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  Topic: my sdr200
James P

Replies: 36
Views: 19565

PostForum: Yamaha   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:48 am   Subject: my sdr200
...drop me a message on Insta...

I'm not a member there, but have sent a PM instead!

Regards,
James
  Topic: my sdr200
James P

Replies: 36
Views: 19565

PostForum: Yamaha   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:29 am   Subject: my sdr200
...I have just had a batch of up chain guides made from polyurethane first of trial part is on my Instagram steveostunt!

I somehow found your Instagram photos Steve - good work with the frame/chain ...
  Topic: My SDR...
James P

Replies: 36
Views: 27880

PostForum: Yamaha   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:28 am   Subject: My SDR...
Richard,

I've replied to you in detail by PM.

For yours and everyone else's benefit; the 1YW Silentbloc does have a 12mm bore, but this is taken care of by the special centre spacer used to adap ...
  Topic: The invention of the REAL two stroke engine.
James P

Replies: 3
Views: 1028

PostForum: Petrolhead Chat   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 8:55 am   Subject: The invention of the REAL two stroke engine.
Nice work Dave - well done.

I had to laugh about the comment in your book concerning the care required to remove cast iron piston rings. I broke a cast iron ring the first time I ever dismantled an ...
  Topic: RG500 grand prix racer built from road bike
James P

Replies: 1
Views: 3468

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:23 am   Subject: RG500 grand prix racer built from road bike
I recently unearthed some photos I took in 1991 or 1992 at Eastern Creek, possibly at the Australian Grand Prix, but more likely at a state or national race meeting there:

https://i.imgur.com/dYKAT ...
  Topic: MVX250
James P

Replies: 3
Views: 4819

PostForum: Honda   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:23 am   Subject: MVX250
I see that CMSNL has one complete MVX crankshaft in stock:

https://images.cmsnl.com/img/products/shaft-compcrank_medium13000KG4000-01_4d31.jpg

Surely a bargain at 1844EUR/1564GBP/2043USD/2988AUD ...
  Topic: MVX250
James P

Replies: 3
Views: 4819

PostForum: Honda   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:15 am   Subject: Re: MVX250
They have them on the shelf in Ukraine but don't post abroad!

Shocked They must be too busy supplying the local market demand for MVX250 top piston pin collars!

Initially, I wasn't sure what yo ...
  Topic: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
James P

Replies: 9
Views: 4559

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:22 am   Subject: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
Thanks Howie & mikog. I'll add some more info if/when there are any developments.

Regards,
James
  Topic: Yamaha four-stroke race kit info for 1986-1987
James P

Replies: 0
Views: 1257

PostForum: Four-strokes   Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:17 am   Subject: Yamaha four-stroke race kit info for 1986-1987
I have seen three or four copies of this manual on offer over the last few years for prices around ¥10,000 - a bit rich for me.
I was therefore pleased to get hold of one recently for the much more r ...
  Topic: My SDR...
James P

Replies: 36
Views: 27880

PostForum: Yamaha   Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:19 am   Subject: My SDR...
I have relocated all of the photos after Photof***-it made the previous ones go all blurry Evil or Very Mad .

Regards,
James
  Topic: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
James P

Replies: 9
Views: 4559

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:54 am   Subject: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
Some other details of the bike which may be of interest:

It came fitted with a VM34 carb from a Yamaha TD2 (instead of the standard VM36). I had a TM32 from a mid-model TS250X lying about, which ha ...
  Topic: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
James P

Replies: 9
Views: 4559

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:19 am   Subject: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
I still have a few more small modifications to do before the bike will be finished (including a shorter side-stand), but it shouldn’t look much different to its appearance in the photos. Just ignore t ...
  Topic: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
James P

Replies: 9
Views: 4559

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:03 am   Subject: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
As the design of the standard PE top steering yoke prevented the front end from being lowered sufficiently (fork stanchions hit handlebars if pushed through only slightly) I decided to try to find an ...
  Topic: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
James P

Replies: 9
Views: 4559

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:46 am   Subject: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
For the new ‘road’ wheels, I selected a pair of secondhand DR500 hubs and also bought some new stainless steel spokes and Takasago Excel 18” rims (2.15” front and 2.5” rear). The tyres are Bridgestone ...
  Topic: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
James P

Replies: 9
Views: 4559

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:33 am   Subject: PE250B Vintage Supermotard
This is the bike in 2009 with the FMF Turbine Core silencer:
https://i.imgur.com/nfeT02G.jpg


Although the Barnett clutch kit could probably have been made to work better by modifying the bike’s ...
 
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