#22 Parts Bin—What To Hoard For Your CH250

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#22 Parts Bin—What To Hoard For CH250

Hello Group,

The Elite CH 250 was a milestone scooter it bowed in 1985.

Up to that the Elite CH 125 was Honda’s biggest With the CH

250, Honda its 250 cc fishbone frame as a platform as the and

nimblest commuter scooter This platform developed the CN 250

Helix touring class the year. Others have with

bigger displacement but none with the Honda But those

initial CH250s—those from 1985 to1988— are 20-years old. Many

of are still in use today with have toured around the on


How do you keep a 20-something running? What parts are

available? What should an consider stockpiling to keep it

well into the future? is a guide.

We all know the Honda CN 250 shares many mechanical

with the CH 250. The Helix, removed from extinction by has

resurrected itself in 2004 and provide future valuable for

the CH 250. The autobystarter, for example, ago discontinued by Honda for

the CH 250, is as a Helix part and, minor modifications,

will to the CH 250.

Auction house has been selling scooter for awhile now. Some

integral CH 250 parts have reasonably, others not so.

Additionally, motorcycle salvagers have appearing on ebay selling

Now is the time to stock your bins with certain that can save

you big money at time. Here are a few. parts for the

years and models only)

Carburetors: The Keihin Velocity (CV) carburetor was

exclusively on the CH/CN 250 with little differences. The carbs

and parts are interchangeable. A new carburetor Honda is

about $293. The air valve, a prime suspect in

backfiring, is $73 alone. Some carbs on ebay have running at a fraction of

the new cost. Every CH 250 owner have a extra carburetor for

or a rebuilt one handy.

Clutch All of the Helix and Elite clutch are

identical. The parts alone to the clutch assembly will you $300. Add

Honda’s labor and it severely dent your Some low mileage

Helix assemblies have gone for $20 on Although durable, the

bearings and the do wear. Keep a good clutch on hand so your

is not “down” several weeks the Honda mechanics figure out how to

Honda CN 250

The ICM is the Ignition Control Module. is the electronic

brain box which controls advance and coil firing. scoot won’t run

without Honda charges $119 for a new Find one from the

1985-88 CH 250 or Helix with the designation KM1 448 on it.

Honda used the Mitsuba starter on the 1985-88 CH250 and

CN250 Helix. This one is a $325 from Honda

Several good used have gone for $20 on ebay. a good idea to parts

bin one of just in case.

Mufflers: not high on my must-have list, a new from

Honda is $307. I usually see rusted out and rotted on most

driven scooters. Nonetheless, an in the parts bin won’t hurt.

Clusters: Invariably, some day the or speedometer will

malfunction on CH 250. If your a purest, want to fix it.

Especially if you need a or temp gauge. New from they’ll

run about $490. to have a used speedo from ebay at a fraction

of Particularly, if it’s the digital from 1985-86.

Seat: The on the CH 250 is an expendable item. Eventually, the sun

and light will destroy it. will appear. It will

crappy. New seats from are $225. Having yours will run more

than Get an extra for the parts bin on ebay for $65.

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