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    Icon10 OMG! 3rd RX at home - 1998 Yamaha RX135 4S

    Someone said '2' is not a lucky number, so got home my 3rd Yamaha RX

    Came back with another RX this time, after a couple of RX restorations

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    I never wanted any more bikes, but a friend of mine had this RX135 lying at his garage unused for almost 1.5 years for 2 reasons.
    - Documents got expired in early 2013
    - Another bike & car are already a part of his garage


    When he decided to sell this machine, fortunately I'm the 1st person came in his mind.


    I hope everyone could imagine what should have happened next.


    Details:
    - 1998 Yamaha RX135 4s
    - Black Color
    - 2nd owner
    - 78k+ on odo (should be genuine)


    Bike Condition
    - Not sure about the current piston size.
    - Engine is running fine with a mild noise
    - Clutch lost it's life
    - All electricals working fine except brake light
    - Battery dead
    - Front Tire (MRF Zapper 80/100 18) left with more than 70% life
    - Rear Tire needs immediate attention
    - Frame : rusted here and there

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    Now the query session.
    What should I do with this bike?
    I know I will be fired on asking this question. Please pardon me. I got this bike without any plan.
    What ever may be the plan, I don't have time to start immediately. Restoration / modification will be done during the Christmas holiday this year.

    Things running in my mind.

    Get the FC done and make the documents live. After that,

    1) Long term wish of having an RX100 is still a wish - What if I convert this bike to RX100?
    - I can transfer the RX100 tank + shields from my RXG and change the RXG's theme
    - My mechanic has RX100 bore in decent condition (0.25 OS) which he is ready to offer me
    - So I should source a head, Piston, Connecting rod, Crank, Carburetor (anything missed?)

    2) Make a cosmetic upgrade, use it till I find time / need / Vitamin-N for performance upgrade

    3) Convert my RXG to RX135 with parts from this bike (I started facing jerks from RXG)

    Friends and seniors please suggest me with a better option.

    2014 Nissan Sunny XVD | 2007 Toyota Corolla
    1998 Yamaha RX135 4s-->5s | 19xx Yamaha RX100 | 1997 Yamaha RXG | 2013 Yamaha Ray | 2012 TVS Scooty Streak
    2000 Yamaha RX135 5s (Sold) | 1998 Yamaha RX135 4s (Sold) | 1997 Yamaha RXG (Sold) | 1994 Yamaha RX100 (Sold)

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Monk View Post
    Topic Approved
    Thanks for the speedy approval.

    Seniors, need all your valuable suggestions for the next restoration.

    2014 Nissan Sunny XVD | 2007 Toyota Corolla
    1998 Yamaha RX135 4s-->5s | 19xx Yamaha RX100 | 1997 Yamaha RXG | 2013 Yamaha Ray | 2012 TVS Scooty Streak
    2000 Yamaha RX135 5s (Sold) | 1998 Yamaha RX135 4s (Sold) | 1997 Yamaha RXG (Sold) | 1994 Yamaha RX100 (Sold)

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    Default Re: OMG! 3rd RX at home - 1998 Yamaha RX135 4S

    Have a better than the best luck ....feeling great to go through your thread ...simply owesome.
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    All the best with your restoration.

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    Default Re: OMG! 3rd RX at home - 1998 Yamaha RX135 4S

    Quote Originally Posted by avhad sitaram View Post
    Have a better than the best luck ....feeling great to go through your thread ...simply owesome.
    Quote Originally Posted by krishna77 View Post
    All the best with your restoration.
    Thank you guys.

    2014 Nissan Sunny XVD | 2007 Toyota Corolla
    1998 Yamaha RX135 4s-->5s | 19xx Yamaha RX100 | 1997 Yamaha RXG | 2013 Yamaha Ray | 2012 TVS Scooty Streak
    2000 Yamaha RX135 5s (Sold) | 1998 Yamaha RX135 4s (Sold) | 1997 Yamaha RXG (Sold) | 1994 Yamaha RX100 (Sold)

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    What will be goodies you are going to add on your beast apart from stock look...just like your rx 135 Killer blue and grey combo...i like it so much...!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by avhad sitaram View Post
    What will be goodies you are going to add on your beast apart from stock look...just like your rx 135 Killer blue and grey combo...i like it so much...!!!!
    If at all I decide to choose a custom paint theme this time, it's going to be Red + Matte black combination.
    Apart from this there is nothing planned.

    Awaiting some suggestion from fellow members.
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    2014 Nissan Sunny XVD | 2007 Toyota Corolla
    1998 Yamaha RX135 4s-->5s | 19xx Yamaha RX100 | 1997 Yamaha RXG | 2013 Yamaha Ray | 2012 TVS Scooty Streak
    2000 Yamaha RX135 5s (Sold) | 1998 Yamaha RX135 4s (Sold) | 1997 Yamaha RXG (Sold) | 1994 Yamaha RX100 (Sold)

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    Default Re: OMG! 3rd RX at home - 1998 Yamaha RX135 4S

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Boss View Post
    If at all I decide to choose a custom paint theme this time, it's going to be Red + Matte black combination.
    Apart from this there is nothing planned.

    Awaiting some suggestion from fellow members.

    Converting this bike to an Rx-100 is an decent thinking as you have already got the latter versions, this will complete the portfolio of your garage, getting spares for Rx-100 is far easier( as you yourself know).
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    Default Re: OMG! 3rd RX at home - 1998 Yamaha RX135 4S

    Congrats on your new aquisition. In your list you had missed out the carb change (for RX100 conversion). Personally, I would suggest you to convert this RX135 into 5 speed variant. That would even make your line look good. Again, it's your choice.
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