Honda xr250 restoration

Honda xr250 restoration

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Honda xr250 restoration

The engine was running before the bike was stripped down so the start was made on assembling all the parts and see if anything was missing.

Honda xr250 restoration

The wheels had been powder coated and the frame had been painted. New Pirelli tyres had been fitted.

Honda xr250 restoration

My next project is to assemble a 1984 Honda xr250 enduro bike.The restoration had been started by someone that also had other projects and it was decided that there was not enough room in his workshop to complete this.

Honda xr250 restoration

The rear brake rod. The swing arm had been lengthened slightly so the rod is not long enough now.Luckily I have a length of stainless steel rod which may be used.

Honda xr250 restoration

Loosely assembled with the air box ,panels, exhaust system still to be fitted.

Honda xr250 restoration

The wiring is in a shocking state with bare wires , unsoldered joints, odd coloured wires and assorted connectors all wrapped in meters of tape.

Honda xr250 restoration

The new stainless steel brake rod can be seen here. The original item was too short due to the lengthened suspension swinging arm.

Honda xr250 restoration

Almost finished now, only the new rear chain to be fitted.