1997-2001 Honda CR250 General Specifications

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Fuel, Lubricants and Fluids

Recommended FuelUnleaded Gasoline: 92 Octane Minimum
Fuel tank capacity7.5 Liters (2 Us gal)
Engine oilPro Honda HP-2. 2 stroke oil or equivalent
Engine oil mixing ration32:1
Transmission oil typePro honda HP trans oil or pro honda GN4 4-stroke 10w-40 SF/SG engine oil or equivalent
Trans Oil Capacity
Overhaul cap0.85 L (.09qt)
Change cap0.75 l (.08 qt)
Coolant typeEthylene glycol contianing sillicate-free corrosion inhibitors for aluminum engines 50/50 (antifreeze/distilled water)
Coolant mixture50/50 (Antifreeze/Distilled Water)
Cooling System Capacity
1997-1999
At change1.26l 1.32qt
At disassembly1.28l 1.35qt
2000-2001
At change1.22l 1.29qt
At disassembly1.25l 1.43qt
Fork oil gradePro-Honda HP fork oil 5w or equivalent
Fork Oil Capacity
1997369cc
1998375cc
2000386cc
1999373cc
2001383cc
Air FilterFoam Air filter oil
Brake fluid typeDOT 4
Control Cable pivotsCable Lube
Drive chainPro Honda chain lubricant or equivalent

Tune-up Specifications

Pilot Air Screw Turns Out
1997-19992
20001-1/2
20011-3/4
Spark Plug
StandardDenso w24esr-v or NGK BR8EG
OptionalDenso w24esr-g or NGK BR8EV
Spark Plug gap0.5-0.6mm (0.020-0.024 in.)
Ignition Timing
199718° at 3000 rpm
1998-200118° ± 2° at 3000 rpm




Routine Check & Adjustment Specifications
Drive Chain
Slack35.35 mm (1.0-1.4in.)
Length wear limit (16 pitch/17 pins)259 mm (10.2 in.)
Slider thickness wear limit5.0 mm (0.2 in.)
Tensioner Roller Diameter Wear Limit
1997
Upper and lower25mm (1.00 in)
1998
Upper25mm (1.00 in)
Lower35mm (1.38 in)
1999
Upper25 mm (1.00 in.)
Lower39mm (1.54 in.)
2000-2001
Upper and lower25mm
Wheels
Axle runout (front/rear)0.20 mm (0.008 in)
Rim runout (radial and lateral)2.0 mm (0.08 in)
Tire pressure (front/rear)100KPA (15psi)
Radiator cap relief preassure108-137 kPa (16-20psi)
Throttle Grip free play3-5mm (1/8-1/4 in)
Clutch Lever free play10-20mm (3/8-3/4 in)
Maintenance Torque Specifications
Nmin.-lbft.-lb.
Axle nut (front)8865
Axle nut (rear)
19979369
1998-199910880
2000-200112794
Front Axle Pinch Bolts2014
Coolant drain bolt1088
Clutch lever pivot bolt218
Clutch lever pivot nut1088
Drive Chain
Adjusting nut2720
Drive Chain Guide
Mounting nut12106
Drive Chain Roller Bolt
1997-20002216
200112106
Drive sprocket bolt2620
Driven sprocket nuts3224
Rim Lock13115
Shift lever bolt1288
Spark plug1813
Spokes3.833
Throttle housing bolts980
Throttle Housing
Cover screw1.513
Transmission Oil
Check bolt1088
Transmission oil drain
Plug (crankcase)2922
General Dimensions
mmin.
Overall Length218986.3
Overall Width82332.4
Overall Height126349.7
Wheelbase
1997-1999148358.4
2000-2001148758.5
Ground Clearance33113
Seat Height
1997-199994237.1
2000-200193336.7
Foot peg41216.2
Dry weight97kg214 lb

 

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