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  1. XL Technical Specs
    Hi I'm new to the XL, I have what I thought is a 1989 XL250R, when I've searched the internet the R model seems to have stopped production in 1987 and was replaced with the NX250, can anyone confirm this. Thanks
  2. XL
    does anyone know if a 83 xl250r cylinder and piston off a md03e engine will fit my 78 xl250s and could i use the 78 head on it
  3. XL
    I just bought 2 1983 XL250R bikes and want to re-power one. Will a XL/XR500 motor fit?
  4. XL Technical Specs
    Having trouble with a weak spark on my Honda XL250R. We think the source coil is at fault but on test it gives 76 Ohms resistance. The correct resistance is unclear as the manual we have says reading should be in the range 200 to 500 Ohms. However later it says that for post 1981 the reading the...
  5. XL
    Does anyone know where I can get a chain guide rail/chain slipper for a 1983 XL250R? They are not available from Honda nor, at the moment, from David Silver. I have emailed numerous companies around the world who advertise this item on their websites but I don't think anything will come of it...
  6. XL
    Hey all! This is my first post.I recently bought an'82 XL250R(MD03)which has seen better days.My intention is to do a scrambler type build with it so want to get rid of the airbox and battery.Can anyone tell me if the bike will start and run without a battery? Or could I use a "battery...
  7. XL
    So I have an XL250R and just realised how bloody awful it is to source parts, so I'm looking for donar bikes that have the same parts list, first and obvious choice is the bigger brother the XR250. Anyone know how similar these two are and if anyone has crossbred them already?
  8. XL
    Hi all, new on here first post,, I am trying to get an 87 XL250R back on the road but parts are getting hard to locate :o Anyone have a Rear Mudgard? Any colour I can spray if need be,, Any help appreciated. Regards Philip
  9. For Sale / Wanted
    Urgently need good used stator for XL250R or XLR250 (MD11 or MD17 engine codes) these are the RFVC engines.Anyone got an engine they are breaking? Must be known to have been charging okay when running.Might take rotor with it.
  10. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all. I have a XL250R frame for sale, in Somerset. It's a bit scruffy, but v. solid. Great to use straight, or to paint/powdercoat. It is at the moment a rolling chassis, but I'm wanting to use the front end for another project. If anyone is interested in it as a roller (inc. Brakes, tank...
  11. For Sale / Wanted
    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...
  12. XR
    Hi, I'm re-building an XL250R with the RVFC engine. Trying to get hold of bits, and noticed that some of the part numbers are the same for the XR engine. Is this correct, is the RVFC engine for the XR250 the same? Dave
  13. For Sale / Wanted
    Brought this set by mistake, got my xl250s as a fiels bike and was told it was a 250r, dont know it they are the same but brought other one now. £10 plus post
  14. XL
    Greetings to all I'm looking to get a trail bike for exploring some longish fire roads nearby, and found a low-mileage XL250R Paris Dakar "Tricolor" with big tank at a good price. Don't know the model year yet (early 80s?), but it looks clean and runs fine. Would appreciate any comments on this...
  15. XL
    Hi, Been reading a few posts so thought I better join in :) Wanted to do a bit of greenlaning and stuff so bought an XL250R last year as a cheapo project. Piccy as bought: however whilst replacing the bits i didn't like and making as useable as poss I've ended up spending far too much and...
  16. XL
    hi guys and girls, wondered if i could dive in to the pool of knowledge on here! i have a 84 xl250r fitted with a 1981 cb250rs engine! it was on the road but since the rebuild i have decided to just use it for pratting about on. what do i need to connect. i would like it to ruin with minimum...
  17. XL
    Hi, I need to buy a new rear wheel for my 1982 XL500R & can only find a wheel from an XL250R (same era & also 17") - Does anyone know if they are the same? Thanks, Shaun.
  18. Other Bikes
    hi, i have a 84' honda XL250R and need to replace the exhaust, does anyone now which other model (350,500,600,+XR,.....)muffler will fit. headerpipe looks o.k. .... where could i get something whitout spending too much money????? and my other problem is,it's from 84 so does it needs valve lead...
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