1981 YAMAHA YZ465

Click here for General G3-S Instructions.

Note: Click on the images to enlarge.

 1. Remove the seat, fuel tank and stock shock from the motorcycle.
2. Install G3-S shock from the back side of the motorcycle reservoir first.  The reservoir hose fitting will face up.  Install upper and lower shock bolts and nuts.

3.  Locate included angle bracket and (2) 6x20 Allen bolts.

 4. Install the Allen bolts in the two outside holes as shown.

 5. Attach angle bracket to reservoir bracket as shown.  Use a small amount of blue thread lock on the two Allen bolts.

 6. The slot in the angle bracket will locate on frame tab as shown.  The angle bracket becomes the new clutch cable guide locate the clutch cable behind the angle bracket.

 7. Locate included aluminum spacer, flat washer and 6x30 Allen bolt.

 8. Place included flat washer on 6x30 Allen bolt as shown.

 9. The existing stock reservoir bracket mounting hole will be utilized to mount the new angle bracket.

 10. The aluminum spacer is located between the angle bracket and the frame.  Use the 6x30 Allen bolt and flat washer to attach angle bracket to frame as shown, use a small amount of blue thread lock on the bolt.
Note: The bolt hole on the angle bracket is slotted, this is to enable you to pull the bracket tight against the frame tab referenced in step 6.

 11. This is the properly mounted G3-S reservoir and G3-S shock.  

 12.  Double check that all shock and reservoir mounting hardware is securely attached.  Install fuel tank and seat.  Set rider sag to the number referenced in your included setup sheet.  
Enjoy your ride.