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From first glance, only thing I can potentially see is the wheelbase is longer perhaps?
 

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If you look under Features it list all the changes under Top Features and New for 2019.

Some of the new items include, cruise control, heated grips, quick shifter standard, TFT instrument panel, longer swingarm, narrower handlebar and rear shock with remote preload adjuster. As you can see below it does say, "For 2019, the Tracer 900 GT features a fully-adjustable front fork and a new rear shock with remote-preload adjustment." So hopefully they have improved the suspension again.

https://www.yamahamotorsports.com/sport-touring/models/tracer-900-gt

Top Features:

Practicality Plus Performance
The Tracer™ 900 GT brings sport touring to a new level, with sports-oriented performance and amenities including advanced rider aids, uprated suspension, a reshaped height-adjustable windshield, newly refined bodywork, an adjustable riding position with new seats, 12V electrical outlet, integrated sidecase mounts, and a generous 4.8 gallon fuel tank. The Tracer 900 GT is ideal for the daily commute, short fun rides, or weekend getaways.

Stunning 3-Cylinder Engine
The Tracer 900 GT features an 847cc liquid-cooled, inline 3-cylinder, DOHC, 12-valve engine derived from the award winning MT-09™. This engine combines high-tech components with a crossplane concept crankshaft to deliver an exciting, sporty engine character with plenty of torque for flexibility and relaxed highway comfort.

Advanced Engine Control
Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T®) is Yamaha’s exclusive ride-by-wire throttle system, derived from MotoGP® technology. YCC-T works to give the rider smooth, precise throttle feel and powers the Tracer’s various rider aids, including D-Mode adjustable throttle response, an integrated multi-mode Traction Control System (TCS), cruise control and a quick shifter—all standard.

Revised Chassis and Ergonomics
For 2019, the Tracer 900 GT features a fully-adjustable front fork and a new rear shock with remote-preload adjustment. A new, longer swingarm improves the feeling of drive from the rear tire. New passenger footpegs, a narrower handlebar and new seats boost comfort, too.

Top Shelf Features
Modern and stylish LED lighting—including an all-LED headlight unit—offers superior visibility and complements the updated Tracer 900 GT design. A new full-color Thin Film Transistor (TFT) instrument panel is designed to visually relay data to the rider quickly and clearly, including fuel consumption info and gear position. A centerstand comes standard, as do heated grips and ABS.


New for 2019:

High-Spec Suspension
The Tracer 900 GT features a fully-adjustable front fork and new rear shock, both derived from the latest MT-09 Hypernaked. The fork features separate leg damping for simplified tuning, while the rear shock utilizes a remote preload adjuster to simplify changes in load.

Refined Styling
Smoothly flowing bodywork gives the new Tracer 900 GT a sporty, high-quality appearance, highlighted by a new, larger windscreen redesigned for improved wind protection, as well as newly integrated sidecase mounts.

Updated Ergonomics
With a narrower handlebar, the Tracer 900 GT gives the rider a more compact feeling of control, while the passenger enjoys reshaped grab rails and greater legroom. Both riders also get new seats for improved long-distance comfort, and heated grips come standard.

Revised Chassis
The updated aluminum swingarm is longer for a better feeling of drive force from the potent 847cc engine.

New Electronics
A new full-color Thin Film Transistor (TFT) instrument panel is designed to visually relay data to the rider quickly and clearly, including gear position, TCS modes, and more. Cruise control and a performance quick shifter also come standard.
 

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High-Spec Suspension
The Tracer 900 GT features a fully-adjustable front fork and new rear shock, both derived from the latest MT-09 Hypernaked. The fork features separate leg damping for simplified tuning, while the rear shock utilizes a remote preload adjuster to simplify changes in load.
it's a shame the suspension isn't usefully better than current. An RPA is nice, but all you have to do is put preload rings on the bottom and all that other malarkey is no longer needed. It would have been nice is Yam also re-thought the linkage and went with eyelet-eyelet shock and triangular plates instead of the cast 'L'. It's not like KYB doesn't already have that setup - it's called the Z900. Would have been made changing geometry trivial and cheap.

