2015 Yamaha XJR1300 ‘Skullmonkee’

HIGH BID: $205

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The Yamaha XJR1300 was first introduced in 1998 as a successor to the popular Yamaha XJR1200. It was designed as a muscular, retro-styled motorcycle that pays homage to the classic motorcycles of the past. Over the years, Yamaha made refinements to the engine to improve performance and comply with changing emission regulations which included fuel system upgrades, revised intake and exhaust systems, and engine mapping adjustments. For 2015, the XJR1300 was packed with a brawny 1251cc inline-four, putting out roughly 97 hp and 80 ft-lb of torque. Coming packed with features such as Ohlins suspenions, dual 298mm front disc brakes, and comfortable ergonomics, the XJR was the ideal muscle-cruiser platform. It was on this platform that Danish motorcycle company Wrenchmonkees built their newest custom – the Skullmonkee.

Built in collaboration with Yamaha for their ‘Yard Built’ program, Wrenchmonkees aimed to build a muscle cruiser that was distinctly their style, yet still retaining the essence and overall silhouette of the original model – the XJR1300 – all while aiming to not cut or weld any parts on the bike. The builders pulled straight from their own garage for the custom job, including bespoke CNC-milled signature triple trees and engine covers, amongst other handcrafted parts. Finishing off the look of this one-off build was a eye-catching gloss black paint job with a signature ‘Skullmonkee’ emblem, accented by subtle gold touches throughout the build.

For further info on the build, we’ll reference the official Yamaha ‘Yard Built’ article.

This example is VIN: JYARP021000003487. The seller purchased this motorcycle after working alongside the Yamaha ‘Yard Built’ campaign in 2016.

As this has an custom odometer, the true mileage is unknown, but the seller states this example has no more than 900 kilometers on the odometer. The seller has put 500 miles on this example.

The seller states that all service work was managed by Yamaha mechanics.

As this is a custom build, it comes with a plethora of modifications. We’re including a brief list of the extensive work done to this example:
Wrenchmonkees CNC-milled aluminium triple trees.

Wrenchmonkees CNC-milled aluminium engine covers. Also pictured: Customised matt-black aluminium rearsets, LSL Titan Steering damper, and Wrenchmonkees 4-into-2 custom stainless exhaust system.

Custom LSL black aluminium clip-ons. Also pictured: Biltwell grips.

MMB mini digital speedo.

Wrenchmonkees custom headlight.

Beringer front and rear brake set-up. Also pictured: Hypersport brake discs and calipers, as well as black steel-braided brake lines.

Black Öhlins STX36 shocks.

Wrenchmonkees custom rear bracket with LED light.

Gloss black paint with Skullmonkee emblem on tank.

Various Wrenchmonkees custom brass metal inserts.

Inside of the tank:

It is riding on Michelin Pilot Road 4 tires that aged out.

Cosmetic Blemishes:
The seller states this example has no cosmetic blemishes and is in ‘as new condition’.

Currently located in Muiden, North Holland, this Yamaha is offered on a clean Netherlands title. Have any XJR1300 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

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Muiden, North Holland








True Mileage Unknown





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Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

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Total Bids Placed: 3

Auction has ended.

Auction expired without reaching reserve price.

Highest bidder was: jb

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
jb June 27, 2023 10:05 am PDT $205 Auto
m******e June 27, 2023 10:05 am PDT $105
jb June 21, 2023 9:34 am PDT $1
Auction started June 21, 2023 8:34 am PDT
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