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2004 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Drifter

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2004 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Drifter

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $10,999.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
Insurance
Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
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  9:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Mitsubishi®
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  36
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
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
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  10.6 / 270
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)  3.9 / 99
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  8.35
Width (in/mm)  38.6 / 980
Height (in/mm)  43.9 / 1115
Wheelbase (in/mm)  65.2 / 1656
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.9 / 124
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  4.2
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  670 / 304
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 19
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.19
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  28.7 / 729
Number Of Seats  1
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Engine Case Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months)  12
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  1999
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  Vulcan® 1500 Drifter
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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