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dercoated it in custom Yamaha blue.
The Full Bore plastic was painted
with blue and black ghost flames. To
highlight the package, Kevin mounted custom LED lights with the wires
The final version of Kevin’s Banshee
that you see here looks good enough
to be a show quad, but he’s quick to
point out that it gets ridden hard on
a regular basis. It’s fun to look at, but
even more fun to ride. There’s just
something about a two-stroke twin
coming on the pipe that a modern
four-stroke 450 will never be able to
Here is the “before” photo, showing
what Kevin’s 1995 Banshee looked like
when he first bought it. The classic two-stroke screamer certainly needed some
work to bring it back to its past glory.
Thanks to the strong ATV aftermarket industry, Kevin
didn’t have to go to a Yamaha dealer to buy parts for
his discontinued Banshee.