INDEX

Here is a partial INDEX of the postings on this site:

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• http://wp.me/p1LWaM-qh    Stock Virago 250 10 amp battery replaced with 4 amp lithium battery

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-mX    Virago 250 – Do not buy chrome parts – just polish the parts that are already on the bike – original posting was updated
· Polishing the Virago 250
· Polishing the engine side covers – Virago 250.
· Voltage Regulator, exposed – mod for Virago 250 – The “delete left side plastic cover and expose voltage regulator mod.“
· Front sprocket, exposed – mod for Virago 250 – The “partially expose front sprocket by removing lower part of front sprocket cover mod”

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-lj    A plastic ATV gas tank on a Virago 250 – how bad would it look?
Includes:
· Carburetor – polishing the Virago 250 carburetor
· Gas tank – mounting it higher and it’s advantages – Virago 250
· Gas tank specifications and information  – Virago 250.
· Reserve – How far can I go?  – Virago 250.
· Fuel Line and Vacuum Line routing – Yamaha Virago 250 (please do not laugh – I drew it myself)
· Vests, reflective – motorcycle safety – it is amazing – just spend $6.39 and get more respect from other drivers

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-jp  Planned changes to my bike – How to make your Virago 250 look a little different from the rest Part II
· Turn signals – arrow turn signals – Virago 250
· Headlight modulators and how to make a cheap simulation
· Lighting mods to increase your safety
· Vests, reflective – motorcycle safety – my first report on wearing a vest and the dramatic difference it makes
· Lithium battery – changes needed for Virago 250 to run a 4 amp hour battery (stock battery is 10 amp hours)
· Head Covers, chrome – removing chrome head covers on Virago 250
· Polishing the Virago 250
· Air filter – replace or clean it once a year – Virago 250
· Air filter – putting 2 inch vintage louvered VW air filter on Virago 250
· Ignition switch relocation – relocating the Virago 250 ignition switch
· Carrying space – Virago 250 with Rifle Sport fairing – create low cost 2,100 cubic inch space by moving headlight forward and speedo back behind the bars.
· Wiring under seat – making plastic cover for wiring under Virago 250 seat
· Pilot screw adjustment – Virago 250 – start with 3/4 turn out, if it stumbles and pops on decel, then try 1 turn out
· Carb heaters – Virago 250 –  I disconnected mine to try it – bad idea to disconnect if your location is ever below 70 degrees F.
· Fuel Pump – covering Virago 250 fuel pump with a 4.5 to 6 inch chrome air cleaner cover is an easy way make a big change in the looks.
· Battery – Virago 250 stock battery size and weight – important to check water level
· Chain – Virago 250 – I had bad luck with regular chain, so I bought my first O-Ring chain (better late than never).

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-i5    Small v-twins from around the world – Part 16 – nice photos (scenery or background)

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-h3    How to make your Virago 250 look a little different from the rest – and at low cost
· Air Filter chrome pods – low cost ways to change the looks of the Virago 250 air filter chrome pods
· Head Covers, chrome – removing chrome head covers on Virago 250 – it looks better than I expected
· Fuel Pump – covering Virago 250 fuel pump with a chrome air cleaner cover is an easy way make yours look different from the rest.
· Head Covers, chrome – If you have removed yours, and are not putting them back on, they look great as fuel pump covers, and you can put them on both sides of the bike.
· Polishing the Virago 250 – the top five items that make the biggest difference

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-gP   Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 15 – colors of the world

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-gz    Adding a centerstand to a Virago 250
· Center stand – adding a center stand to a Virago 250 (sidestands cause a lot more trouble than centerstands.)

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-g2    • http://wp.me/p1LWaM-g2    December 25, 2011 Happy Holidays !
· Turn signal indicator – 12 volt LED turn signal indicator light with buzzer –for motorcycles (near bottom of post)

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-eP    Virago 250’s from around the world – Part 14 – modified bikes

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-ek    Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 12 – Air Filter mods
· Air Filters – looking for ideas? – 25 different Virago 250’s with 25 different air cleaners

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-eb    Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 11 – colors of the world

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-dV    Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 10 – bobbers

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-dl    Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 9 – colors of the world

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-ds    Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 8 – interesting / unusual pictures of Virago 250’s

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-d8    Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 7 – colors of the world

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-cF    Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 6 – colors of the world

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-c9    Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 5 – colors of the world

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-bR    Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 4 – modified exhausts
· Exhaust Mods – looking for ideas? – 14 Virago 250’s with various exhaust mods

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-bh    Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 3 – modified exhausts
· Exhaust Mods – looking for ideas? – 15 pictures of Virago 250’s with various exhaust mods

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-b3    Virago 250’s from around the world – Part 2 – modified bikes

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-a7     Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 1 – modified bikes

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-6M     Make your own Virago 250 dipstick
· Oil sightglass hard to read, solution for – Virago 250

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-6w    Virago 250 – Do not buy chrome parts – just polish the parts that are already on the bike

