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2004 Yamaha V-Max Photo Gallery

Photos of the 2004 Yamaha V-Max. 2004 Yamaha V-Max.

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The V-Max air scoops are non-functional, but they are still an aesthetic triumph.
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Mr. Max looks like a fast SOB even when it's parked.
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The 1198cc V-4 is the heart of the wickedly fast V-Max.
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Back alley brawler? You bet, not many are willing to go up against a stock V-Max in the 1/4 mile.
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Dual 298mm discs do the braking work up front.
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Duke Danger managed to do a short test of the V-Max at Star Days 2002.
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It's not everyday you get the front end of a cruiser up in the air.
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Duke couldn't get enough of the straight line power when he tested the Max.
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Burnouts? No problem. Seriously, absolutely no problem.
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Our '04 test model showed off flat black paint, while the 2005 anniversary model will have a 20th anniversary badge on the faux fuel cell.
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Out back a single 298mm single disc aid the front in bringing this bike to a stop.
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Few bikes spark conversation like Yamaha's muscle bike.
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The V-Max is right at home lurking in the shadows awaiting challengers.
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The V-Max is surprisingly easy to manuever at low speeds and around town.
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While it's not the most adept at turning in, the V-Max is respectable on sinuous roads.
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No matter how dorky a rider is, they always seem to look good on a V-Max as Korf demonstrates.
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The lower information cluster consists of a tach, fuel indicator, and other idiot lights.
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Finding the gas tank is truly a treasure hunt, it sits in the middle of the saddle.
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Get used to putting gas in the V-Max, it's not exactly the most fuel efficient bike.
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Open road is little more than an invitation to take in the V-Max's intoxicating power.
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The V-max is fun bike pure and simple, exhibiting pure straight line performance.
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The Yamaha V-Max Dyno chart is still impressive after all these years.
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This is the reason the V-Max is still unchanged after 20 years, raw power.
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V-Boost is not a myth, it's a butterfly valve that pours fuel/air mixture into the cylinders at 6500 rpm.
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The 2005 model gets update anniversary graphics.