Kawasaki Z400FX (1980-82)

The Kawasaki Z 400FX was a motorcycle produced from 1980-1982. Its engine was a four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC with 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 399cc/24.3 cu in. The bike had a cooling system that was air cooled with a compression ratio of 9.5:1. The Z 400FX had 4 x TKK 21P Teir-Kei carburetors, battery & coil ignition, and electric starting. The bike had a maximum power output of 43 hp/32 kW at 10,500 rpm and a maximum torque output of 3.5 kgf-m/25.3 lb-ft at 8,500 rpm. The transmission was a 6-speed with a chain final drive with a gear ratio that varied from 1st to 6th gear. The front suspension was telescopic forks while the rear suspension was a swinging arm fork with shock absorbers. The front brake was a single 236mm disc and the rear brake was a single 140mm drum. The front and rear tires were 3.25-19 and 3.75-18 respectively. The wheelbase was 1380 mm/54.3 in with a ground clearance of 145mm/5.7 in. The dry weight was 189 kg/416.6 lbs and it had a fuel capacity of 15 liters/3.9 US gal.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki Z 400FX

Year: 1980 – 82

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 Valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 399 cc / 24.3 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 52 47mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Induction: 4 x TKK 21P Teir-Kei carburetors
Ignition: Battery & coil
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 43 hp / 32 kW @ 10500 rpm
Max Torque: 3.5 kgf-m / 25.3 lb-ft @ 8500 rpm
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.57 (36/14) 2nd 1.78 (32/18) 3rd 1.38 (29/21) 4th 1.13 (27/24) 5th 0.96 (25/26) 6th 0.85 (23/27)
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Swinging arm fork with shock absorbers.

Front Brakes: Single 236mm disc
Rear Brakes: Single 140mm drum
Front Tyre: 3.25-19
Rear Tyre: 3.75-18
Wheelbase: 1380 mm / 54.3 in
Ground Clearance: 145 mm / 5.7 in
Dry Weight: 189 kg / 416.6 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 15 Litres / 3.9 US gal

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