04 Honda CRF 150 F discussion forum: crf150 cheapskaters mods
crf150 cheapskaters mods
737jet said 2005-05-24 06:55:37
Hello boys. Looking for cheap upgrades to your crf150? Lets start with suspension. Itīs not bad all around but for any jumps over 2ft, youīll probably notice itīs a bit to soft. I weigh about 150lbs. I installed about 1 1/4" stack of washers in the front forks. This helped big time. My bikes front end immediately sat way higher than the rear. I than adjusted the preload on the rear shock to bring up the seat height. I adjusted it max and it still wasnīt enough. I ended up removing the whole rear shock assy and adding a custom spacer a buddy made. you guys can get creative to find a spacer or use washers. the spacer was about 3/8" thick and it was too much. I set the preload almost to the minimum setting and got it right. The bike saqt 1" higher in height and felt like a million bucks. It felt a bit stiffer but not much. I took it for a test drive and nearly wound up on my rear. I was so used to gassing the bike in second and not having to worry much about a wheely. With the newly modded suspension, I guess the rear didnīt sag as much as I gassed it and I ended up doing a wheely up this little hill and surprised myself. The suspension can get harsh on the rebound but a bit of practice and you can brace yourself before it happens. I used to get stuck going up this sand hill and I noticed with the suspension that I still got stuck but I got alot higher up than before. I also removed the exhaust baffle. I didnīt noticed any power gains but the bike has more bark. my next mod is to jet the carb and add a filter. Apparently this helps big time as the bikes carb runs the engine very lean. I still donīt know where to get this power up kit. Honda hasnīt even heard of it. Iīll find it, install it and get back at you guys. L8R
We invite you to introduce yourself by a few sentences if you are new to
this discussion group. Enter your e-mail to join the forum and get notifcations of new messages. Or post your question,
answer or comment as a guest. We have just improved this discussion forum and expect the number of users to increase.
More 2004 Honda CRF 150 F information
Our discussion groups are intended for short messages. We also welcome more extensive motorcycle reviews.
Bikez also recommends that you check out the technical
data and the riders' rating for the 04 Honda CRF 150 F.
You can also rate it yourself. Use our efficient motorcycle
classifieds to sell or
this bike. Your motorbike gets a high quality presentation. Ads are free.