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YAMAHA XT 500 1976-1989

Segment: Enduro/Offroad
Production years: 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989

The all new XT 500 gives new meaning to the word versatile. It combines the newest technology in off road motorcycles with the legendary performance of big bore street machines. The classic overhead cam, four stroke single delivers smooth, abundant torque even at low rpm. And the five-speed transmission distributes power over a broad range.

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YAMAHA XT 500 500

engine specs
Type
Air Cooled, Four Stroke, Single Cylinder, SOHC, 2 Valves Per Cylinder
Displacement
499 cm3
Bore X Stroke
3.4x3.3 in OR 86 mm
Compression Ratio
8.3:1
Horsepower
30/5800 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque
28/5400 lb-ft/RPM OR 38/5400 Nm/RPM
Fuel System
Mikuni Carburetor
transmission specs
Gearbox
5-Speed
Clutch
Wet multi-plate
Primary Drive
-
Final Drive
Chain
chassis specs
Frame
Half duplex cradle
Front Suspension
Leading Axle Coil Spring Fork
Rear Suspension
Swing Arm Adjustable Preload
Front Brake
Drum
Rear Brake
Drum
dimension specs
Overall Length
86 in OR 2184 mm
Overall Width
34.4 in OR 874 mm
Seat Height
33.1 in OR 841 mm
Weelbase
55.7 in OR 1415 mm
Ground Clearance
8.5 in OR 216 mm
Weight
324 lbs OR 147 kg
Fuel Capacity
2.3 gallons OR 8.7 L
tyres specs
Front
3.00-21
Rear
4.00-18
power system specs
Power pack
-
Nominal Capacity
-
Maximum Capacity
-
Charger type
-
Charging time (normal)
-
Charging time (quick)
-
Range
-
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