Engine numbers for Yamaha motorcycles, which are stamped into the engine block, are decoded and partially listed on a number of websites. The National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration introduced a standard in 1981 where a motorcycle's engine number had to match its vehicle identification number.Continue Reading
The unique 17-character number encodes information about the vehicle. The first and second digits describe the country and manufacturer, while the third is either an "A" or a "1" to designate it as a motorcycle. The fourth digit describes what kind of motorcycle it is, and the fifth character notes the engine displacement in a range of cubic centimeters. The engine type of the vehicle is coded into the sixth digit.
The seventh and eighth characters are used by the manufacturer to describe the design sequence and model version. The accuracy of the identification code is checked with the ninth character, and the 10th through 17th digits are the unique vehicle code, beginning with the year and plant of manufacture.Learn more about Vehicles
Yamaha stickers are graphic decals that are designed specifically for use on Yamaha brand motor vehicles, especially motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles. Find Yamaha stickers on the Yamaha Motor Corporation website or through third party sites such as Motorcycle Superstore, as of 2015.Full Answer >
A new 2014 Yamaha 3-Wheel motorcycle, commonly known as a trike, costs around $26,000 as of 2015. As with other motorized vehicles, however, you can find older and used models within various price ranges.Full Answer >
Replacement parts for Yamaha motorcycles can be purchased online at YamahaPartsAndAccessories.com. Customers should be aware that Yamaha's parts and accessories website only sells parts for Yamaha motorcycles sold in the United States.Full Answer >
Yamaha uses year code letter designations to enable you to identify a particular motorcycle's year of manufacture. Check the letter at the end of the motorcycle's model name to identify the year. Yamaha provides a VIN decoder to help you identify the year of manufacture.Full Answer >