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  1. 1972 and 1976 XL250 Part Out

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    I have two complete XL 250's I am parting out. If anyone needs anything I expect I will put everything on eBay but I always try to hit the forums first for the guys looking for one part. If you need anything specific you can contact me at four 19 90eight 8692 texting preferred or here for a...
  2. Repower 1983 XL250R

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    I just bought 2 1983 XL250R bikes and want to re-power one. Will a XL/XR500 motor fit?
  3. Parts

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    Hi All I've just got myself a 76 XL250 that im hoping to restore, I need a large amount of parts, I understand there's a company over here that is good but is there a main place in the states or is it just a case of looking around ? Thanks in advance Simon
  4. Exhausts? Old XL250S

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    Searching for new downpipes for my 79 XL250S and so far found one supplier David silver, are there any other makers of exhausts for these? or what have other people done when they rust through? Thanks for any help.
  5. Quick question regarding engine swap

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    First of all I'm very new to this, me and a buddy decided to buy a '73 xl250 in basically scrap condition (we aren't very smart) and want to get it running again. The frame is in decent condition minus a little rust but the engine is absolutley wrecked, however someone in our area is selling a...
  6. Unusual electrical problem

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    Hi guys, New to the forum and hoping it will be very useful. I have a 1978 XL250 with an electrical issue i cant work out. My neutral light and horn will only work when the brake light is on. Also the back light isnt working at all. I have changed the rear bulb and checked the inline fuse...
  7. XL250 Motorsport

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    Hi guys my 1st post hope it is in the right place.I have recently acquired a 1974 xl250 motor sport without a engine.I would like to rebuild it as original but having real trouble sourcing a suitable engine.I know its a longshot but does anyone know of or have one for sale? I do hope someone can...
  8. For Sale: 1980s XL250 Parts

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    I hope this is OK to list here but i have a lot of 1984/85 XL250 USED parts for sale. There are too many to list here but i have many engine parts from complete engines to barrels, heads, crankcase covers, clutch and gearbox parts, electrics, carbs, cables plus many more parts. Let me know if...
  9. 1975 tl250 much the same as the xl250 crank bearing dowel?

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    I am reassembling a 1975 tl250 and the holes for dowels that retain the crank bearings are different on each side. the cam drive side is much smaller than the clutch side. the standard dowel fits the clutch side but not the cam drive side the parts book shows both the same part number The...
  10. pe/xl hybrid

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    just picked up a suzuki pe 175 with a xl250 s motor fitted,runs ace but need a bit more poke.i know the xl/xr 250/500 twinshock motors are the same size so i could slot a xr 500 twinshock motor in but i have a chance of a 1981 xr 500 r motor anybody know if the first year r models( monoshock)...
  11. Anyone on here own XCW 411V XL250 s

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    I bought XCW 411V Xl250 s new in 1979 its still going according to DVLA records , anyone on here know / own it today ? Be nice to know more .
  12. honda xl250s FOR SALE

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    hi all Honda xl250 s for sale in the sale adds below if anyone interested loads spent on it just needs finishing pic also there gd runner have alook would make a crackin gd bike when dun
  13. Swapping the 23" wheel for a 21" wheel on a 1980 XL 250? How is it done?

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    First post and of course it's an SOS for help! Sorry about that.. Bearing in mind that my mechanical skills are just enough that I can safely take the front wheel off and put another one on without breaking anything, is this a simple in-out swap or more complicated? I've been searching Google...
  14. XL250 forks - have I wasted my money?

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    Hi folks My next project is a XL250 S-B, on which the forks have more pit than chrome.....so I bought some XL forks off e bay only to find that they are earlier and have a different spindle mount - SB's have the 4 bolt version from the XR's. So, does anyone know if these use the same spindle...
  15. Wanted: Xl250 1984 engine

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    Anybody got an spare crank for an xl 250rc 1984 rvfc I think it is, any help appreciated
  16. Wanted: Xl250 1984ish engine

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    Just thought I would ask on here if anybody had any spare parts for a honda xl250r preferably a complete engine lol. I have stripped it down today and crank as 0.4mm on the crank side to side movement were the thrust washers are and bores are worn so any help in finding an engine much...
  17. XL250RC - replacing the output shaft oil seal

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    Hi folks, XL250RC 1984 (approx) UK model The output shaft oil seal is leaking like a leaky thing and it's embarassing to park next to a Matchless or AJS and leave a bigger pool of oil than they do! Does anyone know if it's possible to replace this seal without taking the engine completely to...
  18. side panel needed for Honda XL250 Degree, does anyone know....

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    Hi guys, I lost the r/h exhaust side panel off my bike a while ago, would anyone know what kind of bike would have panels similar shape and size to mine, Iv looked at about a hundred different ones on Ebay and none even remotely resembled the one that my bike had, theres no chance of getting one...
  19. XL250 Tappet Clearance

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    OK you XL 250 owners, one of you must know inlet and exhaust gaps ???
  20. Help a stranded beginner! XL250 degree cooling

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    Hi - total newbie to dirt bikes here. Been lent a not-so-tip-top Honda XL250 Degree by a colleague, need to keep it up and running. Problem no.1 (which you can't solve!) is I live in rural Cambodia - no mechanics here who I'd trust with anything beyond pumping the tyres. They just haven't ever...
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