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PostPosted: Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:13 pm 
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[img][IMG]http://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz67/sanlot17/D7845197-E8E5-4647-B354-933A338CA681-629-000000B96D47C3B6_zps16e7f0bb.jpg[/img][/img]I just bought this RM250 today. Was told it was a 84? Runs good so I bought it for $250. Thanks.
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PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 10:08 pm 
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Looks like an 85 to me just because of the front and rear discs. The 84 had drums front and rear


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:20 pm 
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You have an '87 RM250. Disc brakes did not show up on the rear of MX bikes until '87. 1984/85 MX bikes began using disc brakes on the front (Honda used them on the front in '84, Suzuki not until '85).


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:13 pm 
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Axceler8r wrote:
You have an '87 RM250. Disc brakes did not show up on the rear of MX bikes until '87. 1984/85 MX bikes began using disc brakes on the front (Honda used them on the front in '84, Suzuki not until '85).

it´s a 85 model with a rear disc convertion. look at the rear suspension.

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