Yamaha XS360: history, specs, pictures

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Yamaha XS360
Also called XS360C, XS 360 C, XS 360
Production 1976 - 1977
Class Standard
Successor Yamaha XS400
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 66.0mm x 52.4mm
Top Speed 90 mph (145 km/h)
Horsepower 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 8000RPM
Fuel System carburetor. bs34 su type
Spark Plug NGK BP6ES '76-77
Battery YUASA 12N12A-4A-1 '76-77
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi disc
Final Drive Chain: 530x100
Front Sprocket 16T
Rear Sprocket 40T
Suspension Front: triple clamp forks
Rear: dual spring over shocks
Brakes Front: drum
Rear: drum
Front Tire 3.00-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18
Weight 337 lbs (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-144
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Fuel Capacity 2.91 Gallon (11.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Yamaha XS360 was a twin, four-stroke standard produced by Yamaha between 1976 and 1977. It could reach a top speed of 90 mph (145 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 8000 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 66.0mm bore x 52.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 358.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).


The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi disc.


It came with a 3.00-18 front tire and a 3.50-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via drum in the front and a drum in the rear. The front suspension was a triple clamp forks while the rear was equipped with a dual spring over shocks. The XS360 was fitted with a 2.91 Gallon (11.00 Liters) fuel tank.


1977 Yamaha XS3602D
1977 Yamaha XS3602D
1977 Yamaha XS3602D
1977 Yamaha XS3602D
1977 Yamaha XS3602D

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