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Cars > Challenges > “Caroline” Vs “Ole Yellar”

 

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TCberetta3400

M–26
Waterloo, New York
United States

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wrencher52

M–69
Desert Hot Springs, California
United States

 

1976 Yamaha XS 500C

“Caroline”

1974 Honda 550 yellow

“Ole Yellar”

 
Photo of: 1976 Yamaha XS 500C
Photo of: 1974 Honda 550
 

Head to Head

 

About “Caroline”

This is my winter project, my first road bike! I'm going to transform her into a rat/cafe racer bike. I've got some work ahead of me, but I think that the finished product will be worth it.

About “Ole Yellar”

74 Honda with only 14k on it and it runs great!

 

Specs for “Caroline”

Displacement: 499.00 ccm (30.45 cubic inches)
Engine type: Twin
Stroke: 4
Power: 49.00 HP (35.8 kW)) @ 8250 RPM
Compression: 8.5:1
Bore x stroke: 73.0 x 59.6 mm (2.9 x 2.3 inches)
Valves per cylinder: 4
Fuel control: DOHC
Cooling system: Air
Gearbox: 5-speed
423lbs dry weight

Specs for “Ole Yellar”

Stock except for 4 into 2 pipes.

 

Factory Options for “Caroline”

Mag wheels
front and rear disc brakes

Factory Options for “Ole Yellar”

No factory options listed.

 

Mods for “Caroline”

Nothing yet, but when I'm finished you won't know its the same bike. =) I'm changing all lighting to LEDs. the headlight is getting replaced by high and low beam Ellipsoid projectors that may be changed to HIDs later on with a custom Fiberglass surround. I'm making a tuned header, ram-air airbox with K&Ns. adding Clip-on handlebars.

Mods for “Ole Yellar”

No modifications listed.

 

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