Yamaha RS100: review, history, specs

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Yamaha RS100
Manufacturer
Also called RS-100DX, RS 100 DX, RS100 Tourque Induction, RS 100 Tourque Induction, RS 100
Production 1975 - 1996
Class Classic
Predecessor Yamaha L2GF
Successor Yamaha STX
Yamaha RS110F
Engine
single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 52.0mm x 45.6mm
Compression ratio 7.0:1
Top Speed 65 mph (105 km/h)
Horsepower 9.79 HP (7.3 KW) @ 7800RPM
Torque 6.64 ft/lbs (9.0 Nm) @ 7000RPM
Spark Plug NGK B8HS '75-76
Battery YUASA 6N4A-4D '75-76
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Final Drive Chain: 428x102
Front Sprocket 15T
Rear Sprocket 36T
Suspension Front: Telescopic forks
Rear: Dual shocks
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 2.75-18
Rear Tire 3.00-18
Wheelbase 48.82 inches (1240 mm)
Length 76.61 inches (1946 mm)
Width 28.7 inches (729 mm)
Seat Height 30.51 inches (775 mm)
Weight 106.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 2.38 Gallon (9.00 Liters)
Related Yamaha L2GF
Yamaha RXT135
Yamaha RXZ100
Yamaha STX
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Manuals Service Manual


The Yamaha RS100 Tourque Induction was a single cylinder, two-stroke Classic motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 1975 and 1996. It could reach a top speed of 65 mph (105 km/h). Max torque was 6.64 ft/lbs (9.0 Nm) @ 7000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 9.79 HP (7.3 KW) @ 7800 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 52.0mm bore x 45.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 97.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a membrane.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 2.75-18 front tire and a 3.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a Dual shocks. The RS100 Tourque Induction was fitted with a 2.38 Gallon (9.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 48.82 inches (1240 mm) long.

1976 - 1981 Yamaha RS 100[edit]

1976 - 1981 Yamaha RS 100 1976 - 1981 Yamaha RS 100 1976 - 1981 Yamaha RS 100

The RS100 is a simple motorcycle. Yamaha RS100 has equipped with a five-speed gearbox, a race-bred frame and fully hydraulic suspension.


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