1984 RZ350L US

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brrrappp
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1984 RZ350L US

#1 Post by brrrappp » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:23 am

1984 USA 84 RZ350L
I picked this up over the summer, it looked perfect cosmetically but was in need of some mechanical attention since it would not run for more than a few minutes and had a fluid leak or leaks.
Bad gas, leaky petcock, too much oil on the air-filter, fried ground wires, all contributing factors.
I took most of the bike apart and rebuilt, repaired or replaced all the usual suspects.
Neutral switch-cover, clutch cable, tach cable, oil pump, petcock, chain, sprockets, wiring, bulbs, battery, coolant and hoses, wheel bearings, grommets, various seals and o-rings, bulbs. The list got pretty deep as everything I touched seemed to be leading to another parts order. The end result was satisfying...
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A modest "high" can be obtained by listening carefully to the sound of a 2-stroke hitting the fat part of the powerband while inhaling cool fall air tainted by the exhaust scent of VP-C12 and Golden Spectro, mixed at 24:1.

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Re: 1984 RZ350L US

#2 Post by Hellgate » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:28 am

Beautiful bike. Very nice.
Cheers!

Pete

'12 Tuono V4R APRC, '05 R6, '88 RZ350, '82 XV920R

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Re: 1984 RZ350L US

#3 Post by silverstrom » Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:48 pm

+1 :smt023
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Re: 1984 RZ350L US

#4 Post by 75RD350rider » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:01 pm

Very nice! Beautiful work.
I love the smell of Blue Marble in the morning!
Tim Steele in Front Royal, VA

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Re: 1984 RZ350L US

#5 Post by smokin074 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:22 pm

Nice Bike , love the Kenny Roberts yellow & black , we got the white & red edition here in Australia in 1985
RZ250 29L 1983

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Re: 1984 RZ350L US

#6 Post by brrrappp » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:29 pm

Thank you. I love them all but for me the Yellow and Black is THE color scheme.
A modest "high" can be obtained by listening carefully to the sound of a 2-stroke hitting the fat part of the powerband while inhaling cool fall air tainted by the exhaust scent of VP-C12 and Golden Spectro, mixed at 24:1.

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