A Honda Rebel or CMX 250 motorcycle can use a petroleum-based or synthetic motor oil that is additive-free, such as lighter-weight 10W40. Grades of motor oil are based on the oil's viscosity and whether it has been tested for cold-weather use.
When a "W" is included in a motor oil's rating, it indicates that the viscosity of the oil has been tested for cold weather. Motor oil ratings that do not feature the "W" have only been tested at an engine's average operating temperature. The temperature falls at 100 degrees on the Centigrade scale or 210 degrees Fahrenheit. An oil with a lower viscosity rating means less wear-and-tear on a motorcycle's engine over time.
The oil should be changed for the Honda Rebel 250 every 4,000 miles. An oil change should include replacing the spark plugs and air filter and inspecting and adjusting the valve.Learn More
The average weight of an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) is around 350 to 400 pounds. The weight normally differs according to make. An ATV is a vehicle that travels on low pressure tires, with a seat that is straddled by the operator.Full Answer >
You can bypass a capacitor-discharge ignition (CDI) box temporarily for troubleshooting purposes. Since a CDI box transmits voltage from the pick-up coil in the stator to the ignition coil and does not generate continuous sparks, it cannot store enough voltage to keep the engine running.Full Answer >
The Suzuki Hayabusa, also known as the GSX1300R, began its stock construction with 175 horsepower, but later models upped this to 194 hp beginning in 2008. The upgraded engine in the second generation of Hayabusa motorcycles allows for greater power with the same internal volume.Full Answer >
A typical 12-foot aluminum boat weighs about 200 pounds. This type of craft is used as a rowboat, or a motor is attached for additional power. These recreational boats are often used for fishing.Full Answer >