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1976 Yamaha RD400 Café Racer or Vintage Race Bike

PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:22 am
by joe s
Ready to race or enjoy on the street.

Very beautiful and fast RD400; successfully raced at Loudon, NH in USCRA Formula RD and Middleweight Production for two seasons with many 2nd and 3rd place finishes. Approximately 1:30 lap times. Over $4500 invested.

Stock ported motor. Modified Banshee pistons and rings; cylinders on 2nd overbore (+.050”). Heads milled for improved squish height. CDI Ignition by MZ-B of Germany. Carbs modified with R5 emulsion tubes and variable air bleeds. DG expansion chambers for great torque. K&N filter on y-pipe.

RD350 wheels, with a rear rim laced to the front. Avon AM22 race tires (110/80-18 front and rear). Stainless brake hose, drilled rotor. 15T countershaft sprocket. GP shift pattern with custom Moto-Carrera rearsets. Parts available to return to normal shift.

Works Performance Nitrogen charged shocks. Extraneous tabs removed from powder coated frame and swingarm. New bronze swingarm bushings, all-balls steering head bearings. Micron billet fork brace, progressive springs, NHK steering damper.

Bike has a CT title and current registration.

$3800 obo

Call Joe at 86o-86l-4854 or jsavino [at] gdeb [dot] com or sa.vino [at] hotmail [dot] com for more pictures or info. Thanks!

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Re: 1976 Yamaha RD400 Café Racer or Vintage Race Bike

PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:31 pm
by joe s
Here we are in action:

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