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Old 01-08-2014, 01:53 PM   #2041
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BW350 Jackshaft Bearings

@greg24,

That kit in Mr. Magoo's pics is a bearing replacement kit for the jackshaft in the BW350 swingarm. Also included, but not pictured is a spacer to convert the inner sprocket from a 530 to a 520. If you choose to stay with a 530 that's fine, just omit that washer. I don't have a final price on the kits yet, but they will probably be around $35. The kit includes 4 bearings, 2 collars, 1 center spacer, 2 outer washers, and 1 530 to 520 spacer. I had hoped to have them listed on my site already, but I'm waiting for a batch of the bearings to come in with an invoice so I can put a final price on these kits.

I didn't forget the BW200 guys either. I already did a swingarm eccentric kit, but I want to make changes to it before I make a batch of them. I do have plans to make the jackshaft kit for it too.

I have big plans for parts for both the BW200 and BW350, but I have a LOT of irons in the fire right now, so I need to pace myself, but I will keep you posted.

@Epix1718,

If you can track down the BW200 manual on CD on ebay at a good price, get it. I have used that tradebit site in the past, most notably for my BW350 manual. Average price is around $8. The positive is that the download is virtually instant, as opposed to waiting for a CD to ship.
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Old 01-08-2014, 02:00 PM   #2042
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BW80 Frame Number

@Rohrich,

Look at the 10th digit on the Vin number on the frame of your BW80. If it is a "G" it is a 1986.

"F"=1985
"G"=1986
"H"=1987
"J"=1988

I'm curious as to the first three digits. It should be JYA, which represents "J" Japan (Country of Origin), "Y" Yamaha (Manufacturer), "A" (Destination Country) USA. I know you are overseas, so I was wondering if that bike has a different 3rd digit.
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Old 01-08-2014, 05:47 PM   #2043
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Anyone try this 25x12x9 Duro tire on a stock BW200? Will it fit ??

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/...nobby-ATV-Tire

Looks like it might be rounder than the ATRs I have on now.
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Old 01-08-2014, 07:29 PM   #2044
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Bw 200 stuff

Bumper rack's - easy even with the thin rail's, I have been toting my 200 around and it work's great, added a platform ahead of the bike to hold gas can's etc. also a rear taillight for the Seattle traffic. I can post a pic if you like. the ramp makes it easy to load when dead tired and I don't even use it to get the bike down. found it for $60 on craigslist.
I also received with one of the bikes a rack made to bolt to the rear bumper of a motorhome or equivalent that could be converted with a little steel to a rack. with the hoops you have to lift it in though. I would be happy to sell that cheap to anyone on here. They are 2 separate units and would work for a 350 also...

SurferMO - I have a street legal 200 and used parts from rocky mountain, the Tusk harness and the turn signal/horn unit ,rear LED's and front LED's ARE from Doctor Enduro (very nice), I still cant get the high-low beam figured out but just let it run on the high beam the factory had it setup for.
The brake light had already been installed by previous owner.
I also want to add a Vapor style speedo and hours unit soon.

Skinny versus wide tires..
My first thought was that I don't see may cars and truck's running around these day's with the same tire profile that a model 'A' had and wider seems better on 4 wheels for a reason ( to a point)...I just don't know what it is.
In loose rock and steep terrain wide shines compared to skinny tire's and in the slop you can roost your buddy better than he can you!
When in tight spots on single-track my tires can ride a lot higher in tight rut's and between rocks and log's where the skinny tire can drop-in a lot deeper.. has advantages and disadvantages in my book .. just to much fun to not stop..
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Old 01-08-2014, 07:37 PM   #2045
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Bumper rack's - easy even with the thin rail's, I have been toting my 200 around and it work's great, added a platform ahead of the bike to hold gas can's etc. also a rear taillight for the Seattle traffic. I can post a pic if you like. the ramp makes it easy to load when dead tired and I don't even use it to get the bike down. found it for $60 on craigslist.
I also received with one of the bikes a rack made to bolt to the rear bumper of a motorhome or equivalent that could be converted with a little steel to a rack. with the hoops you have to lift it in though. I would be happy to sell that cheap to anyone on here. They are 2 separate units and would work for a 350 also...

SurferMO - I have a street legal 200 and used parts from rocky mountain, the Tusk harness and the turn signal/horn unit ,rear LED's and front LED's ARE from Doctor Enduro (very nice), I still cant get the high-low beam figured out but just let it run on the high beam the factory had it setup for.
The brake light had already been installed by previous owner.
I also want to add a Vapor style speedo and hours unit soon.

