Turning a KLX250, into a KLX300

Discussion in 'Kawasaki Big Bikes Thailand' started by Moto-Rex, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. Moto-Rex

    Moto-Rex Ol'Timer

    This article maybe of interest to those that want a little more power out of there KLX250.



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  3. ::J::

    ::J:: Member

    would love to have more infos on turning a KLX250 EFI into a KLX300 EFI
  4. Kaelixke

    Kaelixke Member

    That has no sense! It costs TOO much, so you better buy a 300 - 400cc or more for the same total price. Believe me! 8)
  5. ::J::

    ::J:: Member

    Ok, can you just give an exemple of a 400cc supermoto officialy available in Thailand and it's price ? :lol-sign:

    And i'm not even talking about those imported and rebuild DRZ400 with greybook.
  6. Kaelixke

    Kaelixke Member

    I know, I know ...
    Here in Belgium, it 's the same problem with restricted bikes.
    But the "old" DR 350 and DR 400cc can be "prepared" in a easy way. The total cost is affordable and you have a powerfull bike for a very honest price.
    If you are satisfied with the KLX250 S FI like the bike is and you can find a good performance ecu set, you are a happy driver ...

    I own a KLX250 S FI 2009, but finding a GOOD and RELIABLE performance ecu set here ... ??? :cry:
  7. dirthonk

    dirthonk Ol'Timer

    Rexy, I reckon you've got one of those kits in your luggage, after all after 40,000 odd kms you're probably due a fresh top-end!

  8. Moto-Rex

    Moto-Rex Ol'Timer

    The more KMs you do on them, the better they seem to go.

    So Ill wait till its "run in" before I consider any modifications.

    Cheers Rex
  9. alrikki

    alrikki Ol'Timer

    is there a good reason why the klx 250 barrel cannot be bored out to take the klx300 piston?
    btw my 330 barrel has a sleeve
  10. NN

    NN Member

    ^ As far as I know the barrel can be bored out to take a klx300 piston. The problem is the EFI. I was wondering about buying an older carb version, this would make the upgrade much easier. From what year did they start making the KLX250 in Thailand? Has the carb version every been made here?

    From what I've read the earlier versions were lighter and more off road orientated.
  11. thaicbr

    thaicbr Ol'Timer

  12. bill

    bill Ol'Timer

    Interesting link
    Reading that thread and a few others, it seems 26+hp might be achievable with 2brothers juicebox, 330 big bore, open pipe, and cams.

    Cost is the next issue
    B&B 331 Big Bore kit $487 http://bandbcyclerestorations.com/page_4.html
    2 brothers Juice box $300 http://www.twobros.com/cgi-bin/shopper? ... ey=008-171
    Webcam Hotcam pair $320 http://www.webcamshafts.com/index_blank ... earch.html
    Open exhaust. Local made ? $300 ?

    SubtotalTotal $1137

    New bike cost $4500
    Say another $200 for decent bars, wide pegs and skid plate.

    Total $5837 for a reasonably powerful, brand new, fully legal dirtbike

    Alternatively, save a few hundred by starting with a low km used bike.
  13. bill

    bill Ol'Timer

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