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1954Hideo Yoshimura (Pop Yoshimura) established "YOSHIMURA MOTORS" in Fukuoka.
1964Champion in SUZUKA 18 hours endurance race.
1965YOSHIMURA moved to Fussa, Tokyo.
The company was renamed to "YOSHIMURA COMPETITION MOTORS".
Yoshimura started tuning of S600.
1971The first prototype 4-1 exhaust system was introduced by Pop and tried on CB750 in Ontario 250.
1972Yoshimura started to sell the first 4-1 exhaust system in the world.
1973Yoshimura expanded the business to U.S.A.. and established "YOSHIMURA RACING".
1974"YOSHIMURA PARTS SHOP KATO" was established in Atsugi, Kanagawa.
1975YOSHIMURA RACING" was changed to" YOSHIMURA R&D OF AMERICA".
1976"YOSHIMURA PARTS SHOP KATO" moved to Motomachi, Atsugi.
1978"YOSHIMURA PARTS SHOP KATO" moved to Yamagiwa, Atsugi.
1979"YOSHIMURA PARTS SHOP KATO" was changed to "YOSHIMURA PARTS OF JAPAN".
1980"YOSHIMURA PARTS OF JAPAN" moved to Aikawa, Aiko, Kanagawa.
1984The company was renamed to Yoshimura Japan Co., Ltd. Yoshimura started to sell first new cyclone designed to overcome street noise regulation.
1986Invention of Duplex Cyclone which was improved from cyclone exhaust system.
1987Invention and manufacturing of Sanper exhaust system for single cylinder engine.
1989Hideo Yoshimura became the chairman.
Fujio Yoshimura became the president.
1990Manufacturing of Yoshimura MCL Road Star (Mazda Eunos Road Star).
Muffler material was changed to all stainless.
JMCA, Japan Motorcycle Association was founded.
1991Muffler manufacturing factory completed.
1992Fujio Yoshimura invented MJN carburetor.
Using titanium and carbon materials for exhaust system & muffler was started.
1993Chassis dynamometer was set next to the company.
1995Yoshimura Cyclone muffler with one year warranty.
Mass production of titanium full system was started.
Hideo Yoshimura passed away.
1996Production of titanium cyclone and hand bent titan cyclone for Super 7 started.
1997Previous one year warranty on Cyclone muffler extended for two years.
Suzuki GSX-R Racing kit parts development & sales has been started officially.
1998Production of new designed cyclone "Tri-Oval cyclone" started.
Muffler repair service "Yoshimura's care, Yoshimura warranty" started.
2000Complete machine Yoshimura Hayabusa X-1 were released to the market.
(Base machine GSX1300R / 100 machines limited)
2001Complete machine Katana 1135R were released to the market.
(Base machine GSX1100S / 5 machines limited)
Production of Catalyzed cyclone started.
2002Complete machine Yoshimura Tornado S-1 were released to the market.
(Base machine GSX-R1000 / 50 machines limited)
Production of new designed cyclone "Mega Tri-Oval cyclone" started.
2003Authorization of ISO9001.
Complete machine M450R released to the market. (Base machine DR-Z400 / Order made)
Production of new designed cyclone "Tri-Cone cyclone" started.
200450th Anniversary of the foundation.
New office building completed.
Complete machine Tornado III Zero-50 were released to the market.
(Base machine GSX-R1000 / 5 machines limited)
Production of EEC Approved Slip-On started.
Suzuki RMZ Racing kit parts development & sales has been started officially.
2006Developed and started sales of exhaust system "Exhaust Shooter Package" (stepping motor & control unit).
Developed and started sales of Dual Stack Air Funnel.
2007Developed and started sales of exhaust system "High Flow Magic" (catalytic converted system).
Developed and started sales of 4st Mini Cylinder Head Kit parts.
2008Developed and started sales of new type silencer sleeve "Metal Magic".