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

Answer 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 »

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Will 1983 yamaha xv920mk midnight virago carbs work with a 1982 xv920J virago motor?

Most likely, yes. While there could be some slight difference owing to changes in emission rules from one year to the next, the two bikes are essentially the same thing.

How much does the Yamaha Virago 1982 weigh?

The claimed dry weight of 467 lbs. was listed for a 1982 Yamaha XV750J Virago. The other 1982 Virago model, the XV920J, had a claimed dry weight of 496 lbs.References:"The Professional Motorcycle R... Read More »

The Specifications for a Yamaha Virago 500?

Yamaha has produced a variety of Virago models throughout the years, powered by a few different engines. From 1983 to 1986, Yamaha produced a 500 cc engine version of this model. The motorcycle a... Read More »

How Do I Change the Oil in a Yamaha Virago 750?

As Yamaha's first V-twin-powered cruiser motorcycle, the Virago has become a favorite for riders who prefer the bike's classic lines and nimble handling. Although the Virago was available in a rang... Read More »