2012 Suzuki RM-Z250 Project Part 1 — Motorcycle USA

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Suzuki 250 SB

2012 Suzuki RM-Z250 Part 1

MotoUSA’s 2012 ki RM-Z250 project bike has turning frequent motos winning the 250 MX shootout.

In the 2012 250 Shootout. Suzuki’s RM-Z250 to have the ideal combination of and handling which helped it title to best 250F of the Since its shootout victory continued to ride the Suzuki 250 and we are with how it’s held up as the meter steadily climbs.

from a bit of routine service, oil/filter swaps and air filter it doesn’t take a whole lot of to keep the RM-Z in tip top shape. the engine’s propensity for revs and the how it most of its time at wide throttle we’ve been the oil at five-hour intervals using Maxum4 Blend Oil.

This premium lubricant a semi-synthetic blend making it likely to break down heat, dirt and condensation it is compatible with the clutch and It’s available in two viscosity (10W-40 and 20W-50) depending on At $9.99 per liter it’s a on the pricy side, but since the only requires one liter of oil it a deal breaker.

As far as filters go we rely on the OEM paper available at any Suzuki dealer.

has been trouble free on the with our testers employing a lot of care product.

Cleaning air is usually a messy job that is you use Maxima Air Filter Cleaner. spray it on the filter, rub it in and let it sit for 30 seconds. rinse with water and the air come out looking brand new crazy how effective this is.

The best part is that it have any harsh chemicals and irritate your skin or Once the filter is dry we oil it with FFT Foam Filter Treatment. Maxima also offers filter oil for added convenience Fab-1 Spray-On Filter ).

Next to the original set of tires the and sprockets are one of the first consumables in of replacement, but with 29 hours on our there is still some left in the stock set-up. pretty religious about our chain and sprockets clean, and lubricated with Maxima Chain Guard so perhaps the reason why we’re experiencing durability.

Suzuki 250 SB

The Suzuki project has benefited from new Dunlop for thrashing at the SoCal circuits, some fun night rides.

At the 25 hour, mark we mounted up a set of Dunlop rubber. Since we exclusively at racetracks in Southern it makes since to run intermediate tires as they offer the versatility on most terrain. So we on the Dunlop MX51 Geomax Rear Tire in a one size profile (110/80-19) for added while cornering.

Having ridden on the Dunlop MX71 Hard Terrain Front we were anxious to give it a so we mounted that instead of a MX51 (80/100-21).

As usual we the grip and carcass feel of the tire. Another plus is its and wear resistance even repeated use at rocky tracks Glen Helen and Zaca The front tire offers a stiff carcass and sharp which complement the quick mangers of the RM-Z.

Grip was also excellent and the felt just as versatile as the Overall we’d have to say we prefer the MX71 as it offers grip/feel at the tracks we visit

Overall the engine, clutch, and brakes still feel and tight on our RM-Z. Heck we managed not to wear out the graphics Though the suspension feels it’s ready for a rebuild, we’ll address in the next of our project.

Suzuki 250 SB
Suzuki 250 SB
Suzuki 250 SB

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