Yamaha RD350F

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Yamaha RD 350F
Manufacturer
Production 1984
Class Classic
Engine
Parallel twin cylinder, two-stroke, liquid-cooled
Bore / Stroke 63.5mm x 63.5mm
Compression ratio 6.2:1
Horsepower 59.0 HP (44.0 KW) @ 9000RPM
Torque 30.24 ft/lbs (41.0 Nm) @ 8000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 6-Speed

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Suspension Front: Telescopic forks
Rear: Monocross 50-way preload
Brakes Front: Double discs 260 mm
Rear: Single disc 260 mm
Front Tire 90/90-18 51H
Rear Tire 110/80-18 58H
Wheelbase 54.49 inches (1384 mm)
Length 82.52 inches (2096 mm)
Width 27.6 inches (701 mm)
Seat Height 31.1 inches (790 mm)
Weight 155.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Manuals Service Manual


The Yamaha RD 350F was a Parallel twin cylinder, two-stroke, liquid-cooled Classic motorcycle produced by Yamaha in 1984. Max torque was 30.24 ft/lbs (41.0 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 59.0 HP (44.0 KW) @ 9000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 63.5mm bore x 63.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 347.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 90/90-18 51H front tire and a 110/80-18 58H rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Double discs 260 mm in the front and a Single disc 260 mm in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a Monocross 50-way preload. The wheelbase was 54.49 inches (1384 mm) long.

1984 - 1987 Yamaha RD 350F[edit]

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The RD 350F is the most modern and last legal street-going two-stroke sold in the US. In the first full test, we said our July 1984 cover bike rated a “perfect 10” on the fun scale.