tach:

Cleaned her up:


Loaded up:

Bad day riding is better than a good day working!



 
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Offline NoHonestlyitsme

  • Posts: 132
  • Build it and they will love
Re: 1996 Honda XR250r Restoration
« Reply #1 on: Jan 30, 2012, 23:42:06 »
Im dying to get my hands on an xr250 or even a 650 dual. Great work
Build It And They Will Love.

Offline Griff5268

  • Posts: 332
    • Georgia Moto Ryder
Re: 1996 Honda XR250r Restoration
« Reply #2 on: Jan 31, 2012, 12:19:01 »
Thanks! I found this gem on CL for 600 bucks. She was badly neglected..New top end, bottom end, plastics, rubber, I could go on and on..So easy to work on, parts are really cheap as well.. And they're street legal!

Offline kbmx613

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Re: 1996 Honda XR250r Restoration
« Reply #3 on: Feb 04, 2012, 01:34:04 »
Xr's will always hold a special place in my heart. Glad to see somebody taking care of one.  :D

Offline NoHonestlyitsme

  • Posts: 132
  • Build it and they will love
Re: 1996 Honda XR250r Restoration
« Reply #4 on: Feb 05, 2012, 18:43:27 »
my first bike was an 1994 XR80, I paid $650 for it cash when I was 11
Build It And They Will Love.

Offline Barkingmadspeedshop

  • Posts: 408
  • Sell the many to fund the few
Re: 1996 Honda XR250r Restoration
« Reply #5 on: Feb 05, 2012, 18:49:51 »
Great work! Its nice to see people doing this. Nothing wrong with an older bike.

I did an 85 a while back. I got it in a box and was told nothing could be made from it.
http://www.barkingmadspeedshop.com/2011/03/found-photo-of-1985-xr-250-i-did-up.html

Currently I am doing a 85 xl600 that I picked up for 250 bux
1981 SR250 cafe             1980 SR250
1971 CB100/200 Cafe      1983 XT550
1977 KZ200 Cafe             1978 CB125S       
1978 KZ200       
1978 KZ200 Hack             1990 CB125t
1977 XS650 bobber          1999 GSXR600
1978 XS650 bobber          2006 KTM450/525 SMR
1978 XS650
and a bunch of others....