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Offline Marc.com

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Re: TM185 Sidepipe
« Reply #15 on: January 14, 2013, 05:34:51 AM »
yeah ive got to make up my rms185 one day,got all the bits now just got to do it and design a up pipe for it like i seen on a rms125 on ebay awhile back

Buddy of mine did similar conversion with TS185 engine into RM125C frame, went really well. Power is a bit soft and you have to keep them screaming, bit like my ole lady.
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Re: TM185 Sidepipe
« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2013, 07:28:27 PM »
hi marc i have nos hopup under pipe for ts185.for sale if anyone interested.thanks don
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Re: TM185 Sidepipe
« Reply #17 on: January 28, 2013, 07:35:41 PM »
hi marc i have nos hopup under pipe for ts185.for sale if anyone interested.thanks don

How much do you want for it ?

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Re: TM185 Sidepipe
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Re: TM185 Sidepipe
« Reply #19 on: January 28, 2013, 10:08:25 PM »
hi Huskibul
from what i remember of the rms125 up pipe is that in exited from the right side of the motor and crossed over at the rear of the head to the left hand side like a rm125a does as been awhile since that ebay bikes been sold

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Re: TM185 Sidepipe
« Reply #20 on: November 22, 2021, 10:50:52 PM »
So funny to read this thread. I built a TM185 as an enduro bike in the mid 70's and I'm collecting the parts to build another one

With a bit of fiddling this one will be an "interchangeable" bike. TM125 motor with down pipe for fun VMX or a 185 motor with pipe for Vinduros.
I reckon the motors could be swapped in about an hour or so.
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Re: TM185 Sidepipe
« Reply #21 on: November 23, 2021, 07:42:56 PM »
TS frame is way lighter so if using that the Top rear engine mount could be sorted with a bit of ingenuity Brent as the TM engine is thinner and usually a tab gets welded to suit . "Perhaps" a length of pipe could be used as a long spacer with the TS long mounting bolt.

Not sure how a 185 would go in a TM frame.

I would score a TS185A  as it has better porting to start with and the better clutch and use two separate ported barrels and ignitions.
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Re: TM185 Sidepipe
« Reply #22 on: November 24, 2021, 07:08:19 PM »
TS frame is way lighter so if using that the Top rear engine mount could be sorted with a bit of ingenuity Brent as the TM engine is thinner and usually a tab gets welded to suit . "Perhaps" a length of pipe could be used as a long spacer with the TS long mounting bolt.

Not sure how a 185 would go in a TM frame.

I would score a TS185A  as it has better porting to start with and the better clutch and use two separate ported barrels and ignitions.

My post was a bit light on detail, I actually have a bit more than 80% of a TM125, that's my starting point. I've got the TM125 motor plus I've got a 185 motor lined up so it's going to be a bit of a mix and match special.
I built one in the 70's and I seem to remember the top rear mounts match, the bottom right, rear mount is 30mm wider on the 185 and three out of four front mounting bolts line up. I'll make a second set of mounting plates to suit and a 30mm spacer for the lower rear.


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Re: TM185 Sidepipe
« Reply #23 on: November 25, 2021, 09:10:39 PM »
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So funny to read this thread. I built a TM185 as an enduro bike in the mid 70's and I'm collecting the parts to build another one

With a bit of fiddling this one will be an "interchangeable" bike. TM125 motor with down pipe for fun VMX or a 185 motor with pipe for Vinduros.
I reckon the motors could be swapped in about an hour or so.

Thats great news. That will be a good project.
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