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Added reply in a thread PDI T&M swingarm parts 6/25/2015 8:58 AM

.125-250 thick on the washers that you weld the 8mm studs

You will need a quality set up, to line bore the pivot hole's for the bushing's So they are parallel with your axle slot
LWC307 left a comment 6/25/2015 1:49 AM
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Hi, Thanks for the PDI info so far. i would like to PM you but not sure how they can be sent on here?

Added reply in a thread PDI T&M swingarm parts 6/24/2015 7:18 PM

You bought a PDI salvage arm if it was purchased in a lot of 5 I know who sold the parts but I am not going to print his name get a 2005 ahrma mag he ran ads for years in the 2005 to 2008? Heat treating would be a great idea Sport wheels has trailers/ ... more »

Added reply in a thread PDI T&M swingarm parts 6/24/2015 7:54 AM

As for the hardware, Ovals = die cut steel .0625 thick chain adjusters=.125 thick washers, with a fine thread rod welded to washer chain tensioner= basic 1.25 x .250 thick aluminum plate with .312 holes , chain wheels, spring Send pics to Sport Wheels ... more »

Added reply in a thread PDI T&M swingarm parts 6/23/2015 12:28 PM

Does the arm have PDI cast into it? Purchased from a USA seller, as a new , never installed arm? from minnesota did it have the bores machined? You might have a swingarm from the salvage sale after PDI closed A local dealer here had alot of PDI arms, ... more »

Added reply in a thread Found after 31 years 6/23/2015 10:07 AM

Great! glad to help out. Cool story!

Updated bike check 1980 Yamaha YZ250G 6/19/2015 8:47 PM
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Updated bike check 1980 Yamaha YZ250G 6/19/2015 8:47 PM
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Added reply in a thread Bought a nice 1980 Yz 250 yesterday 6/2/2015 3:26 PM

My 1980 Yamaha YZ250G Does not have a vertical exhaust bridge! Its a numbers matching low hour original engine It is the fastest air cooled 250 mx bike , I have ever owned The 78-80 CR250's , not even close! The 81 RM250, close but no cigar.

Added reply in a thread Found after 31 years 5/20/2015 2:58 PM

give me the specs, and i will machine up some billet head brace bolts for the bike

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Added reply in a thread Bought a nice 1980 Yz 250 yesterday 5/11/2015 7:32 AM

For the exhaust problem Machine up some 3000 series aluminum exhaust rings dia of exhaust spigot anywhere from .04-.100 thick and place in pipe 1 it will take up any gaps 2 its soft it will form to pipe, spigot to seal 3 use new ss springs(short) and ... more »

Added reply in a thread Bought a nice 1980 Yz 250 yesterday 5/8/2015 9:37 AM

Carb parts wharehouse in Ohio, the best place to buy your vintage mikuni bolt on ready carbs Just email specs, size carb jetting, needle etc, and you will have a carb in a week or so ready to install Great service!

Added reply in a thread Freshest original 76 Yz125 ever 5/6/2015 8:50 AM

$645.00 at 5 Seasons Sport Center in Eveleth MN, and that included a case of Yamalube in 1976 the TY80 trials bikes, great pit bikes $325.00 purchased both

Added reply in a thread Bought a nice 1980 Yz 250 yesterday 5/6/2015 6:43 AM

Every steel spacer, washer, bracket can be replicated out of aluminum

Added reply in a thread Bought a nice 1980 Yz 250 yesterday 5/5/2015 9:29 AM

yes, all the wheel spacers, chain adjuster inserts(axle sleeves)floating brake bushing cover are all aluminum. I take the summer off, so next fall maybe i will fab up a few sets

Added reply in a thread Bought a nice 1980 Yz 250 yesterday 5/5/2015 7:50 AM

Yes, almost the same fork set up. I spent a few years dialing in my RM465, and that us what i use as a start. Both bikes, had a 10 lb or so weight reduction.

Added reply in a thread Bought a nice 1980 Yz 250 yesterday 5/5/2015 6:10 AM

The forks on my bike are 43mm tubes, with machined lowers. I weigh 190, and I also use the race tech 2 short compression springs from their triple rate kit, with 2 inch preload spacers. And half a dozen .5 to 1.75 spacers to swap at the track. The bolt ... more »

Added reply in a thread Bought a nice 1980 Yz 250 yesterday 5/4/2015 10:11 AM

Spent another day testing at a outdoor supercross track yesterday, Race tech, eibach .47 springs 15 w forks work great! Engine runs great, .026 btdc timing, great power from from bottom to top no flat spots! Corners great, whatever line you want

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