Kawasaki Ninja 250r  (usa)
EX250 ZX250  (uk)
GPX250r
zzr250
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

(not 2013 and later)

Great in-town bike and a fun entry level racebike for areas of the world that have a 250 Production race class.

The 2008-2012 features great, all new styling and subtle changes in the power producing plant to provide a more lowend and midrange, a quieter engine and decreased exhaust emissions to prevent Al Gore's Global Warming.

Little known fact - Factory Pro has built quite a few race winning EX250 racebikes. Porting, milling, boring, Full Radius Valve Jobs were available for the 250. We specialize in custom tuning the EX's - whether we built the bike or not.

To extract the maximum power for the engine, it is necessary to use the Low Inertia EC997 Tuning Dynamometer with 4 Gas EGA to concurrently dial in the carbs and the cam timing. You can't really do optimum work on an inertia dyno, socalled "tuning to an af as is usually found at dealerships levels -

 

EX250 during oil additive testing on EC997 Eddy Current Dynamometer by Factory Pro

Unleash your bike's power and control


Factory Pro
Race bike ECU Reflash


 

  • adjust Ignition Maps for more race torque
  • Secondary Throttle Plate (STP) Opening Maps
  • Adjust RPM Limiter

 "a whole lotta" wins

Derek Powell 2017

Phenomenal? - Delimit your trackday or race bike.

Remove high rpm power restrictions
Change rev limiter
Modify STP, ignition timing and tables

"Phenomenal"? That may be pretty impossible to do on a 250 with an ecu reflash!
But when you are talking small displacement bikes, a 2 to 4 hp increase in part throttle, midrange or peak power might easily be 5% to 10% better than a  stock or inelegantly reflashed ecu.

Some things are not possible to tune on a dyno and require track feedback to refine - that's why a simple "delimited" ecu reflash doesn't provide that last 10% of power or silky driveability that a track refined ecu reflash provides.

With 35+ years of tuning experience, Factory Pro knows the key to silky smooth and strong  running - That's why we do tuning for people all over. Except CA streetbikes.

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2017

Marc,

I wanted to let you know that I took 3 championships in 2017: Nv 250 SBK, Lightweight Twins, and World SuperSport 300.  Also, I finished 2nd in 350 SuperStock and 3rd in Formula III.  In the total novice points race, I was 7th overall (out of about 100+).  

I also wanted to say thank you again for the support this year, and I am looking forward to next season. 

I will be in touch,

Derek Powell

Positive feedback rating

from Austin Guinn 2 class championships 2014 AFM
F-Pro Shift Kit, QS shifter tuning, Reflash ECU, removed power robbing Autotune system, retune Power Commander to match ECU

Marc Salvisberg knows his stuff.
He made my stock ninja 300 into a two class championship winning machine. After Marc tuned it I never finished less than third place.
.................................
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December 2016

Hi Marc,
Hope all is well. We had a very successful season on the LW300s. Won the TrackAddix season Championship, our bikes went 1-2-3. Also swept the podiums 1-2-3 at Road America and Daytona in LWTB, and LWGP. Nice work on the ecu flash, it is an important part of the build.

My best,
Randy Sullinger
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 ex300  mail in ECU

Delimit - generic    $200

remove speed limit if present -
change rev limit -
 STP secondaries set to 100% on both acc and decel -

Race ECU reflash - semi custom - mail in ecu


Subtle modification of STP acc and STP decel tables
 subtle ignition table mods
unify  ignition tables
raise rev limit a bit

Proven Race Winner

not CA street legal


(April 2015: ex300 reflash ecu guy says his bike is was better. More mid-range. better on off throttle. He says thanks !  ref: Paul F.)


$375

(415) 491-5920 mail in
marc@factorypto.com


marc@factorypro.com

(415) 472-4962 or  (800) 869-0497
m-f, 9-4 pacific time



TRUE HP SCALE
(for dynojet hp scale: multiply True x 1.15 = ~40 djhp)

F-Pro Shift Spring  -  Shift quicker and virtually eliminate missed shifts


Blue Magic Shift Spring
pn: z95-k25-045
(replaces 92144-1580 kaw spring)

$20 + shipping
(yes, in good humor, it's $14 for UPS Ground, even for a little blue spring - and we have to ship it tracked and insured and no, I can't just drop it in the mail and hope and wish you get it and no, I can't afford to send someone down to the post office to mail it Priority tracked and insured)

or you could pretend it's:


$34 and Free UPS USA ground shipping!
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talked to a guy who said this spring worked really well. Actually said he cut over a second from his lap times just because he didn't have to worry about missed shifts anymore. He said he told all his friends to get one.
Leigh Thomas
Feb 2015
 


From Factory Pro - the originator of motorcycle shift kits.

