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2004 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Classic

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2004 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Classic

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $8,999.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  83 / 112.5
Torque RPM  3000
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  102 / 4.02
Stroke (mm/in)  90 / 3.55
Displacement (cc/ci)  1470 / 90
Compression Ratio  8.6:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Keihin
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  40
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Steel
Tube / Tubeless  Tubed
Front Tire Width  130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  150
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/90 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  150/80 R16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.6 / 41
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.9 / 150
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  3.4 / 86
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  8.2
Width (in/mm)  38 / 965
Height (in/mm)  43.3 / 1100
Wheelbase (in/mm)  64.5 / 1638
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.9 / 124
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  2
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  644 / 292
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.2 / 16
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.28
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  27.6 / 701
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Tachometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months)  12
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  Vulcan® 1500 Classic
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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By stephen collier(Owner), Dec. 5, 2008
i think this bike is for riding and the color is nice and i have had alot of people tell me they love this bike .i love it and i think is a nice cruise bike.one bad thing bad about this bike is the seat.put a good seat on it and you will have very good bike Read Full Review

 

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I have customized my bike with VH exhust chrome everywhere, mustang seats, Cyron accent lighting. It looks great, rides great around town and for long riders.....people want to take pix all the time..... Read Full Review

 

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By Kevin Keller(Owner), Jul. 4, 2017
Love the bike. Enough power to haul two people easily. Interstate driving is smooth and controlled. Mustang seats help with comfort, but wind noise is high around the windshield. A wider shield might help that. Low sitting seat makes stops easy, floorboards are well forward for extra leg comfort... Read Full Review

 

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