Yamaha Banshee 350

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Yamaha Banshee 350cc

The Banshee 350 twin, manufacturer designation YFZ350, is an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) with a two-stroke engine, produced by Yamaha Motor Company. It was manufactured in Japan and sold in the United States from 1987 to 2006. The Banshee continued its production in Canada until 2008 and in Australia until 2012. The Banshee utilized a non-powervalved version of Yamaha's RZ350.


Specifications[edit]

Engine
Bore x Stroke: 64mm x 54mm
Compression Ratio: 6.5:1
Drive Train: 2WD; Sealed O-Ring Chain
Fuel Delivery: Dual Mikuni 26mm
Ignition: CDI
Starting System: Kick
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Clutch
Type: 347cc, 2-Stroke Twin, Liquid Cooled, Reed Valve


Transmission
Transmission primary ratio: 66/23, 2.869
Transmission 1st gear ratio: 32/13, 2.461
Transmission 2nd gear ratio: 29/16, 1.812
Transmission 3rd gear ratio: 27/18, 1.500
Transmission 4th gear ratio: 25/20, 1.250
Transmission 5th gear ratio: 23/22, 1.045
Transmission 6th gear ratio: 21/24, 0.875
Transmission final ratio: 41/14, 2.929


Chassis
Brakes / Front: Dual Hydraulic Disc
Brakes / Rear: Hydraulic Disc
Suspension / Front: Independent Double Wishbone, 9.1” w/ 5-way Preload Adjustment
Suspension / Rear: Swingarm with Linkage, 8.7” w/ Rebound, Compression and Threaded Preload Adjustment
Tires / Front: AT21 x 7-10
Tires / Rear: AT20 x 10-9


Dimensions
Dry Weight: 386 Lbs.
Fuel Capacity: 3.2 Gallons
Ground Clearance: 5.3”
L x W x H: 73.0” x 43.3” x 42.5”
Seat Height: 31.5”
Wet Weight: 401 Lbs.
Wheelbase: 50.4”


Other
Lighting: Dual 30W Krypton Multi-reflector Headlights & 21/5W Brake light

Post-2006 production[edit]

Despite being discontinued in the United States after 2006, Banshees were still sold in Canada for the 2007 and 2008 model years.

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