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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by wheatonFJR » Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:51 pm

Bust wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:05 pm
Wayne I found this link that may be helpful with this project. :mrgreen: In fact, I think everyone here could learn a few things from it.

[youtube]https://youtu.be/kKnyoDDyn0E[/youtube]
Funny as hell. :lol:

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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by extrememarine » Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:46 pm

He's on it!
wheatonFJR wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:51 pm
Bust wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:05 pm
Wayne I found this link that may be helpful with this project. :mrgreen: In fact, I think everyone here could learn a few things from it.

[youtube]https://youtu.be/kKnyoDDyn0E[/youtube]
Funny as hell. :lol:
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by bungie4 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:43 pm

Bust wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:05 pm
Wayne I found this link that may be helpful with this project. :mrgreen: In fact, I think everyone here could learn a few things from it.
When you see a dood, or a chick, or a dood-chick, riding an old twin, usually a CX500 (twisted duck), and their wearing one those tragically cool open faced helmets with a bubble visor and enormous gold metal flake paint jobs, black skinny jeans, high tops, a plaid lumberjack shirt, ya, THAT GUY. Get the fuck away from him. He will either crash going in straight line (brake failure, chain break, axle imploding or just lack of skill), or, they will lose major components from their bike. Like. the frame, or exhaust system, which will bounce down the highway, and, take you out with them.

Luckily, these jackwagons don't ride for very long, either they get killed, maimed or otherwise scarred for life in 'the incident', or, their bike breaks down in an effort to protect them, and itself from the ham handed, cheap raping they will receive in the name of being 'cool'.

Just stay away from them. Trust me on this. But please do help them out whenever possible by enlightening them about the benefits of speed holes drilled through the frame and the like. Just get them out of the gene pool whenever possible.,
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by wheatonFJR » Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:13 pm

bungie4 wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:43 pm
Bust wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:05 pm
Wayne I found this link that may be helpful with this project. :mrgreen: In fact, I think everyone here could learn a few things from it.
When you see a dood, or a chick, or a dood-chick, riding an old twin, usually a CX500 (twisted duck), and their wearing one those tragically cool open faced helmets with a bubble visor and enormous gold metal flake paint jobs, black skinny jeans, high tops, a plaid lumberjack shirt, ya, THAT GUY. Get the fuck away from him. He will either crash going in straight line (brake failure, chain break, axle imploding or just lack of skill), or, they will lose major components from their bike. Like. the frame, or exhaust system, which will bounce down the highway, and, take you out with them.

Luckily, these jackwagons don't ride for very long, either they get killed, maimed or otherwise scarred for life in 'the incident', or, their bike breaks down in an effort to protect them, and itself from the ham handed, cheap raping they will receive in the name of being 'cool'.

Just stay away from them. Trust me on this. But please do help them out whenever possible by enlightening them about the benefits of speed holes drilled through the frame and the like. Just get them out of the gene pool whenever possible.,
Seems like you had an emotional connection to one. :bustinlove:
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by bungie4 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:13 pm

wheatonFJR wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:13 pm
Seems like you had an emotional connection to one. :bustinlove:
Nope. Well unless that emotional connection is built on disgust. Truth be told, I know a few of them because they always want to ride with me. Fuck. off. Trust me, I will ditch you so fast your head will spin. My idea of a ride isn't riding around in circles downtown with open pipes, then going for an $12 coffee at some ethically sourced, artisinal coffee shop. Fuck. off. Your coffee is worth more than your piece of crap bike. But not more than the product currently in your hair. The whole time trying to out-cool one another with shit ppl gave up on 45 years ago.
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by extrememarine » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:30 pm

Bungie's got some serious man luv going on there...

Patiently waiting for petcock gasket set...

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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by Full House » Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:32 pm

bungie4 wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:13 pm
wheatonFJR wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:13 pm
Seems like you had an emotional connection to one. :bustinlove:
Nope. Well unless that emotional connection is built on disgust. Truth be told, I know a few of them because they always want to ride with me. Fuck. off. Trust me, I will ditch you so fast your head will spin. My idea of a ride isn't riding around in circles downtown with open pipes, then going for an $12 coffee at some ethically sourced, artisinal coffee shop. Fuck. off. Your coffee is worth more than your piece of crap bike. But not more than the product currently in your hair. The whole time trying to out-cool one another with shit ppl gave up on 45 years ago.
Sir, don't hold back, tell us how you really feel!
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by HotRodZilla » Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:49 am

I love it when Steve gets angry!!

