1988 Yamaha RZ350 – ish

After 5+ years the RZ is finally done………mostly. It was featured on BikeBound Blog a few weeks ago, see here. Then it went off to Fast Bike Industries for a custom Nitron R3 Rear Shock and custom Nitron Fork Cartridge Kit. It’s now ready for pick up from them and then I am heading down to Austin, Texas with the bike for the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show. So if ya’ll are down there come find me

With only the fine tuning of the motor left to do here is the low down on all the details from the bike

  • Frame and Body Work
  • 1988 Yamaha RZ350 F2 frame, tank and race tail section
  • Front fairings is an endurance fairing from Fibreman Composite Racing Products
  • Paint by Michael McCauley who owns Krazy Sprayz in Richmond, VA. He turned my pencil sketch into reality
  • Suspension (Will do a post detailing the swingarm and front end swap in the future)
  • Suzuki GSXR1000 Front Forks with custom Nitron Cartridge Kit
  • GSXR1000 Front Wheel w/ EBC Wave Rotor
  • Suzuki RGV250 VJ23 Rear Swingarm w/ Custom Nitron R3 Rear Shock
  • Suzuki SV650 Rear Wheel Modified to fit
  • Brembo GP4RS Front Calipers and RCS19 Master Cylinder
  • Brembo rear caliper and master cylinder
  • Motor (Will do a post detailing the motor build and all of the specs soon)
  • Full Motor Rebuild
  • Bored and Stroked to 429cc
  • Barrels ported and cases matched by Wicked Motorsports
  • Wicked Motorsports Billet Cylinder Head
  • Wicked Motorsports Chambers
  • Controls
  • E/T Zero Offset Clipons
  • Apex Racing Development Switches
  • Race wiring harness w/ Motogadget m-unit as master control
  • Koso Gauge

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