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Reply to Race fuel 4/8/2021 10:53 AM

Robb - if you are in Ft. Wayne, make the quick drive to Bremen, IN to Bellman Oil. You should get a better price than that.

Reply to Race fuel 4/7/2021 1:06 PM


Reply to Riding Dirt Bikes Is Fun 4/7/2021 4:35 AM

Sure did, and as a few other guys have said, what a great challenge that presents for body and mind. Such an amazing sport.

Reply to Spoke with my wallet... (& my time/elbow grease/a few contacts) 4/6/2021 9:14 AM

#ButWhatIfYou’reWrong. 🤣 Very cool bike.

Reply to 2004 YZ125 for $7k Offerup GOLD Post of the Year 4/5/2021 12:19 PM

Punctuation much?

Reply to Any Idea What This Is? 4/1/2021 2:50 PM

Are you sure you have the timing set correctly? And cam chain adjuster reset when reinstalled?

Reply to Best Blue Crew Blue 3/26/2021 9:54 AM

You can order OEM replacements and would be exact colors. EDIT: the links don’t go the the exact page...but select Fender and Side Cover in the schematic selection and you can order the OEM blue items. https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/oem-schematic/7 ... more »

Reply to 2001 Yamaha of Troy YZ125 Replica 3/19/2021 7:23 PM

Both 2000 and 2001 had the white airbox. I remember reading in a magazine test that it was claimed the intake air was several degrees cooler in the white airbox vs. the black one. That didn’t last long, did it? OP- nice bike, great job.

Reply to Rutledge Wood 3/18/2021 9:37 AM

BAHAHAHA!!!! I was just about to post this!!!!!

Reply to Rutledge Wood 3/18/2021 7:20 AM

Reply to A 125 for a practice bike. Should have done this yrs ago. 3/17/2021 7:01 PM

This is me now. I moved full time to a 125 mid year last year and sold the 250f. I haven’t looked forward to racing like this since I was a kid.

Reply to 99% finished 2005 KX250 rebuild turned project bike 3/16/2021 6:44 AM

Very sweet!

Reply to 1st race back 3/15/2021 12:07 PM

Nice job, racing is so much fun! - and winning isn’t too bad of a feeling either.

Reply to 1997 YZ125 Shock Replacement 3/15/2021 11:14 AM

Not 100% sure on interchangeable years, but I would think 1996-2001 at a minimum for a starting point. I also did a quick eBay search and found this: https://www.ebay.com/itm/1997-97-Yamaha-YZ125-YZ-125-Rear-Monoshock-Mono-Shock-Suspension-Dampener-/143967070518?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292 ... more »

Reply to Ricky and Jeremy 3/15/2021 10:33 AM

I understand from several of your other posts that you are young, and I’m very glad young riders like you are interested in this wonderful sport. A word of wisdom from a +35 vet guy....go watch some of McGrath’s races from the 1990’s era supercross series’. ... more »

Reply to Pro X clutch kits? 3/9/2021 4:14 AM

I recently put one in my YZ125, and it’s performing very well- beyond expectations. I was surprised at the fairly stiff pull at the lever. I wouldn’t have guessed the springs to be much different than OEM, but it’s holding up great, and the springs must ... more »

Reply to 2020 YZ250f "Lurching" on heavy acceleration 3/5/2021 5:57 PM

Any news on what this issue is? I’m interested to hear what you find.

Reply to Thoughts on these pistons, YZ125 2/22/2021 6:59 PM

I plan to find that out, that’s for sure. And as soggy mentioned about ignition side crank seal, I’m going to go ahead and replace that as well. I got all excited remembering I had a new OEM dry side crank seal from my old 2000 YZ. Turns out the 2001 ... more »

Reply to Thoughts on these pistons, YZ125 2/22/2021 4:17 PM

I’ve actually had a 37.5 pilot in....40 is stock, and I think I went the wrong way on the pilot...I have several larger ones on the way, along with larger mains. I was also thinking crank seal(s) but the bike purrs and idles so well, and is responsive ... more »

Reply to Thoughts on these pistons, YZ125 2/22/2021 10:20 AM

Yes, under domes are dark, dark brown, very hot for sure. I’m going to riches up across the board for starters this season. I was leaning towards a castor type oil for any added protection it may offer, and seeing as I replace pistons and clean PV at ... more »