Kawasaki VN1500 Vulcan Nomad F1 (2002-04)

The Kawasaki VN1500 Vulcan Nomad FI motorcycle was manufactured from 2002 to 2004. It features a four-stroke, 50 degrees V-twin engine with a capacity of 1470cc and liquid cooling. The compression ratio is 9.0:1, and the bike has EFI with dual 36mm throttle bodies. The ignition is digital, and the maximum power produced is 64 hp at 4700 rpm, while the maximum torque is 112 Nm at 3000 rpm. The bike has a five-speed transmission and a shaft final drive. The frame is made of high-tensile steel with a double cradle design. The front suspension is 41mm cartridge fork, and the rear suspension features dual air-assisted shock absorbers with 4-way rebound damping adjustment. The front brakes consist of two 320mm discs with six-piston calipers, while the rear brake has a single 270mm disc with two-piston calipers. The bike has a 150/80R-16 front and rear tire with a rake of 32.0 degrees and a 177mm trail. The wheelbase is 1661mm, and the seat height is 718mm. The dry weight of the bike is 337.0 kg, and the fuel capacity is 18.9 liters.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan Nomad FI

Year: 2002 – 04

Engine: Four stroke, 50 degrees V-Twin, SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 1470 cc / 89.7 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 102 x 90 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Induction: Digital Fuel Injection with dual 36mm throttle bodies
Ignition: Digital
Max Power: 64 hp / 46.7 kW @ 4700 rpm
Max Torque: 112 Nm / 82.6 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Frame: High-tensile steel, double cradle
Front Suspension: 41mm cartridge fork
Front Wheel Travel: 150 mm / 5.9 in
Rear Suspension: Dual air assisted shock absorbers with 4-way rebound damping adjustment

Rear Wheel Travel: 100 mm / 3.9 in
Front Brakes: 2x 320mm discs 6 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 270mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 150/80R-16
Rear Tyre: 150/80R-16
Rake: 32.0 degrees
Trail: 177 mm / 6.9 in
Wheelbase: 1661 mm / 65.4 in
Seat Height: 718 mm / 28.3 in
Dry Weight: 337.0 kg / 739 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 18.9 Litres / 5.0 US gal

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