Yamaha FZR 600 Mods: Paint and the Elements…

Holding up to the elements...

Despite being unhappy with my paint job on the Yamaha FZR 600, I had the chance to see if the rattle-can job could stand up to the elements.  Not moments after pulling her out of the garage, rain began to fall on the poor girl…

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Yamaha FZR 600 Mods: First adventure back on the road…

Those oil spills aren't mine!

Those oil spills aren’t mine!

After a stretch of dormancy while painting and completing some performance mods to the 1993 Yamaha FZR 600, it was time to fire her up and get her back on the road.  Of course, nothing goes as planned, and I noticed that the oil was looking a little milky through the sight glass.  Following some research, I determined it was either condensation from sitting and the temperature drop, or a more serious head gasket leak, allowing coolant to seep into the oil.  Good times… Read More …