1997-2001 Honda CR250 General Specifications

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Fuel, Lubricants & Fluids

Recommended Fuel Unleaded Gasoline: 92 Octane Minimum
Fuel tank capacity 7.5 Liters (2 Us gal)
Engine oil Pro Honda HP-2. 2 stroke oil or equivalent
Engine oil mixing ration 32:1
Transmission oil type Pro Honda HP trans oil or pro honda GN4 4-stroke 10w-40 SF/SG engine oil or equivalent
Trans Oil Capacity
Overhaul cap 850 ml (.09qt)
Change cap 750 ml (.08 qt)
Coolant type Ethylene glycol containing silicate-free corrosion inhibitors for aluminum engines 50/50 (antifreeze/distilled water)
Coolant mixture 50/50 (Antifreeze/Distilled Water)
Cooling System Capacity
1997-1999
At change 1.26l 1.32qt
At disassembly 1.28l 1.35qt
2000-2001
At change 1.22l 1.29qt
At disassembly 1.25l 1.43qt
Fork oil grade Pro-Honda HP fork oil 5w or equivalent
Fork Oil Capacity
1997 369cc
1998 375cc
2000 386cc
1999 373cc
2001 383cc
Air Filter Foam Air filter oil
Brake fluid type DOT 4
Control Cable pivots Cable Lube
Drive chain Pro Honda chain lubricant or equivalent

Tune-up Specifications

Pilot Air Screw Turns Out
1997-1999 2
2000 1-1/2
2001 1-3/4
Spark Plug
Standard Denso w24esr-v or NGK BR8EG
Optional Denso w24esr-g or NGK BR8EV
Spark Plug gap 0.5-0.6mm (0.020-0.024 in.)
Ignition Timing
1997 18° at 3000 rpm
1998-2001 18° ± 2° at 3000 rpm


Routine Check & Adjustment Specifications
Drive Chain
Slack 35.35 mm (1.0-1.4in.)
Length wear limit (16 pitch/17 pins) 259 mm (10.2 in.)
Slider thickness wear limit 5.0 mm (0.2 in.)
Tensioner Roller Diameter Wear Limit
1997
Upper and lower 25mm (1.00 in)
1998
Upper 25mm (1.00 in)
Lower 35mm (1.38 in)
1999
Upper 25 mm (1.00 in.)
Lower 39mm (1.54 in.)
2000-2001
Upper and lower 25mm
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 pressure 108-137 kPa (16-20psi)
Throttle Grip free play 3-5mm (1/8-1/4 in)
Clutch Lever free play 10-20mm (3/8-3/4 in)
Maintenance Torque Specifications
Nm in.-lb ft.-lb.
Front Axle Nut 88 65
Rear Axle Nut
– 1997 93 69
– 1998-1999 108 80
– 2000-2001 127 94
Front Axle Pinch Bolts 20 14
Coolant drain bolt 10 88
Clutch lever pivot bolt 2 18
Clutch lever pivot nut 10 88
Drive Chain
Adjusting Nut 27 20
Drive Chain Guide
Mounting Nut 12 106
Drive Chain Roller Bolt
1997-2000 22 16
2001 12 106
Drive sprocket bolt 26 20
Driven sprocket nuts 32 24
Rim Lock 13 115
Shift lever bolt 12 88
Spark plug 18 13
Spokes 3.8 33
Throttle housing bolts 9 80
Throttle Housing
Cover screw 1.5 13
Transmission Oil
Check bolt 10 88
Transmission oil drain
Plug (crankcase) 29 22
General Dimensions
mm in.
Overall Length 2189 86.3
Overall Width 823 32.4
Overall Height 1263 49.7
Wheelbase
1997-1999 1483 58.4
2000-2001 1487 58.5
Ground Clearance 331 13
Seat Height
1997-1999 942 37.1
2000-2001 933 36.7
Foot peg 412 16.2
Dry weight 97kg 214 lb

 

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