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Full Yamaha SP is rare

Bertie Simmonds
July 20, 2013

This one was subject of a full restoration by Pete Day. He says: “I did this for a customer who has a range of other Yamahas, including R1s and OW-01s.”

The YZF750SP was sold alongside the 750R as the basis of the homologation World Superbike machine. Differences included carbs, cams, valve gear and close ratio gearbox. As a ride, it was a different proposition to the more common R, which is why restos like this are important.

Get in touch if you’re doing an interesting restoration.

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