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-6l    Low Cost Front Fork mods – Yamaha Virago 250 – the stock forks may be better than you think
· Fork Oil, changing – Virago 250
· Front Forks, adding 1.625 inch spacer – Virago 250
· Front Forks, torque values – Virago 250
· Fork Brace, measurements to use to find a universal fork brace – Virago 250
· Front Fender, removing – Virago 250 – bad idea to remove – it functions as a light duty fork brace
· Rear fender mounting, two large allen bolts, affects handling, torque value is 43 ft lbs (60 Nm) – Virago 250
· Swing arm pivot bolt, affects handling, torque value is 33 ft lbs (46 Nm) – Virago 250
· Front Forks, springs have two stages – first 1.3 inches is softer – Virago 250

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-6d     This site is now virago250street.com, low bars on older Virago 250 in non-U.S. markets, and Supertrapp update

http://wp.me/P1LWaM-65     The 2012 V-Star 250 has low handlebars!

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-5X     Do not gap, do not clean (or even remove) Iridium and Platinum tipped spark plugs – the only “maintenance” is replacement
· Platinum spark plugs  –  the platinum is a coating and can be damaged- do not gap, clean, or even remove (unless replacing)
· Iridium spark plugs –  the iridium is a coating and can be damaged- do not gap, clean, or even remove (unless replacing)
· Spark plugs, iridium and platinum –  the iridium or platinum is a coating and can be damaged- do not gap, clean, or even remove (unless replacing)

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-4j      Other small V-Twins (other than Virago 250)

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-5D     The Big E, corndogs, fried Oreos, llamas, Holsteins, and driving in the mud

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-4O     If a bolt is loose, you could lose it (especially chrome ones)

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-1l   LED turn signals for Yamaha Virago 250 Part II
· LED turn signals – mounted on Virago 250
· Storage bag – Eclipse 1500 cubic inch carry bag is lightweight and is good choice for Virago 250

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-3t     Close call Virago 250 vs. Mercedes and flying in the slow lane at 50 mph

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-35    How does a Supertrapp muffler sound on a Virago 250? 8 to 14 discs are optimal for XV250 – UPDATED 9/14/11
· Supertrapp muffler – For Virago 250, how many discs?

Supertrapp muffler on Virago 250
Supertrapp muffler on Virago 250

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-1l   LED turn signals for Yamaha Virago 250 Part II

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-2T   The cheap Virago 250 “2-to-1” exhaust mod Part II – you need one used Supertrapp muffler – reduces exhaust system weight from 6.2kg (13.6 pounds) to 4.3 kg (9.5 pounds)
· Supertrapp muffler – Supertrapp muffler attached to the front section of the stock Virago 250 exhaust
· Supertrapp muffler – Added a 12 inch baffle plus changed Supertrapp muffler from side-firing to rear-firing to reduce sound heard by rider.
· Exhaust mod for Virago 250

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-2M   The Minimalist Virago 250 (also Functional + Lightweight + Low cost

•   http://wp.me/p1LWaM-2y   Yamaha Virago 250 vs. Honda CB-160
· CB-160 compared to Virago 250 – I compare the bike I drove when I was 16 to the bike I drive now.

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-2m    Reflective vests, Supertrapp, and the left side of the church

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-22    Maintenance and mods done to my 2002 Virago 250
· Signal Dynamics LED brake/running light – added to Virago 250
· Brake light flasher – added to Virago 250
· Oil for Virago 250 – This is the mix that I use.
· Mirrors for Virago 250 – My favorite is the old Yamaha mirrors.

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-1P     The cheap Virago 250 “2-to-1” exhaust mod – no parts needed except exhaust clamp, reduces exhaust system weight from 6.2kg (13.6 pounds) to 3.63kg (8.0 pounds)
· Exhaust mod for Virago 250

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-1s     LED turn signals for Yamaha Virago 250
· LED turn signals for Virago 250 – I looked at every LED turn signal on ebay – and these are the six that I liked.

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-18     Safety first, looks second ! – for motorcycle turn signals, taillights, and brake lights
· Integrated taillight –  for Virago 250

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-13    Fix the Virago 250 gearing !   Changing sprockets (gearing) on Yamaha Virago 250 to 17/38, 17/40, 17/42, etc.
· Sprocket change for Virago 250
· 17/38 sprocket change for Virago 250

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-R   Virago 250 rear tire sizes
· Tires for Virago 250 – list of all the sizes that will fit (some require modifications to fit) – list of actual weights of five 130/90-15 tires
· Rear tires for Virago 250 – list of all the sizes that will fit (some require modifications to fit) – list of actual weights of five 130/90-15 tires
· Rear tires for Virago 250 (weights) – list of actual weights of five 130/90-15 tires

http://wp.me/s1LWaM-test   Better Performance for the Yamaha Virago 250
· Weight reduction … is important for small bikes like the Virago 250.
· Footpeg relocation

http://wp.me/p1LWaM-1    Virago 250 Street – seating position and safety mods

virago250street.com  –  Where seldom is heard, a discouraging word.

3 Responses to INDEX

  1. John says:

    Great site, lots of usefull info here as I am moding one for the wife. really like the footpeg mod (y)

  2. Hi, this weekend is nice in support of me, because this time i am reading this wonderful educational article here at my residence.

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