|Top Speed||75 mph|
|Spark Plug||NGK BR8EG '82-83|
|Transmission||4-speed manual transmission '82
5-speed manual transmission
|Final Drive||Chain: 520x118 ‘82-83|
|Front Sprocket||14T ‘82-83|
|Rear Sprocket||54T ‘82-83|
|Front Tire||90/80-21 '82-83|
|Rear Tire||130/80-18 '82-83|
|Recommended Oil||Honda GN4 10W-40|
|Competition||Yamaha IT490, Yamaha YZ490, Suzuki RM500|
Intro[edit | edit source]
This bike is considered to be from the "post-vintage" era of historic motocross and is eligible to run in the AHRMA Ultima and similar classes for bikes with drum brakes, air-cooled engines and linkage suspension. It has the kick starter on the left side of the bike.
1982[edit | edit source]
The CR480R-82 was sold in 1982 without the "Elsinore" designation. Again the color was Tahitian Red. The number plate panels were yellow. The seat was black with a white "480R" graphic. The engine which produced 51 HP was a 472cc 2-stroke air-cooled reed valve single cylinder linked to a 4-speed transmission. The serial number began JH2PE020*CC100019. Front suspension was 43mm Kayaba (KYB) with 3-position adjustable compression damping.
1983[edit | edit source]
The CR480R-83 was sold in 1983 in Flash Red. The seat was blue with a white "CR" graphic. The "480R" swingarm decal was black. The rear section of the frame was detachable. The number plate panels were yellow. The engine which produced 51 HP was a 472cc 2-stroke air-cooled reed valve single cylinder linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began JH2PE020*DC100018. Front suspension was 43mm Showas with 15-position adjustable compression damping.
Changes for 1983
- Tank and seat
- 5-speed transmission
- Showa suspension
References[edit | edit source]
- 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.
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