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How was 84 YZ250 like

mosslander

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9/2/2009 12:28 PM
Edited Date/Time: 9/2/2009 10:52 PM

Just find a mint 84 250 YZ for 1500 $

he says it's under 50 hour running

Wandell

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9/2/2009 7:48 PM

I can't remember any test results on them. They were the last of the yellow YZ's though so that should count for a little something.

kawboy388

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9/2/2009 8:06 PM

Wandell wrote: I can't remember any test results on them. They were the last of the yellow YZ's though so that should count for a little something.

He is in Sweden, they were never yellow there, unless this bike came from the U.S.

I think that I shall never see
A triple jump as big as the
Next time I won't try them as three

Craze

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9/2/2009 10:52 PM

They were good, very fast....last year of the front drum brake

The older I get, the faster I was

mosslander

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9/2/2009 11:44 PM

Craze wrote: They were good, very fast....last year of the front drum brake

Great to hear that Craze because i remember the 85 YZ 250 was the best bike of that year
I have a photo on the bike but can't understand how to bring it in the site
have tryed ctrl-c and ctrl-v right click left click etc.etc but nothing happen
have so many pictures to chearing with all of you

mx-frog

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9/3/2009 8:26 AM

RJ won the 250 National Championship on a production bases 1984 YZ250 with Ohlins shock and Simons anit-Cav forks. I'm sure your could find Yamaha Wrench report on the motor.

MPM64

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9/3/2009 9:08 AM


Last YZ I owned before switching to Kawasakis. From what I remember it handled well and was a reliable bike. The Ohlins shock must have been the thing to do as I recall also having done that. Was the first year I started racing 250's in SX.

I also raced the '84 YZ 125 outdoors. That bike will go down in history as one of the worst and influenced my switch to the KX. Although Mike Beier finished 3rd OA in National's on the '84 YZ that year behind Ward and O'mara. All I know is mine was slow no matter what we did.

MOgle80

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9/3/2009 11:33 AM
Edited Date/Time: 9/3/2009 11:37 AM

Compared to 1985 they were real close in design. In fact my 125s are 84 and 85. Real close with minor changes; obvious the drum front brake changed to disc and yellow/black to white/red. I guess that you plan to race post-vintage. Seen several do that just fine.

Missouri

mosslander

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9/3/2009 2:33 PM

MOgle80 how do you get the photo in here
nice sandblaster you got there

lumpy790

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9/3/2009 2:43 PM
Edited Date/Time: 9/3/2009 2:44 PM

host your photos on www.photobucket.com and use the img code from below the picture.

mosslander

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9/3/2009 3:18 PM

Wy should I do that when I got pictures with the code in my PC and only need to know how to bring it in like everyone else is doing

tunedlength

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9/7/2009 8:10 PM

Yamaha made a quantum leap with that bike. The 83 was fast handled funny and would fall apart in a stiff breeze.
The 84 was fast handled well and was stone reliable
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