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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Custom

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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Custom

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $7,699.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  58.2 / 78.9
Torque RPM  3500
Cooling  Liquid / Air
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  88 / 3.47
Stroke (mm/in)  74.2 / 2.92
Displacement (cc/ci)  903 / 55.1
Compression Ratio  9.5:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Keihin
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  34
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Steel
Front Tire Width  80
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  21
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Rear Wheel Diameter  15
Front Tire (Full Spec)  80/90 R21
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  180/70 R15
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic 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 / 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)  4.1 / 104.1
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  UNI-TRAK®
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.89
Width (in/mm)  35.2 / 894.1
Height (in/mm)  44.1 / 1120.1
Wheelbase (in/mm)  64.8 / 1645.9
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  11
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  549 / 249
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  610.8 / 277.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.3 / 20.1
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.64
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  27 / 685.8
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
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2007
NADATrimID  33269
Display Name  Vulcan® 900 Custom
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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Jun. 7, 2009
Purchased a Vulcan 900 Custom SE (blacked out) bike about 6 weeks ago and have about 1000 miles on it so far. Choice came down to the new Yamaha 950 and the Vulcan. After riding both I ended up purchasing the Vulcan primarily for its maneuverability in traffic when city driving. It is an awesome bik... Read Full Review

 

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A Great First Bike
By Mark(Owner), Jul. 26, 2009
One month ago, I went shopping around, for my first cruiser, My starter bike (1992 Yamaha Seca II) had served it's purpose, and was starting to nickel and dime me.

Initially I went Hog shopping, thinking "Buy American", being over 6', I was too tall for anything in the Sportster line-up, ... Read Full Review

 

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09 Vulcan 900 Custom
By Duston Heflin(Owner), May. 5, 2009
I bought mine in Jan. of 09. Its now May and I have put 2300 miles on it and its awesome!!! It handles well, and is super lite. My wife and I have rode alot and with another person on you can't tell any power loss the 900cc engine is the greatest thing since sliced bread. Had seen some reviews about... Read Full Review

 

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Awesome Bike
By Marshall(Owner), Jun. 12, 2009
Spent some time evaluating mid-powered cruisers. Final decision came down to 900 Special Edition or Yamaha 950 v-star. Riding position, water-cooled and looks were some of the factors that made the 900 my decision. Very happy with bike. Pipes look great and easy de-baffling makes after-market pipes ... Read Full Review

 

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A blast
By Mike Wilson(Owner), May. 26, 2009
I bought a Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom Special Edition in May 2009. I have put a 1,000 miles on since I bought it. This was my first bike and it was a perfect choice. The bike handles and runs like a dream. The looks are very unique. I get a lot of looks and people can hardly believe its a Kawasaki. ... Read Full Review

 

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