1989 Yamaha FZR600
for sale.

Thanks for looking





  1. 1989 FZR600 (w)

  2. 4 cycle, inline 4  (see bottom of page for full specs)  According to bikez.com, it originally had 91.00 HP (66.4 kW)) @ 10500 RPM

  3. 6 speed

  4. Factory Headers with Yoshirmura slip on

  5. 530 O-ring Chain in good condition with about 50% life remaining

  6. Electric start, with battery in very good condition.

  7. 2 section seat with lockable trunk and waterproof storage compartment

  8. only 24000 km's

  9. 3 spoke alloy wheels with custom red stripes.

  10. All plastics and bodywork are GENUINE FACTORY YAMAHA, no aftermarket fairings or side covers.

  11. Also has a NEW GENUINE Factory YAMAHA tank bra (seen in some pictures near the end of the gallery).  It's new today July 12th (the day of all the pictures)

  12. Self canceling turn signals, with custom R1 style rear turn signals integrated into the brake light.  To see a video of them in action (same video as the exhaust sound video,  right click HERE and select, "save target as").

  13. Well maintained, regular oil changes, well lubricated cables etc...

  14. Liquid cooled with radiator and radiator fan, everything is 100% functional.

  15. Full YAMAHA service manual INCLUDED (approx 700 pages of step by steps).  Service manual will also be provided VIA CD in PDF format

  16. Factory exhaust is also included if you prefer a quiet exhaust

  17. Will be sold FULLY CERTIFIED and READY TO RIDE.  This is currently a daily driver, I use it every day.

Description: (click on any picture to see ALL the pictures in the gallery [77 in total].  I'm pretty sure I took pictures of just about EVERY angle possible | you can use the left and right arrow keys for easy picture navigation) - All pictures were taken on July 12th 2007 and represent the bikes current condition as of this date.


For reference only, this is a picture from the Yamaha Website, showing what the bike looked like NEW, back in 1989.


I have for a sale a 1989 Yamaha FZR600.  It has 24385 kms on it and runs strong (Actually VERY strong).

It has perfectly balanced Alloy wheels.

Double headlight system with OEM 35/35 Osram Bilux bulbs

The gas tanks holds 18 liters (about 15 with 3 liters reserve)

Ample storage space in the trunk

All 3 key cylinders match, and use the same single key! (ignition, gas & trunk/seat)

Engine serial number matches frame serial number.

Technical Specs:

Overall Length - 2,095 mm (82.5 in)
Overall Width - 700 mm (27.6 in)
Overall Height - 1,155 mm (45.5 in)
Wheel Base - 785 mm (30.9 in)
Minimum ground clearance - 135 mm (5.3 in)
Basic Weight (With oil and full fuel tank)
201 kg (443 lb):FZR600 / 206 kg (454 lb):FZR600C
Minimum Turning Radius - 3,500 mm (138 in)

Type - Liquid cooled, 4 stroke, gasoline, DOHC
Cylinder arrangement - Parallel 4-cylinder, Forward inclined
Displacement - 599cc
Bore x Stroke - 59.0 x 54.8 mm (2.32 x 2.16 in)
Compression ratio - 12:1
Starting system - Electric starter
Lubrication system - Wet sump

Engine Oil
Type (4 cycle)
Yamalube 4 (20W40) or SAE 20W40 type SE motor oil
(If temperature does not go below 5*C/40*F)
Yamalube 4 (10W30) or SAE 10W30 type SE motor oil
(If temperature does not go above 15*C/60*F)
Periodic oil change - 2.2L (1.9 lmp qt, , 2.3 U.S qt)
With oil filter replacement - 2.5L (2.2 lmp qt, 2.6 U.S. qt)
Total amount - 3.0L (2.5 lmp qt, 3.2 U.S. qt)

Radiator capacity; (including all routes)
2.2L (1.9lmp qt, 2.3 U.S. qt)

Air filter - Dry type element

Tank capacity - 18.0L (4.0 lmp gal, 4.8 U.S. gal)
Reserve amount - 3.4L (0.7 lmp gal, 0.9 U.S. gal)

Carburetor - Type/manufacturer - BDST32/Mikuni

Spark Plug Type/manufacturer - CR9E or CR8E/NGK - U27ESR-N or U24ESR-N/NIPPONDENSO
Gap - 0.7 ~ 0.8 mm (0.028 ~ 0.031 in)

Chain - O-ring, 530 size, 106 links

Clutch - Type - Wet, multi-disc

Primary reduction system - Spur gear
Primary reduction ratio - 82/48 (1.708)

Secondary reduction system - Chain drive
Secondary reduction ratio -45/15 (3.000)
Transmission type - Constant mesh 6-speed
Operation - Left foot operation

Gear Ratio
1st - 37/13 (2.846)
2nd - 37/19 (1.947)
3rd - 31/20 (1.550)
4th - 28/21 (1.333)
5th -31/26 (1.192)
6th - 30/27 (1.111)

Frame type - Double cradle
Caster angle - 25*
Trail - 94 mm (3.7 in)

Type - Tubeless
Size - Front/Rear - 110/70 ZR(VR)17 - 140/60 ZR(VR)18

Front brake type - Dual disc brake
Operation - Right hand operation
Rear brake type - Single disc brake
Operation - Right foot operation

Front - Telescopic fork
Rear - Swingarm (link suspension)
Shock absorber
Front - Coil spring, oil damper
Rear - Gas, coil spring, oil damper

Wheel Travel
Front - 130 mm (5.1 in)
Rear - 115 mm (4.5 in)

Ignition system - TCI (digital)
Generator system - AC magneto generator
Battery type/capacity - GM12AZ/12v 12AH
Headlight type - Quartz bulb
Bulb wattage/quantity
Headlight - 12V 35W/35Wx2
Tail/brake light - 12V 8W/27Wx2
Front flasher/running light - 12V 27W/8Wx2
Rear flasher light - 12V 27Wx2
Meter light - 12V 1.7x4
Neutral indicator light - 12V 3.4Vx1
High beam indicator light - 12V 3.4Vx1
Oil level indicator light - 12V 3.4Vx1
Turn indicator light - 12V 3.4Vx1


If you were unable to view the pictures in the Gallery, click here to see them in a simple HTML page.

Contact me through either email or phone for any additional details or to arrange a viewing.  Weekday viewings can be arranged during the day (Monday - Friday) in North York @ my work.  Or Evenings and weekends at my house in Oshawa.  Thanks for looking.



Email address = djl@rogers.com
phone = 905.995.2920 (
local to both Toronto & Oshawa)
Location = North Oshawa (
evenings and weekends)
Location = North York (
weekdays if it's not raining)