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2008 Yamaha Road Star S

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2008 Yamaha Road Star S

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2008 Yamaha Road Star S Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $12,599.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Compression Ratio  8.3:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/90 HR16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  150/80 HR16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  66.5 / 1689
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.7 / 17.8

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was going to get a honda vtx
By Corey Bruce(Owner), Oct. 18, 2008
I was going to buy a Honda 1800 vtx. The dealer had a Road Star S sitting on the floor. I asked if I could take a spin. Once off the bike I stopped paper work on the VTX and went for the Road Star. Heard bad things in the past about the bike being slow off the line. The new fuel injection took care ... Read Full Review

 

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I love my Road Star S
By Jimmie(Owner), Jan. 15, 2010
Bought my Star new in late 2007. I have put hard Star bags on it so I can carry things, a Star backrest with luggage rack for my wife, a BacUp backrest for me, and a Memphis Fats windshied. Rides like a dream. Smooth, confortable,powerful, easy to ride. Cruises easily at 70 mph and gets about 42... Read Full Review

 

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My first bike
By Dan(Owner), Jul. 5, 2010
After taking the MTC I plopped down $9K ( out the door) for a 2008 Yamaha Road Star S with 3,300 miles on it.



The bike has been very good for me-scary at first-but now after 150 miles of country roads and freeways, I'm really enjoying the solid and stable feel. I'm 6'4" 240 lbs and 58 years... Read Full Review

 

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Corey B.
By Corey Bruce(Owner), Sep. 23, 2010
I have to take back what I said about the roadstar that I had owned. The bike ran like a dream the first few months I had it but then the mechanical issues started. It would often stall out went you let off the gas (in turns or at lights). What really sealed the bikes fate was the extremely poor ser... Read Full Review

 

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