Yamaha RD 350 transformed into a neat Cafe Racer 350CC.com

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Yamaha RD 350

Yamaha RD 350 transformed into a Cafe Racer

Apart our very beloved Bullets, probably another great you would want to customize and once in lifetime. Yamaha RD is definately another choice of bike enthusiast in country. the converted RD350 was the first of Hima who is quite known by our for his modified Electra.  He shared his experiance with us, Thanking him to his story:

“I christened her “Notorious”, I found 80′s RD350 lying in a garage..I has always wanted to own an RD. up in the 90s it was my DREAM BIKE back in the So, I used whatever savings I had and her.

This was in 2007. In the she gave me lots of problems, the rod had to be changed, even before work got started! Then the lever slipped, you name she was difficult in the begining.”

“Then in Dec of 2007, we started on her, with my friend the same guy who worked on my Electra. The tank is the original tank, cut up, etc to have a retro cafe look. The chasis was altered a

The seat was custom made (it was not comfy, mind you). The light is a Thunderbird headlight, so too the light clamp. The fork was to the lowest possible extend. The was that of a standard bullet but later I used an FZ handlebar.

Both the wheel rims are 18 Both the tyres are MRF zappers, the is 100/90/18 while the rear is

Yamaha RD 350

“What made ‘Notorious’ was the oil tank. The tail had two compartments, the housed a dry cell battery, the back was used as an oil tank. Oil was down from this to the engine. It was pretty tough to get the shape for the tail (oil

We had to cut a bullet fuel tank to the tail…after a lot of weldings and denting, it out right. The tank cap is taken the fuel tank of an old generator. ” He

 ”In the early 2008, I had to go to Guwahati, so I took the engine and got them buffed clean and there. The number 5 stands for my I used two colors red and white I think they are the two colors are quite in contrast but at the same blend quite well.

The exhausts are both Bullet which I bought in Guwahati, the called them rockets? yes this baby ‘Notorious’ like a rocket, announcing her a few minutes before she shows thanks to the rocket silencers.”

Due to reason Hima had sell his racer in early year, “In 2010 I was badly in need of so I had to sell her off. It was a very decision to make. I dont wanna go into details. thats about “Notorious” I to ride. “

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