What will replace the WR250R?
Honda is coming out with the CRF300l and Kawasaki has the KLX300, so Yamaha might replace the WR250r with a WR300r.
Is Vmax reliable?
Reliability. Being a Japanese-made bike, we are not surprised at the reliability of the VMAX. Even though it has been in production for over 35 years, the motorcycle has witnessed few recall actions. The VMAX models have a very high build quality, which allows them to handle long-term use without breaking down.
When did Yamaha change the ignition on the V Max?
Future changes were minor: In 1990 the ignition was upgraded to digital electronic, and in ’93 some chassis changes were made, with 43mm fork tubes bolted on to do away with any flex. It received a few additional mods, but the V-Max stayed pretty much the same old, same old. Because it still garnered new customers.
When did the new V Max come out?
While the naysayers began to write obituaries, the V-Max came back in 1988, with new wheels. Future changes were minor: In 1990 the ignition was upgraded to digital electronic, and in ’93 some chassis changes were made, with 43mm fork tubes bolted on to do away with any flex.
How to get more power from your L96 engine?
How to Get More Power From Your L96. For many people, upgrading an L96 starts with adding a cold air intake and aftermarket exhaust. This will definitely free up a few horsepower and the V8 burble will make your ride the center of attention at a stop light. Trucks often come with mechanical fans that sap horsepower.
How much horsepower does a Yamaha V-Max have?
The V-Max was all about muscle, little to do with practicality, even handling. The Japanese felt that the way to serious muscle was with a V-4, and the Max’s rear wheel showed 120 horsepower, with a 10-second (barely) quarter-mile. Its closest competition was the Honda Magna 1100 with 100 horses, and a half-second slower in the quarter.
Why does the battery drain on a Yamaha Vmax?
Consequently – a bad rectifier will fool the tech into thinking that the battery is charging – when it isn’t charging under normal usage (when the motor is under sustained – running load) The V-Max charges when not under a load (under 2000 rpm); However – when an engine load is applied to the motor (above 2000rpm), the battery will drain.
Are there ignition issues on the 96 Vmax 600?
96 vmax 600 ignition issues help please ! Let me start out with the history of this sled. Friend of mine picked it up from his brother not running but in great shape and asked me if I could get it going for him.
Why is my Vmax not connecting to my Charger?
If you do not have a voltmeter, hook up a charger, if you have no current flow, amps on the charger, the battery is more than likely the culprit. You may have jiggled the battery and caused a momentary connection. Hey guys, thanks for the suggestions.
What do you need to fix a Yamaha Vmax?
THE FIX: We replaced the stock 1985 regulator/rectifier with a regulator with a regulator/rectifier from a 1997 model. The bike fires up instantly – and – runs like it should because the correct amount of voltage is passing through the system when the motorcycle is running.