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Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Africa woody
An update

Things are finally starting to happen. Still a ways to go but there is light at the end of this tunnel.

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Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,226
Posted By Africa woody
A quick update: The head has been sent off...

A quick update:

The head has been sent off to HMW Engineering who are going to re-build it for me. They seem to know what they're doing so I'm way more confident of this thing seeing the bush...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,226
Posted By Africa woody
Progress.....

Greeting fellow folk of the XR variety.

So, the motor is open and we have a few problems. First of them is with the head which i might need to replace, so if you have one please let me know. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By Africa woody
If I'm not mistaken, and I know this to be true...

If I'm not mistaken, and I know this to be true of my CRF230F, is that they are manufactured in Brazil. Surely the imports into the USA would be more favourable then importing from Japan.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,226
Posted By Africa woody
it continues

A little update on our progress so far. The frame is off for sand blasting and priming, and then off to get spray painted. I was tempted to go the powder coating rout but with this bike being for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,226
Posted By Africa woody
A busy weekend

Got tinkering on Friday evening... After collecting the newest addition to the family, which can be seen here next too the KLR.. It's actually my brothers, bought for his young boys.

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-10-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 193,977
Posted By Africa woody
What an awesome read, keep up the good work..

What an awesome read, keep up the good work..
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,226
Posted By Africa woody
Got tinkering..

Spent some time in the workshop last night, decided to start cleaning the plastics. I failed hopelessly with the before and after photo's, will try and get that right in future..

First was to get...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 378,352
Posted By Africa woody
Laugh An Update

It has begun.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,226
Posted By Africa woody
The Weekends work

An update on the weekends efforts.

Started the great strip-down on the magnificent XR250R. To be honest, i was having second thoughts about this bike during the week, stressing about how bad the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,226
Posted By Africa woody
Thanks for that, She looks ok but she sounds...

Thanks for that, She looks ok but she sounds very sad. A bit nervous about opening her up, going to find some nasty stuff in there I'm sure. But nothing that cant be fixed.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-04-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 264,463
Posted By Africa woody
Talking Another local

Greeting fellow South African Adv Rider folk. Just checking in and making myself known. Spent too long lurking in the shadows.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 378,352
Posted By Africa woody
Hi guys, just checking in after months of lurking...

Hi guys, just checking in after months of lurking in the shadows. I am now the proud owner of one of very few Honda XR250R's in South Africa. For some reason they never imported many of them. I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,226
Posted By Africa woody
Wink My first re-build 1990 Honda XR250R

OK, here's the story. I've been on a 2006 CRF230F for the last 5 years, and i must admit that it is the most willing and capable bike anyone could ever hope to own. But given that we're riding in...
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