F-Pro
Blue Magic Shift Spring

Improve lazy shifting - virtually eliminate missed shifts - virtually eliminate false neutrals -  help prevent gearbox damage caused by missed shifts.

Countless hours of thought went into this spring's specs.


"The Blue Magic Shift spring"

Positive feedback rating

This kit includes the new F-Pro Shift Spring.
That's it. A carefully fabricated and heat treated spring.

Installation:
1-2 minutes to install.

1. Remove bolt and old spring.
2. Replace old spring with New Blue Shift Spring.
3. Replace bolt.
4. Shift better and find neutral easier.

Hybrid Ceramic Wheel Bearings
http://image2.cccme.org.cn/i_supply/2010/7/6/2010122602022725549_125637846.jpg
$189.95
5 bearing kit
pn: BE-HYCER-K04
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Hybrid Ceramic Wheel  Bearings

5 bearing set

2 front wheel bearings
2 rear wheel bearings
1 sprocket carrier bearing

Special Pricing
$189.95

Tough steel races and almost  friction free trisilicon tetranitride ceramic balls.

Bearings are pregreased and ready to use.
Bearings have rubber seals that are easy to remove if desired.


marc@factorypro.com


Test ex250:  +1.5  /  5% at +100 mph
Carb kits
Stage 1 / Config 10 Carburetor Recalibration Kit for:

STOCK AIRBOX and
stock or aftermarket stock replacement air filter
stock or aftermarket exhaust slipon or complete system
snorkel installed or snorkel removed

When you desire to use the stock airbox with stock or K&N air filter.

$89.95

EX250  2008-2009-2010-2011-2012
CRB-K04-1.0

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D
rop-in kit, using the stock airbox and
 stock, K&N or UNI stock replacement air filter. 

 The kit has enough jets to use with an aftermarket "street" or "race" exhaust - and also, the stock exhaust.

No slide drilling, like the dj kit, is required.

inc: a selection of main jets, pilots, Celmat30 needles, clips, shims, float bowl allen screws, etc.

Feedback from 250 users in the real world
email your results -
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exhaust air filter snorkel? Ignition advancer
kit
main jet main air jet (advanced tuning) needle height float height pilot fuel screw turns out elevation temp
F
temp
C
humidity installer / date
Musarri slipon muffler K&N snorkel removed no 100
(but did not try 102)
stock /4 + 3 shims as delivered 40 2.5x to 3.0x <500ft 70f to 90f 18c to 30c 20-30% Chris Bright
Australia
May 2013
Musarri slipon muffler K&N snorkel removed no 100
(but did not try 102)
stock /4 + 3 shims as delivered 40 2.5x to 3.0x <500ft 70f to 90f 18c to 30c 20-30% Chris Bright
Australia
May 2013
Area P exhaust system BMC snorkel installed no 90 stock /3 as delivered 40 2x 300ft 70f to 90f 18c to 30c 20-30% Abhijit Das
Thunderhill Raceway
2012
Akrapovic slipon stock installed no 92 stock /3 ? 40 about 2 sea level 60f to 80f 15c to 27c 30% Moto-tecr 2010 April
Yoshimura full system stock removed 90 stock /3 14mm 40 about 2 sea level 60f to 80f 15c to 27c 20% to 30% The
Sorcerer
2008 August
Area P system stock in place 92-95 stock as required ? 38 / 40 about 2.25 <500 ft 60f to 80f 15c to 27c around 20% Carry Andrews
Hypercycle,
Sportrider
Project bike
2008 July
Stage 3 / Config 30 Carburetor Recalibration Kit for:

STOCK AIRBOX REMOVED and
1 RU-0990 (1 RU-0990 covers 2 carbs) air filter
stock or aftermarket exhaust slipon or complete system

When you desire to use
individual air filters or RU-0990
and
remove the airbox.

$89.95
comes
without
 air filter


 

When you desire to use
single dual air filter RU-0990
and remove the airbox.

 $189.95
comes
WITH
ru-0990 air filter

EX250 08-12
 CRB-K04-3.0
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EX250 08-12
 CRB-K04-3.0 with filter
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2.

 

Feedback from real 08-12 250 users in the real world
email your results -
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bike exhaust air filter Ignition adv
kit
pilot float height needle ht main jet main air jet elevation temp
F
temp
C
humidity installer date
08 ex250 full system BMC
2 x 50/70
R/L
40 as delivered /3 115 stock sea level 59f 15c 20% WSR 2008

 

Long Boy Extended Fuel Screws

Long Boy Extended Fuel Screw
$39.95
pn: CRZ-SCR-3518k2
 with 2 new springs, washers and o-rings

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"Long Boy"
 Finger adjustable and screwdriver extended Fuel Screw assembly

Frustrated with trying to find an "almost 90 degree"  screwdriver to fine adjust your fuel screw for best idle and cruise?
Use Factory Pro's new "finger adjustable" fuel screw to adjust fuel screw for best throttle response. Traveling to high altitude? It's easy to lean out the lowend temporarily.

