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2005 Kawasaki Vulcan® 800 Classic

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2005 Kawasaki Vulcan® 800 Classic

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2005 Kawasaki Vulcan® 800 Classic Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,549.00
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  9.5:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/90 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  140/90 R16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Drum
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  63 / 1600.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4 / 15.1

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VN 800 Classic
By Robert Burns(Owner), Sep. 15, 2008
This is the third road bike I have owned and ridden.

The 800 Classic is a smooth running bike. It is dependable, and it gets 50 MPG. It is comfortable with the stock seat and handlebars, and I can cruise at Interstate speeds all day.

Now, the parts that I do not like. It is chain driven, so cha... Read Full Review

 

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The Little Bike That Could and DOES!
By Jason(Owner), Jan. 19, 2011
I've put almost 12,000 miles on this bike since I purcheased this bike last year. It was 100% stock when I bought it and I was instantly happy, but I wanted it to be "my" bike so I started throwing a few things at it. With minimal cost [about $1000 (includes Baron Big Air Kit, Jardine Ru... Read Full Review

 

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Great bike!
By Ben(Owner), Aug. 11, 2010
I like it so far. I got mine about a month ago and I put on 3K Kms already.



The things I like:



-Smooth, easy ride

-Plenty of power in 2nd,3rd,4th gear

-Quite nimble despite it's looks

-Comfortable during small commutes

-Excellent on gas

-Chrome!



Things I dislike:



-5th gear is terrib... Read Full Review

 

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Excellent Bike For The Long Haul.
By Mark(Owner), Jan. 28, 2012
I bought this bike nearly new. It now has over 32,000 miles on the odometer. I maintain this bike perfectly. I run the best motor oil. The only complaint I have is that the drive chain gets loose and sloppy about once a season. I have ridden this bike on trips from southern Michigan to Tennessee in ... Read Full Review

 

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