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post #1 of 20 Old 03-27-2011, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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MODEL help needed please

Hi All,
I just bought a 1970 (manufacture date of 10/69) Yamaha G6s but the vin/engine code begins with G5. Can anyone explain this?
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post #2 of 20 Old 03-27-2011, 09:40 PM
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wrong forum? welcome anyways!

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wrong forum? welcome anyways!
Lol, I thought he was wanting help modeling something sexy. I was going to offer my services, but I figured my stunning physique may only appeal to a very specific subset of the female population. The kind that likes bald heads, beer bellies, and hairy backs.

To the OP, I hope you find the answers you're looking for!

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nice viper

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sorry cant help but its sure a cool oldie.

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post #7 of 20 Old 03-28-2011, 07:03 AM
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sorry cant help but its sure a cool oldie.



That is un-freakin-believably good shape for that little gem!

My heart almost stopped when I saw the pic.


Tell us a little bit on how it came around to be yours, and don't mind these monkeys rattling your cage. They always get this way when the thorazine wears off.

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Hi All,
I just bought a 1970 (manufacture date of 10/69) Yamaha G6s but the vin/engine code begins with G5. Can anyone explain this?
Thanks
Is the model name related to the VIN at all??

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post #9 of 20 Old 03-28-2011, 08:58 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the compliments...and for those trying to rattle my cage, you'll have to try a lot harder.....I'm married ya know.

That little gem is an ALL ORIGINAL, never been restored G5 or G6S (I have conflicting evidence of what it is) with 370 original miles. It came from a collector who was selling some of his collection here in soCal.

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post #10 of 20 Old 03-28-2011, 09:19 AM Thread Starter
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one more pic, and notice the original black license plate
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Thanks for the compliments...and for those trying to rattle my cage, you'll have to try a lot harder.....I'm married ya know.
rattling your cage.... was trying to be careful as i didnt know if you'd be as sensitive as bigdaa is most of the time

as for the bike, its beautiful! original license plate adds a VERY nice touch that seems to just top it off. sadly i dont know much about that model, hopefully someone on the board does. if not, hope you atleast stick around and show us your other beauties (wife included ).

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post #12 of 20 Old 03-28-2011, 11:17 AM
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Jarmino, that is such an unbelievable find and to me and more than a few of the old farts here speaks directly to the heart. I had a hard time fathoming it as real until I stared at the car in your garage.
That format motor was a Yamaha staple back in the time. My Dad had the 100cc Trail version that I think came out in '67.

I won't ask you what you payed, but I will say that whatever it was, it was worth it.


Sweeeeeeeeeeeet!


This is what Dad had, but in Yellow:

http://www.verlenelson.com/Motorcycl...00/yam100.html

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post #13 of 20 Old 03-28-2011, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for all the kind words guys. I'm not at all sensitive to harassment so no worries. You guys wouldn't be bikers if you didn't harass.
This bike also came with the original owners manual and tool kit with all the tools and parts a catalogue with part numbers and blowups of parts

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i have no info on that..


but DAMN that is one beautiful bike!!!


its really a shame that the big 4, cant go back to their roots and bring out something like this again

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post #15 of 20 Old 03-29-2011, 07:20 AM
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I'm nostalgic enough to place that baby in my living room.

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i have to agree with bigdaa here. those things are just hella cool.

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post #18 of 20 Old 03-29-2011, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
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Hey Bigdaa,
you know that bike from your youth is basically the same bike I have (I think you do know that, that's why you posted it). It was an option to have the streamline tank and seat. The front fender can actually adjust for knobby tires, but the frame is the same.......

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Dude, check out this thread. Did a google search for Yamaha G5 vs G6s and came up with this

Right here at the good ol' WT


https://www.wristtwisters.com/f95/197...0-a-21852.html

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post #20 of 20 Old 03-30-2011, 09:22 AM Thread Starter
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I saw that thread when searching last week.

To end this uncertainty I'm going with G5. The VIN and engine codes suggest G5 so I'm gonna let it be.
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