Yamaha FJ1200 (1989-90)

The Yamaha FJ1200 motorcycle was manufactured from 1989 to 1990 and featured a four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder engine with a capacity of 1188cc. The engine had a compression ratio of 9.7:1, was air/oil cooled, and had a wet sump lubrication system. The FJ1200 had 4x36mm Mikuni carbs and TCI ignition system. It had a maximum power output of 130 hp at 9000 rpm and a maximum torque of 108 Nm at 7500 rpm.

The bike had a wet, hydraulic-operated clutch and a five-speed gearbox with a primary reduction system and a spur gear ratio of 1.750 (98/56). The frame was made of steel and had twin spars. The front suspension was telescopic with 3-way preload and damping adjustment while the rear suspension was monocross monoshock with 5-way preload and damping adjustment.

The FJ1200 had two 282mm front discs and a single 282mm rear disc with two-piston calipers. The front and rear tires had sizes of 120/70-VR17 and 150/80 V16, respectively. The bike had a length of 2230mm, a width of 775mm, and a height of 1245mm. It had a wheelbase of 1490mm, a seat height of 780mm, and ground clearance of 140mm.

The dry weight of the FJ1200 was 245kg, and its fuel capacity was 22 liters. Its average fuel consumption was 14.5 km/lit. The bike could go from 0 to 60 mph in 10.9 seconds, and its top speed was 151.8 mph. The bike’s 60-0 and 100-0 braking distances were 14.1m and 40.0m, respectively. Overall, the Yamaha FJ1200 was a powerful and sturdy bike with sufficient performance features that ensured a comfortable and safe riding experience.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Yamaha FJ 1200 3SK1 / 3SK2

Year: 1989 – 90

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 1188 cc / 72.5 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 77 x 63.8 mm
Cooling System: Air/oil cooled,
Compression Ratio: 9.7:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Engine Oil: 20W/40
Oil Capacity: 4.2 Litres
Induction: 4x 36mm Mikuni carbs
Ignition: TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
Spark Plug: NGK, DP8EA-9
Starting: Starting
Max Power: 130 hp / 94.9 kW @ 9000 rpm
Max Power Rear Tyre: 112.5 hp @ 8600 rpm
Max Torque: 108 Nm / 79.6 lb-ft @ 7500 rpm

Clutch: Wet, multiple discs, hydraulic operated
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain 2.353 (40/17)
Primary Red. System & Ratio: Spur Gear 1.750 (98/56)
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.857 (40/14) 2nd 2.000 (36/18) 3rd 1.571 (33/21) 4th 1.291 (31/24) 5th 1.115 (29/26)
Frame: Steel, twin spar
Front Suspension: Telescopic with 3-way preload and damping adjustment
Rear Suspension: Monocross monoshock 5-way preload and 5-way damping adjustment
Front Brakes: 2x 282mm discs 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 282mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/70-VR17
Rear Tyre: 150/80 V16
Dimensions: Length 2230mm / 87.8 in Width 775 mm / 30.5 in Height 1,245mm / 49.0 in
Wheelbase: 1490 mm / 58.7in
Seat Height: 780 mm / 30.7 in
Ground Clearance: 140 mm / 5.5 in
Dry Weight: 245 kg / 540.1 lbs
Wet Weight: 259 kg / 571 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 22 Litres / 5.8 gal
Consumption Average: 14.5 km/lit

Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 14.1 m / 40.0 m
Standing ~A ~A1/4 Mile: 10.9 sec / 200.3 km/h
Top Speed: 244.3 km/h / 151.8 mph

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