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Maintenance Schedule
Motorcycle Maintenance
1990 Honda CR 500
VEHICLE ID: JH2PE0209LM90XXXX
Engine: PE02E590XXXX
Date of purchase: July 7, 1997.
July 12, 1997 Maintenance
         Oil change 10w-40
         Air cleaner
         Head set lubed
         Cleaned carb
         New chain ring (51t)
13-Jul-97
1 hour ride time
July 19 - 20 Clear Creek
         5 hours ride time
         Used approx. 5 gallons of gas
         Replaced brake lever
         Lost seat bolts
         Tire pressure Front: 16psi, Rear: 15psi
29-Jul-97
         Changed oil Castrol 10w-40
         new spark plug
         top off coolant
         pulled sub-frame
         Pulled pipe, looked inside cylinder. Looks very clean except for what looks like some light surface rust on about 20% of the cylinder.
4-Aug-97
         Cleaned air filter and reinstalled.
         Cleaned out muffler.
         Repainted sub frame, side number plates and touched up frame.
         Installed pipe guard.
         Installed new brake lever.
         Installed new grips.
8-Aug-97
         1.5 hours at Metcalf
12-Aug-97
         New rear tire.
9-Aug-97
         Cleaned bike
         Changed oil
         Lubed chain
         Inspected air box, looks good for Clear Creek.
Aug 16-17, 1997
         6.0 hours at Clear Creek
19-Aug-97
         Serviced air filter.
         Changed oil used 15w-40.
         Flushed and replaced coolant, 50/50 mix.
         Repainted right case covers.
Sept 13-14, 1997
         6 hours at Clear creek
Sept 22 - Oct 7
         Relubed front and rear hubs.
         Relubed head set.
         Replaced upper and lower shock bearings.
         Relubed lower linkage.
         Remover and relubed chain.
         Replaced front sprocket from 14T to 13T.
         Replaced carb. Vent tubes (3 ea.).
         Replaced pipe with FMF Fatty.
         Repacked silencer.
         Removed and cleaned carb.
         Resealed air box frontís seal.
         Cleaned and reoiled air filter
         Changed oil (15W-40).
         Set fork height to 0.60 in. was set at 0.00 in.
         Changed compression in rear to 13 clicks from H (was 5).
         Changed rebound in rear to 15 from H.
         Changed front shocks from 11 clicks from H to 5.
         Replaced front number plate with 96 model.
Nov 1-2
         5 hours Clear Creek
15-Nov
         Cleaned and reoiled air filter.
         Changed oil (15W-40).
         Replaced front brake pads.
         Bleed front brakes.
         Replaced spark plug.
         Flushed and replaced coolant, Used approx. 40% anti-freeze and water wetter.
Nov 28-29 1997
         3 hours Clear Creek (very muddy). Will have to strip down linkage and re-lube the whole bike.
         Next tire: IRC M5B size 140/80-18 70M
Dec 12 1997
         Replaced clutch. Repainted cover plate.
         Re-lubed upper and lower linkage.
         Re-lubed rear axle.
         Cleaned air filter.
         Repainted lower frame.
         Replaced overflow tube.
Date was 19-Oct-97 30-Dec-97
Rear Compression from H 5 13 13
Rear Rebound from H 15 15
Front Compression From H 5 11 14
Jan 10 1998
4 hours Clear Creek
Maintenance: Regular stuff
Date was 30-Dec-97 28-Feb-98
Rear Compression from H 5 13 15
Rear Rebound from H 15 16
Front Compression From H 5 14 15?
28-Feb
3 hours Hollister Hills
         Installed read brake guard before ride.
4-Mar
3 hours Hollister Hills
14-Mar
         Changed oil (15W-40).
         Adj. Chain
         Cleaned air filter.
March21-22
6 hours Clear Creek. Hose clamp on radiator hose came loose. Had to remove pipe, silencer and side plate to tighten.
2-Apr-98
         Changed oil (40W)
         Cleaned filter
         Lubed clutch and throttle cables.
         New rear tire.
         Re-lubed upper and lower linkage.
         Re-lubed rear axle.
         Cleaned air filter.
         Repainted lower frame.
         Replaced overflow tube.
         Replaced spark plug.
         Removed and cleaned carb, replaced gasket in carb top. Sealed outer edge of carb cap with black RTV.
         Checked all coolant hoses and clamps.
