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1976 DT250B blog in progress

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Hi all, I have started a blog about this restoration, mostly photos and updates but including a video of appraisal of the bike as I got it.
Hope its useful to you.
Yamaha DT250B blog
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Blog updated,
re-ground fork legs, new fork seals, taper roller head bearings.
wheels cleaned up, new tyres, powder coat frame, rolling chassis.
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That was a lucky find" , original, my 400 was layed up since 1992, but the engine cases were missing, ,,,did you get the small triangle bit for mounting the rear light to fender,? as these are obsolete , i found a N,O,S, one on ebay £60. .
If you aint mixin gas " you aint haulin Ass
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Yes, I have the whole UK style rear light assembly (same as fitted to the FS1-E etc) and original number plate. I now have the V5 in my name.
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Now running with dummy tank but with the exhaust properly fitted and a throttle cable. Still on pre-mix. Oil pump back from DEET soon.
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Blog updated and with video of bike running!
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Update. 
Test ride of about 80 miles the other week, all good. Avoid motorways and have fun on the little back roads.

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