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1985 YZM500 (0W64)

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(1985 / Racing Machine)

YZM500 (0W64)

This was a 500cc motocross factory machine based on the 1983 model 0W64 with improvements in the power output characteristics and off-road performance. Features included a flatter, slimmer exhaust pipe that doubled as a baffle plate to direct cooling air to the cylinder head, and an aluminum sub-frame.

  • Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 2-stroke, single-cylinder, 498cm³
  • Piston reed intake valve

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