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  • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

    Originally posted by pulsarcraz View Post
    Got the IND license plate. To my dismay, the rear plate doesn't fit. The plate is larger than the bracket in the fender. Any existing owner had this issue? Yes, I already asked the dealer, he said he would do "something" about this but on Monday.

    Any DIY suggestions for the time being?
    I had the same issue. Got the IND plate replicated by a local shop. 😁

    Originally posted by themachinehead View Post
    I have read about benelli and i was not impressed. But N300 i have ridden and it's amazing. Build quality is top notch. Ride is amazing. Haven't ridden R3 but I'm sure it's better than ninja since it has great mid range.
    If i had to choose between R3 and N300 i will take R3 any day.
    I have posted a comparison review, hope it helps.
    Quench my thirst with gasoline!

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    • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

      Originally posted by Sarvajit View Post
      I have posted a comparison review, hope it helps.
      Where is that review?

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      • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

        Originally posted by themachinehead View Post
        I have read about benelli and i was not impressed. But N300 i have ridden and it's amazing. Build quality is top notch. Ride is amazing. Haven't ridden R3 but I'm sure it's better than ninja since it has great mid range.
        If i had to choose between R3 and N300 i will take R3 any day.
        I was a previous owner of the TNT 300 many of my friends have sold it including me due to spares availability and reliability issues for some. They guy who bought my TNT 300 is selling it again (saw a Ad on OLX)
        Some people have for excellent piece but some are suffering.

        then i switched to R3 and im quiet happy. R3 is much better than Ninja 300
        Last edited by fusioncoast; 07-03-2016, 02:41 PM.
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        • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

          Originally posted by fusioncoast View Post
          I was a previous owner of the TNT 300 many of my friends have sold it including me due to spares availability and reliability issues for some. They guy who bought my TNT 300 is selling it again (saw a Ad on OLX)
          Some people have for excellent piece but some are suffering.

          then i switched to R3 and im quiet happy. R3 is much better than Ninja 300
          I second that. Yamaha came late to the party but they have hit a jackpot with this sweet double pot 321 cc gem.
          Many international blogs have stated it being smoother than the n300.

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          • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

            Whats the rim width of front and rear wheels!?

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            • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

              Originally posted by themachinehead View Post
              I second that. Yamaha came late to the party but they have hit a jackpot with this sweet double pot 321 cc gem.
              Many international blogs have stated it being smoother than the n300.
              User reviews say a different thing. N300 being the smoothest of the entry-level bikes. R3 being the most comfortable, there are vibes creeping up at around 7k RPM is what I've seen and heard.

              Still, one of the best all-rounder. Ditch the MRFs and get a proper set of tyres first and foremost if you want R3 to perform.

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              • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

                Originally posted by Gunslingin_Ridr View Post
                User reviews say a different thing. N300 being the smoothest of the entry-level bikes. R3 being the most comfortable, there are vibes creeping up at around 7k RPM is what I've seen and heard.

                Still, one of the best all-rounder. Ditch the MRFs and get a proper set of tyres first and foremost if you want R3 to perform.
                Actually, apart from India mostly its R3 which is being praised more. may be because it is fresh compared to Ninja.


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                • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

                  Originally posted by Sarvajit View Post
                  I had the same issue. Got the IND plate replicated by a local shop. 😁
                  Awesome. What I did is attached a Activa license plate bracket and then screwed up my IND plate. Works great

                  Also, I had one question If you could help me out with.
                  What is the gear-to-speed ratio you usually maintain before the 1st servicing, apart from what is written in the manual?

                  Here are mine (Please let me know if this is acceptable)
                  1st - 20 kmph
                  2nd - 35 kmph
                  3rd - 50 kmph
                  4th - 65 kmph
                  5th - 75 kmph
                  6th - 82 kmph(took only couple of times considering Bangalore traffic)
                  Last edited by pulsarcraz; 07-04-2016, 01:53 PM.

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                  • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

                    Originally posted by pulsarcraz View Post
                    Awesome. What I did is attached a Activa license plate bracket and then screwed up my IND plate. Works great

                    Also, I had one question If you could help me out with.
                    What is the gear-to-speed ratio you usually maintain before the 1st servicing, apart from what is written in the manual?

                    Here are mine (Please let me know if this is acceptable)
                    1st - 20 kmph
                    2nd - 35 kmph
                    3rd - 50 kmph
                    4th - 65 kmph
                    5th - 75 kmph
                    6th - 82 kmph(took only couple of times considering Bangalore traffic)
                    below 7k rpm it is ok
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                    • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

                      Originally posted by fusioncoast View Post
                      below 7k rpm it is ok
                      Thank You. Yes I ride below 5.5 to 6.

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                      • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

                        Has any one got any call from SVC/Yamaha India for the faulty parts repair/replacements?

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                        • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

                          Originally posted by pulsarcraz View Post
                          Awesome. What I did is attached a Activa license plate bracket and then screwed up my IND plate. Works great

                          Also, I had one question If you could help me out with.
                          What is the gear-to-speed ratio you usually maintain before the 1st servicing, apart from what is written in the manual?

                          Here are mine (Please let me know if this is acceptable)
                          1st - 20 kmph
                          2nd - 35 kmph
                          3rd - 50 kmph
                          4th - 65 kmph
                          5th - 75 kmph
                          6th - 82 kmph(took only couple of times considering Bangalore traffic)
                          It's not fixed. Try to subject the engine to all RPMs rather than upshifting at a particular RPM every time. Like sometimes at 5K, sometimes higher. Sometimes lower.
                          And like the manual says, avoid prolonged usage above a certain RPM. Doesn't mean you should never cross that point. 😃
                          Quench my thirst with gasoline!

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                          • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

                            https://youtu.be/-g19bt6L-Eg

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                            • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

                              Originally posted by Sarvajit View Post
                              It's not fixed. Try to subject the engine to all RPMs rather than upshifting at a particular RPM every time. Like sometimes at 5K, sometimes higher. Sometimes lower.
                              And like the manual says, avoid prolonged usage above a certain RPM. Doesn't mean you should never cross that point. 😃
                              Right on! I will make sure I use most of the RPMs.

                              Cheers!

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                              • Re: Yamaha YZF R3 Owners Reviews and Experiences

                                Originally posted by pulsarcraz View Post
                                Right on! I will make sure I use most of the RPMs.

                                Cheers!
                                There is no set usage pattern.
                                Though I did notice that if I shift up with the rpm in a range of 4k and above, the shifts are very smooth.
                                In low RPM, you will feel the click.
                                I am at 1800Kms with second service done and still did not go beyond 7k RPM yet.

                                No I don't want to ride like a hooligan and definitely not on the streets of Bangalore.

                                I am planning to go to a track and release the horses. With full gear and frame sliders.

                                For now, I am waiting for Vinayak Yamaha Domlur, Bangalore to give me a call to get the Oil pump and clutch etc fixed.
                                If you want to ride together sometime let me know.
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