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Specs for the 900
















Frame Numbers Z1F 000001-020000 (KHI, Akashi)

Engine NumbersZ1E 000001-020000 (KHI, Akashi)

Colors
Candy brown / Orange
Candy green / Yellow

Maximum BHP 82 @ 8500 rpm (Japanese horses!)

Maximum Torque 54.3 ft-lbs. @ 7,000 rpm

Maximum Speed 132 mph

Standing Quarter 12.0 Seconds

Braking Distance 36.1 ft @ 31 mph / 11metres

Type D.O.H.C. 4-cylinder, 4-stroke, air cooled

Displacement 903cc (55.08 cu in)

Bore x Stroke 66 x 66 mm

Compression Ratio 8.5:1

Ignition Timing 50 BTDC @ 1,500 rpm

400 BTDC @ 3,000 rpm

Engine Oil SAE 10W40

Engine Oil Capacity Total inc. filter 3.7 Litres

Less filter 3.0 Litres

Spark Plugs NGK B8ES

Carburettors Mikuni VM28SC x 4

Dry Weight 229.5kg 506 lbs.

Overall Width 866mm / 34.1"

Overall Length 2200mm / 86.6"

Fuel Tank Capacity 17 Litres (3.73 UK gal.)

Tire Size / Make Front 3.25H x 19 / Dunlop F6B

Rear 4.00H x 18 / Dunlop K87 Mk 2 M

Fork Oil / Capacity SAE 10 / 170cc per tube

Brakes - Front Single disc
245mm effective diameter

Brakes - Rear Internal drum 200mm x 35mm
















Specs for Z1000R for 82'

Performance
Standing quarter mile: 11.72 @ 114.06mph
RPM @ 60mph, top gear: 3820
Engine
Air-cooled 4 cylinder DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
998cc (69.4 bore x 60mm stroke)
9.2:1 compression ratio
79Bhp@8500 rpm (102PS) View Hp figures
54.06 ft/lbs @ 7000 rpm
Fuel
(4) Mikuni 34mm CV carbs
Gas Mileage 36.6 mpg (dependent on driver disposition)
Fuel capacity 4.3 gallons (1.4 gallons additional on reserve)
Transmission
Five speed, constant mesh, wet clutch
Primary drive: spur gear, 97/56, 1.73:1
Final drive: 630 chain, 41/15 sprockets, 2.73:1
Gear ratios 1--2.64; 2--1.83; 3--1.43; 4--1.17; 5--1.04
Overall gear ratios 1--12.50; 2--8.67; 3--6.76; 4--5.55; 5--4.92
Chassis
Dual downtubes, cradled (non-stressed) engine, tubular steel swingarm
Fork: 38 mm air assisted with 145mm of travel
Rear: gas charged piggyback shock absorbers (2) with adjustable preload; 100mm travel
Wheelbase: 1525mm (60 in)
Rake/Trail: 29.5/115mm (4.53 in)
Front tire/wheel: 100/90-19 Dunlop K300M, Cast gold colored 1.85 x 19
Rear tire/wheel: 120/90-18 Dunlop K300, Cast gold colored 2.50 x 18
Seat height: 775mm (30.5 in)
Ground clearance: 120mm (4.7 in)
543.5 lbs. (488 in Kawasaki literature)
Miscellaneous
Speedometer, tachometer, tripmeter, fuel gauge, high beam, headlight bad, neutral, oil indicators
Ignition: battery powered, inductive, magnetically triggered
Headlight: 60W high, 55W low
Battery: 12V18AH
30 mph indicated, 29.99 actual
60 mph indicated, 61.01 actual

Specs for police 1000

Engine type 4-stroke, in-line four

Displacement 998cc

Starting Electric

Bore x Stroke 69.4 x66.0mm

Cooling Air

Carburetion Mikuni BS34 x 4

Ignition Transistor Controlled Breakerless Ignition (TCBI)

Transmission 5-speed

Frame Double cradle, heavy-duty steel

Rake/trail 27.0 degrees/4.5 in.

Suspension, front 38mm telescopic hydraulic fork

Suspension, rear Swingarm with twin adjustable shocks

Tire, front bead retention type MN 90-18 4PR

Tire, rear bead retention type MN 90-18 4PR

Brakes, front/rear Dual hydraulic discs/Single hydraulic
disc

Overall length 90.2 in.

Overall width 35.2 in.

Overall height 61.4 in.

Ground clearance 6.3 in.

Seat height 30.7 in.

Dry weight 595 lbs.

Fuel capacity 4.0 gal.

Wheelbase 60.4 in.