Question about 1988 Yamaha XJ 600

1 Answer

Question about motorcycle

Do they make a 550 yamaha 1988 over the road motorcycle v twin?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 1,512 Answers

Hi christina

They did build a XJ550 (in line 4, not V) in the early eighties, But that's the only road bike 550 that yamaha made. Check it out here.

Hope that helps solve your puzzle :)

regards
robotek

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

1994 Yamaha Virago 535 breather hose routing


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service/owners manual if you can't find the first and best tool you ever bought for your Yamaha, despair not, for a mere $0 you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
1994 Yamaha Virago 535 breather hose routing Google Search
Re Cylinder Head Breather Hose Road Star Forum Yamaha Road Star
Yamaha XV 535 DX Virago Service Manual
OEM parts for Yamaha
http://www.starmotorcycles.com/assets/service/manuals/2000/LIT-11626-13-16_110.pdf

Dec 27, 2013 | 1988 Yamaha XV 535 Virago DX

1 Answer

How much oil do you put in a 1982 yamaha yics 550?


Hi Sniffers1, I am sorry you can't find the first and best tool you ever bought for your Yamaha but despair not for a mere $6.50 you can download another one. For more information about your issue, please visit the websites below. Good luck and have a nice day.
1982 Yamaha Motorcycle Service Repair Manuals

Feb 18, 2011 | 1982 Yamaha XZ 550

3 Answers

My 1982 yamaha xz 550 vision keeps sputtering, whats the problem? example, i start in first gear, and as im accelerating the bike seems to jurk forward and sputter, could that mean there bad fuel...


This could also be caused by a faulty plug cap or coil.

Seeing that the coils are much easier to test than the carbys are to remove,strip,clean,re-fit,adjust mixtures & syncronize,I suggest you start there. (see my tip on how to test motorcycle twin coils-in tips & tricks).

Just to get an idea what is going in you could also try & remove both spark plugs & compare them to each other.
Is one black & sooty? - too rich- poor combustion
Is one oily?-- not firing or mechanical problem
Hope this helps
Regards Andrew

Jul 16, 2010 | 1982 Yamaha XZ 550

1 Answer

1984 Yamaha XJ 650 wont stay running


hi,this might help,the carbs off the 550 will have smaller idle (pilot) jets,this will not allow enough fuel through at idle,the main jets sound like they are reasonably close,i would pull apart the ones off the 650 and check the jet sizes and then compare them with the ones off the 550,you will probably find that the ones out of the 550 are way to small,change the jets over(if they are compatible..should be)and your problem will most likely go away...hope this helps...cheers

Mar 31, 2010 | 1984 Yamaha XJ 650

1 Answer

1982 yamaha 550 top end


You cannot get replacement pistons, they are not avaulable form Yamaha, and there are no known equivalents.

Best bet is to get a wrecked bike.

Dec 27, 2009 | 1982 Yamaha XZ 550

2 Answers

My 2006 Harley road king shakes alot when standing


Shaking and vibration is normal for most Harleys, it's caused by the angle of the twins, it's normal for mostly all Harley motorcycles.

Aug 11, 2009 | Harley Davidson FLHR-FLHRI Road king...

1 Answer

1989 yamaha 750 v twin gas to carbs but not to heads


Hi Jilline,
If the carbs have gas and the gas dont get into the sparkplugs this means the main jet and the pilot jet are clogged.
You will have to clean the carbs!

Cheers.

Knight (YamahaSeca XJ750A 1981)

Feb 28, 2009 | 1988 Yamaha FZ 750 BV (Europe-US)

Not finding what you are looking for?
1988 Yamaha XJ 600 Logo

Related Topics:

190 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Yamaha Experts

mikeuk

Level 2 Expert

61 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1128 Answers

D. E. Hev

Level 3 Expert

1132 Answers

Are you a Yamaha Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...