Started new thread Billet YZ resevoir's 2/20/2013 3:18 PM

I hand fabbed up a works style resevoir with a large I.D hose to keep my modded shock cool picture malfunction

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Added reply in a thread 43MM Lower Fork Leg Protectors? 2/19/2013 6:54 PM

I make my own from plastic, 5 gallon buckets work great for source material Find a bucket in the color you want and fab away plastic storage container's, garbage cans, the plastic cutting boards> the thick ones from IKEA($5.00) make excellent chain ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1978 Suzuki PDI Factory racer 2/19/2013 9:40 AM

PDI Z arm one of the 1st banana arms Sandcast aluminum section's tig together Made at Performance dist inc Burnsville mn They made all types of trick parts for Twin shockers Heads, fork kits, swing arms, porting Chain guides etc

Added reply in a thread 1978 Suzuki PDI Factory racer 2/18/2013 7:41 AM

That is where it ended up, cool I will have to look for the file on the bike If that is the cylinder it left mn with, is still on the bike, Try a short head pipe 76-77 style / stock pipe And see how different the power output is! 77 jemco pipe, would ... more »

Added reply in a thread Going Vintage racing 2/18/2013 3:25 AM

Sweet bike, now that has to be a rare bike, I grew up 6 miles from a Kawasaki/Can Am/Ski Doo dealer on the RANGE in northern mn. I do not remember even seeing one in the dealer. We bought many Ski-doo's, great sleds

Added reply in a thread Going Vintage racing 2/17/2013 4:19 PM

I am a diehard Yamaha fan 1980-81 models, I own 2 resto racers, but if you go open class the 81-82 RM465's are fantastic, Turn on a dime smooth fast I cannot state enough that the bike goes were you point it, and tracks true! The 81-82-83 RM250's are

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Started new thread 1978 Suzuki PDI Factory racer 2/17/2013 4:04 PM

I restored this bike 2005, and raced it about a dozen times at Ahrma/ Midwest vmx events. fun bike. Always when sitting in the staging area, people could not believe/ or would ask if i was going to race the bike. They were always surprised that I was

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Added reply in a thread 1980 YZ 250 2/9/2013 8:14 AM

MIDWEST VMX is the local vintage group . Also the local VJMC club is huge is the twin cities here, we have the largest Vintage show in the Midwest in June. A large show at the Minnesota state fairgrounds, last summer we had huge turnout again

Added reply in a thread 1980 YZ 250 2/9/2013 8:10 AM

The 80-81 Yamaha YZ models were the best production bikes you could buy. They were high quality, very durable, trick looking And great all around performers. I own a 81 full floater zook Modded 465- fantastic bike, Suzuki quality has always been a step ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1977 RM250 Resto racer bike 2/7/2013 3:35 PM

Could you post the pics, what other bikes from the show stood out? How about the MR50?

Added reply in a thread 1980 YZ 250 2/7/2013 3:19 PM

The forks are hand machined, also replaced most of the fasteners with hand machined ti, aluminum drilled washers,bushings On the fuel tank. The rear shock is a white bros modded, dual spring set-up about a 1.5 longer than stock. Ported cylinder I am ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1977 RM250 Resto racer bike 2/4/2013 4:39 PM

Jon, I really like the 78-79 KX250's I know the dealer in Biwabik sold a boatload of the 79 models(okay at least 5) Kawasaki's are so rare, I would have kept that one! That bike is on my find list, when I make it up north this summer, I will have to ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1980 Honda CR480 works replica! 2/4/2013 4:17 PM

Jon cool bike! Who built the bike? I know the was a guy who built a few on the east coast, and sold 1 on ebay a number of years back and he did the 81 swingarm like yours. There was at least 150 hours of machining done to this bike(built in a machine

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Added reply in a thread 1980 YZ 250 2/4/2013 4:04 PM

Here is the 1980 YZ250G I rebuilt about 5 years ago, I have a few more trick parts that will be installed someday

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Added reply in a thread RM465 forks? 1/20/2013 7:47 AM

Race tech gold valve, and install new springs, I run this set-up on my 465/540 bike. Works great! Just as good as my new Honda

Started new thread 1977 RM250 Resto racer bike 1/18/2013 3:13 PM

I bought the bike at a garage sale, made a few trick parts in my Shop Actually the bike is extremely detailed , with hand made titanium, 17-4 ss, aluminum bolts, Lots of hand made trick bits, exhaust dampners, brake pedal ,seat brackets, wheel spacers,chain

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Added reply in a thread 1980 YZ 250 1/17/2013 2:56 PM

Cool bike, The trick to get the ultimate look on resto racer's and to really get the bike to stand out Is hand machined bolts,washers, exhaust mounts, all out of titanium, 17-4 SS, and aluminum. I make all my bolts, hardware, bits from billet

Added reply in a thread Red Bud TransAm 1976 1/17/2013 2:43 PM

Great pics