Cruisin on the Yamaha SR250
Finally dragged my 1982 Yamaha Sr250 down three flights of stairs and got to cruise around on it this week. Still needs some solid work before it’s completely reliable, but a fun little thumper for the city.
Thanks to everyone who came over Sunday nights to work on this thing. Big thanks to Ricky and Adam. Faulty spark plug wires, burnt starter, dirty ignition. Those dudes found it all.
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Published - Nov 20, 2017
So things are getting weird. For clarity, other than popping out of gear which is the reason for the tear down, my it250 runs super crisp. Gobs of power. Compression is spot on. After taking the cylinder off, the piston looks perfect. Zero scoring on piston or cylinder. Rings also look perfect. So I didn’t […]