Kawasaki Z650F (1982-83)

The Kawasaki Z650F was a motorcycle model produced by Kawasaki between 1982 and 1983. It was equipped with a four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC engine with a capacity of 652cc and 2 valves per cylinder. The bike had an air cooled cooling system, 4x 28mm Mikuni carburetors and a CDI ignition with a 12V-10AH battery. The Z650F had a maximum power of 66 hp at 8500 rpm and a maximum torque of 5.8 kgf-m at 7000 rpm. The transmission was a 5-speed with a wet, multi-plate clutch and a chain final drive. The frame was a steel twin loop cradle and the suspension included a telescopic hydraulic fork at the front and a swinging fork at the rear. The brakes were 2x 300mm Disc at the front and a single 300mm Disc at the rear. The bike had a wheelbase of 1437mm, a seat height of 800mm, a ground clearance of 152mm and a wet weight of 237 kg. Its fuel capacity was 16.5 litres.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki Z 650

Year: 1982 – 83

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 652 cc / 39.7 in
Bore x Stroke: 62 54 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Lubrication: Dry sump
Oil Capacity: 7.4 US pint
Induction: 4x 28mm Mikuni carburetors
Ignition: CDI
Battery: 12V-10AH
Starting: Electric & kick
Max Power: 66 hp / 48.2 kW @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque: 5.8 kgf-m / 57 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Transmission: 5 Speed

Final Drive: Chain
Gear Ratio: 1st 15.63:1 2nd 10.93:1 3rd 8.52:1 4th 6.97:1 5th 5.97:1
Frame: Steel twin loop cradle
Front Suspension: Telescopic hydraulic fork
Rear Suspension: Swinging fork
Front Brakes: 2x 300mm Disc
Rear Brakes: Single 300mm Disc
Front Tyre: 3.25-19
Rear Tyre: 4.00-18
Rake: 27 o
Trail: 106 mm / 4.2 in
Wheelbase: 1437 mm / 56.6 in
Seat Height: 800mm / 31.5 in
Ground Clearance: 152 mm / 6.0 in
Wet Weight: 237 kg / 522.4 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 16.5 Litres / 4.3 US gal

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