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Hi Guys

I just finished the build on a 1985 XT600 Tenere 55W today so I thought I would share a few pic's I will not bore you with the details on the build(if any one is interested drop me a email) other than to say all moving parts in the engine and chassis are new and significantly updated where better parts were available in later XT600 models. The frame is also reinforced for carrying heavy panniers.

There have been few bikes built since that have the desirable qualities of a simple large air cooled single wrapped in a steel mono shock enduro frame.

Enjoy the pics thanks for looking.

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There have been few bikes built since that have the desirable qualities of a simple large air cooled single wrapped in a steel mono shock enduro frame.

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Ian,this is for shure the best 600 that yamaha has build ever!!!!!
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