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  1. Oil and Lubrication
    I am reading the owner's manual and it promotes the Yamalube brand (free advertising for Yamaha). The SAE viscosity grades that it recommends are: 10W-50 10W-40 15W-40 20W-40 20W-50 I have found this resource which is very useful: Maintenance Schedule Here, it mentions: Yamalube 10W-40 or...
  2. Oil and Lubrication
    New guy here. I just bought this 2008 R6 from a young guy a month ago. Rides great no complaints, I fill up yesterday and this morning I find a good leak and it reeks of fuel. Get to work and I notice there are two holes in the back of the engine block and fuel is actively leaking from it as I...
  3. Garage / Mechanical Help
    I am new rider and chose an R6 as my first bike. Though when purchasing my bike everything seemed fine, when I ride for a longer period of time and the bike gets hot, it starts to stutter and has issues accelerating from first gear at low RPMs. Also the engine, when idle, doesnt sound that good...
  4. General Discussions
    I have a 2008 r6. I’ve been trying to replace the shift forks and maybe the transmission after a accident, but a lot of shops have told me it would be better to just replace the motor. I can’t find a motor for a 08 r6. I was wondering what other r6 motor would fit into my bike without me losing...
  5. General Discussions
    Hey all, what is the best way to find a replacement engine for a 09 R6R. I get that anything from 08 to 14 will work but what's the best way to find and acquire one? Looked at flea-bay with slim pickings, trolling salvage yards, and tried joining a motorcycle club (pushing my bike to the...
  6. General Discussions
    Hi, I have an 03 that I bought last summer with just under 17k miles and it now has 22k miles on it. I think I'm the 4th owner. I ride it on both the street and track and tend to ride it in its powerband most of the time. A few weeks ago, I was cruising on the highway at 10k RPM when suddenly I...
  7. Bikes + Parts + Gear Wanted
    Hi, I'm looking for an 03-05 running engine. I'm located in NYC. Thank you.
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