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eBay/Craigslist watch / 1977 RD400 (or is it a 1976)?
« on: April 21, 2021, 09:35:25 PM »
https://honolulu.craigslist.org/oah/mcy/d/kailua-1977-yamaha-rd400-for-sale/7310591063.html

Not mine.  It is pretty rare to see an RD for sell on Oahu. 

I wish there were more pictures.  Should of removed the one mirror before taking pics.

Hey HawaiiMike, Diablo007, do you know the owner?  (small island)




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eBay/Craigslist watch / 1973 rd350 with LC engine
« on: March 31, 2021, 09:51:48 PM »
Not mine. 

Interesting.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/mcy/d/torrance-yamaha-rd350-with-lc-engine-in/7296636669.html

I am guessing some of you saw this already.

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eBay/Craigslist watch / 78 RD
« on: January 28, 2021, 08:15:09 PM »
Not mine.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/mcy/d/santa-monica-1978-rd-400/7268294885.html

I wonder how many miles were on the old odometer?  Doesn't mention a bottom or top end rebuild.  :umm:

That is one way to reduce the miles on a motor (new speedo/odometer).


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eBay/Craigslist watch / RZ
« on: January 18, 2021, 12:16:54 PM »
Not mine.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/mcy/d/millbrae-yamaha-rz-350/7262921361.html

I wonder how that bike would handle?  Do not care for the headlight.  Just doesn't look right to me.


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General Chatter / paint color information/suggestions?
« on: October 05, 2020, 01:56:54 PM »
I have a 1984 rz350.  Garrett has the engine so I am going to take some time and clean the rest up.

I was wondering if anyone knew the color of black (gloss, satin, low gloss) for black parts (kick stand, center stand, handle bars, horns, triple clamp, etc.)?  Even the rims are aluminum with black trim.  Not the red or gold trim that I have seen. 

I am also going to touch up the frame a little.  Based on my research that color is Fire Red. 

Lastly, I wanted to repaint the swing arm.  Can anyone suggest the silver color to use? 

Thanks


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General Chatter / Gasket Sets
« on: September 17, 2020, 05:10:49 PM »
So I have several complete gaskets sets for my rd's and one for my rz that I recently found.  They are still sealed, but are at least 10-15 years old. 

I was wondering if they are still good.  They look fine.  It is just the age I am concerned with.

Thanks,

Russ

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eBay/Craigslist watch / 77 Yamaha RD400
« on: August 19, 2019, 09:49:09 PM »
This bike is not mine.  Pretty clean bike.  For me, I would go with another seat.

https://santabarbara.craigslist.org/mcy/d/santa-barbara-77-yamaha-rd-400/6956847029.html



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