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Suzuki RV90 Vintage Motorcycle Walk Around

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Clymer Manuals got a close-up look at Gary Berger’s 1972 Suzuki RV90J on display at the 2013 HoAME Vintage Motorcycle Rally. This vintage Japanese play bike won the Constellation Award sponsored by Motorcycle Closeouts. While we don’t have a manual that covers this Suzuki specifically, most of the information you need is in the TS/TC90 section of our Vintage Collection Volume 2, which covers all of them from 1970-72, and the later 100cc versions.

The Fun and Functional RV90

Using the same motor as the Suzuki TS90 Honcho and TC90 Blazer, the RV90 Rover was made to be simpler and more fun.… Read the rest

Restoring Antique Vehicles – How to Get Started

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Restoring an antique vehicle can be a fantastically rewarding experience, as you are bringing a once raging beauty back to life. Almost anyone that has done the work and put the effort into restoring an antique vehicle will say it’s tedious, but also well worth the effort. If you are looking to restore an antique vehicle to its former glory, what are the necessary steps to take to make it happen?

Well, for starters, you need to find a vehicle to bring back, one that you want to and also seems feasible to restore. If the car you are hoping to restore is a family heirloom, be sure to do some research into the price of the parts and the value of the vehicle in general.… Read the rest