1999 Yamaha FZR600 Used Or New Super Streetbike

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Whether parked at local bike night or down the strip, Yamaha’s FZR 600 is a that receives little But even though the buzzy doesn’t hold much when judged against more powerful machines Yamaha’s own R6, let us hip you to an inside secret-the FZR is one quick and reliable motorcycle.

Any need only respect the that Yamaha’s original was so well-conceived that it made the FZR for 11 full years, which is a age in the constantly changing world of streetbikes. Between its 1989 and its removal from showrooms in the FZR remained largely unchanged by 1994, was Yamaha’s best-selling just how right the engineers at got things the first time

Better yet, the FZR was conceived as a sportbike to compete with entry-level Katana 600, for nearly a grand less the more popular YZF600R and R6 models. This cost-cutting used, good-condition examples can be had for between $1495 and $3000, and an issue for younger riders-is dirt cheap. So what’s it to ride and own?

With its box-shaped gas tank and large the FZR 600 has classic, square-jawed 1990s styling, which may or may not be to everyone’s But lurking inside that bodywork is Yamaha’s ballsy five-valve-per-cylinder engine featuring Mikuni downdraft carburetors. The FZR is with both ram air ducts actually work and Yamaha’s EXUP, or Exhaust Ultimate which helps create torque at low rpm.

The EXUP makes it possible to cars or slower riders too much downshifting of the six-speed though the EXUP valve can and often needs to be replaced on models. This can be expansive to but as factory-installed gadgets go, it’s worth the potential expense.

all four-cylinder 600s, the FZR has a powerband saves its excitement factor for the echelons of its 11,500 rpm rev range. But not exactly a problem on a bike a light feel and easy When first introduced in the 1980s, testers raved the FZR 600’s nimble handling, weight and Deltabox (Yamaha for really stiff, steel frame) chassis.

The machine would wheelie if you willing to twist the throttle enough, and at just about 450 full of high octane, bike changes direction than a fart in a wind

Those 599 cubic centimeters of are good for around 80 horsepower and 45 of torque; in the right conditions, can see a genuine 145 mph on the speedometer, which is skippy for a middleweight sportbike back in the day.

Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis

Grabby, front rotors coupled front and rear suspension fully adjustable help the FZR 600 a good, cheap way to learn way around track riding. longtime owners say replacing the shock is a must, especially if the in question is an early model or 20,000-plus miles on the odometer. the .45 kilo front fork are considered weak by modern standards, though they can be replaced with stiffer (1 aftermarket units that cease fork dive braking.

The FZR’s popularity among roadracers has translated into of engine upgrades, from new jets to big-bore kits will boost the FZR 600 into a 750.

Customizing an FZR 600 is a bit of a challenge as not the sort of motorcycle that spend big bucks on; a free to the first SSB reader who spots one a wide-tire kit or an extended swingarm. again, those broad, fairings are just begging for paint, and stripped of its factory the FZR makes a bitchin’ streetfighter

You won’t get the parking-lot kudos to riders on the latest Yamaha with an FZR 600, but a capable will hang with bikes on the right twisty where the FZR’s light and telepathic steering are an advantage. the money you’ll save on price and insurance will you smiling all the way to the bank.

For some, may be a motorcycle that’s about as out of as a pair of brown suede Puppies, but its long production run there’s plenty of aftermarket available. A quick search eBay and several FZR 600 Web sites a treasure chest of aftermarket for this machine. Several specialists including Vance Muzzy and Yoshimura still full exhaust systems and canisters that help a couple additional horsepower for the FZR though full systems the EXUP valve, sacrificing a few horses for a few ponies in the stratosphere of the rev

Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis
Yamaha FZR 600 Genesis

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