TT350 Not XT350

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by zerohype, Feb 2, 2008.

  1. NordieBoy

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    What's the tank off?
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  2. becki

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  3. NordieBoy

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    Interesting. The XR/XL's have very different mounts to the XT/TT's.
    Does it come with a mounting kit?

    This is an Acerbis XR250,500 tank and it'll only fit with an XR seat and lots of fabrication.
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  4. becki

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  5. NordieBoy

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  6. NordieBoy

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    Well the cam chain is replaced. The old one was about 8mm longer than the new one and the old guides were cracked...

    Now to get new lock washers, some o-rings, a cam cover gasket and those 4 rubber bungs on the cam bearing caps. Mine are no longer rubber after 21 years of heat cycling and one has shattered...
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  7. tHEtREV

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    I was just looking at this thread on Thursday trying to decide if I should put a bid on a complete 350 and a basket case 250...

    And here they are when I picked them up.

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    The 350's tank had blown apart when the owner tried to put some compressed air in it along with some other chemicals to clean some black sludge in the tank, I had the carbs apart to clean the same black sludge from them and i had to put the 350 engine in the 250 frame because the 350 was missing its compliance plate and had a pretty major crack where the right foot peg bolted on.

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    Just got upstairs after starting it for the first time, and I am surprised how quite the engine is after hearing a LC4 for so long.

    still only just started on it, and I also have a 525 to finish and my 640 has a heap of parts on the way so I'll be stuffing around with it in between those two.
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  8. Anklyne

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    Wait, you mean those caps aren't made of a hard plastic?! :lol3

    I replaced the cam chain on mine recently. IIRC the old one was about 4-5mm longer.
    Now I need new drive chain and sprockets. The rear indicators aren't working too good now, but that was probably because of a weekend trip to a farm a couple weeks back :lol3
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  9. NordieBoy

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    How long before there's an RD350LC engine in there?
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  10. NordieBoy

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    Good stuff :clap

    Have you done anything to the suspension?
    Other than smashing it around of course...
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  11. BIG ED XT FAN

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    Yamahas TT 350 and 250 are great!! Keep it up!!:deal :eek1:freaky
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  12. tHEtREV

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    NEVER!!!

    No I sold that engine and I have gone of two strokes again, they drink to much, and the funds for it came from the sale of my 200EXC.

    Looking forward to playing with a mid sized old school fourstroke again.
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  13. Anklyne

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    Nope, just smashed it around :lol3
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    The rear needs a rebuild/replacing and the front needs new fork gaiters at the least. Probably needs new seals and new oil too.
    So much to do, not enough time in life to get it done...

    Edit:

    I did fix the rear indicators today though!
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  14. German Trick

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    OK, I’ll throw my hat into the TT ring. This was my dad’s ’86 TT350 that he bought new and had Dallas Baker do his magic and make street legal. It’s in my possession now and I ride it in our local mountains every now and then. Great bike with plenty of life left, and a hoot to ride.

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  15. NordieBoy

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    XL, DR, TT...

    Just need a KLX in there to make the set :evil
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  16. HereToBuy

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    Hey guys first post here :clap
    Sorry if this was already answered or if i am asking this in wrong spot. I was about to jump on a 1987 Yamaha TT350 for $550. Pretty cheap considering he has recently put $700 into re-building it. This is my first bike. (I have never rode a motorcycle!!) My thought process was that it wouldn't be a hard bike to ride and learn on and if i dropped it i wouldn't shed the same type of tears i would if i dropped a Kawasaki Ninja ect. My main goal is to turn this thing into a dual sport, BUT i am having a hard time telling if that is legal in the states (CA specifically) i get mixed answers from everywhere!!! :scratch Sorry for the long post.
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  17. NordieBoy

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    No idea, sorry.

    They were/are legal over here.
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  18. tHEtREV

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    While this thread is active again I have a question...

    My two TT's are an 86 (the 250) and a 91 (the 350), the forks are slightly different in a few external areas, but I was wondering if anyone knew if the 91 forks were better, or just different on the outside.

    Thanks.
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  19. NordieBoy

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    Not better. Both bad.

    I stuck a pair of re-valved Triumph Scrambler Intiminators in mine and it made a hell of a difference.
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  20. HereToBuy

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    Hey guys stupid question probably, but google searches lead me to no avail. When it comes to outfitting my 1987 TT350 with led lights and what not, im not quite sure the spare watts my bike throws out. Also i'm pretty sure the TT runs off of a 6v stator where 12v seems to be the norm when it comes to lighting. Is there a way to convert? Hopefully this makes sense because i am not bike savvy... Trying to be though. :cry