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Offline Paul Dawkins

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Re: Yamaha RD250. The Model Guide
« Reply #75 on: November 02, 2013, 06:35:50 AM »
The imports had a different one Per, UK had the fizzy type but there are a few little differences to the fizzy type, theres a groove down the back on the RD type, this is for the loom.
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Re: Yamaha RD250. The Model Guide
« Reply #76 on: November 02, 2013, 08:53:18 AM »
The imports had a different one Per, UK had the fizzy type but there are a few little differences to the fizzy type, theres a groove down the back on the RD type, this is for the loom.

Was Del's bike an import then?
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Re: Yamaha RD250. The Model Guide
« Reply #77 on: November 02, 2013, 10:21:33 AM »
Dels bike is the third one down with the top box, cant really see the back light but it look UK as the fizzys were.
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Re: Yamaha RD250. The Model Guide
« Reply #78 on: November 02, 2013, 03:38:05 PM »
You might be right Paul, it was difficult to see with a massive mudflap attached and the rear indicator making it look more like a round rear light? ::)
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Re: Yamaha RD250. The Model Guide
« Reply #79 on: November 04, 2013, 12:51:29 PM »
I bought my bike new in December 1975 when I was 17. At the time the bronze RD250B was on sale for £525 which I could not afford.

After a chat with the local dealer he got me that old stock RD250A for £450. It obviously was from Europe because of the round back light. UK models had the fizzy type light unit.

I was 17 at the time, having a 250 all I wanted, old stock did not matter but the 75 quid differance did.
Out on the road, was there any differance - NO

As I can remember - ALL - Uk bikes had the fizzy verticle oval light unit until the oblong lights of the coffin tank models
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