Honda CR480R

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Honda CR480R
Manufacturer
Production 82-83
Class Motorcross
Predecessor Honda CR450
Successor Honda CR500
Engine
480
Top Speed 75 mph
Horsepower 51 hp
Spark Plug NGK BR8EG '82-83
Transmission 4-speed manual transmission '82
5-speed manual transmission
Final Drive Chain: 520x118 ‘82-83[1]
Front Sprocket 14T ‘82-83[1]
Rear Sprocket 54T ‘82-83[1]
Front Tire 90/80-21 '82-83
Rear Tire 130/80-18 '82-83
Weight
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Competition Yamaha IT490, Yamaha YZ490, Suzuki RM500
Manuals Service Manual


The Honda CR480R is a motorcycle produced by Honda from 1982 to 1983.

Intro[edit]

This bike replaced the 1981 Honda CR450R and was replaced with the 1984 Honda CR500

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]


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]


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

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019. 


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