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Old 1st April 2008, 15:17   #1
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Well i am running short of words to express my joy today, my search for a stock RX 135 has come to an end finally, i got hold of an RX 135 2005 model 10,200 on the odo for 25k. besides a few problems and two scrathes the bike is in good condition. Rubber on the bike is pathetic Worst is the least word to say, please suggest me good of set of rubbers for my ride. getting the bike serviced tommorow will keep you guyz updated.

P.S Thanks to Sankar & straight6 for giving suggestions and replying for my sms and pm's i hope i have not troubled you fellas a lot.

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What are the "few problems" that you are talking about?
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What are the "few problems" that you are talking about?
Front and rear brakeshoes and clutch cable that's it nothing more.

@ ram the speedo cable is working fine no issues.

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How about the speedo cable,is it working.I have got that thing rectified n times and still its not working.The pinion gets stuck always.
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try 3.25 * 16, apache sized rims with Yezdi tyres for the back. improves grip, lowers FE. There are many guys in shivaji nagar and mavalli (near Lalbagh) specialized in yamaha's.
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I would suggest you keep the tire and rim sizes stock. There is a brand of tire called IRC. Check if you can get those. There were some guys at the SR who gave me a sticker for those and said they deal in them in Bangalore.
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Congrats on your RX135. I had similar one in 5 speed version, used it for during my college day. Please change the rear tyre to 100/90 & keep the stock rims. Try to get discs brakes for the front & don't forget to get a good expansion chamber.
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IRC is a Jap company. The first KB125s came with the IRC tyres.

Or else you can go for Zapper Q. It's grippy on dry & wet as long as you don't leave tarmac.

Or go with Moto D/C front & back. This was the last set of tyres i had as i sold mine. Good on the road and better off it.

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Also i'd recommend shifting to the chrome silencer and the older type speedo console. The present type looks iffy. This is just my opinion.

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beautiful ride. dad had one when I was growing up. pity he sold it before i could ride it :(

A small request- keep it as close to stock as possible. I couldnt possibly stand another beautiful stock RX destroyed by modding
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Congrats Prajeep for your new ride.
Even I am looking for an RX 100/135 here in Kolkata, but it appears to be hard to find.
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I would suggest you keep the tire and rim sizes stock. There is a brand of tire called IRC. Check if you can get those. There were some guys at the SR who gave me a sticker for those and said they deal in them in Bangalore.
Do you have any contact nos of them ?

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IRC is a Jap company. The first KB125s came with the IRC tyres.

Or else you can go for Zapper Q. It's grippy on dry & wet as long as you don't leave tarmac.

Or go with Moto D/C front & back. This was the last set of tyres i had as i sold mine. Good on the road and better off it.

Select your tyres here
MRF Exports | Tyres


Also i'd recommend shifting to the chrome silencer and the older type speedo console. The present type looks iffy. This is just my opinion.
How much would a chrome silencer cost, and the old meter console is it easily available.I am thinking of changing the rear tyre to 100/90 will there be any performance drop .any idea what size should i choose for the front one.

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beautiful ride. dad had one when I was growing up. pity he sold it before i could ride it :(

A small request- keep it as close to stock as possible. I couldnt possibly stand another beautiful stock RX destroyed by modding
Thanks,grenhorn not to worry he would be in stock always.

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Congrats Prajeep for your new ride.
Even I am looking for an RX 100/135 here in Kolkata, but it appears to be hard to find.
Thanks, Just contact one person in kolkotta planet rocker, rest would be history for you. if i come across something will pm you for sure.

A small update the cone set and sproket rubber is gone for toss bike is at the service center will be collecting at 3pm its raining cats and dog here in bangy. will give cost breakup's later.

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Congrats on your RX135. I had similar one in 5 speed version, used it for during my college day. Please change the rear tyre to 100/90 & keep the stock rims. Try to get discs brakes for the front & don't forget to get a good expansion chamber.
Thanks moby will sure give a thought about expansion chamber.

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try 3.25 * 16, apache sized rims with Yezdi tyres for the back. improves grip, lowers FE. There are many guys in shivaji nagar and mavalli (near Lalbagh) specialized in yamaha's.
Any idea what would be the cost for apache rims. FE is not the thing i am worried about, will be worried only about performance.

EDIT: Anyone has RX 135 workshop manual needed it.

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Congrats on the Rx135 dude. One of my favourite bikes. I hope you dont end up doing excessive mods to give it a KTM look.
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The Silencer was approximately 1300 bucks here in Trivandrum in 2003. I'm not aware of the latest prices.

You can easily get buy & fit the older type meter console without any problem. Yamaha authorised dealer Panache on OMR would have them without a doubt. Ask for Satish that guy is prety helpful.

100/90 tyre would be just right! Go ahead.

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Their cards were over so I didn't get one but my friend got one. Let me check if he can give me the number from it.
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