Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Specifications For The Yamaha Rz 350

The Yamaha RZ 350 was manufactured in 1983 and 1984. A motorcycle in the sports bike category, the lightweight 347cc two-stroke also had a special edition model from Kenny Roberts that was only sold in the United States. Kenny Roberts is a former professional sport-bike racer and the first American to win the 500cc Road Racing World Championship back in 1978. The bike is touted as one for those learning to ride a motorcycle.

Engine and Transmission

The Yamaha RZ 350 has a twin, two-stroke engine with a displacement of 21.17 cubic inches and a compression ratio of 6.0 to 1. The RZ 350 has a bore x stroke of 2.5 inches by 2.1 inches, a carburetor fuel system and a liquid cooling system, it uses a separate lubrication system, and it has a six-speed, manual chain-driven transmission. The clutch is a wet, multiple-disc type, and the bike has a dual exhaust system.

Chassis and Suspension

The frame type for the Yamaha RZ 350 is a tubular, double-cradle, and it has a 3.8 inch trail on the motorcycle (a motorcycle's trail is the distance between where the tire touches the ground and the front-wheel's axis intercepts the ground). The front suspension on the vehicle is a telescopic fork with a travel distance of 5.5 inches, the tire used is 90/90-18 51H, and the front of the bike uses a double-disc brake with a 10.5-inch diameter. The rear suspension is a swing arm type, with 3.9 inches of travel distance, the rear tire is a 110/80-18 58H, and there is a single disc, 10.5-inch diameter rear braking system.


The Yamaha RZ 350 has a wet weight of 370.4 pounds, an overall seat height of 31.5 inches, an overall height of 46.3 inches, a length of 83.5 inches, a width 28.0 inches, and a ground clearance of 6.9 inches. The wheelbase of the Yamaha RZ 350 is 54.5 inches, and the tank has a fuel capacity of 5.28 gallons, with a reserve fuel capacity of 0.53 gallons.

Paint and Starter

The Yamaha RZ 350 has a kick start ignition system. The bike was first made available in yellow, black and white, and red paint options.

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