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Old 12-22-2012, 06:38 PM   #1681
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How does the Q4 sound with the stock header?
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:57 PM   #1682
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How does the Q4 sound with the stock header?
BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAP.

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Old 12-22-2012, 07:25 PM   #1683
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^ Do you feel that you are in danger going into Baja? I used to go down there all the time about 20 years ago and really miss the adventure, but with all the violence that one reads about my wife won't go anymore so I will just do it alone.
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Old 12-22-2012, 08:12 PM   #1684
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^ Do you feel that you are in danger going into Baja? I used to go down there all the time about 20 years ago and really miss the adventure, but with all the violence that one reads about my wife won't go anymore so I will just do it alone.
I used to live in L.A, I felt more in danger there.

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Old 12-22-2012, 08:45 PM   #1685
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I got the OEM at CRF'sOnly recently
http://www.crfsonly.com/catalog/prod...oducts_id/3226
Scoll down the pop-up menu : CRF250L is down the list

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Thanks for the link. If anyone is in Canada and thinking about ordering, the cheapest shipping was $31 but I emailed them and asked if there was cheaper shipping and they said that they could ship it cheaper and refund me the difference.
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Old 12-23-2012, 06:04 AM   #1686
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seriously? I'm Bob80's wife and I called the honda dealer to get the service manual for him for christmas and they said they didn't have a part number. I said I had a part number for the helm manual and he said he didn't know if he could get that one "either" lol Guess they don't know who makes their own manuals then, and thanks for the link!!
Could someone give me the part number from helm or honda for the Service manual. My local dealer doesn't have a listing either. Thanks!
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Old 12-23-2012, 06:12 AM   #1687
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Could someone give me the part number from helm or honda for the Service manual. My local dealer doesn't have a listing either. Thanks!
Post #1711 has that information, just up the page, credit card order only, Monday-Friday 8-6 EST.
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Old 12-23-2012, 11:45 AM   #1688
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could someone give me the part number from helm or honda for the service manual. My local dealer doesn't have a listing either. Thanks!
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Old 12-23-2012, 02:50 PM   #1689
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About pops at decceleration, mine does it also, and it's an european model without the chacoal canister.
Must be the air injection system that cause backfires, if no leaks on the exhaust line.

I will check all that this WE and give you a feedback

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After a try, I can say the BDSB's fresh air line trick is definitly the cure for backfire poping coming w/ stage 1.

Only difference here, i closed the air line 2 ways to avoid unfiltered air return in the air box, if ever ..

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Old 12-23-2012, 03:20 PM   #1690
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After a try, I can say the BDSB's fresh air line trick is definitly the cure for backfire poping coming w/ stage 1.

Only difference here, i closed the air line 2 ways to avoid unfiltered air return in the air box, if ever ..

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I blocked the airbox off with a plug, and used a small filter on the line that comes off the valve cover, works great and doesn't allow pressure to build up.
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:12 PM   #1691
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I did a similar mod, actually all the ones outlined on bestdualsport bikes and it no longer pops on deceleration
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:29 PM   #1692
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On my WR250R, but same same. Use a $2 lightweight gas filter for your crankcase breather tube.

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Old 12-23-2012, 06:47 PM   #1693
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On my WR250R, but same same. Use a $2 lightweight gas filter for your crankcase breather tube.

Is this the same fitting that is on the top of the CRF's valve cover that some of you are talking about removing the hose from? If so, why are you putting a filter on it instead of just plugging the fitting like BDSB's did on their website? Somebody explain to me what advantage one way has over the other. I'm trying to understand all this....just not the most mechanically minded person when it comes to stuff like this!
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Old 12-24-2012, 12:25 AM   #1694
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Tire mounting

How many of you mount and balance your own tires? Kind of tired of taking the wheels to the local shop to put the new tires on the wheels. Can I do this without buying any special equipment. I do have tire irons.
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Old 12-24-2012, 12:49 AM   #1695
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How many of you mount and balance your own tires? Kind of tired of taking the wheels to the local shop to put the new tires on the wheels. Can I do this without buying any special equipment. I do have tire irons.
Thanks
I change all of my own tires using the techniques shown in the following videos. As the videos demonstrate, I recommend and use the following equipment.

1) Tire Spoons
2) Valve Core Removal Tool
3) Bead Buddy
4) Tire Changing Stand
5) Digital Tire Pressure Gauge
6) Baby Powder
7) Windex, Ru-Glyde, or some other lubricant











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