         Installed E-Line pipe guard.
2-May-98
Pismo 4 Hours
30-May-98
Clear Creek 6 hours
Aug 21-23, 1998
PiPi 6 hours
Sep-98
         Top end work done. Bored over .25mm, new piston, rings, rod bearing, rod and clips. Replaced head, barrel and reed cage gaskets. Replaced exhaust gaskets.
         Bled front and rear brakes.
         Air filter
         Oil
         Replaced left hand radiator.
Oct. 2, 1998
         1.5 hours at Metcalf. Used this time to break in new rings.
         Rode 2 easy 10 minute rides, allowing bike to cool for 20-30 minutes in between. Most on grand prix track and parking lot.
         Rode 1 intermittent 20 minute ride around park, allowed bike to cool off.
         After that rode bike normally with the guys.
         Oil
         Air Filter
Impressions:Better throttle response, more wheel spin. Vibration level seemed the same at low speed. Used a lot of gas. Went through approx. 2 gallons.
Oct. 11, 1998
         1.5 hours Hollister hills Hare Ball Scramble
         New tire Dunlop K695E Desert AT 120/100-18
Jan. 15-17, 1999
Clear Creek 4 hours
March 25-28, 1999
Campaign 99 8 hours
         Changed oil (40W)
         Cleaned air filter.
         Lubed clutch and throttle cables.
         Re-lubed upper and lower linkage.
         Re-lubed rear axle.
         Replaced spark plug.
         Removed and cleaned carb
         Checked all coolant hoses and clamps.
12-Sep-99
2 hours Hollister.
         Changed oil (40W)
         Cleaned air filter.
18-Mar-00
Hollister Hills 3 hours
         Changed oil (40W)
         Cleaned air filter.
May-00
1 hour Clear Creek
Peter thumped his head.
         Changed oil (40W)
         Cleaned air filter.
July 1-2, 2000
Forest Hill 8 hours
27-Jan-01
Clear Creek 6 hours
         Changed oil (40W)
         Cleaned air filter.
         Lubed clutch and throttle cables.
         Re-lubed upper and lower linkage.
         Re-lubed rear axle.
         Replaced spark plug.
         Removed and cleaned carb
         Checked all coolant hoses and clamps.
Aug18-19, 2001
Clear Creek 2 hours
Two stinkí in hours of riding cus everyone elseís bike where KOed.
26-Sep-02
Metcalf 2 hours
This is the first ride on this bike since Sidís bachelor party.
Oct. 18, 2002
         Re-lubed upper and lower linkage.
         Re-lubed rear axle.
         Cleaned air filter.
         Repainted lower frame.
         Replaced dust seals and spacers on rear axle.
         Replaced spherical bearing dust seals on lower linkage.
         Changed oil before Metcalf ride.
This is the first ride on this bike since Sidís bachelor party.
Nov. 15, 2002
4 hour ride at Clear Creek
changed gear oil
Cleaned filter.
Dec. 06, 2003
Pulled bike out of storage shed.
Checked oil, looks good.
Cleaned air filter.
Tanked with fresh pre-mix (76 100 and oil) and started.
8-Dec-03
About 45 minute ride at Metcalf. Main jet: 180, Air Screw: 1.5turns.
Slight hesitation coming of idle.
Dec. 12, 2003
3 hours at Metcalf.
Temp: 55 degrees F. Main Jet: 180, Air Screw: 2.5 turns.
This Air Screw setting seems to work just fine.
Right fork tube pressure release valve is leaking.
Replaced fork pressure release valves, changed crankcase oil.
30-Jan-04
3 hours at Hollister
29-Mar-04
3 hours at Clear Creek
No jetting change from last trip to Hollister. Temp = 80
Cleaned air filter.
14-Jul-04
Bleed front and rear brakes. Used DOT 4 Bel Ray Brake fluid.
Will try VP Unleaded gas this trip out. Main Jet: 180
11-Jul-04
2 hours Clear Creek
No jetting change. Unleaded VP racing gas Main Jet: 180 Temp = 90+
Spark Plug inspection, inconclusive. Plug did not look like a rich condition existed, not enough riding time.
27-Jul-04
Changed oil, cleaned and replaced air filter.
7-Aug-04
Replaced rear tire. Dunlop D756 110/100-18
Current Update: July 29, 2003
Last Update: July 14, 2003
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