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yamaha 5LT Restoration

08 Jan 2020 02:20
s900t8v
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yamaha 5LT Restoration #1
Hey guys

struggling to figure out what this bike is ?

A friend has offered it to me I havent yet picked it up hence the confusion as to what it is

the headlight looks 60s to me, but its a single cylinder?

thanks

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08 Jan 2020 02:53
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yamaha 5LT Restoration #2
Not my "Specialist Subject" :lol: :lol: , but it could be a Yamaha Trailmaster.

Look on the internet for more images and also try and find out frame and engine numbers.

Others will probably post replies later.

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08 Jan 2020 02:53
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yamaha 5LT Restoration #3
Im thinking YL 2 ? trailmaster 80cc ???

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08 Jan 2020 03:03
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yamaha 5LT Restoration #4
Yep YL2 or as we called them in NZ L2CA [YL2CA]. If its got a 12 volt battery & electric start [button on RH side below throttle\ then that confirms it. If its got "17 wheels instead of "18 then it'll be an L5 [L5TA as we called them here], think L2 by the pic though & L5's were red here.
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08 Jan 2020 03:13
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yamaha 5LT Restoration #5
Ooo how exciting I pick it up Saturday.

My wife is very unimpressed despite me doing all these house Reno’s and other things to get in the good books.

Haha !!!

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08 Jan 2020 04:32
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yamaha 5LT Restoration #6
Good news. :likey

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08 Jan 2020 06:19
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yamaha 5LT Restoration #7
If there's an "L" (YL), it's a 100cc model trailmaster... 80cc would be a "G" (YG)

Looks like a fun project!

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08 Jan 2020 07:23
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yamaha 5LT Restoration #8
Did they make differ versions of YL2, my friends YL2 when I was a youngster looked different. Different tank and muffler.

Thanks Mark
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'76 Bultaco 143 Frontera
'06 GL1800
'01 KDX220
'68 YG5T 80 Trailmaster
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75 Norton
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08 Jan 2020 10:27
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yamaha 5LT Restoration #9
Looks like my L5t but the engine guard is different. Would need a few more shots to give ya a yes. I'm restoring one myself. good luck with it. seems like a lot of bits are still around.
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08 Jan 2020 11:36
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yamaha 5LT Restoration #10
Thanks. Are they a 5 speed. The book says 60mph.

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