This next point is not a negative really as the bike does not sell itself as a performance machine, but overtakes on A roads have to be very well planned as it does not have a lot more 'go' than your average family car - this too has now become too much of a pain to make me want to keep the bike. I was expecting to hate it all my mates said i would and only keep it for my 5 day trip then sell it on as its not really my thing. The multifunction display is not indicated. If you join the Yamaha Owners Club there are a few tips to reduce the effects but you'll never get it completely fixed. Test Ride Location The Overberg Overnighter is a 680km route over 2 days through the rolling hills and mountain passes of the Western Cape Overberg.
The 660R is not an offroad dirt bike what so ever. I was hoping to have bought the ideal greenlane tourer. Lock washer Clutch boss Thrust washer Clutch housing For installation, reverse the removal pro-. Hold the adjusting screw to prevent it from moving and tighten the locknut to the speci- fied torque. Registration of the second standard key less than 5. The 660R -frame and riding ergonomics are not very large or typical offroad size.
Disconnect the wire harness coupler from the fuel pump. Hmmm, now they've lost me as a future customer. After winning the first two places in the inaugural Paris-Dakar Rally in 1979, and then the top four places in the 1980 event, a new generation of fans with a passion for adventure motorcycling was born in countries like France and Germany. The bike is quite friendly to ride and seems to be well put together The finish is good and seems to be robust, it has fair off road ability and as far as commuting goes, it is about as good a bike as you could get. Such features are always beneficiary for an adventure touring enduro since they should be able to take you there and back no matter what. Use only the appropriate special tools as this will help prevent damage caused by the use of inappropri- ate tools or improvised techniques. Check that the engine can be started with the two registered standard keys.
Valve clearance cold Intake valve 0. Place the other end of the hose into a con- tainer. Throttle cable free play at the flange of the throttle grip 3. The high perch allows you to spot gaps easily. Remove the bearing races from the steering head pipe with a long rod 1 and hammer.
Remove the oil filter element cover 1 and oil filter element 2. It's very heavy when its not moving but when riding you would not know it was 190kg at all. Tough yet refined It may be built to perform in the dirt, but a host of refinements add to the pleasure of owning this machine. It is an absolute blast on the twisties, which let's face it where it should be. The suspension and the gear box is better for the roads than trails or very slow maneuvering. The fuel injection is crap and that's not under selling it. Stand the motorcycle on a level surface.
They consist of long-travel telescopic front forks and a monocross rear suspension. It is what it is, fun economical bike that it great on country roads and around town, ideal for up to 250 mile trips with three stops, no-one seems to make a better replacement seat yet!! Its 60nm of torque are more than adequate both on road and off road. The project got under way with the clear design aims of building a big single engine that was lightweight, compact, highly durable and beautiful to look at. Buying a bike starts at Bikez Get a list of before you buy this Yamaha. The 660R is slightly more modest and proper choice for poor roads and hottest temperatures. Smooth, strong engine The fuel-injected, liquid-cooled 660cc single-cylinder engine is light, compact and full of easy-riding torque. Valve spring compressor 98090-04019 Valve spring compressor attach- ment 90890-01243 5.
So if you have a soft butt and seat comfort is the reason behind buying a certain bike, then I guess you gonna have to sit on it and find out. Other brake fluids may cause the piston seals to deteriorate, causing leakage and poor brake performance. For assembly, reverse the disassembly procedure. Stand the motorcycle on a level surface. Even experienced riders can find it hard to gain any traction on loose surfaces.
Special tools, part numbers or both may differ depending on the country. As it stands As seen on the Right with the bigger wind shield, you still get buffeting unless you hunch below the vortex. Brings back the simple fun to biking without the expense, fantastic handling with good fuel economy. Lean angle cut-off Open or short circuit is switch open or short. Verify the operation of the sensor or actua- tor. Both versions utilise the same engine and chassis components. Battery The starter motor fails to turn.