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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Custom

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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Custom

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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Custom Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $7,699.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid / Air
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)  Belt
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  80/90 R21
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  180/70 R15
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  64.8 / 1645.9
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.3 / 20.1

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Electrical Problems
By David Mahony(Owner), Aug. 17, 2009
I bought a Custom 900 several months ago and have really enjoyed it (it is my first bike).



The problem is, it's been in the shop three times now for electrical problems. I got shocked when I started it, the blinkers all died, the battery died one day and now the back lights are dead.



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By john(Owner), Jun. 5, 2009
this is a great bike except for the rubbing noise that hits at 20-122 mph. sounds like the belt. Dealer is deaf and cant seem to hear it even though it vibrates through the handle bars as well as emitting a loud humming sound. its not the tranny nor the engine and is consistent with wheel tur... Read Full Review

 

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By Steve D(Owner), Oct. 6, 2010
I purchased my 900 in april,10. Have approx 4,000 miles. Like the bike a great deal with a couple of exceptions. A strange noise coming from the rear wheel--appears to be consistant with rear tire speed.Seem to get louder if the bike has been out on the hwy for time at speed. Also has a scraping so... Read Full Review

 

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FUN FUN FUN
By Greg Snellbaker(Owner), Sep. 1, 2010
A week ago I purchased a new 2010 vn900 Custom SE I rode KZs back in the day and was skeptical about riding a cruiser style bike. This bike handles like a dream very comfortable to rideand good power. My only complaint would be a 6th gear as highway riding has the motor thumpin really good. Read Full Review

 

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A cruiser to consider.
By Brian Elder(Owner), Jul. 11, 2011
I purchased my 09 900 SE in April 2010,I will say kawasaki did a great job on this bike i now have 4,800 miles on and no problems other than belt noise once in a while but easily fixed,bike is comfy, handlebar reach is perfect for my 5'10 frame,handles better than a few other bikes i test rode befor... Read Full Review

 

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