Feb 6, 2007

YZ Gravel Racer...




A couple of boxes of 1983 Yamaha YZ 125 parts landed in the DP Race Tech workshop during last summer, I decided to do something fun to terrorize the lovely dirt roads around Mosta Hill on during warm days. I went to town with a grinder on the frame, removed all unwanted brackets and painted it all black, a motor was rebuilt by good friend Max with new piston, clutch, bearings, seals & gaskets and painted black. The plastic was also painted black (see a trend here?) and UFO Supermoto front fenders was fitted front & rear (!?!?!?), the seat was upholstered in synthetic suede by Johan Ström and taper bars from Street Fighter by Access was fitted. The wheels had some spokes replaced, painted black and fitted with Vee Rubber on-off road tyres, an old but undamaged 80's FMF exhaust was picked up and fitted together with a new FMF Shorty silencer. The rear shock is an old Fox that has been rebuilt and shortned some 50 mm, the forks are rebuilt with new seals and all....
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DP says: This thing is a hoooot on a twisty dirt road....

1 comment:

henning said...

Jag vil ha en ORIGINAL YZ125 -81. Det var den första hoj jag dreglade över. :)

/H