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2004 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Nomad

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2004 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Nomad

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2004 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Nomad Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $12,999.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  24
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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)  40
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubed
Front Tire Width  150
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  150
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  150/80 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  150/80 R16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.6 / 41
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.9 / 149.9
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  3.9 / 99.1
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  8.23
Width (in/mm)  38.6 / 980
Height (in/mm)  56.3 / 1430
Wheelbase (in/mm)  65.6 / 1666
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.3 / 135
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  3
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  743 / 337
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 19
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.98
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  28.3 / 719
Number Of Seats  2
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
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:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months)  24
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  Vulcan® 1500 Nomad™
Mounts:  
Side Case Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield  Standard
Storage:  
Side Case Material  Vinyl
Number Of Side Cases  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard

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By TL(Owner), Feb. 13, 2013
I purchased a 2004 Kawasaki Nomad in 2004 off the showroom floor. The 2005 models were there but I was not swayed. In just about 30,000 miles ridden I have always found this to be a comfortable, confident ride. I have thought about a change from time to time over my 9 years of ownership but I always... Read Full Review

 

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