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Im new here feel free to call me Brad. I have a 1987 Trx250x that ive had for about 2 months now. I traded a p.o.s. blazer i bought for 300 bucks for this quad and im proud of it. I also love honda and have owned quite a few bikes and quads made by them.

I got this 4 wheeler not running but was in the process of a rebuild when i acquired it. I need some help if anyone has a minute because i have a few problems i cannot figure out. I need foot pegs, i dont know how to put on the nerf bars, when i kick it over air comes out of the top of the engine (compression release?), what oil do i use? What oil do you use? No spark! i bought a new coil for cheap but its oem (13.97) I lost it. when i kick it over oil comes out of the right side of the engine out of a screw with a hole in it. By reading another post on here i think i know how to fix the spark issue by jumping a gray wire to a gray and black wire but we will see. Thanks for your help and if there is anything i can do to help anyone else out let me know.
 

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Welcome to the forums.Alot of us have the 250's.There great machines.As for oil use the honda GN4 stock oil.It's made for it.And change your filter often too.If you have any shavings in it form missing a gear they will get clogged up.And is the air coming from the head or what.
 

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I agree with Billy. Use the Honda GN4 oil. As far as the oil coming out of the screw with a hole in it, does the 250X have the oil line that runs up to the top of the head? If it does you may be talking about the bolt that holds the line on or the bolt where you check the oil pressure. Does it have a copper or brass washer on the bolt? Is it leaking from around the head of the bolt? If it is, the copper washer may be missing.
 

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Yeah the 250x has the oil line.
 

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Yeah the 250x has the oil line.
This might be where it's leaking, then. There should be a copper washer under the line and another one on top of the line under the head of the bolt. If they're not there, that's probably why it's leaking. If they are there, try to tighten it up a little bit, but be careful not to over tighten it. It's real easy to strip the threads on those. If that's not where it's leaking, then I have no ideal.
 

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Oh yeah, welcome to the forums.
 

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Welcome to the forums!
 
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