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    Re: caliper rebuild kit or boots

    should note 2010 and 2012 frames are different. know what you have, know what your getting. mismatch and your going to have to weld anyway.

    you never stated or showed where your break was, that...
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    caliper rebuild kit or boots

    I need new brake dust boots.
    Anyone know the model caliper these DF 250A/B used?
    hard to find the boot without knowing a more popular bike it was used on

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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    been a while since ive checked this site... not shocked few still have a working DF.

    mr wagon, i think it time to move on and find a new bike, there are alot of modded bikes with a similar look,...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    just picked up a DF250RTG for my wife at rock bottom pricing.
    Im hoping its small enough for a 100lb gal to handle.
    Thing is I was just goofing around placed one in my cart, filled out the shipping...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    before i trash my perfectly working bottom end, any one need any parts off it?
    again its the stock DF 167fmm, let me know your terms and well see if it makes sense for us.

    thats everything from...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    Real hard to id the engine, or bike for that matter, given these pics.
    What i can tell you is that if you identify the bottom end, you will identify the top end, No 1 top end has ever ever fit into...
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    Re: what this bike should have been from the start

    ok. though i think many would say the same thing about the 167fmm.
    which is also available on ebay, but at an exacerbated price. Its likely the same case for these engines you're listing.
    And...
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    Re: what this bike should have been from the start

    had the same happen to me, didn't brake the line though.

    so I have to ask you, where are you expecting to acquire, and how much are you expecting to pay for this engine?

    then have you explored...
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    Re: what this bike should have been from the start

    if I regularly swapped engines I could tell you if it was comparatively an easy job or not but I don't so can't. with the right tools I wouldn't consider it a difficult job. but I'm not completed...
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    Re: what this bike should have been from the start

    I promise you that you will see no difference in performance by changing the plug, filter, or cdi.
    seems we've all gone done this road at some point.

    that said change the plug so that you can...
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    Re: what this bike should have been from the start

    uh oh, there he goes again, towing his bike to a new location for a photo, only to remind everyone its running fine...:rolleyes1:
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    Re: what this bike should have been from the start

    thanks. i know Scrappy dog pretty well, you'll find thier fairly overpriced for the most part, though they are the only ones offering a complete big bore.

    I'm not interested for their price but...
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    Re: what this bike should have been from the start

    I knew it would fit though with all the bad luck and dissatisfaction I've had this engine was getting in there even if I had to mod the frame.

    sure I'll posts results plenty though life keep...
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    what this bike should have been from the start

    19801

    should be riding in another 2 weeks or so.
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    Get the replacement cuz you'll have a hard time finding misc parts..
    Until then 6mx1 left and right hand dies, " Al is easily workable and should hold you over until getting a replacement. Make 2...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    I agree, ill make a stud and expect it will hold, this will make way better go kart engine than motorcycle anyway.

    No, there are no catalogs i know of, i have to rely on, in US we have to rely on...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    you see if you quote me you will be forcing barone into seeing what i say, but he is much to sensitive for this so be sure to protect his snowflakiness by going out of your way to remove any info...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    yup, been considering/following this mode for quite a while. and while im not saying id do it this way, ive seen 1mm taken off an oversized 1/8" thick sleeve at the base to get it in the original...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    One more thing, when having to change your piston on the 167fmm, note there are interference and non interference fits sold...
    In my opinion (and only an opinion cuz ive never had the engine running...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    ok Zorge here is the first details of said 'mechanical delicacy'; real motorcycle porn if you ask me
    Specifically this was done on the heist but its all the same.

    19724

    further more as i got...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    haha, there must be 10 posts on this forum with the same pic of barnone on the 'dragon' posting how fine his bike is running...
    i dont know, for all we know it could be broken down under a tarp in...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    yes, machining is only a infrequent hobby, but perhaps this bike alone has justified my lathe, and to less extent mill, more than any other single item i own.
    to keep this thing running ive made...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    engine blown yet again... this time a cylinder bolt was burned through because I was never able to find the exact cylinder for this engine.
    Oddly enough i didn't actually lose that much compression....
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    ya, im not even going to look. them at ccw seem to me way phony.
    that said, now that ive compared oem, great wall gears, and panda pistons, they all seem to come with the same gap more or less... ...
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    Re: Dong Fang DF 250 RTB Bobber Information

    167fmm piston rings gap anyone?
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