1990 Yamaha FZR400

SOLD FOR: $7,490

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on December 9, 2022

Winner: mcw8

Winning Bid: $7,000
Buyer Fee: $490
Total: $7,490

Description

Additional photos of this 1990 Yamaha FZR400 are available here for your perusal.

At a time when Japanese manufacturers were getting increasingly aggressive and race-oriented with their 400s to compete in their domestic Formula 3 championship, Yamaha introduced the FZR400 in 1986 as a bike to be enjoyed “on twisty public roads where the customers would actually be riding and enjoying them.” The US got it in 1988, and many riders preferred it over the bigger brother FZR600.

For more on the FZR400, check out this excellent profile on Yamaha’s site where they talk about the challenges of it being the first motorcycle to use “full-fledged radial tires” and how they fought the urge to implement quick steering like their competition to create something that consumers would enjoy more on the street.

This example is VIN: JYA3BFE04LA013024. The seller purchased the bike from the original owner last year. “It was sitting in his family room, amongst a number of other bikes.”

During his ownership, the seller has ridden the bike for approximately 50-100 miles. The odometer shows 7,525 miles.

Maintenance:
Per the seller, “I changed the fluids and was able to get it running, without taking it apart. It starts, idles and runs like new.” He also notes that, “the rear brake is not working, but I have an NOS caliper that will go with the bike. I actually suspect the slave cylinder to be the problem, but I have not yet confirmed this.”

Modifications:
The rear fender has been removed, but the sale will include the original.

Cosmetic Blemishes: please see the album up top for all known cosmetic blemishes. The seller reports that “The bike absolutely looks as good in person, if not better than in the pictures.”

The adhesive is beginning to pull away on the solo seat.

Inside of the tank:

It is riding on Shinko 006 Podium tires with date codes of 0521 and 0921.

The sale includes the original owner’s manual.

Currently located in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida, this Yamaha is offered on a clean Tennessee title. Have any FZR400 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information

Location

Daytona Beach Shores, Florida

Year

1990

Make

Yamaha

Model

FZR400

Mileage

7,523

VIN

JYA3BFE04LA013024

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

Tennessee

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

Total Bids Placed: 13

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: mcw8

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
mcw8 December 4, 2022 12:19 pm $7,000 Reserve
mcw8 December 4, 2022 12:19 pm $5,000 Auto
mcw8 December 4, 2022 12:10 pm $3,200
Damianroadracer December 2, 2022 6:09 pm $3,100
Motogpdr December 2, 2022 6:09 pm $3,000 Auto
Motogpdr December 2, 2022 6:09 pm $2,100 Auto
Damianroadracer December 2, 2022 6:09 pm $2,000
Motogpdr December 2, 2022 6:09 pm $1,600 Auto
Damianroadracer December 2, 2022 6:09 pm $1,500
Motogpdr December 2, 2022 5:13 pm $850 Auto
ballsie December 2, 2022 5:13 pm $750
Motogpdr December 2, 2022 4:05 pm $101
Tatonka1 December 2, 2022 1:26 pm $1
Auction started December 2, 2022 8:40 am
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