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CRF250R into street legal?

Discussion in 'Motorcycles' started by MxRacer190, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. Aug 3, 2011 at 11:08 PM
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    MxRacer190

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  2. Aug 3, 2011 at 11:10 PM
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    Yoytoda

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    depends on the local laws...

    i know in CA and NY they know by the VIN if its offroad only bike
     
  3. Aug 3, 2011 at 11:23 PM
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    oooh, there are tons of forums on how to street legalize. Definitely would be an AWESOME build, but definitely are a lot of legalities depending on your state.

    Check out http://supermotojunkie.com/, and also http://www.4strokes.com/

    Best of luck! And if you do follow through with it, I expect a build thread!
     
  4. Aug 3, 2011 at 11:44 PM
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    BakoTruck

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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    Yeah, probably will not be able to do this in CA. Just my guess. I know for sure the exhaust is illegal. But in Georgia I have no idea, may need to call up a smog place or DMV or something.
     
  5. Aug 3, 2011 at 11:55 PM
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    Bfoster133

    Bfoster133 If i asked my dad for money, He'd knock me out

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    the gears and motor will need some major work, crf's are geared for offroad racing, not for maintaining 65 on the highway for a period of time, the motor would most likley blow
     
  6. Aug 4, 2011 at 12:38 AM
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    ^ Thats not going to happen man. The money and time invested would be over the top.

    You're better off buying one already. Get a sick one already street legal. Game Over!
     
  7. Aug 4, 2011 at 12:43 AM
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    Bfoster133 If i asked my dad for money, He'd knock me out

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    well my dad made his 03 yzf street legal and basically made it into a super moto bike and after about 3 months of riding on freeways everyday 25 miles to work and back he blew his head gasket and the piston was shot
     
  8. Aug 9, 2011 at 3:38 AM
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    tony216

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    Consider a slipper clutch too. On road use and no cush drive is bad for the 'box.

    IMO humble opinion, it's cheaper and easier to buy a big, fat DRZ and keep you CRF dirt-only.
     
  9. Aug 9, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    MxRacer190

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    Yeah I talked to a local dealer, and they told me about the same thing. Found a nice 2008 KLX450 on CL for $3500 hmmmm
     
  10. Aug 9, 2011 at 9:20 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    good deal if it has less than 5k miles.
     
  11. Sep 27, 2011 at 11:40 AM
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    Some people have good luck with plated motocross bikes others don't. The oil capacity is tiny on a CRF450 or 250. Go with a KTM or DRZ and you will be happier. That said not much is more fun than a street legal 450.
     
  12. Sep 27, 2011 at 11:44 AM
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    Don't do it with a 250R! You will get bored in a second. If you're going to convert one start with at least a 450R or buy something already street legal.
     
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