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Old 11-13-2012, 10:46 AM   #916
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Yeah I agree, it does empty the 7ltrs quickly... lol because its fun, you ride along and before you know it down to one stipe which is still 1.5lt as I understand. And when you check youve done 150km. So in a way you dont notice how far you have gone. I would a love a little 13lt tank. That would be awesome.

In a warm climate 35 degrees + would you use 15W40 or 15w50? From stock they put in 15w40.
I was told from my dealer that they use 10w40 oil, ive been using that lately. Pro Honda GN4 4-stroke
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:32 PM   #917
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IMS products is currently developing a larger tank. this was the response I got.. Not a lot of info just saying one is in the works:

" A tank for this model is currently being designed. Unfortunately, I do not have any information as to when we can expect it, but it is nearly certain that we will not have anything prior to the 1st of the year. Hopefully we will have a better idea of that, as well as capacity, as the year draws to a close."
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:51 PM   #918
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I got that same response two weeks ago, they dont know when or what size but are working on it so thats good
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:21 PM   #919
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I know this has been asked before but what's the best way to upload photos? I'm struggling using the URL choice.
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:40 PM   #920
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Got the first one from my local dealer. No mods but just ordered a rear rack. Will post when I get it hooked up. I am completely new to riding. I have about 1500 on it so far and other than the MSC, that is pretty much my experience to date. I found it easy to ride from the get go. Single track on day four. On road is outstanding and off-road the same. Only time I get weird is on the gravel roads. Seems to float for lack of a better description. Trails are a BLAST. I am on the balls of my feet and I am 200 5'9'. No complaints at all. Plan to do some light touring and camping and am really liking the look of the wolfman stuff. I have a Arai XD-3 for off-road riding but use a Nolan N43E Trilogy for day to day and combo riding. Commuting 17 miles each way even in 38 degree weather and with some cheap Cycle Gear Bilt jacket and pants and have had no problem with cold or rain. Thinking about grips, bars, hand guards, mirrors, electrical socket and GPS mount, etc...

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Old 11-13-2012, 08:10 PM   #921
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Mine was pretty much the same, took a bit to get the end out the first time. Hmmm... if you can't get any bite around the end of the pipe:
1) Remove the spark arrestor bolt
2)Remove the screws holding the silencer together (i.e. at the front end, like you're going to repack the pipe).
3)Once you seperate the pipe, the spark arrestor end should fall out. (Well... mine does anyway.)

Hmmm that is not good. I was hoping it was removable
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:02 PM   #922
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Featuring, Protaper bars and risers, Ricochet skid plate V2, Moose hand gaurds and Giant loop Mojavi bags.
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:38 PM   #923
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Congrats on the your new Honda!

Be careful until you hone your skills....
Thanks! I've been learning so much riding. Probably most importantly is that I have so much to learn. Two of the biggest so far is following distance and LEAVES are not our friends! Slow and steady in the win wins.
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:34 AM   #924
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Got my stickers! looking Snazzy!

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Old 11-14-2012, 06:02 AM   #925
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:50 AM   #926
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TCI Rack

Here is the rack I got. Ordered it last week and got it today. Went right on. Took 5 minutes and it is really light but well built. A little wider than I thought but it seems like it will be great. Haven't ridden with it yet but will report on loaded and unloaded. Especially on freeway at high speeds.

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Old 11-14-2012, 07:57 AM   #927
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Pins on Rack

The four pins you can see at each corner sticking down so you can bungee or tie-off on them. Seems like maybe a few more would be beneficial but won't know until I use it.

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Old 11-14-2012, 10:25 AM   #928
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Last night (while nearly asleep) I remembered what I did on the 'first off' of the spark arrestor. I used a punch and hammer on the bolt hole to rotate it sideways in the muffler tube, then back, then sideways again, the spark arrestor loosened up.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:52 AM   #929
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I used a punch and hammer on the bolt hole to rotate it sideways in the muffler tube, then back, then sideways again, the spark arrestor loosened up.
Thanks, I'll give that a try.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:37 PM   #930
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Contacted Acerbis about an aftermarket fuel tank, this is their response.

"Sorry, but we do not have any new products planned for the CRF250L. There is no gas tank on the drawing board at this time. At this point, we are going to wait and see how many bikes are sold and what the demand is for a larger tank, etc. If it sells well, we may look into making some items for it, but nothing is being planned right now."
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