Cafe Racer Forum banner
1 - 5 of 5 Posts

· Registered
31 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
1976 Yamaha RD400 Café Racer or Vintage Race Bike

Ready to race or enjoy on the street.

Very beautiful and fast RD400; successfully raced at Loudon, NH in USCRA Formula RD and Middleweight Production for two seasons with many 2nd and 3rd place finishes. Approximately 1:30 lap times. Over $4500 invested.

Stock ported motor. Modified Banshee pistons and rings; cylinders on 2nd overbore (+.050”). Heads milled for improved squish height. CDI Ignition by MZ-B of Germany. Carbs modified with R5 emulsion tubes and variable air bleeds. DG expansion chambers for great torque. K&N filter on y-pipe.

RD350 wheels, with a rear rim laced to the front. Avon AM22 race tires (110/80-18 front and rear). Stainless brake hose, drilled rotor. 15T countershaft sprocket. GP shift pattern with custom Moto-Carrera rearsets. Parts available to return to normal shift.

Works Performance Nitrogen charged shocks. Extraneous tabs removed from powder coated frame and swingarm. New bronze swingarm bushings, all-balls steering head bearings. Micron billet fork brace, progressive springs, NHK steering damper.

Bike has a CT title and current registration.

Land vehicle Vehicle Motorcycle Car Motor vehicle
Land vehicle Vehicle Motorcycle Car Supermoto
Land vehicle Vehicle Motorcycle Engine Auto part
1 - 5 of 5 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.