Posted: Sun Feb 22, 2009 10:54 am
Yamaha T135 SNIPER EXCITER is an underbone motorcycle. It is also known as the Spark 135 in Thailand, Sniper in the Philippines, Jupiter MX in Indonesia, 135LC in Malaysia, Exciter in Vietnam,and T 135 Crypton X in Greece. It is made by Yamaha Motor Company and powered by a liquid-cooled 134.4 cc (8.20 cu in) 4-stroke engine. This underbone is fit for circuit racing than its rival Honda Sonic 125 and the Suzuki Raider 150 and one of the fastest 4-stroke underbone in the South East Asia.
In 2008, the fuel-injected version of the Yamaha Spark 135 was launched for the Thailand market, making it the second underbone motorcycle using fuel injection after the Honda Wave 125i. There are 3 main Yamaha factories that assembles T135. These are Indonesia, Thailand and newest is Philippines.
DiASil (die-cast aluminum cylinder) which has better heat conductance to dissipate excessive heat easily.
Lighter forged piston technology came from Yamaha R6[clarification needed]
Roller bearing rocker arms with less friction than typical rocker arms.
4-valve water-cooled engine
Fuel injection (2008 Yamaha Spark 135i in Thailand only)
Carburetor with throttle position sensor and accelerator pump (other countries) - The T135 uses Mikuni VM22 carburetor equipped with throttle position sensor for more precise ignition timing, increasing the engine's efficiency, and also an accelerator pump for better acceleration and instant response during take-off.Catalytic converter
Dual-piston front disc brake (Yamaha 135LC Extreme Spirit in Malaysia)
Cast sport rims with tubeless tires (standard for Malaysian models only)
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