Specifications Yamaha Virago XV750 – XV1000 +all TR1 1981-1983

Specifications Yamaha Virago XV750

1981 through 1983 XV750 through 1000 models and all TR1

Engine
Spark plugs
Type   —-   NGK BP7ES or ND W22EP-U
Gap   —-   0.7 to 0.8 mm (0.028 to 0.032 inch)
Valve clearances (COLD engine)
Intake   —-   0.10 mm (0.004 inch)
Exhaust   —-   0.15 mm (0.006 inch)
Engine idle speed   —-   950 to 1050 rpm
Cylinder compression pressure (at sea level)
XV750 and TR1   —-   Not specified
XV920   —-   9.30 Bars (135 psi) at 300 rpm
Carburetor synchronization
Vacuum at idle speed   —-   180 +/-10 mm Hg (7.09 +/- 0.4 inch Hg)
Maximum vacuum difference between cylinders   —-   10 mm Hg (0.4 inch Hg)
Cylinder numbering (from rear to front of bike)   —-   1-2

Miscellaneous
Brake pedal position   —-   Not specified
Shift pedal position   —-   Not specified
Freeplay and adjustments
Throttle grip   —-   Not specified
Clutch lever   —-   2 to 3 mm (0.08 to 0.12 inch)
Front brake lever   —-   5 to 8 mm (0.20 to 0.30 inch)
Rear brake pedal   —-   20 to 30 mm (0.8 to 1.2 inches)
Battery electrolyte specific gravity   —-   1.280 at 20-degrees C (68-degrees F)
Minimum tire tread depth*   —-   1 mm (0.04 inch)

Tire pressures (cold)
XV750, XV920 K and MK
Front
Up to 90 kg (198 lbs) load 1.79 Bars (26 psi)
90 to 160 kg (198 to 353 lbs) load 1.93 Bars (28 psi)
High speed riding 2.20 Bars (32 psi)
Rear
Up to 90 kg (198 lbs) 1.93 Bars (28 psi)
90 to 160 kg (198 to 353 lbs) 2.48 bars (36 psi)
High speed riding 2.20 Bars (32 psi)

XV920J
Front
‘Up to 90 kg (198 lbs) load 1.79 Bars (26 psi)
90 to 213 kg (198 to 470 lbs) load 1.93 Bars (28 psi)
High speed riding 2.20 Bars (32 psi)
Rear
Up to 90 kg (198 lbs) 1.93 Bars (28 psi)
90 to 213 kg (198 to 470 lbs) 2.76 bars (40 psi)
High speed riding 2.48 Bars (36 psi)

XV920RH and RJ
Front
Up to 90 kg (198 lbs) load 1.79 Bars (26 psi)
90 to 213 kg (198 to 470 lbs) load 1.93 Bars (28 psi)
High speed riding 1.93 Bars (28 psi)
Rear
Up to 90 kg (198 lbs) 1.93 Bars (28 psi)
90 to 213 kg (198 to 470 lbs) 2.20 bars (32 psi)
High speed riding 2.20 Bars (32 psi)

TR1 (XV1000 chain drive) models
Front
Up to 90 kg (198 lbs) load . 1.79 Bars (26 psi)
90 to 201 kg (198 to 443 lbs) load 1.93 Bars (28 psi)
High speed riding  1.93 Bars (28 psi)
Rear
Up to 90 kg (198 lbs) . 1.93 Bars (28 psi)
90 to 201 kg (198 to 443 lbs) 2.20 bars (32 psi)
High speed riding 2.20 Bars (32 psi)

Torque specifications
Oil drain plug   —-   43 Nm (31 ft-lbs)
Oil filter cover bolts   —-   10 Nm (7.2 ft-lbs)
Spark plugs   —-   14 Nm (10 ft-lbs)
Steering head bearing ring nuts
Initial torque   —-   25 Nm (18 ft-lbs)
Final torque   —-   Back off 1/4 turn
Steering stem bolt
XV920J, K, MK   —-   54 Nm (39 ft-lbs)
All others 50 Nm (36 ft-lbs)
Valve adjuster locknuts   —-   27 Nm (19 ft-lbs)
Rocker cover bolts   —-   10 Nm (7.2 ft-lbs)
Final drive filler and drain plugs   —-   23 Nm (17 ft-lbs)

Recommended lubricants and fluids
Engine/transmission oil
Type API grade SE or SF
Viscosity
Consistently below 15 degrees C (60 degrees F) SAE 10W30
Consistently above 5 degrees C (40 degrees F) SAE 20W40
Capacity
With filter change 3.1 liters (3.3 US qt, 5.46 Imperial pt)
Oil change only 3.0 liters (3.2 US qt, 5.28 Imperial pt)
Brake fluid   —-   DOT 4
Final gear Type   —-   SAE 80 API GL-4 hypoid gear oil
Capacity   —-   0.20 liters (6.76 US fl oz, 7.04 Imp fl oz
Wheel bearings   —-   Medium weight, lithium-based multi-purpose grease
Swingarm pivot bearings   —-   Medium weight, lithium-based multi-purpose grease
Cables and lever pivots   —-   Chain and cable lubricant or 10W30 motor oil
Sidestand/centerstand pivots   —-   Chain and cable lubricant or 10W30 motor oil
Brake pedal/shift lever pivots    —-   Chain and cable lubricant or 10W30 motor oil
Throttle grip   —-   Multi-purpose grease or dry film lubricant
*ln the UK, tread depth must be at least 1 mm over 3/4 of the tread breadth all the way around the tire, with no bald patches.

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