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1979 Yamaha SR500 Cafe Racer

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Here is a 1979 SR500 with shaved and electrical mounted under seat. Aluminum Swingarm, Kawasaki Zx foot pegs. The seat is shaved as well as the license plate.

The front end features progressive suspension, Telefix fork brace, Daytona clip on, Daytona frame stops, Manx replica bikini fairing, and a 650 Yamaha 3 position preload fork caps.

Wheels consist of Excel rims, 650 Yamaha hubs, T Max front Discs, stainless steel, Braided brake lines, and Vented rear brake drum. All new bearings and seals and wrapped in Michelin Macadam Tires.

The engine has been reworked with Stock piston and rod, mega cycle cam, heavy duty cam chain, white brother valve springs, 38mm Mikuni, high volume oil lines, Harley oil cooler, Omars Header, TT counter shaft sprocket cover, Sprocket specialities, Rear sprocket with gold series racing chain. K&N air cleaner and K&N crank case breather.

The rear suspension offers Progressive with reverse dampening.

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