1989 ZXR250A1

Here's a chance to show off your zxr400, so get them digital cameras out and show us some piccies.Rebuilding your bike or modding it then let everyone in on it.

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1989 ZXR250A1

Post by banner001 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:16 pm

My new addition to the collection :excited

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Gonna be a little ripper :D
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Re: 1989 ZXR250A1

Post by banner001 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:02 pm

It's on a "race" loom, has an ignition barrel with no key, and a missing fusebox. Have managed to strip out the main bit of the barrel, and bypass the starter lockouts.

The bike clicks the starter motor, but the battery was low volts...will see what a bit of juice will do for it...could still be that the starter solenoid is dead.

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Re: 1989 ZXR250A1

Post by asandilands69 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:31 pm

Ohhhhh very jealous...had one of these for my first bike, loved it right up till a parked it in to the front of a Vauxhall Cavalier! 🙊😂

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Re: 1989 ZXR250A1

Post by banner001 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:24 am

Haha, in an ironic twist...my first car was a vauxhall cavalier, burgundy red M reg :smt003
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Re: 1989 ZXR250A1

Post by asandilands69 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:27 am

Haha perhaps I should nip out and buy one then! What’s the plan for the 250, restoration project?

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Re: 1989 ZXR250A1

Post by BigB » Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:15 am

corrr how you found one of these over here is beyond me! can't wait to see the finished project!

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Re: 1989 ZXR250A1

Post by banner001 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:05 pm

Yeah, Uber-rare, the 6 year search is over...hopefully. need to jump through an odd hoop with the DVLA.

Basically the last owner declared it scrapped to avoid SORN each year and the prospect of a fine...I've just sent off all the information I have to the DVLA, hopefully they will see that it's not been modified, is on the original engine from 1990 and we are all good...fingers crossed.

The bike will be restored back to mint condition if I can properly register it, if not I will sell it for parts and start the search again...
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Re: 1989 ZXR250A1

Post by asandilands69 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:39 am

Outstanding, well good luck with that...keep us updated mate 👍🏻

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