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1986 CR250 Build
« on: June 19, 2017, 08:34:27 PM »
A very (very) long time ago I was given an 86 CR250 that needed a crank.

It's under a tarp in the back yard but I just found a nice looking crank for it on eBay so, just maybe this may live again sometime soon.

I'll post it up as I go.

--Ron.

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Re: 1986 CR250 Build
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2017, 05:44:07 PM »
cool

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Re: 1986 CR250 Build
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2017, 05:26:23 PM »
Awesome, keep us posted.
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Re: 1986 CR250 Build
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2017, 06:25:13 PM »
Crank is back from the machinist fresh rod and bearing.

I can't find either of the side covers for it, which is a bummer. Turns out the newer (up to 91) will work but I need to find an earlier style power valve governor.

I am kind of surprised I managed to hang on to as much of the engine as I have. I have moved several times over the years...

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Re: 1986 CR250 Build
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2017, 09:23:18 PM »
A funny thing happened at the vintage races today.

I picked up this mostly complete 86 CR250 and the guy who declined to buy it wants to sell me another mostly complete one too.

I went from one to two and likely a third.

Now the question is how many do I build??

--Ron.

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Re: 1986 CR250 Build
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2017, 01:59:53 PM »
And then there were 3....

The guy who was going to buy the last one sold me the one he was building.

Now I have 3 almost complete 86 CR250s. Now what do I do?

--Ron.

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Re: 1986 CR250 Build
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2017, 04:10:10 AM »
store them for parts