1984 Yamaha XT 600Z Ténéré

Minor Changes
The 1984 XT 600Z Ténéré was virtually identical to the 1983 model. In the suspension department the rear shock was given hydraulic adjustment while the front forks were fitted with spacers to provide preload as feedback on the previous model highlight soft front suspension.

Minor modifications were also made to the engine with a slight change to the camshaft to give the 595cc engine more torque at lower revs. The '84 model produced 44bhp at 6,500rpm.

The most noticable difference from the 1893 model to the 1984 were the chain adjustment snail cams. They were moved from the inside of the swingarm to the outside allowing easier adjustment. Cosmetically the frame was painted the same colour as the fuel tank and side covers.

1984 Yamaha XT 600 Ténéré Type 34L Specifications
Engine and Transmission
Capacity 595.00 cc
Engine type Single cylinder, four-stroke
Power 44 hp @ 6500rpm
Top speed 150.0 km/h
Compression 8.5:1
Bore x Stroke 95.0 x 84.0 mm (3.7 x 3.3 inches)
Valves per cylinder 4
Start Kick
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Chain
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Front tyre size 3.00-21
Rear tyre size 4.60-18
Front brakes 267mm Single disc - single piston caliper
Rear brakes: 150mm Drum brake
Physical measures and capacities
Weight 163 kg (Dry Weight 138kg)
Fuel capacity: 30 Litre with 2 Litre reserve
Oil Capacity 2.4L
Length 2210mm
Width 880mm
Seat Height 890mm
Wheelbase 1430mm
Ground Clearance 265mm

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