Make your life easier.

Installation:
Remove old short stock fuel screw, old o-ring, old washer and old spring. The o-ring might be stuck in the carb, so take a light and make sure it's really out  (or you can't find it after you took out the screw)
Use a small bent wire to pull it out if it doesn't drop out. Keep the old parts for "spares".

Screw assembly kit comes with:
2  Long Boy fuel screw  CRZ-SCR-3518k2
2  new o-ring
2 new washer
2 new spring

         Awesome part! Seems like the only ones who make them!   bummedwi      

              

Carb top Allen Screw kit


Carb top Allen Screw Kit

7pcs 10mm shouldered 4mm Allens
1pc 4mm x 16mm allen screw (for choke bracket)

ex250

$21.95

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The MUST HAVE tool for measuring float heights to make lowend as perfect as possible.


TL-float height gauge    $59.95

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The easiest way to set float height - important when tuning for max mileage and low rpm tuning precision.

click here for "how to"

 

 

Oil Additive


$30 / 4 oz bottle

Anti Friction
4 oz treats 3 to 5 qts synthetic oil

pn: LU-NUMBER-EIGHT-4
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As I recall -

After running over 100 AMA and WERA bikes, we gained from 2% to 3% power,

The least I saw was 1% (JR's super loose built engine) and the most I ever saw was 4% (on a super tight street  built engine).

The other 98 bikes picked up 2% to 3% power - with most 2% and  2.5%

Lasts 2 and up to 3 oil changes (tapering off in effect).

Helps highway mileage.


Number
 Eight

Ignition Advancer kit


RTR-KAW-5-05     $69.95

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Hi Marc,

today my Kawa-Center installed the ignition advancer kit.

This is amazing, unbelievable how my engine runs now. I'm very happy
that I'd bought the ignition kit, it's a big advantage.

Great work from you.

Have a nice day and best regards,

Roland



This is an easy power and mileage increaser.

Ignition Advance Kit -
(but does NOT include the 250 flywheel puller - a dealer can install in around 1-1.5 hours.)

Better "off-corner" power and some full throttle power and extends the power band  500 to 1000 rpm - Increasing overall average horsepower.

 We do not make an ignition advance kit specifically for the ex250, but this ex500 kit has the magic piece that works on the 250 also.


The ex250 uses a large, 3 bolt flywheel puller that only a dealer would have.
The woodruff key from the RTR-KAW-5-05 is the right key that fits the 250.....

If you buy the RTR-KAW-5-05 kit, you can use the supplied woodruff key and the installation instructions for the ex500.

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Feedback

July 24, 2012

After talking to Factory Pro on my on-track experience at the racetrack; and knowing we have the best jet sizes in, I still wanted a better throttle response. Now, as a novice racer I did not want to dump in huge dollars (specially at a club racing level) just to squeeze the extra horses out of this small motor. 90% it has always been the rider than the bike. Marc suggested I should go with the ignition advance kit Factory Pro developed. We got the key installed, did a dyno but at the end it matters how the bike feels at the racetrack. I rode at Thunderhill this Monday and I was amazed by the throttle response and how crisp it is. I also felt the throttle came to my hand much much sooner. At some corners, I had to back off so I was not constant on the redline wherein the motor would cutoff, thereby I was modulating and now I did not have to. I am very happy with this modification and thanks to Marc and his team for the number of years they have put in researching this and applying their racing experience to develop a great product.

Abhijit Das

July 31, 2012

I ran at Thill again on July 30 (Monday). And, I finally got used to the new rpm range and response. Love the additional 1k.

Abhijit Das


FEEDBACK

creighton smith wrote:
 

Marc,
I really enjoyed swapping flying tales last week but what I really enjoyed was taking my bike for a ride on Saturday after installing your jet kit.
I started off with some trepidation since the 250 Ninja board is chock full of horrifying stories of repeated rejettings, needle raisings and lowerings and all manner of, after all that, very partial successes.  None of these concerns Factory Pro kits, however, and for good reason as I discovered.
I installed everything per the instructions:  3rd groove, install jets, 2 turns out (went out another half turn), and the bike ran well from the get-go.  I now have a midrange, thank you, and find myself cruising around at 7k (even as low as 4-5k if I'm trying to be really quiet) which is something the stock setup would not allow-at any rate it would not pull smoothly below 8k previously.  Full power is as good or better (My ass dyno is out of calibration, due to a boating accident I missed last year completely.)
I am delighted.  My brother in law is also convinced and may have ordered a kit already.  I'll post a recommendation on the Ninja site, but they're such bucks-down squids they'd rather waste the whole riding season than spend the bucks and the hour to get a fine running bike.
Thanks again.
Creighton Smith

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