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Yamaha TR2

Yamaha TR2 production racer


The Yamaha TR2 350 cc production was actually even more the 250 cc TD2 the bike that changed the for private riders.

When it was in early 1969, it hit the racing like a …. The TR2 was a further of the semi-works Z608 and YZ608 and was largely based on the standard R3 machine.

Those of you who know the YR1-R2 and R3 models see immediately the engine looks are practically The machine was equipped with and the oiltank was positioned in the seat. riders used pre-mix

The Yamaha TR2 was/is a long racer, visually accentuated by the longer exhausts than on the TD2 250 cc racer

All the detail photo’s were from the first machine landedin the Netherlands, also in 1969. With the engine out the Norton featherbed style can be seen.

The strong construction those days) in detail. if you want to restore a Yamaha TR2. you look at the frame number you know it is a bike from the batch as the production started TR2-900101.

I do not know what with this machine.

the TD1/A/B/C drumbrake finally a The 4 cam double twin-leading shoe brake became famous a short time, but was ooh so difficult to properly!

The casting was covered with a mesh cover up front and a thin plate at the back. was sometimes taken off in order to more cooling.

Here we the lovely casting of the front hub and the two plates with their levers.

At the rear the Yamaha TR2 had leading shoe brake, by a cable.

The first Yamaha TR2 were equipped with a shaft, but this was of course immediately.

As several readers did not this kickstarter story, it is on a Yamaha TR2. This is the machine on the Show.

The YR1-R2-R3 (and TR2) were Yamaha’s engines with a horizontal-split And the poor TD2 production racer went on with the old vertical-split until finallt the TD3 arrived.

This engine was a joy to work on, to the 250 cc one. No special tools needed to split the crankcases or the crankshaft in/out.

The crankshaft and shafts simply could be into the upper crankcase and the crankcase could be bolted on it takes a little longer this)

The clutch and primary have straight-cut teeth, from the street machine.

Yamaha TR2

The plate that Yamaha for the TR2 can still be purchased from Yamaha dealer. The number has several times, but apparently the was so good that it was kept today.

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The cylinder head has a combustion chamber from adn the pistons have just a ring.

The Yamaha TR2 has (as all Yamaha a hard-chrome bore. The additional ports which correspond the window in the piston above. You can see the in the right hand corners of the ports.

They contribute to the 55 Bhp. But the transfer ports the crankcase into the cylinder are far away from the Yamaha’s 20 years later!

A good from the cylinder top where you can see a simple thick ring was as cylinder head gasket.

The are also from the London machine. You will agree the sales people were scared for the enthusiasm of the customers for the new It was secured very well to the

Don Vesco immediately tuned a TR2 for an … on some absolute records. The back of the photo says: Partially streamlined 347 cc although well prepared by Don it failed to set a new record (150 I do not know where and when It looks like the Bonneville Flats.

Who knows more?

in 1969 some riders specials and Jack Findlay was one of This special Yamaha TR2 has a front fork, The gentleman the bike was his sponsor, I wonder if his still has her nice cloak. Jan from Gieten near (who knows nearly all ) told me that the man is Daniel (the front brake is a Fontana) These brakes made for Fontano by Angelo from Sedriano (near

Menani S.R.L. made for many cItalian companies in the currently he still produces brakes. Whether the lady has her cloak is something also Jan is not about!

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