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Old 17 Aug 2008
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Early XT600

Hi to all. I have just bought an early XT600 in black and red. It is an imported bike, (to the uk), and I do not know its' exact year of manufacture. Its' VIN number is 43F-008***. If anyone can help I would appreciate it.

I am also after an Acerbis or similar long range tank and some sort of luggage system for the bike. I have a dream.

Many thanks.
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I think its a 1986

Hi there

I have a Black/Red 1986 UK model with gold wheels and front/rear brake discs.

The engine is stamped 43F****.

Mine has a 2KF head (stamped on it at the side) but I have the wrong barrel (3KF).

If your model is the same, could you tell me the model number on your barrel (not the engine number) as I need to get the right one for mine.

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Modell Fahrgestell. Nr. Production
YAMAHA XT 600 (2KF) 2KF-000101 to 2KF-019101 1987 to 1990

YAMAHA XT 600 (43F) 43F-000101 to 43F-055101 1984 to 1986

YAMAHA XT 600 E (3TB'96) 1996 to 2000
YAMAHA XT 600 E/K (3TB) 3TB-000101 to 3TB-161101 1990 to 1995
YAMAHA XT 600 E/K (3UW) 3UW-006101 to 3UW-028101 1990 to 1995
YAMAHA XT 600 Z (1VJ) 1VJ-000101 to UND HÖHER 1986 to 1987
YAMAHA XT 600 Z (3AJ) 3AJ-000101 to 3AJ-056101 1988 to 1991
YAMAHA XT 600 Z (34L) 34L-000101 to 34L-020101 UND HÖHER 1983 bis 1984
YAMAHA XT 600 Z (55W) 55W-000101 to 55W-006101 1985
YAMAHA XT 600 (2NF) 2NF-000101 to 2NF-002101 1987 to 1989
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