Yamaha DT200

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The Yamaha DT200 is a dual-purpose motorcycle manufactured during the 1980's,90's,and continues into the 00's by the Yamaha Motor Company.Though never imported into the U.S.A., the rest of the world, including Canada,received this model.It received a redesign for 1989,and became a match for Kawasaki's KDX200 off-road machine. In Canada, the new model sold there until 1993,and was then discontinued. It continued on in South America, the Middle East, Europe,Australia,and Africa. It spawned the DT125, in two versions, as well as a WR200.Today it has been redesigned as a DT230R. Competition for the DT200R came from Suzuki's TS200RM,imported into Canada in 1993, until 1995. Honda never imported it's superior CRM250 into North America. The DT200 used a liquid cooled, oil injected,( autolube) case reed inducted,Y.P.V.S. power valved, single cylinder, 2-cycle engine. As a dual-purpose bike, it was designed for on and off road use, and is street legal in Canada.

Displacement:195cc Bore and stroke: 66X57mm Transmission: 6 speed Starting : Primary Kick Ignition : C.D.I. Brakes:front and rear disc ( 1989 and newer) Compression ratio: 6.4:1 Horsepower:33@8500rpm Torque: 23.5 N-m (17.4lb-ft)@7500 rpm Standing quarter mile:14.73 seconds @ 138.46 km/h (86.04mph) Top speed 162 km/h (101.25mph) Carburetion: One Mikuni TM28SS Ignition: CDI magneto Suspension Front:Telescopic front fork; air adjustable; 270mm travel Suspension Rear: single shock swingarm;adjustable preload and compression dampening;270mm travel Ground Clearance: 315 mm (12.4 inches) Dry Weight: 108 KG (238lbs) Fuel capacity: 10 L ( 2.2 imperial gallons; 2.75 US gallons) Oil Tank Capacity: 1.2L;(1.1 Imperial quarts; 1.38 US quarts)


The DT200 is a capable, recreational bike, and has been used in Enduro competition with some limited success, although it was never intended as a competitive racer.This machine is a stealth:at motorcycle event sound tests it registers between 74 and 82 db. Meeting noise level requirements has never been an issue.

The DT 200 shares its engine cases with the ATV BLASTER - the blaster was an air cooled model but the crank rod and Piston are the same. In the blaster version the water pump is not installed but rough in are there, with plugs in the case.

Pictures of DT200's

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