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Old 04-04-2005, 07:53 AM   #1
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NX250 Info?

Any pointers as to good places to go for information on a '88 Honda NX250? I just picked one up cheap, but it needs some love.

Are there any discussion forums? Places to buy bodywork if I decide not to strip it down?

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Old 11-08-2005, 09:26 AM   #2
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There used to be an nx forum but it went down about a year ago. Try searching Google. You can still get body parts from Honda.
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Old 11-08-2005, 11:41 AM   #3
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Please do not strip off the bodywork, it's a great lookin bike! You can usually find body parts in so-so shape on ebay, good if you plan on offroading at all. How bout posting some pics?
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Old 11-08-2005, 05:03 PM   #4
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nx250

it is a good looking bike. i know a guy who has one sitting in his garage.looks pretty complete. great for parts im sure.hasent moved in years..ill ask him how much
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Old 07-10-2007, 04:29 PM   #5
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this is an old post but I know adding to it may be of some help to those who search for it in the future. Im suprised that search results dont show much on the NX250 about all I have found are these: http://ax-1.mygoo.org/index.htm http://www.pcuf.fi/~akis/nx250.htm http://www.bikeshareworld.com/mc_pag...ikes/NX250.htm http://www.bikepics.com/honda/nx250/ http://www.bikez.com/msgboard/msg.ph...3142&type=bike http://www.micapeak.com/reg/bikes/NX I never gave them a second look untill a few years ago when I read somewhere that the engine was liquid cooled DOHC then I wanted one (engine) after searching a couple of years I finally found one in my region, I had to buy the bike and it was a good runner so I got to test ride and Im glad because the bike is equally as impressive as the power source, now I ride it more than all my bikes! if anyone else has anything to add please do. you can aslo search for "Honda AX-1" the international version of the NX250 which has dual headlights and alloy rims! Id like to find one of those. ADV NX250 photo thread is here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=372277

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Old 07-10-2007, 05:59 PM   #6
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I really miss my NX!
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Old 07-10-2007, 06:34 PM   #7
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What tyras can you get for it?

I can't seem to find any tires to fit (besides oem trailwings).
Anyone know of decent tires that work?

(Considering one for the wife, but 'trailwings only' bust that deal)

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Old 07-10-2007, 06:51 PM   #8
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I ran full knobbies on mine, I never really looked for DS tires.



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Old 07-10-2007, 09:19 PM   #9
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trailwings seem to be good everywhere except outright mud. they are exceptionally "sticky" for a knobby I can tell ya that. I have found that the XL250R rear hub/rim and brake assembly bolt-on and its a 17" but I like what it comes with so I havnt changed it.

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Old 07-11-2007, 12:52 AM   #10
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i need nx250 parts

I'll take any busted, scratched, cracked or otherwise ADVentured tank fairings, side panels, headlight anything! for an NX250, any color any shape, any condition. Seats with rips are great! A set of non-smushed radiators is golden.


Just PM me, a pic if you have it would help.

I'm currently un-burying an NX250, any parts could help! I'm starting with a frame, some wheels, a bad engine, and about half the exhaust system.
That's it, no seat, nothing upwards of the frame backbone.
So, yes, it's pretty hopeless, and kinda dire.
But what's life without goals?

Yes, I'll gladly compensate you!

Thanks all.
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Old 07-11-2007, 03:43 AM   #11
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NX250 bikes

These NX250's are not for sale, just adding to the photo thread.

I have owned 3 NX250's and a NX650. All GREAT bikes. Parts show up regularly on Ebay. If you can find a trashed NX250 which isn't hard to do just buy the entire thing for parts. I had tons of NX250 parts but have sold them all except a lower shock linkage arm.

Rear suspension was stupidly soft and I made a "collar" the fit on the top of the non adjustable shock to create some spring preload. Worked great and improved it quite a bit for my 160 lbs.

Most under rated bike for handling capability. Just needs more HP. Don't they all?
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Old 07-11-2007, 06:01 AM   #12
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Valve Crusher, I have a radiator, forks, throttle and tons of other nicknack stuff that I need to part with. PM me if your interested in anything.
I have the OEM service manual, parts fiche and a whole binder full of NX250 info too.
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Old 07-11-2007, 06:12 AM   #13
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I'm currently un-burying an NX250, any parts could help! I'm starting with a frame, some wheels, a bad engine,
this is the first "bad engine" in one that Ive heard about, are you sure it is bad and ifso, exactly how is it bad? I think you would be much better off holding out untill you find another. I have read they have CDI issues but thats all. I wish the fork boots were not discontinued, I need a set, any idea where to find new ones in original dark blue? or what other Hondas will fit? thats a nice set mas335! I agree that they are the most under rated, handling wise they are phenominal! my factory supermoto ridding buddies wont argue that either. I try to stay mostly original with mine but I did remove the long tag mount and I added the lugage rack and glad I did because it saved the tail in a hard crash. I also removed the headlight bracket and reinforced it after it started pointing down from rough landings.

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Old 07-11-2007, 06:31 AM   #14
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Jeff do you have fork boots? I bet they are still available from Honda in europe, anyone know how to check? the NX250s were sold there until I think '95 and Ive read that the later models came with a stainless head pipe too, can anyone confirm this? also whats type of info in you binder Jeff? Ive thought about creating a webpage for them, I have a couple of brochures. Im still wondering if they came equiped with a tool kit too?

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Old 07-11-2007, 06:37 AM   #15
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I think I have one good forkboot but I'll have to check. I'll have to look in that binder when I get home to see what all is in there.
They did come with a small tool kit like all the other Honda's.
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