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Forum: Beasts 06-01-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,613
Posted By dawid
Should I swap ?

Just got the opportunity to swap my slightly smokey XR500R in good condition for a '95 Triumph Tiger 900 with a busted engine. The owner says that one cylinder ran dry and made a strange sound. The...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,774
Posted By dawid
Less is more. Rebuilding a single is a lot...

Less is more.

Rebuilding a single is a lot cheaper than a four cylinder bike.

Also bikes with a long model run like the KLR, lots of spares and advice on forums. Rare bikes are expensive and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By dawid
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By dawid
Just checked the oil level as described in the...

Just checked the oil level as described in the Clymer manual. Oil level fine about half.

The bike just smoked again for about 30 sec while checking the oil level.

The previous owner said he...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By dawid
The bike did leak some oil for about 2 weeks...

The bike did leak some oil for about 2 weeks while standing and then stopped, might have been over filled.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By dawid
XR500R smoke disappeared ?

Recently got a 1984 XR500R, I only started it once and the bike smoked while being cold but less when warm.

Since then I have cleaned a very dirty air filter. The air box to carb boots were hold...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,241
Posted By dawid
83-84 Honda XR500 fuel tank

Was there ever a larger tank for the XR500 ?

Has anyone fitted a tank from anther bike ?
Forum: 2 smokers 11-01-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
The wiring diagrams in the IT 490/250 workshop...

The wiring diagrams in the IT 490/250 workshop manual from Yamaha are swapped and the coil in my bike is not the correct one.

There should be 2 windings the one is for lighting and the other is...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
No battery is required to start the bike. ...

No battery is required to start the bike.

IT490 has 5 gears compared to the 4 in a YZ490.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
Question IT490 lighting coil

???

The current lighting coil has a resistance reading far from the specfied value, I ordered a new one from Yamaha. After receiving the new coil I noticed it had an extra wire, the old one has...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-10-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
Try the Yamaha part catalog website:...

Try the Yamaha part catalog website: http://www.yamaha-motor.com/sport/parts/home.aspx

Could be the same as the IT490: 2E9-82110-11 BATTERY ASSY (6N2-2A-7)
Forum: 2 smokers 08-01-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
Wiring Diagram for IT490

Dean

Please post us a photo of your IT465, I have also send you a private message with details of a wiring diagram.
Forum: 2 smokers 05-05-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
Have a look at this one, nice price....

Have a look at this one, nice price....
Forum: 2 smokers 04-29-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
A perfect example of an IT490:...

A perfect example of an IT490:...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 19,539
Posted By dawid
I'd have to go with the Maico 760 2 stroke. ...

I'd have to go with the Maico 760 2 stroke.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=160408&stc=1&d=1207465661
Forum: 2 smokers 04-04-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=160187&stc=1&d=1207330152
Forum: 2 smokers 04-04-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
The Mother of 2 strokes

This has got to be the biggest monster of them all. I just have to share this one, have a look at the link below.

http://www.superhunky.com/nov00rsMaico760.html

The Maico 760cc 2 stroke
...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-13-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
Thanks for the links Flug, great photo collection...

Thanks for the links Flug, great photo collection I got some useful engine photos. Sadly the airbox won't fit a 490, but I will keep watching ebay. That is the most beautiful :DYZ490 I will ever...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-11-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
Rundown of this bike's condition when I got it: ...

Rundown of this bike's condition when I got it:
-Tyres still good, back rim has had a big knock and the front wheel is missing a spoke.
-Brakes seems good but needs some cleaning and adjusting,...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-10-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=155476&stc=1&d=1205215425
Forum: 2 smokers 03-10-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=155474&stc=1&d=1205215333
Forum: 2 smokers 03-10-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
This is my IT490 that I bought for USD500 last...

This is my IT490 that I bought for USD500 last weekend, some pics.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=155473&stc=1&d=1205215242
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,900
Posted By dawid
I have created a new thread called "The IT465 and...

I have created a new thread called "The IT465 and IT490 thread", here I will share my pictures, knowledge and experiences. Tallerman please share your IT465 pictures, knowledge and experiences.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-10-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 72,540
Posted By dawid
The IT465 and IT490 thread

Please share your pictures, knowledge and experience here.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=155469&stc=1&d=1205213033
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 355,100
Posted By dawid
Past: - Yamaha RZ50 - very old yz with TS185...

Past:
- Yamaha RZ50
- very old yz with TS185 motor
- Yamaha XS400
- Yamaha XT500

Present:
- Yamaha IT490

Future:
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,900
Posted By dawid
I had a look at an IT490 on Friday and...

I had a look at an IT490 on Friday and :evilmemories:evil of my one encounter with a beast some years ago came back. I just couldn't get myself to leave without it. Bought it for $500 US and as...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,900
Posted By dawid
Question 4 stroke or 2 stroke engine ?

The Yamaha IT490 is a powerful bike and has about the same performance as a Yamaha XT500(guessing here). I'm interested in the IT490 because it is a very simple engine and has less mechanical parts...
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