Skinny versus wide tires..
My first thought was that I don't see may cars and truck's running around these day's with the same tire profile that a model 'A' had and wider seems better on 4 wheels for a reason ( to a point)...I just don't know what it is.
In loose rock and steep terrain wide shines compared to skinny tire's and in the slop you can roost your buddy better than he can you!
When in tight spots on single-track my tires can ride a lot higher in tight rut's and between rocks and log's where the skinny tire can drop-in a lot deeper.. has advantages and disadvantages in my book .. just to much fun to not stop..

Great thanks for the info. I'll look into the Tusk setup
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Old 01-08-2014, 07:37 PM   #2046
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RWBWheel

I noticed in a post a few hundred pages back that you had a 25x12x9 Duro on a BW200. Was it mounted on the stock rim?

Can you give me an opinion on how it fits and rides? Is there enough clearance?? Any pictures??

My current tire, a Black Diamond 22x11x9 is really "square" and I am looking for something closer to the original.

Thanks in advance

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Old 01-08-2014, 11:40 PM   #2047
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RWBWheel

I noticed in a post a few hundred pages back that you had a 25x12x9 Duro on a BW200. Was it mounted on the stock rim?

Can you give me an opinion on how it fits and rides? Is there enough clearance?? Any pictures??

My current tire, a Black Diamond 22x11x9 is really "square" and I am looking for something closer to the original.

Thanks in advance

Mr Party
Mr Party, yes it is on the the stock 9 " rim (I drool for a 10 or 12" rim this year) worked fine and the tire fill's the swing-arm.
Pic of right side -

I went with the 4 ply's for less roll in the corners and more rock proof for the Cascade's.. I like them overall..
I just sold the bug-out 200 to a friend and will see how they compare to the original tires on it...

And I scored a cool old Blitz gas-can for the back of the BW for extended rides, fit's it pretty well and has a built-in storage box for that shifter lever that should be carried.



I like the chevron pattern overall and they have as round a shape as you can get I think..

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Old 01-09-2014, 07:54 AM   #2048
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Mr Party, yes it is on the the stock 9 " rim (I drool for a 10 or 12" rim this year) worked fine and the tire fill's the swing-arm.
Pic of right side -

I went with the 4 ply's for less roll in the corners and more rock proof for the Cascade's.. I like them overall..
I just sold the bug-out 200 to a friend and will see how they compare to the original tires on it...

And I scored a cool old Blitz gas-can for the back of the BW for extended rides, fit's it pretty well and has a built-in storage box for that shifter lever that should be carried.



I like the chevron pattern overall and they have as round a shape as you can get I think..

Those look great. I thought they would only fit the BW350's.......

Thanks for the Pics and info.
Is there enough room to put on 6 mm
Studs on the back tire?? It looks pretty tight.

I sure like the "roundness" of those tires.

Thanks

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Old 01-09-2014, 07:55 AM   #2049
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I love the tank!
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Old 01-09-2014, 10:31 AM   #2050
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What's the actual model number of that rear tire? Is that the HF243?
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Old 01-09-2014, 01:58 PM   #2051
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Anyone try this 25x12x9 Duro tire on a stock BW200? Will it fit ??

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/...nobby-ATV-Tire

Looks like it might be rounder than the ATRs I have on now.
Before I found my NOS 23x11-9 Dunlop I was going to go with this tire:


http://www.revzilla.com/product/chen...rear-atv-tires

It looks like it has a nice round profile to it.

DMoBill, I'm very excited about all the work you're doing with the BW's. I'm going to want to purchase the eccentric adjuster kit when you have them ready for the BW200's.
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Old 01-09-2014, 08:28 PM   #2052
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That old blitz can looks mint! Nice score!
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Old 01-09-2014, 09:36 PM   #2053
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Hey guys I would like to introduce my self. I just bought my first big wheel a few months ago she was in a bit of rough shape. but wit a lot of work here she is now.
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Old 01-10-2014, 03:34 PM   #2054
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welcome, 350 lookin good. They're fun bikes to ride.
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Old 01-10-2014, 03:41 PM   #2055
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350 topend swap

Sorry if this is a stupid question. I have a 85 BW200n kick start only. Is it possible to swap the topend of a 350 with the 200? Complete top end, piston, head/cylinder?
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