Cafe racer Yamaha XJ600


This forgotten and no unnecessary Yamaha XJ600 Thiago was bought for 300 pounds. Back in the 84th it was the first 600-ton cc motorcycle with in-line four-cylinder engine and a water-cooled, with a capacity of 70 hp, with rear-mounted mono shock absorber. In choosing the style of the future kastomov Thiago did not hesitate decided that it bude custom bike style cafe racer.

Cafe racer Yamaha XJ600

He began with the design of the new pendulum made of aluminum. After he finished work on the suspension, Thiago shortened subframe and gathered all together, he had a plan of action to create a new identity for the cafe racer XJ600 with rough welds and rivets to reflect the aggressive nature of its custom bikes.

Cafe racer Yamaha XJ600

Then it was made a new tail, the bull and the fuel oil tank. But that Thiago and did not think to stop and continued to produce new parts such as the lamp housing, handlebars, brake and clutch levers, brake cylinders and the new steps. All this has been made of aluminum personally Thiago. Engine XJ600 remains untouched just installed new air filters and a shortened muffler and replacing most of the runoff components for aluminum was the loss of several kilograms, which could not but affect the speed of a cafe racer .

Cafe racer Yamaha XJ600

At the end of the imaging frame, engine and wheels custom bikes were painted black. The rest of the details, it was decided to leave without applying the paint with the exception of bands extending across the length of the tank and the tail, so as not to hide all the work done under the layer of paint. Finally Yamaha logo and color on the sides of the bike number '33' completes the exterior design of the new café racer XJ 600.

Cafe racer Yamaha XJ600

Cafe racer Yamaha XJ600


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