Added reply in a thread 1986 Yamaha yz125 restoration 12/27/2018 11:13 AM

Thanks Geordie

Added reply in a thread Avoid Clarke Tanks 12/27/2018 9:33 AM

I think the thread getting deleted is a bit much. After reading this thread I would still use Clark if I had to but now they are a last resort. I have a yellowed gas tank so am off white Clark tank would not be much better. Maybe the thread will help ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1986 Yamaha yz125 restoration 12/27/2018 9:25 AM

Thanks Geordie, did you use satin on the exhaust? I think I have 4 days of rain coming up so I might as well do some stuff.

Added reply in a thread 1986 Yamaha yz125 restoration 12/26/2018 5:27 PM

Was the swing arm originally painted silver when the bike was new? I noticed the swing arm on my brother’s KDX was painted.

Added reply in a thread 1986 Yamaha yz125 restoration 12/25/2018 12:11 PM

On my 1986 yz125 the cylinder does not appear to be painted.

Added reply in a thread 1986 Yamaha yz125 restoration 12/25/2018 10:30 AM

I will get decals next and paint the exhaust pipe. My brother has a downer coating kit. We will probably buy a small oven for the garage. Then we can powder coat some of the smaller parts. A few days we replaced the Kickstarter shaft. It had a bit and

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Added reply in a thread 1986 Yamaha yz125 restoration 12/24/2018 10:51 PM

Great look bikes Tgo as well.

Added reply in a thread 1986 Yamaha yz125 restoration 12/24/2018 10:50 PM

Great looking bike. Do you still have it? They are great looking bikes. I think the one I have is all original. I plan on doing more to it. I need some decals next. I have a new seat cover that should go on tomorrow.

Added reply in a thread 1986 Yamaha yz125 restoration 12/23/2018 5:25 AM

Looks really good. Thanks for the update!!! Are OEM tanks still available? I just got a 1986 yz125.

I had to clean it up a good deal to get to this point. It runs great and has over 150lbs of compression.
Added reply in a thread Avoid Clarke Tanks 12/23/2018 4:57 AM

I enjoyed reading this thread. I have a 1986 YZ125. How does one get a NOS tank from Japan?is Clark still the only other choice?

Added reply in a thread 1989 Yamaha YZ 125 and a story... 12/13/2018 7:35 PM

Here is a photo:

Added reply in a thread 1989 Yamaha YZ 125 and a story... 12/13/2018 7:34 PM

Awesome thread! I just got a 1986 yz125 for free. I saved it from death in someone’s yard. Actually I got a cr125 too!

Added reply in a thread 1986 Yamaha yz125 restoration 12/3/2018 8:50 PM

Any more updates?

Added reply in a thread Got her back. 11/29/2018 6:48 PM

Congratulations! That is a great bike and a looker.

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 11/29/2018 6:46 PM

Thanks so much! I am using Evans waterless coolant now

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 11/25/2018 6:04 AM

Here is some of my progress.

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 11/25/2018 6:03 AM

Here is the bike as I got it.

Added reply in a thread 96 Cr250 11/25/2018 5:55 AM

Nice looking bike. Good luck with your project. I have a 1986 CR125 that I am wiring on in another thread.

Added reply in a thread 1986 CR125 11/24/2018 8:00 PM

Thanks for your reply. I already have Evans Waterless coolant in it. I do not have any visible case rot with the exception of a tiny area that should not affect anything. I do have a slight oil leak. I think I will have to replace the case gasket. i ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1981 YZ465 Won’t Run, Need Help 11/23/2018 4:57 PM

Did you clean the pathways in the carb that lead to the jets?