Rebuilding my first of two KR250 Tandem Twin Bikes

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GreenZX10guy
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Rebuilding my first of two KR250 Tandem Twin Bikes

Post by GreenZX10guy » Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:37 am

Need help!
Bike wont start!!
Pretty sure everything is fine . . . . .
Got spark and fuel in carbs
Tried quick start still no luck
Were these difficult starting bikes

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Re: Rebuilding my first of two KR250 Tandem Twin Bikes

Post by Skyeport » Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:29 am

I am also about to begin rebuilding one of my many KRs.
Apparently the dampers in the primary gears can cause hard starting if they are out of spec?
It is covered in the clutch section of the workshop manual.
Others here will probably be able to shed more light.
Hope this helps.
Good luck.

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Re: Rebuilding my first of two KR250 Tandem Twin Bikes

Post by Top-shaggy » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:41 am

Scroll down page re dampers and starting..
Also see full workshop manual on Tims site :)

http://kr250.org/KR_service.htm
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Re: Rebuilding my first of two KR250 Tandem Twin Bikes

Post by dougindoors » Tue Mar 10, 2015 12:04 am

I also think the starting problem is contributed by the kick start not turning the engine fast enough, try bump starting when hot works on mine starts easely
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