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Old 23 February 2002, 14:53   #21
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I must get one !
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Old 23 February 2002, 15:09   #22
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Back on to Yams

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I was speekin to Yam to day at the boat show. They inform me the 480 is being discontinued and they will only sell 430 & 500, they have never seen @ 470, are you sure it 470 & not a 480.

Not that it makes any difference, i'm just interested in Yams.

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Old 23 February 2002, 16:47   #23
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Pretty sure!

I am quite sure it is a 470....over here they sell the 430, 470, 500 and 550.

I tried to attach a pic...being an ICT manager you would think I'd be more succesful...

Under the message window it says attach file and Browse...I browse to the pic like a good lad, but nothing is shown in the message...it's an ordinary jpg, nothing bigger then 17kb..HELP!

Been enjoying your pics though! What is the performance I can expect with a 40 hp 2 stroke? Being a diver I usually bring everything but the kitchen sink as well as the old ball and chain...

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Old 23 February 2002, 16:49   #24
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Amazed!

Wow, I keep amazing myself...inserted a pic all by myself!

Check out the weels on the trailer....also a whole new design!
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Old 23 February 2002, 20:01   #25
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Very good!!!!!!!

I'm gonna have to get this trailer thin sorted out...... mines the old style as you see with a frame and two wheels.

Just shows what the guys on the Yam stand know!!!!

RIB looks great same lay out as me - performance should be great. yours being slightly smaller than mine and having a 40 hp, 2 stroke, compared to my 50hp four stroke - i would suggest it will be pretty much the same.

When do you intend to get it?

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Old 24 February 2002, 17:19   #26
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Million dollar question...

Yes..when...good question.

Motorbike has to make way for the boat, so after that is settled I have green light...
But a small voice in my head says I can make a better deal in Germany on the BOOT show next winter...(Maybe a 500R for the same money) I'm not sure if I can ignore that voice long enough to sell the bike and go for the 470.

Aint life a bitch...

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Old 25 February 2002, 15:13   #27
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What bike have you got? I have a KLX250.

I wouldn't have thought you'd have a got a 500 for that kind of money.

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Old 25 February 2002, 15:46   #28
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Bikers and Ribsters

Currently I own a Honda VF700 Magna...I grew up around bikes and races...but the water got the better of me...

Can't do it all, can I? I had 20 years on the bike, now it is time for something new.
Furthermore I'm an avid diver, and bikes and diving don't mix as well as boats and diving...can't stow away that kind of gear in my saddle bags!

But a KLX250 is serious fun! I used to throw around a KTM400 in the dirt, always a thrill!

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Old 25 February 2002, 15:52   #29
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Hi Eddy

Go for the Boat!

I put it off for years - for various reasons (excuses) - bikes, kids, women, divorce - you name it I used it as an excuse!

The 470 sounds a nice RIB - get it while you can!

( I still have my Norton Commando 850 Interstate though - an old lady now but a real classic!)
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I used to have a kind of moto- the 4b's

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