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Old 14 Jul 2004
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rear rack for 1VJ

I am looking for a rear rack for a 1986 1VJ. If anybody has one laying about or is selling one, please let me know how much you would like for it.

or

If anybody wouldn't mind taking a few photographs of the rear rack on their bike from different angles showing design and mountings, I could fabricate one for myself.

Thanks in advance.
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where are you???

I have a 1vj with a fairly solid rack, in manchester.

I can certainly take photo's, but will take a couple of days to get a digital camera.

jim

PS Does yours have a washer half showing between the block and the gearbox?? I have, and was going to take it out, until I saw others at the HUBB do with one fitted!
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I think you'll find the "half-washer sticking out" is no more than the edge of the base gasket.
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The other guys may well have been a gasket. Mine is absolutely a washer (you can see part of the inner hole).

It must have been put there by dave of lambeth, so I presume there is some logic, but I'm bu99ered if I can work out what it is!

ta,

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I am in Hertfordshire, I would appreciate you taking some photos when you have the time. Photos can be sent to me at skylark_za(AT)yahoo.com (You will have to replace (AT) with @)

As for your washer dilemma, take a photo of it and I will have a look at mine, as my bike too was rebuilt by Dave.

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been away from 'net for a day or two. Will try and get them to you on sunday.

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I just mounted on of those on my 3AJ
http://www.jouvin.com/rdjouvin/tableau.htm
French stuff.. but for 100€ I can tell you get for your money, much tested construction, solid and impressinngly well done..you can even put the alu paniers directly on it.
Suits 1VJ and 3AJ.

Cheers,

Ps Limited availability.

Matt
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I forgot;
Best is to order from here they'll give you 10 - 20 % off;
CONCESSIONNAIRE EXCLUSIF YAMAHA !
! 130 RUE JEAN MERMOZ !
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! TEL : 01.48.12.17.40 !
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! WEB : WWW.YAM93.COM

Contact Mrs "Chantal"..you can mention my name he he

Bye

Matt
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