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Hello, KLR250 owners! I am Japanese. I have just joined this site today.
 I am very happy to join site!

 I got KLR250 in last June! I had been looked for information of restoration
 for KLR250 on web. Because of KLR250 is not popular in Japan.


 Now I am restoring my KLR250 and I have just started my blog!

 Kawasaki KLR250 Restoration http://klr250.net/


 My blog is written in Japanese and English.
 Reason of writing both language is let's enjoy my restoration with KLR 
 owner in the world! and please tell me better information of restoration 
 for KLR250.

 My ability of English is not higher, probably I take miss grammar and 
 expression in English. But please understand my wishes.


 Best regards

 iseshema from Japan

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Hello! Welcome to the forums!

That is a nice Japanese-model KLR you have. I also own a KLR 250, it is my first motorcycle and I think it is a great bike.

I find it interesting that you say the KLR 250 was not very popular in Japan; it's home country. From what I have seen it was not very popular in any one country, but it has seen scattered use all over the world. One thing is good, you should not have a problem getting parts!

Good choice to polish the plastic parts. They look very nice!

The white color smoke you say was coming out of the exhaust may have been because there is water in the fuel (which may also explain for the rust inside the gas tank), or it could be from condensation if you are starting the engine on a cold day.

I am sure you will be very happy with the bike when your restoration process is complete. Just be certain to keep the valves adjusted properly, and use the proper fluids, and hopefully the bike will give you many good years of service.

Best regards!

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Dear, Knobs-on-Asphalt

Thank you for your message! and I am sorry to answer too late.

I will restore engine when I finish to restore fuel tank.

I have just carried article on my blog. 
I had made today's article from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
It made me crazy!! and very tired!!
 

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Yes, I imagine the fuel tank is your first concern before the engine. It might be a good idea to put in an inline fuel filter to keep any future rust or contaminants from entering the carburetor. 

I read in another forum where you said you are using a Japanese-English dictionary to do your translation for the english text. While this may work okay, you will probably find it much faster to use an online translator program, plus you can copy and paste the text right into your website. Most of this software is free. You should find your work will be much faster and easier this way. Please take my advice and search for " Japanese-to-English translation " online. I am sure you will not be disappointed.

Good work on the polishing. Sounds like you are doing a professional job! I too have a lot of polishing to do on my KLR250.

Just be sure to leave it parked in a garage, out of the sun, or at least under a motorcycle cover or tarp, or else your work will fade away in time. Of corse, sometimes it's nicer to just settle that you'll have to polish it once or twice a year, and then you won't be too worried about the sun.

What year is your model?

You may already be aware of this website, but here is a link with a lot of useful and interesting information about the KLR 250:

http://home.earthlink.net/~klr250informationexchange/index.htm

Best regards from the U.S.A.!

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Hello, very one!

I have just carried new article on may blog!

The pictures of evidence!
Ability of remover and electric drill 
was great and powerful!

I was surprised of remover and drill.

Please visit my blog

iseshema from JAPAN


 

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Dear, Knobs-on-Asphalt

I am so sorry. But I have just joined this thread now!
I am very happy !
 
 

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Hello, very one!

I have just carried new article on my blog!

Tank became clear with a shot!
Remover and electric drill used and those made tank clear!
It is easy for any one!

Please visit my blog!
Kawasaki KLR250 Restoration http://klr250.net/

iseshema from JAPAN



 

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Hello, every one!

I have just carried new article on my blog!

This is the KAWASAKI! This is the lime green!
I fixed painted tank on KLR250

Please visit my blog

Kawasaki KLR250 Restoration thhp://klr250.net/

 iseshema from JAPAN


 





 

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