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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by blind squirrel » Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:12 am

HotRodZilla wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:49 am
I love it when Steve gets angry!!
It's even better when you read it in Steve's voice! :lol:
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by bungie4 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:53 am

Thanks, come again, don't forget to tip your waitress!
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by Bust » Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:41 pm

blind squirrel wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:12 am
HotRodZilla wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:49 am
I love it when Steve gets angry!!
It's even better when you read it in Steve's voice! :lol:


Nah I think Ricky or Bubbles voice sounds better with that phrase.. :lol:

Edit- And it's fuck the fuck off BTW
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by extrememarine » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:38 pm

Update - February 10th, 2018.

Gasket set for fuel petcock arrived earlier in the week. I installed it and put the petcock back on the tank. I put a gallon of gas in the tank and sloshed it around and dumped it. Another gallon in and ran hoses from the petcock to a bucket and let fuel flow from the petcock. Looks functional.

I drained the crankcase oil, filled it with 2 quarts of Rotella (I know, way over filled), pulled the spark plugs and rolled the motor over, working the shifter through the gears. Drained that oil out to flush it and then slowly refilled until the oil level showed on the dipstick.

A shot of starting fluid in each carb and on the second kick, I got this.



Rough, but there is life in this little scooter...

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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by raYzerman » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:35 pm

She Lives!!
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by LeeDavis » Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:00 am

extrememarine wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:38 pm
Update - February 10th, 2018.

Rough, but there is life in this little scooter...
You've gone and done it now...you're past the point of no return. No stopping until it's ridden!

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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by extrememarine » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:55 am

You nailed it. Tires, Tubes, chain & sprockets, and a google search for proper carb settings after I confirm the oil injection pump is functioning.

I've got about 6 weeks until the neighborhood streets will be clear enough for motorcycle laps - tick-tock...
LeeDavis wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:00 am
extrememarine wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:38 pm
Update - February 10th, 2018.

Rough, but there is life in this little scooter...
You've gone and done it now...you're past the point of no return. No stopping until it's ridden!
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by Red » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:04 pm

raYzerman wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:35 pm
She Lives!!
raYzerman,

From my Yamaha 2-stroke experience, I strongly recommend a water separator between the oil tank and the oil pump. The one I made could be completely filled with oil (no air) each time, before I installed it. The end of the outlet tube just needs to be near the top inside of the container, and very close to one side of the container. Use a thick glass container, installed in a padded clamp inside the bike.

https://www.fjriders.com/forums/viewtop ... ump#p46311

Best wishes on this project bike.
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by extrememarine » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:28 pm

thanks - I'll research that as well. Long ways to go on this project...
Red wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:04 pm
raYzerman wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:35 pm
She Lives!!
raYzerman,

From my Yamaha 2-stroke experience, I strongly recommend a water separator between the oil tank and the oil pump. The one I made could be completely filled with oil (no air) each time, before I installed it. The end of the outlet tube just needs to be near the top inside of the container, and very close to one side of the container. Use a thick glass container, installed in a padded clamp inside the bike.

https://www.fjriders.com/forums/viewtop ... ump#p46311

Best wishes on this project bike.
Ride There!
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by Uncle Hud » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:02 pm

extrememarine wrote:
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Update - February 10th, 2018.

Oh Yeah!! That chainsaw-on-two-wheels sound brings back sunny memories!
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by raYzerman » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:05 pm

I think we gotta engineer a richer oil mixture so we can keep the mosquitoes down at tech day........
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Re: Vintage Project - RD250

Post by wheatonFJR » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:21 pm

raYzerman wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:05 pm
I think we gotta engineer a richer oil mixture so we can keep the mosquitoes down at tech day........
It's not gonna be in Sudbury...so it should be A-okie-dokie.
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