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2005 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Classic

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2005 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Classic

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2005 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Classic Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $9,599.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Compression Ratio  8.6:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/90 R16 71H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  150/80 R16 71H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  65.6 / 1666.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.2 / 15.9

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Powerful and smooooooth as silk!
By Loyd Smith(Owner), Mar. 24, 2010
My first bike in a long time. I ride my son-in-law's Harley springer soft tail and my son's Kawasaki vulcan 800 that has been retro'd. My SIL took my bike for a ride and said,"That is like riding a Cadillac!" Now, I like the Harley and have put a thousand miles or more on it. This 1500 Vul... Read Full Review

 

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Exceptional Bike
By Bryan Pitt(Owner), Feb. 15, 2010
I purchased this bike last year (2009) and rode it for the season. I live in Vancouver BC, so the season is about 6-8 months long. I have to say it has been a dream to ride.

Shocks are smooth and makes you feel like you are riding on a cloud. The leather seat compliments that. I have left the stock... Read Full Review

 

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2005 vulcan 1500
By mike(Owner), Oct. 21, 2010
I bought my bike with 7000 miles on it and now it has close to 11500 miles and it is an absolute dream machine. the only negative experience i have had was shifting from 1st to 2nd was clunky sometimes. I did an oil Change using full synthetic oil and the pproblem completely stopped. I can not sa... Read Full Review

 

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Not so Great
By Chris(Owner), Sep. 7, 2010
I've owned this bike from brand new...and it has used oil almost from the day I bought it. This year, it started using oil at a rate of 1.5-2 quarts every 700 miles. Luckily for me, I purchased the extended warranty and the repair was covered. Rides great, but to need new pistons, rings, and seals a... Read Full Review

 

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Excellent low maintenance
By Ron Wendlandt(Owner), Aug. 16, 2011
I bought this June 2008 from a friend who bought it new it's got 50,000 miles have had no problems great bike Read Full Review

 

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