If the photos don't lie, both the standard FJ and the GT have the same forks - same as '17 FZ/MT.
 

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it's a shame the suspension isn't usefully better than current. An RPA is nice, but all you have to do is put preload rings on the bottom and all that other malarkey is no longer needed. It would have been nice is Yam also re-thought the linkage and went with eyelet-eyelet shock and triangular plates instead of the cast 'L'. It's not like KYB doesn't already have that setup - it's called the Z900. Would have been made changing geometry trivial and cheap.

If the photos don't lie, both the standard FJ and the GT have the same forks - same as '17 FZ/MT.
Yes they don't come right out and say they have improved or change anything? All they say for sure is a longer swingarm and remote preload adjust on the rear shock. I just wonder if they did change anything when they say "both derived from the latest MT-09 Hypernaked" does that mean they made some minor changes to the 2018 MT-09 as well???
 

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I just wonder if they did change anything when they say "both derived from the latest MT-09 Hypernaked" does that mean they made some minor changes to the 2018 MT-09 as well???
"Latest" == current since 2018 is still the future. Trying to read tea leaves from PR fluff is asking a lot. But ultimately the proof is in the valving. It'll probably be heavier shim config than the MT09 because of the weight but nothing major. Consider how poorly KYB has done the FZ/FJ to date (and the past 30 years in general) I don't expect to be begging for alms under an US1 overpass.
 

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They did increase the length of the swingarm.
They do list dimensions on the Yamaha UK website, and this is what they list.

Tracer 900GT

Dimensions
Overall length 2,160 mm (85")
Overall width 850 mm (33.46"_
Overall height 1,375 mm max 1,430 mm (54.13", max 56.3")
Seat height 850 mm max 865 mm (33.46", max 34.06")
Wheel base 1,500 mm (59.05") FJ-09 1,440mm (56.7")
Minimum ground clearance 135 mm (5.31")
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 214 kg (471.79 lb.)
Fuel tank capacity 18 L (4.755 US Gallon, 3.96 Imp Gallon)
Oil tank capacity 3.4 L (3.59 Quart)

Info off the Yamaha UK and Yamaha Canada websites.

https://www.yamaha-motor.eu/uk/prod...ing/tracer-900-gt.aspx?view=featurestechspecs
https://www.yamaha-motor.ca/products/details-build-price.php?model=4712&group=MC&catId=79&year=2016
 

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"Latest" == current since 2018 is still the future. Trying to read tea leaves from PR fluff is asking a lot. But ultimately the proof is in the valving. It'll probably be heavier shim config than the MT09 because of the weight but nothing major. Consider how poorly KYB has done the FZ/FJ to date (and the past 30 years in general) I don't expect to be begging for alms under an US1 overpass.
And "Latest" by definition means:

noun: latest
1.
the most recent news or fashion.
"have you heard the latest?"


So the "Latest" would be the 2018 MT-09, even though it is not for sale right now.

All that I was pointing out was the reference they made to the MT-09 Hypernaked in the description of the forks on the Tracer 900 GT.

The Tracer 900 GT features a fully-adjustable front fork and new rear shock, both derived from the latest MT-09 Hypernaked.

It's funny how in one sentence you say "Trying to read tea leaves from PR fluff is asking a lot." And then two seconds later "It'll probably be heavier shim config than the MT09 because of the weight but nothing major." Probably? did you get that from your last cup of tea or the Psychic Hotline?
 

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And then two seconds later "It'll probably be heavier shim config than the MT09 because of the weight but nothing major." Probably? did you get that from your last cup of tea or the Psychic Hotline?
any suspension tech will tell you that a heavier bike needs heavier valving to match the heavier springs. The XSR/FJ got a shock with 5mm more preload built in. The XSR (and FJ?) got dual-rate fork springs and I believe a rate increase. All this back in '16. The FJ fork valving was significantly heavier than the preceeding FZ. I wouldn't be surprised the 2018 FJ valving is different from the 2017 or 2018 FZ. Not that it matters. They both are going to be 'meh'.
 
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