1978 Yamaha SR500 Cafe Racerthis bike is an excellent ride .Everything on this bike is either new or rebuilt to better than new.All work done by owner,who build bike s and cars.All machine work done by Fletchers cycles in Memphis Tn.in business 42 years great machinist.You won't be able to build this bike for what it is selling for.I have sold my 5 other bikes wasn't sure I would sell this one have now made decision to sell.I am building a car,so lets do this. Frame- detabbed,bead blasted powder coatedSwingarm-Motolana Japan aluminum,YSS built rear shocks,adjustable,very nice shocksRear sets Forks- Yamaha XS 650 nos tubes no rustPowdered coated triple trees and fork legsGaitersSteering damperNew Progressive springs SR 500 rateDampening valves
Brakes-Front-Disc by Vintage Brakes California Pads racing by Vintage BrakesThey have supplied all my brake components for all my builds great stuff great peopleBraided hoseMagura Master cylinder sized by Vintage BrakesRear-Drum brake from Yamaha 500 TT cable operated rear shoes by Vintage Brakes
Rims-builtAluminum shouldered rims period look new Mikes XS 18inch front and rearSpokes-Buchanan stainless steelHubs-front XS650 polished -rear Yamaha TT500 polished Tires-Bridgestone Battalax front and rear specific 18 inch Gas Tank -60's Benelli Mojave NOS Ducati spigots Seat-Custom made glass-LED taillight Sprockets and chain new Throttle -Magura, new Cables new
Ignition-Rex's Speed Shop-electronic,no battery-runs a 250 ohm resistor trouble free mounted under seat on plate with clean trouble free wiring harness Engine-complete rebuild everythingBead blasted,polished, hi heat paintAll new bearings ,seals-YamahaCrank balanced Cylinder-Bored 1 overPiston-WisecoRod-Falicon Head-Cam Megacycle-hot street grind,vernier cam sprocketValves-R/D Springs,Springs and retainers R/D Springs,Valve guides oversize racing R/D Springs,Retainers R/D SpringsDouble oil line to valves instead of stock one line-Kedo Germany4 Angle valve grind-Fletchers CyclesHead decked Clutch -New plate set-Lytle Racing,new springs-Lytle Racing,all other clutch parts internals ne Transmission-complete rebuild,lots of new parts-Yamaha Carb-new 34mm Mikuni,Unifilter Exhaust-2 inch pipe with megaphone muffler(packed flows not loud at all) Everything else cables,grips,hardware,brackets,all new This bike won 2 first and 1 second at shows Any questions please ask,this bike is a great buy and rides and runs great,can't build for any where near sale price,thanks for looking.