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Old 10th February 2010, 20:11   #106
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Thanks balenopower, georgev

Can you guys comment on these points too.

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Black paint for engine/chain cover (if I retain it) etc.

Mono shock (thanks to a neat bike I saw sometime back)

Exhaust porting.
EDIT : I guess the question here is to "keep it stock" or not.
The tank paint is showing funny signs. I'm pretty sure I "CANNOT" get a new tank.
Repainting means, stickering will be a problem.

Go for all black with Just "YAMAHA" and a logo ?
I don't think we can get the original stickers alone, can we ?

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Old 11th February 2010, 12:07   #107
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getting a new tank is possible if tried hard and if ready to pay some premium

new stickers are also available at some dealers (read in another populaar 2 stroke forum). you can tray making another set of stickers with some good sticker shop.
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Old 11th February 2010, 19:43   #108
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Thanks balenopower, georgev

Can you guys comment on these points too.

EDIT : I guess the question here is to "keep it stock" or not.
The tank paint is showing funny signs. I'm pretty sure I "CANNOT" get a new tank.
Repainting means, stickering will be a problem.

Go for all black with Just "YAMAHA" and a logo ?
I don't think we can get the original stickers alone, can we ?
i painted the tank and managed to get the original stickers easily. as regards to porting, you can get it mildly ported so the engine revs more freely, and the end result being better performance.
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Old 15th February 2010, 14:28   #109
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had a very short ride with some more rx's. Im sorry about the planet getting polluted but it was awesome fun!
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Old 15th February 2010, 16:16   #110
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Looking good. Killer looking bikes there. Are the KB type mirrors easily available in Bombay?
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Old 15th February 2010, 20:49   #111
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show off ...eah

great bikes...is it a modified white tank on one of the RX?
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great bikes...is it a modified white tank on one of the RX?
That tank is from an RD 125.
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Old 16th February 2010, 15:59   #113
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terrific bikes. I love the RXZ with the blue stickers. nice font
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Old 2nd March 2010, 17:36   #114
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just finished my first real long ride to pune on the bike. Absolutely brilliant. Found it lacking in the power department on the Lonavla uphill section which was obvious but other than that she was plain brilliant.
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Did you reach on 1 full tank?

How much weight did you lose?
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Old 3rd March 2010, 00:19   #116
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Nice pics! and the RD125 tank does look great.

I've got a couple of pics to share if you dont mind. Had come back to India for a small period and went on a small tour


Ze beautiful RX-Z aquired - and Now restored(pics on page 6)-copy-img_2510.jpg



Ze beautiful RX-Z aquired - and Now restored(pics on page 6)-copy-img_2513.jpg


Stupid pic with me. didnt have any pics from the other side. sigh


Ze beautiful RX-Z aquired - and Now restored(pics on page 6)-copy-img_2597.jpg
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Old 4th March 2010, 17:29   #117
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Did you reach on 1 full tank?

How much weight did you lose?
[quote=SunnyBoi;1761671]Nice pics! and the RD125 tank does look great.

I've got a couple of pics to share if you dont mind. Had come back to India for a small period and went on a small tour

@ straight six - im going to go back also on the same tank of fuel. No refill needed.
@sunnyboi - Cool pics..where's the bike now that your away?
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Hmmm my bike will be in cold storage. Been that way for the last 1 year and 4 months.
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It's been almost two years since i updated the RXZ thread, but then the the Smoker wasn't upto much thanks to lack of time and my other machines taking up whatever time i had. And as a result my baby isnt in the best shape. The tank sprung a leak again, the paint thanks to a shodd job started popping bubbles and the swingarm was rusting away to glory. The chassis though in good shape was showing signs of rust as well. That apart a lot of little things needed work. Well it took a lot of time and the RXZ now stood motionless for almost a year. The other day when i finally uncovered all my babies on dusshera to adorn them with garlands, my heart sunk when i laid my eyes on my precious stroker. i was guilty as charged and it was time i made up. Couple of frantic calls made and a week later this is what ensued...

All parts disassembled and gone to the paint shop. New swingarm and indicators bought. Engine will be sandblasted and buffed. Will document further progress soon.
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It is nice to know that you have got new swing arm. Have you got it easily?
Do the rav counter is in working?
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