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ybk

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SPR & RS
« on: April 10, 2018, 05:46:22 AM »
These 2 have been standing for 10 years now and weren't stored correctly  :(



Both are still very nice, just very dirty and some corrosion. The RS has only 3000km on it and what I think still the factory tyres from 1992  ::)









Unfortunately the tanks on both have rotten spots due to I think ethanol - I left the some petrol in them and stored them upright. There are actually pinky sized holes in the metal with only the paint covering them.

Apart from that the RS is very original, when last did you see the radiator cap stop and those exhaust rubber bump stops on a 3xv?  ;D





The SPR is also nice, a few scratches on the fairings and rough rims but nice and original for the rest. Glad I kept it after seeing what they go for in Japan nowadays  :o







The idea is to clean up the RS, replace the probably-made-of-granite crank seals along with the brake system and fork seals. Not too much to do there, but it will have to wait until I find its papers which somehow got lost over the years. If I cant find them it will become the best looking track bike ever  :))

The SPR will undergo a full strip and freshen up with bits I've been collecting over the years. There's a spare SPR rolling chassis and motor:





Then something to make it more lively:



And something to make it sound nicer courtesy of DFR:



The Jackal cans came with it but I have the right ones as well:



Tanks to replace the rotten ones:





The R tank to my dismay was not as described by the vendor, very good condition in my books does not mean resprayed with rust and dents  >:( Win some lose some.

Some SPR trivia

The SPR uses a different ignition barrel than all the other models. A much nicer one with a recessed key hole so they don't wear out as the others.



And if you need a spare key for it this is the part number:



The SPR uses slightly different chain adjusters than the SP and R and it also has no split pin in the axle  :P



The SPR also uses different wheel spacers than the SP's. The spacers have an interference fit inside either the bearing or the inner metal tube. Easier on wheel changes but harder to replace bearings.



End of trivia

Also got a front stand that hooks under the headstock, so much better than constructing contraptions to raise the front end for fork work or tyre swaps. The SPR hole size is 21mm which is smaller than the R type for anybody than needs the info. Oh and now I have a carpet in the garage haha 8)







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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2018, 09:16:42 PM »
Well those are a couple of gems.  Nice stash of goodies for them as well.  Are you sure about the one being an RS, I see the dry clutch, but it looks to have R swingarm and forks on it?  Is the frame number RS?  My RS was a frankenbike when I got it, with all the good RS bits removed and replaced with R bits...motor, forks, swingarm, etc.   I'm slowly putting it back to RS
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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2018, 10:00:39 PM »
I think the 92RS had the R swingarm (choo-choo-train-spotter  ::))

Lovely bikes.

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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2018, 11:36:45 PM »
Lovely bikes indeed . That old tyre tread reminds me of the old BT56  (-P)
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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2018, 02:54:29 AM »
I think the 92RS had the R swingarm (choo-choo-train-spotter  ::))

Hehe yeah me too, hard not become a trainspotter after all these years  ;D

The 3xv8 is the first RS and is basically a R with a dry clutch. The later RS's got the nice goodies  >:(

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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2018, 08:07:24 PM »
Let me know how the SPR is with all the goodies

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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2018, 02:32:52 PM »
LOL...sorry!  They are still lovely bikes  ^-^

Are you parting with those Jackal end cans?  I've got a set of Jackal pipes on mine, however one of the end cans was a rashed up.  I've since welded some Tyga mounting brackets on the pipes to mount Tyga end cans, but have always wanted a decent set of originals.  Wondering if they would bolt up to the Tyga mounts?  They are the typical 3 holed mount.

If you're interested in parting with them, let me know.  I still have one end can in the garage that I can test fit to my Tyga mounts.

I think the 92RS had the R swingarm (choo-choo-train-spotter  ::))

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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2018, 03:45:04 AM »
I've actually been on the lookout for Jackal pipes without cans to complete my set   :P :) But I'll give you first dibs if I decide to sell them (-P)

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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2018, 03:36:28 PM »
I've actually been on the lookout for Jackal pipes without cans to complete my set   :P :) But I'll give you first dibs if I decide to sell them (-P)

Ah, a pipe hoarder huh?  just let them go...lol
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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2018, 12:16:54 AM »
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Ah, a pipe hoarder huh?  just let them go...lol

hehe, yeah bit of a hoarder  ^-^

The colors of Christmas:



SPR grips are NLA but used on other bikes as well, these are the same but cheaper:



Caliper piston removal pliers, this should make rebuilding calipers easier  ^-^



Did you know you can get Yamaha OEM touch up paint? It actually arrived, silky white and vivid red cocktail  (-P)


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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2018, 01:47:12 AM »
Damn i want that throttle tube  :'(

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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #11 on: April 24, 2018, 10:08:28 AM »
how did you manage to order the paint? Interested to find some, trying to keep mine original paint without doing any resto on them

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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #12 on: April 24, 2018, 11:40:17 PM »
Took a chance and ordered from Webike, they didnt complain and just sent it  (-P) Here's the part numbers:

90793-15001   SW
90793-15018   VRC1

Although in the meantime I found these guys that do tri-coat touch up paint, ie, base coat, color coat and clear coat. So you may get a better result. Still need to find out if they ship overseas:

https://touchupdirect.com/shop/touch-up-paint/yamaha-silky-white-sw-00ge/

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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #13 on: April 25, 2018, 12:01:58 AM »
You should take and copy the dimensions of that right throttle tube they are NLA new. Then maybe we can see about getting new ones 3d printed.

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Re: SPR & RS
« Reply #14 on: April 25, 2018, 12:23:13 AM »
The tube comes with the grip, you can still order it. Theres quite a few other grip part numbers that still come with tube as well ( that i found while searching for the best priced replacement).
It was quite cheap as well.