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The Yamaha RD60 is a 55cc, single cylinder, two stroke, street motorcycle manufactured by [[Yamaha]] and imported from 1973 through 1975. Production numbers were: 1973 RD60 - 2,440; 1974 RD60A - 3,170; 1975 RD60B - 6,170. The RD60 was the junior member of the Yamaha RD Series. It has an Autolube oiling system, which is an oil pump that is actuated by the throttle cable. Users have reported these failing and recommend to run premix. It is also "Torque Inducted" (uses [[reeds]]).
 
The Yamaha RD60 is a 55cc, single cylinder, two stroke, street motorcycle manufactured by [[Yamaha]] and imported from 1973 through 1975. Production numbers were: 1973 RD60 - 2,440; 1974 RD60A - 3,170; 1975 RD60B - 6,170. The RD60 was the junior member of the Yamaha RD Series. It has an Autolube oiling system, which is an oil pump that is actuated by the throttle cable. Users have reported these failing and recommend to run premix. It is also "Torque Inducted" (uses [[reeds]]).
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[[File:RD60TimTuff.jpg]]
  
 
==Specifications==
 
==Specifications==
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See exteral links at bottom for parts and parts diagrams.
 
See exteral links at bottom for parts and parts diagrams.
  
*https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ew16kgMO5qB6MaLnNej4naQicVKNBQpG/view?usp=sharing Wiring Diagram]
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===Wiring Diagrams===
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[https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ew16kgMO5qB6MaLnNej4naQicVKNBQpG/view?usp=sharing Wiring Diagram][[File:RD60Wiringimg.JPG|thumb|left]]
  
https://youtu.be/qJMo9BRZsRE
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===Rebuild and Parts Availability===
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[https://youtu.be/qJMo9BRZsRE Youtube engine rebuild video]
  
 
-The RD50 and 60 have nearly interchangeable parts, and Blake of Doscycles confirms that the DT50 MX has a similar bottom end [https://www.mopedarmy.com/forums/read.php?2,3502017,3957591#msg-3957591 here]. There are also many parts that overlap with the GT50 and GT80, as well as the YZ series. YMMV.
 
-The RD50 and 60 have nearly interchangeable parts, and Blake of Doscycles confirms that the DT50 MX has a similar bottom end [https://www.mopedarmy.com/forums/read.php?2,3502017,3957591#msg-3957591 here]. There are also many parts that overlap with the GT50 and GT80, as well as the YZ series. YMMV.
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*Additionally, Dos has this [https://www.doscycles.com/products/yamaha-dt50mx-athena-65cc-cylinder-kit Athena kit.]
 
*Additionally, Dos has this [https://www.doscycles.com/products/yamaha-dt50mx-athena-65cc-cylinder-kit Athena kit.]
  
*At some point, Homoet made a clear-coat pipe that looks pretty nice.
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*At some point, Homoet made a clear-coat pipe that looks pretty nice.[[File:RD60Homoet.jpg]]
 
 
 
*Stock carburetor is a bolt-on Mikuni VM15.
 
*Stock carburetor is a bolt-on Mikuni VM15.
  
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*[https://www.mrmegapack.co.uk/a2-philips-engine-covers-kit---yamaha-rd50m-52071-p.asp Case / Cover Bolt Kit]
 
*[https://www.mrmegapack.co.uk/a2-philips-engine-covers-kit---yamaha-rd50m-52071-p.asp Case / Cover Bolt Kit]
  
I plan to keep updating this thread as I compile and collate. Please feel free to add anything I've missed, or correct me if need be.
 
  
==Wiring Diagrams==
 
Please see [[Puch wiring]] for a description (and diagrams) of various wiring setups, or [[Puch wiring diagrams]] if you want diagrams and no explanation.
 
 
If you prefer unadulterated and straight-from-the-manual wiring diagrams, try these links:
 
* [http://www.mopedarmy.com/forums/discuss/download.php?f=6&file=1235758369_puchsm118.jpg Puch Maxi Luxe Wiring Diagram]
 
* [http://www.mopedarmy.com/forums/discuss/download.php?f=6&file=1235758417_puchsm119.jpg Puch Newport II, Sport MK II Wiring Diagram]
 
  
  
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* [https://www.cmsnl.com/yamaha-rd60-1975-usa_model8469/partslist/#.Xg9iPRR7lD8 CSMNL exploded parts list]
 
* [https://www.cmsnl.com/yamaha-rd60-1975-usa_model8469/partslist/#.Xg9iPRR7lD8 CSMNL exploded parts list]
 
* [https://yambits.co.uk/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=RD60 UK parts distributer, great selection but $$$]
 
* [https://yambits.co.uk/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=RD60 UK parts distributer, great selection but $$$]
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* [https://youtu.be/qJMo9BRZsRE Youtube engine rebuild video]
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Compiled from user Joey P, Timtuff. Original thread [https://mopedarmy.com/forums/read.php?7,4227325,4227325 here.]''
  
 
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[[Category:Fifty Shifty]]
{{Puch mopeds}}
 
 
 
[[Category: Puch|Maxi]]
 
[[Category:Puch Models|Maxi]]
 
 
[[Category: Moped Models]]
 
[[Category: Moped Models]]

Revision as of 12:00, 3 January 2020

The Yamaha RD60 is a 55cc, single cylinder, two stroke, street motorcycle manufactured by Yamaha and imported from 1973 through 1975. Production numbers were: 1973 RD60 - 2,440; 1974 RD60A - 3,170; 1975 RD60B - 6,170. The RD60 was the junior member of the Yamaha RD Series. It has an Autolube oiling system, which is an oil pump that is actuated by the throttle cable. Users have reported these failing and recommend to run premix. It is also "Torque Inducted" (uses reeds). RD60TimTuff.jpg

Specifications

  • Weight: 163 Lbs.
  • Maximum speed: 53 MPH
  • Stock Redline: 10k RPM
  • Bore and stroke: 42 x 39.7 mm
  • Displacement: 55cc
  • Compression ratio: 6.9:1
  • Horsepower: ~4HP
  • Transmission: 5 speeds manual
  • Stock gearing: 420x106 chain, 13T x 42T sprockets
  • Spark Plug: B7ES
  • Battery: Yuasa 6N4A-4D
  • Carburetor: bolt-on Mikuni VM15
  • Length: 72"
  • Width: 24.8 "
  • Height: 38"
  • Wheel Base: 46.7"
  • Fuel Capacity: 2.1 Gallons
  • Autolube oil capacity 1.1 quart.
  • Tire Size: 2.50 x 17 front and rear.

Repair and Maintenance

See exteral links at bottom for parts and parts diagrams.

Wiring Diagrams

Wiring Diagram

RD60Wiringimg.JPG

Rebuild and Parts Availability

Youtube engine rebuild video

-The RD50 and 60 have nearly interchangeable parts, and Blake of Doscycles confirms that the DT50 MX has a similar bottom end here. There are also many parts that overlap with the GT50 and GT80, as well as the YZ series. YMMV.

Performance

  • At some point, Homoet made a clear-coat pipe that looks pretty nice.RD60Homoet.jpg
  • Stock carburetor is a bolt-on Mikuni VM15.

Aesthetics



External Links

Compiled from user Joey P, Timtuff. Original thread here.