Archive for March, 2016

Exhaust Baffles cleaned

Posted: March 26, 2016 in 1971 Yamaha R5

A quick shot of before and after cleaning an exhaust baffMarch 26 Exhaust Baffelsell.


Got the engine cases for the R5 together and in the frame:

New rear shocks on

Posted: March 23, 2016 in 1971 Yamaha R5

Got some new rear shocks to throw on the bike, and they arrived today.  Some quick pics plus a mock with the gas tank and seat on there.

Rolling Chassis

Posted: March 21, 2016 in 1971 Yamaha R5

Got the wheels together and new tires mounted, then got everything together in a rolling chassis!  Its getting there! (Placeholder shocks still).

Frame painted, wheels laced

Posted: March 12, 2016 in 1971 Yamaha R5

Got the frame painted and the wheels laced.  Its all going to start going back together soon!  The shocks are just placeholder for now.