85 Honda CH 250 Spacy/Elite discussion forum:
Need trim parts
|Need trim parts|
|Guitarzan said 2006-04-05 03:11|
I also need some trim parts. The black trim that goes all around the bike with a silver stripe down the middle, I need the piece that goes across the rear end of the bike. Also need the rubber foot pad for the passenger\īs left foot, and, I need the square lock off of the optional storage box that goes on the rear of the bike. It say\īs Honda on it.
Be sure and check the oil!!! I got a nasty piston slap on the way home from a Jethro Tull concert due to low oil. I thought the oil indicator on the instrument panel would let me know if it was low (slaps self!) But it doesn\īt. It works off of your mileage.
\\ Anyhow, since I had my engine apart, I did most of the Doug Simpson treatment. I milled the head down & bored it out & put in a bigger piston, ported & polished, and filed down the weld bead on the exhaust pipe, and put a Malossi belt & pulley weights on it.
Didn\īt do the cam & springs though. But it really moves! It\īll burn rubber & pop a wheelie (with a little tug on the bars)
Don\īt know what the top end is yet, still breaking it in. But all in all, I\īm very happy with the added performance.
Wish performance parts were easier to find. I bought the Elite strictly BECAUSE it already had a strong engine, as oppoaed to getting a 50cc and hopping it up. But there\īs plenty of 50cc performance parts and almost NOTHING for the admirable 250 Elite.
What a shame!
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