How to Adjust the Cam Chain on a Yamaha XS1100?

Answer The Yamaha XS1100 was produced from 1978 to 1984 and was Japan's first "super bike". Its four-cylinder, dual-overhead-cam engine propelled the XS1100 to previously unheard of speeds for a bike of t... Read More »

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How to Adjust the Chain on a Yamaha Blaster?

A Yamaha Blaster is a full-size all-terrain vehicle made for riding advanced trails. The chain stretches over time and must be adjusted. Removing one link from the chain tightens the chain, making ... Read More »

How to Adjust the Drive Chain for a 2003 Yamaha Raptor ATV?

Your 2003 Yamaha Raptor 660 uses a motorcycle-type drive chain to transmit power from the engine to the ATV's rear wheels, allowing off-road ATV racers to quickly alter the machine's gearing to sui... Read More »

How to Drain the Oil From a 1981 Yamaha XS1100?

The 1981 XS1100 was the largest motorcycle produced by Yamaha at the time, producing enough power and comfort to become a popular touring motorcycle. A steady supply of motor oil was required to ke... Read More »

How to Change Fork Seals on a '79 Yamaha XS1100 Special?

Your 1979 Yamaha XS1100 Special relies on a hydraulic front fork to reduce the shock generated by an uneven road. Oil in the fork legs slows motion of the front fork as it passes over a bump, reduc... Read More »