I also had a desire to learn to use microcontrollers for work-related projects. And then there was the styling. . It keeps pulling hard through the 10K redline, although at higher revs, an annoying lag would appear when the throttle is opened. While other manufacturers retained vestigial fins so as not to frighten the traditionalists too much, Yamaha did away with them altogether which means the 1982 engine still appears surprisingly modern. Shaft drive meant no chain to maintain, and with soft bags it made for a nice adventure tourer. These bikes are getting hard to find, give us a call today!!! I was out of high school and into bikes when Yamaha offered this 550cc, liquid-cooled V-twin gem.
Bad: Not exactly a Gold Wing on the highway. If you can record a dyno run and email it to me, that would be cool! Thanks for reading, hope you enjoy it as much as I have! Nothing sticks worse than a reputation for unreliability and bike buyers are a discerning lot. There is a small power loss versus a chain set-up and a slight weight penalty, but this is no track bike, and most riders will never feel it. Use oil height to control front end dive. I bought a used set of carbs on ebay that came off a running 1982 vision. Hopefully someone else will have fun with it.
Since I couldn't change the butterfly. Yes, this is a lot of effort for minimal return, but I find it interesting. Its narrow profile, courtesy of that skinny V-twin, makes it an excellent city bike. See for support, parts, etc. Marc Northern California's most unforgettable flying experience. .
Practicing these techniques with our Yamaha dirt track trainers will enhance your abilities both on the track or the street. A great canyon carver or comfortable commuter. Until I go racing, I can live with it. Think like being able to push the front end to help slow the bike with the rear end slightly stepped out entering the corner and still understeer or not the front end while drifting the rear wheel on the exit. Coupled with a low, foot-peg placement, you sit in a neutral, comfortable position. The Vision has a water-cooled engine.
Contact me for more photo's or info. I still remember first practicing and going into 11 at Sears. Don't Know Review Date: 16th July, 2007 Faults: Stator went twice. When cold, two full twists on gas, and it starts immediately. I heard ringing in my right ear for 24 hours or so. This will be a street rider, no attempt at racing it is planned. This particular Vision came with an unusual factory-mounted full fairing.
Yamaha Vision Owners Workshop Manual. There were some other issues as well. As a plus, the idiot lights are noticeable, even in direct sun. Discussions for every bike Bikez has discussion forums for every bike. Make your next tour Unforgettable, Affordable and Exotic. Fun little peaky bikes with nice touring amenities and great gas mileage. As I get older, I find it is not quite as comfortable as before.
Price increased of course and the model was quietly discontinued at the end of the year amidst flagging motorcycle sales across the board and the Japanese manufacturers, always canny when reading the writing on the wall, saw that rationalising the catalogue made more sense. Fuel System Diagram Here is the prototype fuel injector controller. The Vision had better power coming off corners and about the same topend as the Seca. There is some paint chips, and small rust spots on the frame, but very nice otherwise. And so it could, but with some caveats. Also check out our at Bikez. Fully serviced and ready to ride.
Came from the factory set way too lean, with a stumble aggravated by soft front forks. The riding stance is pure Universal Japanese Motorcycle. I only wished I'd asked her out years ago. The exhaust note has been compared to that of a which came out several years later. Replaced gas tank in 1992. Super low miles, new rear tire, rebuilt carburetors, all electricals starting, charging, lights, signals, horn work as they should, fully serviced and ready to ride. It took me from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland and back, and then lasted nearly another 20 years doing various trips across the country.