Moto Guzzi V1000 California II (1984-86)

The Moto Guzzi V1000 California II was a motorcycle produced from 1984 to 1986. It had a four-stroke, V-twin engine with a capacity of 948.8 cc and a compression ratio of 9.2:1. The engine was air-cooled and had an ignition system powered by a battery coil. The bike had a maximum power of 65 hp at 6700 rpm and a maximum torque of 75.3 Nm at 5250 rpm. It featured a five-speed transmission and a shaft final drive. The front suspension was equipped with telescopic forks while the rear had dual Koni shocks with 5-way preload. The front brakes featured 2x 300mm discs and 2 piston calipers, while the rear had a single 275mm disc and 2 piston caliper. The bike had front and rear tires of 110/90 V18 and 120/90 V18, respectively. The dry weight of the bike was 250 kg and it had a fuel capacity of 25 liters.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Guzzi V1000 California II

Year: 1984 – 86

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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