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2005 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1600 Mean Streak

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2005 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1600 Mean Streak

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $10,999.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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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)  95 / 3.74
Displacement (cc/ci)  1552 / 94.7
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
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  2.5 / 1.75 / 1.33 / 1.07 / 0.87
Reverse  No
Final Drive Ratio  2.62
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Tire Width  130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  170
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  60
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/90 R17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  170/60 R17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
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)  3.4 / 86.4
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.91
Width (in/mm)  33.5 / 850.9
Height (in/mm)  43.3 / 1099.8
Wheelbase (in/mm)  67.1 / 1704.3
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.9 / 124.5
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  10.9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  639.5 / 290.1
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  699 / 317
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.5 / 17
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.44
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
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  No
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  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
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months)  12
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2004
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  Vulcan® 1600 Mean Streak™
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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Comfort and Value Second to None.
By Vics(Owner), Aug. 2, 2010
After 27 years riding bikes and having all models and sizes, this is by far the smoothiest and most comfortable bike ever build. Great price point and the features like the shaft instead of belt, position of handles and foot, for a tall guy like me 6'7", it is like a glove. It is sad that Kawas... Read Full Review

 

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By J Tippins(Owner), Oct. 3, 2010
Bought it used in May 2010 with 10,800 mi

It's now Oct and 16,000 miles.

Looked at several,almost bought Yamaha Warrior and Honda VTX. After riding all three I decided on the Mean Streak.Handles exceptionally well,runs very good (had to get rid of the noisy solenoids).Rode to Va and back couple of... Read Full Review

 

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By Bozz(Enthusiast), Feb. 19, 2018
As soon as I got on this bike, I knew it was goibg to be mine. This is a very special bike. Not only does it look great, but it THE most comfirtable bike I've ever been on. My riding experience goes back many years, so I have owned several bikes. This one is keeper. I get instant acceleration, grea... Read Full Review

 

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