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83 Honda XR350R Wyoming

Joined
Dec 25, 2006
Messages
86
Location
Midlothian, TX
I bought of these when they first came out in 83' - great bike that handled all of the dirt riding trails & places around here & did well on the trails in New Mexico & Colorado, wish I still had it.
 
Joined
Dec 11, 2017
Messages
296
Location
DFW
ouch. Old bikes can be a pain. My 1981 SR185 is very annoying to me as it won't stay running and all it does is cost me money.
 
Joined
Dec 19, 2007
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1,070
Location
garland
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closer inspection found oil dripping from the clutch cover near the starter shaft. that and oil over-filled contributed to the condition. no gasket, only had sealer on clutch cover. so it got a gasket and replaced the starter shaft and compression release shaft seals.
the oil drain plug had an old washer under a second one. the exhaust had to come off to pull the oil line. no drama with the oil leak job.
 
Joined
Dec 25, 2006
Messages
86
Location
Midlothian, TX
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finished. jury's still out on the oil leak. i detect a drip, maybe clutch cover is warped
Looks good - how does it run?

Do you work on these old bikes for folks on a regular basis?
If yes, I've got a 1986 Yamaha TT225 that needs to be brought back to life, that I'd like to talk to you about.

Tom H in Midlothian, TX
 
Joined
Dec 19, 2007
Messages
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Location
garland
Looks good - how does it run?

Do you work on these old bikes for folks on a regular basis?
If yes, I've got a 1986 Yamaha TT225 that needs to be brought back to life, that I'd like to talk to you about.

Tom H in Midlothian, TX
thanks, it runs strong.
yes, i fix them from time to time.
pm me if you'd like about it
 
Joined
Jul 17, 2006
Messages
1,408
Location
Sachse, Tx
I remember my 85 XL350. The dual carbs are a ****, but once set right, she ran perfect. Good power delivery and 6spd was a nice combo to DS on.
 
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