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Pops, what a legend
« on: June 15, 2021, 04:05:34 pm »
Just imagine the wealth of tuning knowledge this man had in his head !

Pops Yoshimura

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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2021, 04:38:07 pm »
Genius tuner, developer and manufacturer of go faster bike stuff  :thumleft: Fitted quite  a range of his Yoshi brand products to my bikes over the years.
 

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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2021, 05:30:12 pm »
Pops was most certainly a legend , as was his son in law , Moriwaki  :thumleft:
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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2021, 05:54:28 pm »
Pops was most certainly a legend , as was his son in law , Moriwaki  :thumleft:

I watched Graham Crosby, on a Moriwaki at Donnington Park, I guess 1977 Transatlantic Trophy before he was a name, it was entertaining. :sip:
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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2021, 07:15:14 pm »
And Irv Kanemoto (sp)
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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2021, 07:15:39 pm »
Sochiro Honda  :biggrin:
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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2021, 08:07:12 pm »
Kel Caruthers.....
 
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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2021, 09:17:03 pm »
And Irv Kanemoto (sp)

Was my nickname for a while
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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2021, 09:25:53 pm »
And Irv Kanemoto (sp)

Erv was the ous name  :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2021, 09:30:16 pm »
Pops was most certainly a legend , as was his son in law , Moriwaki  :thumleft:

The Moriwaki tuned and fitted Kawa Zeds were hot way back  ;)
 

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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2021, 08:09:14 am »
Pops was most certainly a legend , as was his son in law , Moriwaki  :thumleft:

The Moriwaki tuned and fitted Kawa Zeds were hot way back  ;)

Graham Cosby's bike was sold and the new owner reported back, it looked stock but had a CrMo frame that was made to look like a stocker.  :sip:
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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2021, 08:18:29 am »
Pops was most certainly a legend , as was his son in law , Moriwaki  :thumleft:

The Moriwaki tuned and fitted Kawa Zeds were hot way back  ;)

Graham Cosby's bike was sold and the new owner reported back, it looked stock but had a CrMo frame that was made to look like a stocker.  :sip:

A bit of a " trick up the sleeve " there Welch  ;D No wonder Croz's Zed had way better handling than the rest 😉
 

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« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2021, 09:58:54 am »
Pops was most certainly a legend , as was his son in law , Moriwaki  :thumleft:

The Moriwaki tuned and fitted Kawa Zeds were hot way back  ;)

Graham Cosby's bike was sold and the new owner reported back, it looked stock but had a CrMo frame that was made to look like a stocker.  :sip:

In AMA racing there were certain Japanese bikes which had CrMo frames , but not the Muzzy Kawasaki’s  :thumleft:
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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2021, 10:10:33 am »
Pops was most certainly a legend , as was his son in law , Moriwaki  :thumleft:

The Moriwaki tuned and fitted Kawa Zeds were hot way back  ;)

I assisted a friend years ago with a Moriwaki Z650 , it had a complete Moriwaki kit , barrels bored to 810 , ported cylinder heads to match , cams , carbs  and the exhaust system , and of course the points cover with the Moriwaki logo, that little bike was a rocket
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Re: Pops, what a legend
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2021, 11:22:20 am »
Pops was most certainly a legend , as was his son in law , Moriwaki  :thumleft:

The Moriwaki tuned and fitted Kawa Zeds were hot way back  ;)

I assisted a friend years ago with a Moriwaki Z650 , it had a complete Moriwaki kit , barrels bored to 810 , ported cylinder heads to match , cams , carbs  and the exhaust system , and of course the points cover with the Moriwaki logo, that little bike was a rocket

A uni friend back in the day (national coal board student) had a Yoshi 400 four, spent a fortune on it, the RD's still pissed on it.  :biggrin: 
The guys say they can do a Pistol on their 3D printer, not impressed I have had a cannon printer for years.