Why does my R6 shoot flames?

Flames means that you dont have enough backpressure now due to better exhaust. The bike is still pumping The same fuel. so when the exhuast valves open the normal pressure there to hold it back is NOW allowing the eccess fuel to dump into the exhuast and finish burning.

Why was R6 discontinued?

It’s a sad and rather quiet departure for the machine regarded by any a tester (myself included) as one of the finest Yamaha’s ever created, but its demise comes as a result of strict Euro 5 emissions regulations and with Europe now no longer selling the model, Yamaha in Japan can’t justify selling the R6 in North …

Can you bump start a R6?

you CAN bump start it… just get it in 1st push it then let go the clutch and it will turn on. just make sure that the engine stop switch is turn to ON. you dont have to hit the start button.

What BHP is an R6?


1999-2000 2017-2020
Compression ratio 12.4:1 13.1:1
Horsepower 73.7 kW (98.9 hp) @ 12,500 rpm (rear wheel) 87.1 kW (116.8 bhp) @ 14,500 rpm (claimed)
Torque 57.2 N⋅m (42.2 lb⋅ft) @ 10,500 rpm 61.7 N⋅m (45.5 lb⋅ft) @ 10,500 rpm
Fuel system 37 mm carburetors Fuel Injection w/YCC-T and YCC-I

What year is the best for YZF-R6?

The best model years for the Yamaha R6 are the 2017 and the 2008-09 models. Although all Yamaha R6 models are exceptional in terms of speed and engine power, these models received minimal complaints and proved to be the most reliable bikes.

What is the engine of R6?

ENGINE. The R6 is powered by a compact and lightweight 599cc DOHC liquid-cooled four-cylinder engine featuring the latest manufacturing technology. Sixteen titanium valves, a high 13.1:1 compression ratio and lightweight forged pistons allow for smooth, high-revving power.

How do I make my motorcycle exhaust spit flames?

How to shoot flames when the motorcycle is stationary

  1. When the engine has warmed up to operating temperature (see my other article: How long you should let your motorcycle warm up), increase the throttle to about 50% of what it’s able to turn.
  2. When the engine speed stops increasing, quickly release the throttle.

Is backfire bad for a motorcycle?

A motorcycle backfire is inherently bad since unburnt fuel is detonating in a mistimed manner. The loss of fuel results in loss of power and low mileage for the motorcycle. In addition, the fuel detonation causes overheating of the engine and the exhaust.

Can you make a motorcycle backfire?

A motorcycle backfire is caused by a mismanaged air to fuel ratio in the engine of your motorcycle. Anything that interferes with that delicate balance between too much fuel (running rich) and too much air (running lean), can be considered a cause of backfiring.