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2004 Kawasaki KLR650 Dual Purpose Model

Postby 4Strokes » Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:00 am

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2004 Kawasaki KLR650 Dual Purpose Model

While the Kawasaki KLR650 is technically a .dual-purpose. motorcycle, its fans often refer to it as a .triple-purpose. bike because it can do more than provide the on- or off-road capability of other dual-purpose machines. With its comfortable saddle, large fuel tank capacity, mini-fairing and torquey big-bore engine, the KLR650 gives the adventure-touring-minded rider the ability to travel long distances while riders of other brands are looking for the next rest area.

Power for the KLR650 comes from a strong, dual overhead cam, four-valve, liquid-cooled, single cylinder, 651cc four-stroke engine. The engine provides a wide range of power equally suitable for negotiating low-speed trails and cruising at a more brisk highway pace. An engine crankshaft counter-balancer and electric starter provide additional rider comfort and convenience.

The frame for the KLR650 is made of round-section high-tensile steel -- the same strong yet lightweight material used to support Kawasaki's world-class KX motocross machines. A detachable rear subframe simplifies maintenance by providing easier access to the airbox, carburetor and rear shock. Adjustable, long-travel suspension ensures a plush ride on both pavement and off-road.

A U.S. Forest Service-approved spark arrestor provides access to any Forest Service road open to licensed vehicles, while a sturdy engine guard protects the engine from loose rocks and gravel. With an optional Kawasaki tank bag and soft luggage on the large standard rear rack, KLR650 owners can tote enough gear for an extended trip to any remote location. Suggested Retail: $4,999.

Engine and Transmission Specifications
Type: 651cc, liquid cooled, 4-stroke DOHC 4-valve single
Bore / Stroke: 100.0 mm / 83.0 mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Carburetor: Keihin CVK40
Ignition type: Electronic CDI
Transmission: 5-speed

Chassis Specifications
Frame: Semi-double-cradle, high-tensile steel
Front suspension: 38mm, leading-axle air-adjustable fork, Air-adjustable preload
Rear suspension: UNI-TRAK single shock system, 5 preload and 4 rebound damping adj.
Wheel travel, front / rear: 9.1 in. / 9.1 in.
Rake/ Trail: 28 degrees / 4.4 in.
Brake, front / rear: Hydraulic disc / disc
Tire size, front / rear: 90/90 x 21 / 130/80 x 17

Capacities
Fuel tank: 6.1 gal.

Dimension and Dry Mass
Overall length: 86.8 in.
Overall height: 53.0 in.
Overall width: 37.0 in.
Wheelbase: 58.9 in.
Ground clearance: 9.4 in.
Seat height: 35.0 in.
Dry mass: 337 lbs.

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