Published - Aug 28, 2014

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79 Yamaha MX175 – Impulse Buy #2

Another good one popped up on craigslist for $350. Adam and I decided to buy it together. Drove 2.5 hours to the tip-top of hickville NJ. We ended up getting it for a fair price of $300. In case you didn’t know… Yamaha made “MX” versions of the DT. If you walked into a Yamaha […]

Published - Mar 25, 2014

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Yamaha – AT – CT – DT – RT

In the really early 70’s… Yamaha had these as their dirt bikes: – AT1 – 125cc – CT1 – 175cc – DT1 – 250cc – RT1 – 360cc All were 69-71 era, piston port motors, before Yamaha really knew what dirt bikes would become. And all were relatively about the same dimensions, just different weight. […]

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Published - Jan 4, 2011

Norton Engine Continued

So I was working on the engine today and finally got the head on and valves adjusted. Just a few more minor things until I drop her back in the frame. Slowly but surely. I could still use some extra hands when you guys are free. I hoping to have a rolling cycle in the […]