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Yamaha RD125. The Model Guide
« on: November 04, 2005, 12:24:42 PM »
The Basic Yamaha RD125 Model Guide



This is a list of the models thru the 125cc range to the best of my knowledge. This list is UK based. Overseas models details may vary.



This is the AS1 125 twin that preceded the RD looking bikes. Photo, taken by me, this one came to the annual Aircooled club Rally and did the 80 mile rideout.









This is the 1972/3 AS3 125 that preceded the RD range.









In 1974 and 75 the round tank RD125A and B models were produced.









The 1976 RD125DX This is the only style where I can find written confirmation of the DX tag.Colours Brilliant Red, High Sparkle Light Green, Silver Dust, Low Gloss Black and Marine Blue. In France the model was sold as the Yamaha RDX125









This is the RD125D style produced in 1977/78.Colours Crystal Silver, Space Blue, Competition Yellow, Chappy Red









This is the RD125E style produced in 78/79. Around this time there was a change over to alloy wheels. (see the wheels in the RD200 picture below)









The last of the RD125 from 1979/80 with alloy wheels. (the picture below shows a 200 which would look almost identicle) The 125/200 were still produced when the new RD250/350LC"s replaced the RD400"s. The 125/200 just got new graphics.









The watercooled single cylinder RD125LC replaced the Aircooled range.









which finally developed into the TZR125









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Yamaha RD125. The Model Guide
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2006, 07:14:04 AM »
Wot you see above is just a basic guide there are many variations around the world. I will try to add more of the model colours and numbers when I can. If you have any information and details to add then please do so below and I will see wot I can do to add to the listing. If you are new and have a question then please ask via the "tech section" or try the forum "search". Many questions repeat so your answer may already be there. If not or No luck then please ask
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« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2009, 02:33:32 PM »
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Yamaha RD125 1973 Europe












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« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2011, 06:37:22 AM »
don"t forget the as2 del
RDnuts 18 RDs tooooo many even for me , the best things in life aint free, non fully paid up x member 2376 owner and restorer of the first rd to come to the uk RYN51L front page of april 2013 classic bike my claim to fame

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« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2012, 08:52:59 PM »
should this 79 rd125 have mag wheels or spoked wheels as it got both now i am comfused .com that a look at the bike its in parts for sale
71 yds7 restoring
75 rd 200 TORQUE INDUCTION  B 9085 MILES GENUIE IN EVERY WAY JUST GOT CLOCK RUBBERS THIS WEEK BAND NEW NOS  AND OIL TANK TRIM WAS MISSING NOW GOT IT STILL ON IT ORIGINAL FRONT FIRE JUST ABOUT TO BE CHANGED SIDE WALL
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« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2012, 03:55:46 AM »
It could have either. That year they were sold at 2 prices depending on the wheels you wanted.



The front wheel from your ebay sale is not RD125 or 200.

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Re: Yamaha RD125. The Model Guide
« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2013, 07:38:15 PM »
The Brilliant Red RD125DX (or UK C Model)

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Re: Yamaha RD125. The Model Guide
« Reply #10 on: December 23, 2015, 06:30:04 AM »
Here's a link to a list with production data of the RD125 1973-1986.
http://yamaha-rd125.blogspot.com.au/2015/11/yamaha-rd125-specifications-maintenance.html

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Re: Yamaha RD125. The Model Guide
« Reply #11 on: October 25, 2016, 10:20:40 AM »
I have a few problems with my rd125dx, When the lights are on while running it completely drains the battery, been told its the regulator, only problem is I cant seem to source one! :(

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« Reply #12 on: January 29, 2020, 04:32:30 PM »
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