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2004 Buell Lightning® Low XB9S

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2004 Buell Lightning® Low XB9S

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2004 Buell Lightning® Low XB9S Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $9,195.00
Dealers Buell Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp)  92
Horsepower RPM  7500
Torque (Ft Lbs)  70
Torque RPM  5500
Cooling  Air / Oil
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV
Bore (mm/in)  89 / 3.5
Stroke (mm/in)  79 / 3.13
Displacement (cc/ci)  984 / 60
Compression Ratio  10.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  45
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Speed Governor  No
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  2.69 / 1.85 / 1.43 / 1.18 / 1
Reverse  No
Final Drive Ratio  2.41
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Front Wheel Width (in)  3.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)  5.5
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  Z
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  55
Rear Tire Speed Rating  Z
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 180/55 ZR17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  14.8 / 375
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.5 / 240
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.6 / 41
Front Travel (in/mm)  2.9 / 74
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  5 / 127
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.31
Width (in/mm)  29.7 / 755
Height (in/mm)  41.3 / 1050
Wheelbase (in/mm)  52 / 1320
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  3.7
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  385 / 175
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  400 / 181
GVWR (lbs/kgs)  850 / 386
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  3.7 / 14
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.7 / 2.6
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.56
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Seat Height (in/mm)  28.6 / 726
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Chain Guard  Yes
Tank Guard  Yes
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months)  24
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport
Manufacturer Country  USA
Parent Company  Buell
Display Name  Lightning® Low XB9S
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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Good for girls too!
By Monica(Owner), Jan. 20, 2009
This is my first motorcycle. I bought it in 2004 right after I got my license. I think it's a great beginner bike, but it's powerful enough that you don't feel the need to trade up right away. It's stable in the turns and the braking is fantastic. I've ridden friends' motorcycles and noticed how... Read Full Review

 

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