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By Kyhick1
In 84 there was a big thing about japanize bikes being too powerfull. so the guv passed an import law. the bike makers tuned them down and droped the 50 of there bikes 650-600, 750-700,ect. i am remimbering this from something in the news the facts might not be exact.
Sorry, not quite. The reason the 750 got dropped to 700 was because of the Harley tariff. The gov. added extra taxes on all imported bikes over 700cc to help pay for their bailout of the last U.S. motorcycle manufacturer. In 1987 Harley petitioned for an early end to the 5-year tariff (tax) and 750 Japanese bikes were back full force.
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