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1977 Yamaha Other on 2040-motos

US $2424
YearYear:1977 MileageMileage:0 ColorColor: Red

Vernon-Rockville, Connecticut, United States

Vernon-Rockville, Connecticut, United States
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WarrantyWarranty:Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty For Sale ByFor Sale By:Dealer TypeType:Dual-Purpose Engine Size (cc)Engine Size (cc):250

Yamaha Other description

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1977 YAMAHA DT250D

A Classic 2 Stroke Enduro

Ready for fun and a Summer of riding!


Bike was just fully serviced and major tune up done, runs and rides like new!

Don't miss our detailed video of this motorcycle here:


We Just did a full service of this bike and invested over $515 in parts and labor including but not limited to;

1) Compression Check, Compression is perfect
2) Install New Spark NGK B8ES Plug
3) Clean Gas Tank and Entire Fuel Tract / System
4) Remove carb and completely disassemble and clean, reassemble and tune to factory specs, clean choke plunger, adjust float height, run bike and set idle/air screws
5) Remove Throttle, clean bars and tube, reassemble and pressure lube all cables
6) Check oil tank and oil pump, and sync throttle to oil pump cables
7) Install brand new battery
8) Clean and adjust front and rear brakes
9) Torque all bolts to factory spec
10) 20 point inspection and ten minute test ride and final adjustments completed all is A OK!

As a descendant in the long line of street-trail bikes which began with the DT-1 in 1968, the DT250F benefits from a barrage of generally worthwhile refinements. Its engineering credentials (if not the materials used) are up-to-the-minute. Some noteworthy major developments which at least keep up a trendy appearance include the addition of reed-valve induction (1972), the switch to the YZ-proven monoshock rear suspension (1977), and this year's major update—the change from breaker-point ignition to a capacitor-discharge system.

For dirt riding, the DT has several noteworthy features, none of which are unique to Yamaha. The DT-F's front turn signals tuck in unobtrusively, and the rear ones flex on their rubber mounts during a fall. With 277mm (10.9 inches) of Ground Clearance and an aluminum skid plate, you can bounce the 250 over some pretty nasty terrain without worrying about damaging the crankcase. The folding footpegs (at their bottom outside points) are 343mm (13.5 inches) off the ground, and that height helps the rider avoid wrapping his toes around the pegs. Black dust covers seal out dirt from the fork tubes, and several other items, such as the quarter-turn throttle and through-the-frame exhaust pipe, make living with the DT easy during a trail ride.

In all the really important respects—engine and suspension performance and reliability—the DT250 is either near or at the front of its class. This year the strong and reliable 246cc engine has had a technological chin-lift to make it attractive to the EPA. Yamaha's Research and Development Department has revived the DT's exhaust plumbing so that the bike can meet current EPA emissions standards. Most non-racing two-strokes are in danger of being choked and finally snuffed by emission regulations. Yamaha isn't standing for it. The 1979 RD400 street bike has been kept within the emissions limits and made faster all in one swoop. The DT's new emissions-control unit, however, isn't as elaborate or sophisticated as the RD's; the DT's Pulsating Air System cleans its exhaust but also detracts a little from the engine's performance.



Make Model

Yamaha DT 250




Air cooled, two stroke, single cylinder,



Bore x Stroke

70 x 64 mm

Compression Ratio



1x 28mm Mikuni

Ignition  /  Starting

External-rotor magneto; CDI; six-volt battery   /  kick

Max Power

16.89 hp @ 5500 rpm

Max Torque

16.14 @ 5000 rpm

Transmission  /  Drive

5 Speed  /  chain

Gear Ratio

1st 33/13, 2.538  /  2nd 34/19, 1.789  3rd  26/20, 1.300  /  4th 23/23, 1.000  /5th 20/26, 0.769


Double-downtube, full-cradle, mild-steel frame; tubular-section, mild-steel swing arm

Front Suspension

Oil-damped, coil-spring fork with forward-mounted axle and 195mm wheel travel

Rear Suspension

DeCarbon-type, nitrogen-charged mono-shock producing 152mm wheel travel

Front Brakes

Conical hub with drum brake

Rear Brakes

Conical hub with rod-actuated drum brake

Front Tyre


Rear Tyre


Seat Height

856mm  /  33.7 in.

Wet Weight

131 kg  /  290 Ib

Fuel Capacity 

8.5 liters   /  2.2 gal



Call our shop at 860-454-7024  if you have any questions!

This bike was purchased to be a museum piece in the New England Motorcycle Museum, but we need to raise more funds to cover repair costs of the museum…So along with hundreds of other bikes from our collection it will sell as-is!...our loss your gain!

Any enthusiast of this era and more would appreciate this bike added to their collection. Attractively priced, this bike is a beauty and is ready for you. Don’t miss the opportunity to own her today, place your Bid Now! Either way, you won’t be disappointed she is waiting for you!

There is more to see! Come and visit! All proceeds are going towards the New England Motorcycle Museum restoration project under construction now!!







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