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Yamaha Cafe Racers

1981 Yamaha SR500 Custom Cafe Racer


  • 1981 Yamaha SR500 Custom Cafe Racer
  • 1981 Yamaha SR500 Custom Cafe Racer
  • 1981 Yamaha SR500 Custom Cafe Racer
  • 1981 Yamaha SR500 Custom Cafe Racer
Description
Price : USD750 (Auction)
Date : September 17, 2020
Condition : Used
Year : 1981
Model : SR500
Bike Type : Café Racer
Mileage : 500
VIN : 3h1001749
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Location :Avon, Ohio, United States

This is a complete custom, frame off, cafe racer based on a Yamaha SR500. The list of mods is long, but worth the read. The bike has been part of or invited to custom shows including The One Moto, Fuel Cleveland, AMA Vintage days, Barber Vintage Days, etc. It has won quite a few awards including best custom, best vintage custom, and peoples choice (depends on the judge lol) It has been featured by custom sites and social media accounts including Silodrome, Pipeburn, and Cafe Racers of Instagram (CROIG). Needless to say its a pretty rad machineso……Powder coated entire frame post modification- gray powder coated and rebuilt front forks and triple new all balls tapered bearings up front

hughs handbuilt front fork brace (powder coated) hughs handbuilt undermount bars (powder coated) powder coated mag wheels with new bearings
rebuilt Motor gone through recently again brand new Mikuni Carb, recently cleaned again and tuned properly for the…Hoos Header, wrapped in DEI titanium replaced cam shaft and sprocket recently, i didnt like a noise so i fixed it
adjusted valves
Brembo brake caliper conversion up front
new throttle and cable
Custom tank from a 60’s Wards/ Riverside with new petcockBattery less with capacitor- Dont worry about being stranded with a dead batt or light less
new tires during build polished oil filter cover, polished tappet covers
relocated keyed ignition
Compression release cable delete so has just lever
powder coated cylinder new grips
new clutch lever and perch
Front levers custom leather wrapped
custom Cafe seat and upholstery LSL rearsets
Brand new rear Progressive shocks
New Speedotach delete
engine side covers powder coated to match i powdered everything pretty much
Custom paint By Krossover Customs in Lancaster, KY – its killer! 
runs great! have video of the torque monster should you wanna see or hear it!The bad… I put scratches on this thing riding it and taking it everywhere. stator cover has scratches on the powder coating.The tank got a ding from the oil fill cap so it yellowed near that a bit There is a big chip on the rear hump area. Put a sticker on it or have Krossover repaint it.  These are shown in pictures. Also a pic of it the day i brought it home (before pic) All the electronics are hidden under the seat. gotta question let me know!

Can help or arrange shipping if needed on buyers dime. 

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