2005 CRF 450R Supermoto
Aug02

2005 CRF 450R Supermoto

I decided to trade my long-loved Husky for this CRF 450R Supermoto.  It has many nice upgrades on it, however it is definitely in need of some TLC and service.  The most attractive part of this bike is that it is TAGGED!  It may not seem like such an amazing thing, but in the state of NC, it is near impossible to tag a bike that started life as an off-road only machine.  This bike came with a clear VA title.  Once the vehicle has been...

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2007 Yamaha WR 250f Re-Jetting

This is a customer’s bike that had some serious carburetor issues.  It was having trouble starting and coming off an idle, but eventually got so bad it would not even run.  I went into the carb several times and did find some clogged orifices that once cleaned, caused the bike to run a little better, but the main problem was 2-fold: Bent Needle. Bad gas. The WR comes with a non-adjustable needle, so I removed the bent one and...

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1986 Suzuki RM 250 Right Hand Crank seal

A customer brought this bike in for repair because it is running terribly rich and fouling plugs.  I immediately assumed it was a carburetor issue, and I did find some clogged jets and orifices in the carb that did contribute to the rich condition, but soon found out it was something more than just the carb.  The amount of black goo coming out of this bike was more than I have ever seen on a 2 stroke.  So bad in fact that the rear...

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2006 Yamaha YZ 250f top end rebuild

I got the head back from Reeves racing engines and I would have to say that he did an excellent job of cutting the valve seats and installing the new valves.  I highly recommend him and his pricing is very reasonable.  His number is listed in an older post if anyone is interested in having him do some work for you. Here is the head assembled and ready to be installed: Installing the head on the cylinder and re-shimmed the valve lash:...

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