New plugs and fuel lines. Would I still find her sexy and fun? It was sold in full faired, half faired and naked versions. Most parts are interchangeable, although the 400 had a different bore and stroke, valve sizes making engine part swaps difficult. If you have interesting paper copies and can't scan them I'm happy to do that and then return them to you. It has a tendency to loose a three bolt fastening in the starter clutch mechanism. Fully serviced and ready to ride.
While downdraft carburetors flow air into the engine more efficiently than sidedraft carburetors, the height of the carburetors and their airbox required Yamaha to design a large tunnel into the bottom of the gas tank. Or just a fun back road burner for the sport tourer! And check out the rating of the bike's You can compare the rating with other bikes. Good Things: I've test ridden at very low speed for a short distance. Choate, Curt; John H Haynes 1991. The new owner can polish it, detail it, cafe it, customize it, or just ride it as is.
It's only problem now is the amateur paint job. During rapid side-to-side transitions, the Vision shakes its head to remind you that you are aboard hard narrow tires. These bikes are getting hard to find, give us a call today!!! With few replacement parts available, getting it to this condition was a challenge. The tach redlines at 10K. A full fairing, with adjustable hot and cold air vents, effectively shielded the rider.
Get back on the open road and stop your street warrior like it did when it came from the factory. Don't you have a owners manual with your motorcycle? Vision definitely rewards the smooth operator. One Owner with Original purchase Invoice from Yamaha in San Jose, California. I only wished I'd asked her out years ago. This bike has been layed down, it has some scuffs and a dent on the underside of the left muffler, also has a bent left handle bar cheap on ebay. Good luck and have a wonderful day. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
Good luck and have a wonderful day. In the 1982 model, lightning quick steering was considered too extreme for some, though was highly appreciated by sporting riders. Japan: Yamaha Motor Co Ltd. Related bikes List for comparison of specs. While current bike styling is rounder and more organic, the boxier Vision has aged very well.
Fuel line pinched or kinked. While the windscreen provides an effective bubble at speed, the rest of the fairing generates an onslaught of clanks, rattles and buzzes. It offered innovative technology in its motor and bold styling. This may not be a problem around town, but could be annoying on extended runs. These are relatively easily swapped between models, allowing rides to select between lower-revving touring style riding, and faster acceleration. Would that person be like I remembered her to be? In any case let me know what you think.
Yamaha Vision Owners Workshop Manual. So what is it like to ride? But '82 sales were poor and it was not until the bike was re-invented as a sport-touring bike in 1983 that sales picked up, although not enough to see the bike surviving. Carbs, fuel pump and petcock are rebuilt. Depends on the bike, clutch, etc. This is just a short video of me bragging about my 1982 Yamaha Vision.
Car details Hello Fellow GearHeads : This is our childhood. So how was the date? Unfortunately, so too was the cost. There is some paint chips, and small rust spots on the frame, but very nice otherwise. Six additions to the Resources list - at the top of this post Our friend Night Vision sent me copies of Rov Newsletter 9, 10, 11, 12 which I have not seen before. Japan: Yamaha Motor Co Ltd. Also check out our at Bikez.
It will take about 2 quarts. It has only 14,000 Original Miles. A slow engine speed compared to today's zipper bikes, but plenty zesty enough to provide fun. This would be a great project bike, its very unique with its high-revving, water-cooled 550cc V-twin 10,000 rpm ~65hp new and shaft drive. The motorcycling public knew a good thing when they saw it.