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CRF250R 2010 Crankshaft option

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After 35 hours, I saw a very little ammount of sand grain size cooper particle in my oil filter. So it's the off season here and I'm won't trust my crankshaft for another season.

I want your opinions on the some option I have.

1-Hotrod connecting rod with static balancing 250$

2-Honda crankshaft 300$

3-Falicon or Carrillo connecting rod with static balancing 400$

4-Falicon connecting rod with dynamic balancing 650$

I'm a novice track rider with some trail ride. I check for something bulletproof for the next 100 hours, but not sure I want to spend 600$ unless it's really really really THE option

Edited by DarkCRF

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Go with #3 option. At that point, you would be having your stock crank re-fitted with either a Carillo or Falicon rod and bearing. Great set up and your crank has already been heat cycled equaling a much truer balance.

By the way, you caught it at the right time. Whatever you do, don't start that engine again. You could be looking at much more than just a crank and bearing if you attempt to run it. It's now a ticking time bomb. Please take my advice on this last paragraph. If you don't, you'll wish you did. I've seen this movie before.

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Believe me, I ever rebuilt a complete engine with a clogged oil pump. I'm not gonna take a chance with it. The third option is the one for now I like. Not really more expensive than a brand new unit, but better than one. With this option I'm able to rebuild it for 800$ new top end include.

Since my 450R failure, I ever open my oil filter and inspect the paper after every oil change, so every 5 hours. So I'm really happy to catch it so soon

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A friend of ours had a falicon CRF450 crank snap in half at the crank pin. So I'm not convinced there is any tried and true best crank option.

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Check what happen to my crankshaft. Finally the ''cooper'' particul in my oil filter was....rust

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This is a 2010, Bought brand new in july 2011

35 hours

Engine oil inspect before every ride

Engine oil and filters change every 5 hours

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