No Reserve – 1988 Yamaha FZR1000 Project

SOLD FOR: $2,900

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on September 15, 2023

Winner: t*******2

Winning Bid: $2,650
Buyer Fee: $250
Total: $2,900

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Description

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First unveiled at the 1986 Cologne Motorcycle Show, the Yamaha FZR1000 was a watershed model that marked the dawn of the tuning fork company’s first foray into big-bore four-stroke superbikes. The predecessor to potent two-stroke models like the parallel-twin RD350 and V4 RD500, the “Fizzer” as it was affectionately known, entered production in 1987 as an advanced water-cooled, 989cc, four-stroke inline-four with DOHC, a five-speed transmission, and the same 20-valve (5-per) setup first seen on the FZ750 in ’85.

With 130 hp on tap and a curb weight of a bit over 500 lbs, the first generation FZR1000 was capable of a 155 mph top speed and was a trendsetter with its Deltabox aluminum frame and 5-valve Genesis engine. Interestingly, this same five-valve engine architecture would become the basis of Yamaha’s V8 Formula One car for the 1989 series. Along with a stout engine and a futuristic frame, the new FZR also wore lightweight 17″ wheels front and rear and very modern looking bodywork.

This example is VIN: 2RG002005. It came to Iconic as an import; prior history is not known.

The odometer shows 51,881 miles.

Maintenance:
In preparation for the listing, the seller had us perform a safety inspection and make a list of recommended repairs. Steve did the work, he notes the following in his condition report:

Fuel Tank Internal: Ok
Tire Years – Front: 4520; Rear: 1020
Tire Life – Front: 30%; Rear: 35%
Brake Life -Front: 60%; Rear: 70%
Suspension Leaks – Front: Pitted, leaking; Rear: Rusty
Hydraulic Fluid – Front/Rear/Clutch: Fail
Engine Oil – Level: Overfilled; Quality: Fail
Drive Chain: Rusty, needs replacing
Coolant – Level: Fail; Quality: Fail
Low Beam: Ok
High Beam: Ok
Passing Light: Ok
Turn Signal: Ok
Tail Light: Ok, ONE BULB OUT
Brake Light: Ok
Plate Light:
Killswitch: Ok
Horn: Ok
Battery:

BIKE CONDITION
– Ran on Bench
– Cosmetic damage on front fairing,
– Cosmetic damage on right rear tail
– Cosmetic damage on left side of fuel tank mid fairing and fairing lower
– Fuel lines reconnected, fires right up

REPAIRS RECOMMENDED
-Carbs
-Fuel lines
-Battery
-All fluids
-Front calipers pitted
-Clean turn signals switch

Modifications:
Aftermarket exhaust.

Braided stainless steel brake lines.

Smoked windscreen.

Yellow headlight tint.

Shock reservoir cover.

Aftermarket grips.

Stickers.

Inside of the tank:

It is riding on Bridgestone Battlax BT010 tires with date codes of 1020 and 4520.

The sale includes two keys.

Cosmetic Blemishes: please see the album up top for all known cosmetic blemishes. Here is a selection:





Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this Yamaha is offered on a clean Oregon title. Please note that as an import, this bike lacks certain compliance and emissions stickers that the state of California would require to transfer a title. Have any FZR1000 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information

Location

Santa Monica, California

Year

1988

Make

Yamaha

Model

FZR1000

Mileage

51,881

VIN

2RG002005

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

Oregon

Private Party/Dealership

Dealership

Additional Charges

No

Total Bids Placed: 30

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: t*******2

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
t*******2 September 15, 2023 9:52 am PDT $2,650
t*******e September 15, 2023 9:52 am PDT $2,600 Auto
t*******e September 15, 2023 9:50 am PDT $2,500
t*******2 September 15, 2023 9:50 am PDT $2,400 Auto
t*******2 September 15, 2023 8:45 am PDT $2,350
b***o September 15, 2023 8:34 am PDT $2,250
t*******e September 15, 2023 8:34 am PDT $2,200 Auto
t*******e September 15, 2023 8:09 am PDT $2,100
t*******2 September 14, 2023 9:52 pm PDT $2,000
b***o September 14, 2023 9:52 pm PDT $1,950 Auto
b***o September 14, 2023 8:05 pm PDT $1,850
e****l September 14, 2023 11:45 am PDT $1,750
t*******2 September 14, 2023 10:24 am PDT $1,650
b***o September 14, 2023 9:28 am PDT $1,550
s*************1 September 14, 2023 9:28 am PDT $1,500 Auto
s*************1 September 13, 2023 6:16 pm PDT $1,400
t*******2 September 13, 2023 6:16 pm PDT $1,300 Auto
t*******2 September 13, 2023 4:02 pm PDT $1,200
2***********e September 13, 2023 2:39 pm PDT $1,100
b***o September 13, 2023 2:39 pm PDT $1,000 Auto
b***o September 13, 2023 2:38 pm PDT $825 Auto
2***********e September 13, 2023 2:38 pm PDT $725
b***o September 12, 2023 8:08 am PDT $625
m*******x September 12, 2023 8:08 am PDT $525 Auto
m*******x September 9, 2023 8:51 am PDT $410
d*******n September 9, 2023 7:16 am PDT $310
t*******2 September 9, 2023 7:16 am PDT $300 Auto
t*******2 September 9, 2023 7:16 am PDT $210 Auto
d*******n September 9, 2023 7:16 am PDT $110
t*******2 September 8, 2023 8:16 pm PDT $1 Reserve
Auction started September 8, 2023 12:28 pm PDT
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