How To Service The Steering Stem Bearings On Your 1997 – 2001 Honda CR250.
You will need three specialty tools for this service: a steering stem nut adjustment wrench, a bearing press, and a metal pipe that matches the diameter of the inner bearing race but still fits over the steering stem.
You can pick up a wrench for around $13. You can make your bearing press out of grade 8 bolts and washers for about $15, and the pipe will cost between, $10 to $25, depending on the store.
The Tools You Will Need Are:
- Steering Stem Adjustment Wrench
- Smackin’ Pipe
- Bolt Press
- Torque Wrench
- Breaker Bar
- 32mm Socket
- 10mm Socket
- Long Flat Screwdriver / Blind Bearing Puller
- Chisel / Dremel
The Parts You Will Need Are:
- New ’97-’01 Honda CR250 Bearing Kit
- Lithium EP Grease
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Start with your bike on a stand with the front end completely stripped except for one fork.