Moto Guzzi V1000 California II (1981-83)

The Moto Guzzi V1000 California II is a motorcycle produced between 1981 and 1983. It uses a four-stroke, V-twin engine that is longitudinally mounted and has an overhead valve and two valves per cylinder. The engine has a capacity of 948.8 cc, a compression ratio of 9.2:1, and is air-cooled. The bike has a maximum power output of 65 horsepower at 6700 rpm and a maximum torque of 75.3 Nm at 5250 rpm. The clutch is a twin-plate dry type, and the transmission is a five-speed. The bike has a shaft final drive. The front suspension uses telescopic forks, while the rear suspension has dual Koni shocks with five-way preload adjustment. Front brakes consist of twin 300 mm discs with two-piston calipers, and the rear brake is a single 275 mm disc with a two-piston caliper. The bike has a dry weight of 250 kg and a fuel capacity of 25 liters. Front and rear tires are 110/90 V18 and 120/90 V18, respectively.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Guzzi V1000 California II

Year: 1981 – 83

Engine: Four stroke, V twin, longitudinally mounted, OHV, 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 948.8 cc / 57.8 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 88 x 78 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Induction: 2x 30mm Dellorto VHB 30 Carburation Main Jet 125 Carburation Idle Jet 50 Fuel Minimum Octane Rating 97 Pilot Screw Setting 1.5
Ignition: Battery coil
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 65 hp / 47.4 kW @ 6700 rpm
Max Torque: 75.3 Nm / 55.6 lb-ft @ 5250 rpm
Clutch: Twin plat dry type
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Dual Koni shocks 5-way preload

Front Brakes: 2x 300mm discs 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 275mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 110/90 V18
Rear Tyre: 120/90 V18
Dry Weight: 250 kg / 555 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 25 Litres / 6.6 US gal

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