1968 Yamaha DT1 Treasure/Trash?

Discussion in '2 smokers' started by Valleyrider, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. Donzzilla

    Donzzilla Been here awhile

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    I don't know, it looks pretty bored there. Maybe some spikes in the tires and a few trips around the pond would cheer the old girl up this winter:clap
  2. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    Yeah, it got bored so I changed the number plates to make it more correct for the late '60s.

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  3. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    I really belong in the 2 smokers section...
  4. Shocktower

    Shocktower Long timer

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    Welcome to the smoking section :evil
  5. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    Yeah.... This is where I belong!
  6. Mr. Ray

    Mr. Ray Glistening Shaft Supporter

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    second time through this thread is actually better than the first time. :clap
    Keep your head up dude.
  7. MrEndo

    MrEndo Been here awhile

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    Very cool read! My first bike was a '70 RT-1. I still have it and hope to get it going again soon. I have most of a donor frame and motor too. I was surprised there was still some interest in these? I wonder if I can still get it plated here in Cali? I had it street legal 35 years ago...
  8. ctune80

    ctune80 Been here awhile

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    There are quite a few Enduro enthusiasts all over the US MrEndo, check out Yamahaenduro.com there are all kinds of tech tips and like minded guys there, a few are pretty close to you! This Nov-Dec will be the 3rd annual Endurofest too, get it running and come out and ride with us!
  9. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    After a day of head scratching, wire wiggling, and point cleaning, a pretty blue spark reappeared!!
    I put some fresh pre-mix in the tank it it fired right up.:clap
    Plan is to load it in the truck and head for Caldwell ID next weekend for the Rally and Show.
    http://www.idahovintagemotorcycleclub.org/
    Plan to ride it right up to the front door and bring the sweet smell of Castor in with me!!
  10. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    So.... Rain, snow, hail and a little bit of bat shit today!!
    Loaded and covered the DT1 for my trip to Caldwell tomorrow.
    It'll be interesting goin over Whitebird and up into McCall...:freaky
    Forecast says snow...

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  11. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    Caldwell show on Sunday
    Rain, Snow, Canyon County drivers... I made it.
    Think I may have pissed some of the good folks off when I kicked it over and spread the smell of castor and race gas thru the building!! In my defense, Jim Kling fired his Trackmaster Triumph first!!:lol3

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  12. ctune80

    ctune80 Been here awhile

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    Your bike looks great as always! Nice Storyboard too!

    Nice looking bikes in the background too Willie, did you take more pics at the show?
  13. JeffS77

    JeffS77 cheap bastard

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    wow Willie the bike is still looking great... I would have loved to hear that thing run in an enclosed building :lol3 :clap
  14. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    I'll be at the Ascot Reunion at the Pomona Fairgrounds in May unless gas goes through the roof before then.
    http://www.ascotflattrack.com/
    I also plan to hit Perris the next day.
  15. JeffS77

    JeffS77 cheap bastard

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    Willie I can't make the Pomona deal but I will be out at perris for sure. I haven't been to that track since my last speedway race there in '08.
  16. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    Sorry Mark, I did but haven't uploaded any to my host site.

    I probably won't make it down at this point Jeff.
    Going to the doctor on monday. Got a lump on my neck getting the best of me.
  17. JeffS77

    JeffS77 cheap bastard

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    sorry to hear that...get it looked at and taken care of for sure...I hope everything is ok.
  18. WRW9751

    WRW9751 7th Day Adventurist

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    Send a picture of the DT-1 to Neil Keen! He will appreciate it.

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  19. Valleyrider

    Valleyrider I Survived The '60s

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    Biopsy Negative!!! Now if all the medical bills don't bury me, I'll be headin for Pomona...:D
  20. JeffS77

    JeffS77 cheap bastard

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    great news very good to hear :freaky