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Yamaha YZF-R6 (1999 - 2002)


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Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Yamaha YZF-R6, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Yamaha YZF-R6. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Yamaha YZF-R6 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to ride.

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YZF-R6 599cc 99 - 02

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The Yamaha name can be traced back to 1889, when Torakusu Yamaha founded the Yamaha Organ Manufacturing Company. Such was the success of the company that in 1897 it became Nippon Gakki Limited and manufactured a wide range of reed organs and pianos. During the Second World War, Nippon Gakki’s manufacturing base was utilized by the Japanese authorities to produce propellers and fuel tanks for their aviation industry. The end of the war brought about a huge public demand for low cost transport and so Nippon Gakki decided to use its technology for the production of motorcycles.
Fast forward to 1998 when Yamaha released the YZF-R6 as part of its Yamaha 600 class sport bike range. As the super sport version of its YZF-R1, the Yamaha YZF-R6 featured a completely new engine design capable of producing over 108 hp while stationary. Our Yamaha YZF-R6 manual will show you how to make basic maintenance and repair procedures to keep your bike running smoothly.