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NEAT VIDEOS OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN (and others!)
« on: March 22, 2011, 06:43:43 PM »
Found this video of a couple 350 GTR's in Japan on Youtube. Thought ya'll might enjoy watching it.  ;D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nNwa_wA4p0#
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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2011, 06:51:05 PM »
Looks like they need a good tuneup. I never had one that was that hard to start. I like the tuned exhaust pipes though. Hopefully Kataro will get some made soon.

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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2011, 09:19:20 PM »
I emailed Kataro about those expansion chambers and never got a reply, I'd like a set also. Maybe he'll see this. With all the troubles in Japan possibly making expansion chambers isn't the first thing on his list of priorities. I wouldn't blame him one bit.

That last bike did seem a little hard to start. If you have a kick start bike, the more people that are watching the harder it is to start  ;D
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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2011, 09:55:32 AM »

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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2011, 09:56:52 AM »

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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2011, 08:20:15 PM »
I wish I had the welding skills and the tools to whip up a couple of sets of these for me and my buddies  ;D , but alas, I don't. I would probably want to put some stingers on the ends, get them chrome plated or ceramic coated.
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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2011, 06:36:22 PM »
Interesting to see and hear. Dry clutches aren't noisy enough so they cut them open for show??
The first one firing up sounded like a chain saw with a centrifugal clutch rattling.
Also an interesting way of cutting the air cleaner into 2 separate parts on the one bike.
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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2011, 06:59:17 PM »
Interesting to see and hear. Dry clutches aren't noisy enough so they cut them open for show??
The first one firing up sounded like a chain saw with a centrifugal clutch rattling.
Also an interesting way of cutting the air cleaner into 2 separate parts on the one bike.

I've watched that video a bunch of times now and until you mentioned it, I never noticed the split air cleaner! :o
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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2011, 07:45:08 PM »
Interesting to see the Marushos in the back ground. I wonder if  the Marusho designer who helped design the GTR was there?

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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2011, 08:35:25 PM »
In the back in the video there is a white Honda pick up i had one back in the UK.
It was a 550 cc 2 cylinder i went every where in that pick up put motorcycles
On the back and great MPG,just going down memory lane.
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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2011, 11:09:20 AM »
Thanks for sharing.

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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2011, 06:35:42 PM »
When he zooms in to show the cut open clutch housing you can also see he even drilled 3 holes in the oil filler plug.
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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #12 on: July 05, 2011, 11:09:11 PM »
Here's another video from Japan I just found.............

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLJQf22QB5g&feature=player_embedded#at=75
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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #13 on: July 05, 2011, 11:25:19 PM »
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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #14 on: July 06, 2011, 09:04:31 PM »
In the first vid and the last one it appears that they have fabbed up some rear sets, you can see a shift linkage coming forward and a small arm on the shifter peg.
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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #15 on: July 06, 2011, 11:22:46 PM »
Neat video, it helped me find the single cylinder bs road racer video , thanks

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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #16 on: July 06, 2011, 11:32:49 PM »
Neat video, it helped me find the single cylinder bs road racer video , thanks

This one or a different video?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYRoWX9usjw&feature=related#
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Re: 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #17 on: July 07, 2011, 06:03:31 AM »
Looks like BRIDGESTONE'S are alive and well in JAPAN.  I wonder how many were sold over there compared to the U.S?

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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2011, 08:25:54 PM »
This is the video. THANKS  for posting.  Can anybody read what it says on the gastank? There are 50cc racer photos on flicker.

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Re: NEAT VIDEO OF SOME 350 GTR's IN JAPAN
« Reply #19 on: July 07, 2011, 09:33:22 PM »
It says Bridgestone and under that, it looks like it says (Danton or Dantun) (821 or 831) there's also a small BS logo on the rear seat lip and bridgestone on the front forks.

If you click the Youtube logo on the video I posted, it'll take you to the original site with a larger pic and from there you can bring it up to full screen by clicking the symbol in the lower right corner of that sites video.
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