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Interchangeable Plastics...what year "BLUE" plastics fit an 86 XT600???

Hey Everyone,
As a winter project, I'm re-building my 86 XT600 and changing the color from Red/White to Black/Blue. Does anyone know what "BLUE" plastics will fit an 86 XT? If minor mods are needed, that's no problem. I'm considering molding my own out of fiberglass, but I'd rather not have to paint it...too suceptable to chips etc. I figured out that a new Acerbis YZF250 front fender fits exactly in place of the original...I guess that's not too hard to do since most of the triple trees have the same bolt pattern for fenders. I'm looking for a "BLUE" rear fender and sides from a newer model...any ideas? I'm only interested in the newer Yamaha BLUE color...


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All I know is that my 1988 T600 3AJ dark blue is called 'Yamaha Far Away Blue' and is not the same as other Tenere blues or WR/YZ. Not too sure about later XT/TT600.
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Here are a few pics of the preshly painted motor and frame with a few parts re-assembled. I'm heading to a local shop omorrow tosee if I can find any other plastic that will fit in place of the old ones. I contactes Acerbis and they don't make anything for this old of a bike.
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results?

I know this thread has been dead for some time, but I was wondering what the final verdict was. I am picking up an '84 XT600 and I would like to get blue plastics as well. Any info would be greatly appreciated. And lets see some pictures!!

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I am picking up an '84 XT600
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I'm reviving this thread to see how it's been going! I'm looking for alternatives for the rear fender / front as well.
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