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Forum: Wanted 03-01-2018, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Twinshock750
Interesting! I'd usually say advanced if it is...

Interesting! I'd usually say advanced if it is doing that as it is getting too hot.

Though I have also heard of the side electrodes falling off on B9/10 plugs, but never had it myself and I...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 12-06-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Twinshock750
We've had engines with and without the plate. ...

We've had engines with and without the plate. The one without were a set of earlier RD converted cases. I seem to recall either not drilled for the plate or no bosses to drill.

Given the circlip...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 08-15-2017, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Twinshock750
This what I was talking about. I had to find...

This what I was talking about. I had to find Kerry's one to get the name from it.
A Mikuni pockert tuner.
http://www.psndealer.com/powersportsdlr/images/ec0468/8173.jpg

Pretty basic. Good but...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 08-14-2017, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Twinshock750
Not sure about a Yamaha one, but there a great...

Not sure about a Yamaha one, but there a great one from Mikuni (or Sudco mikuni) like a big slide rule. It won't help you find the baseline, but it will help you keep relativity to it, once you do,...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 06-10-2017, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Twinshock750
Hinto Have you run the cylinder and your heads...

Hinto

Have you run the cylinder and your heads lightly on a surface plate to see how flat?

I've not run std orings much over the years and not seen much difference.

Very strange. It's not ended...
Forum: Wanted 05-17-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Twinshock750
They look like the ones that are on the cables...

They look like the ones that are on the cables that Vince supplies
Forum: Wanted 05-15-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Twinshock750
I've been buying mine from Vince at Fondseca. ...

I've been buying mine from Vince at Fondseca. Though on my 350 for less genuine style ones I've used RD400!
Forum: Later model TZ discussion 02-10-2017, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Twinshock750
Or find a 17 in rear.....

Or find a 17 in rear.....
Forum: Later model TZ discussion 02-10-2017, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Twinshock750
A friend here in NZ had the same issue. Avon do...

A friend here in NZ had the same issue. Avon do a 120/70/x17 AM22 and he used a 130/70 AM23. Grip was okay but killed the steering so he ditched and moved to a 110 avon , but was more road based...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 02-06-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Twinshock750
1/2 pound of fuel per HP per hour is something I...

1/2 pound of fuel per HP per hour is something I just read also.

My TZ350 as an example of say 75hp.

Would be 37.5lbs which is 17 kilos or 22 litres at 0.75 specific gravity).

22 litres divided by...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 02-06-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Twinshock750
Hiya, a couple of questions; 1) What line size...

Hiya, a couple of questions;
1) What line size and taps is it
2) Have you measured what you are getting currently?
3) What fuel? Petrol/Avgas or Methanol?

On a TZ?
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 01-14-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By Twinshock750
ta, I've been doing PB's every time for the last...

ta, I've been doing PB's every time for the last 3-4 events, and I'm riding again better this year, so keen to see how I do. KW's bike was fast last year- 3rd through the trap. I have my forks,...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 01-13-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Twinshock750
That's a bugger Lech. I noticed too, that the...

That's a bugger Lech. I noticed too, that the grids I saw seemed slimmer this year and a few regular names missing. They have increased the race lap count, but not to the level that most people...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 01-10-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By Twinshock750
PI have cut the qualifying down to 1 session and...

PI have cut the qualifying down to 1 session and increased race lengths again this year. The reduced amount qualifying and moving some racing to Friday PM should also reduce the risk of races being...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 01-05-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By Twinshock750
2017 Island Classic

Okay folks, looks like we can see who's going, but what's the banter? Who's going to beat who?

250...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 09-18-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By Twinshock750
Hinto F/G shocks are 18kg/cm2 , I would expect...

Hinto

F/G shocks are 18kg/cm2 , I would expect that would not be too different to a CDE one. I have been told that too little will effect the rebound damping as not enough pressure on the needle...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 09-16-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Twinshock750
P05's are, as are P04's. But there are multiple...

P05's are, as are P04's. But there are multiple model P05's so look for the old style black or gold ones like you would see on a Pantah
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 08-25-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Twinshock750
The E model style pistons are still available...

The E model style pistons are still available from time to time o. eBay etc through Dennis Trollope. The have essentially the same skirt Length as the later F / G MODEL Pistons which are more readily...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 08-02-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8
Posted By Twinshock750
Kerry's TZ250 years ago had one (supplied from...

Kerry's TZ250 years ago had one (supplied from Bob Haldane when Kerry broke a crank)....probably the bike still has it I think. I wonder if the A/B style marking stamped in is from variance in the...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 07-02-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 29
Posted By Twinshock750
I used non std outer mains when I last rebuilt a...

I used non std outer mains when I last rebuilt a motor of that generation. I found some high speed brass cage roller bearings with an inner sleeve that slipped on to the shaft. The bearing overall...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 06-17-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By Twinshock750
J-P I guess pin type will be a factor in what...

J-P

I guess pin type will be a factor in what piston weight and balance factor.

Europe. Not this year. Spent the money buying a new bike, but next year aiming to.

Al
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 06-16-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By Twinshock750
What have you found Jean-Paul. I have never used...

What have you found Jean-Paul. I have never used them.

Alistair
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 06-14-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By Twinshock750
If you are not comfortable making your own, the...

If you are not comfortable making your own, the same place you buy the goodridge fittings plus HEL etc will probably have some ready to go in the length and eye fittings you want.
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 06-12-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By Twinshock750
Many people I believe do add a little notch on...

Many people I believe do add a little notch on the OEM ones when they don't run tags.

Al
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 06-11-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By Twinshock750
What pistons? I usually push in 90 degrees and...

What pistons? I usually push in 90 degrees and then tip ip over.

Getting out, if your pistons have notes, no issue with a spike. Meteor and Wiseco both have notches.
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