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Yamaha RD350

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The RD350 is a motorcycle produced by Yamaha. It evolved from the piston port valve intake tract), drum-braked, 5 speed Yamaha 350 cc R5. [ 1 ]

It a reliable aircooled, parallel 6 speed (in some markets, as the UK, the first model was sold in form), reed valve intake tract two-… Available in either a dark or brandy red with white and side details with emblem Yamaha on the tank (1973), the RD350A (1974), purple tank with decal on the tank, and the orange white RD350B (1975). The B (in the UK at least) also features a and black colour scheme.

All models are equipped with automatic oil injection, relieving the from the need to mix gasoline and oil. [ 2 ]

Rim sizes are 18 WM2 (1.85) and 18 WM3 (2.15), both being of wire spoked steel In the UK, rim sizes are 1.60 front and rear.

Brakes are: single disc brake and a rear brake. a combination described by Magazine as the best in its class.

The dimensions of the street 350 are very to the famous Yamaha TZ250 and series factory road bikes, differing mainly in and front fork rake the RD being

27 degrees and the TZ being

25 The frames appear similar, by side, with the street adorned with many for the street equipment. The weight is substantial though, with the RD frame weighing almost as much as the TZ roadrace race

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The stock bike made 39 to 41 true rear-wheel HP at about rpm — very fast for the A contemporary of the RD is the Kawasaki H2 750cc said to make 72 to 75 true HP by Cycle Magazine at 55bhp).

The 350 into the more refined and running RD400C in 1976, the D and E in and the final model, the white RD400F.

The RD350B in India [ edit ]

A version of the RD350B was assembled in between 1983-1990 by Escorts under the brand name 350. It did not repeat the success of the in the Indian market, which attribute to a high purchase and poor fuel efficiency. it established Rajdoot/Yamaha as a performance manufacturer in India.

There were two models for the 350 — High Torque and Low Compared to the Yamaha RD350B made 39 crankshaft bhp, the Torque’ version made (22.7kW) and the later ‘Low made only 27bhp the engine being detuned in the for better fuel economy. By the the production ended in 1990, the was nearly 100% sourced in with very little parts content.

The RD350 was the sporting motorcycle built in and it still enjoys cult with many RD clubs the country.

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