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Picked up a 05 YZ250 (what to look for?)

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Just bought a low hour 05 YZ250

Are there any known problems to look for?? Like the shift stoppers on the 05 & 06 YZ125...

Greasing all the bearings today, cleaned the carb already.

I think this bike sat in a garage most it's life since it's very clean with little wear the tires are from 2006 with only 25% wear.

The steering head bearings feel notchy so I will probably replace them, used the Pivot works on my 08 YZ125 they have a better seal.

It has a FMF Fatty & PowerCore, FWW 8oz Yamaha, IMS tank



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I don't think the 250 has the shifter stop problem. I'd atleast pull the pipe off and look to see what the piston looks like.

I did that it looks good, no blow by and the grooves around the skirt are still visible as well as the cyl. cross hatch.

The previous owner said he did the top end 5 hrs ago, looks like that my be true!


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