How to Change the Oil on a 1982 Yamaha XJ550?

Answer The oil that runs through the motor is the life blood of your Yamaha XJ550. Regular maintenance is vital to the longevity and performance of your motorcycle. The oil cools the motor while it runs a... Read More »

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My 1982 Yamaha Virago 750 Starts But Won't Run?

The Yamaha Virago was introduced in 1981. When it was replaced by the current V-Star 750 that still carries its model designation, the XV, the performance and looks of its V-twin had become a Japan... Read More »

The Specifications for a 1982 Yamaha YZ 250 Plug Gap?

Yamaha's 1982 YZ250 was the motorcycle (and musical instrument) maker's midsize entry in the Grand Prix classes of motocross bikes -- those made up of 125cc, 250cc, and 500cc machines. A single-cy... Read More »

How to Check the Engine Oil on a 1982 Yamaha 250?

Unlike its two-stroke models, Yamaha's 1982 250 cubic centimeter motorcycles relied on a consistent amount of oil for internal lubrication of their motors. Too much or too little oil could create a... Read More »

The Specifications for a 1982 Yamaha 650 Seca?

The Yamaha Seca is a model range that features a number of different engine sizes and variations, primarily for the European market. American versions of the Seca were called Maxims. A very popul... Read More »