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2008 Kawasaki KLR 650

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2008 Kawasaki KLR 650

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2008 Kawasaki KLR 650 Specifications

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Model Type  On-Off Road
BASE MSRP(US)  $5,349.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Compression Ratio  9.8:1
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)  90/90 R21
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  130/80 R17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  58.3 / 1480.8
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  6.1 / 23.1

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Great all purpose motorcycle
By Gerald Trees(Owner), Sep. 16, 2008
I purchased the 2008 Kawasaki KLR 650 when it first hit the dealers in mid 2007. I had been looking at an affordable all purpose motorcycle and hadn't found one that would allow me to cover the 120 mile round trip for work three times a week in comfort, look good and allow me to look for adventure ... Read Full Review

 

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Kawasaki KLR650 - It's the 'King'; but is it all they have in the growing 'Dual-sport' class?!?
By Steve Hanson(Writer), Sep. 16, 2008
I don't think so. But it's all that is listed here, in their Kawasaki "On-Off Road" category in the 'Drop-down menu'! Ol' Uncle Kawi has a couple surprises for you; one under each sleeve.



On one side of the excellent new KLR650 they now have another high performance, street legal, ... Read Full Review

 

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Waiting for the Decision
By Michael Hall(Owner), Nov. 13, 2008
My personal experience hasn't been that great. I purchased the bike in May of 2008, soon after, the bike sprang a coolant leak, and the rear right blinker disintergrated... so it went to the shop, they didn't fix the leak and the blinker was on 'back order'. Fast forward a few weeks, I noticed the... Read Full Review

 

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No complaints
By Greg(Owner), Oct. 7, 2008
Decided to get back on a bike after nearly 20 years. I wanted something easy to ride and relearn the whole thing. The KLR is a bargain. It's one of the cheapest bikes out there. You get a lot for your money.

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Price

Great handling

decent power

simple maintenance

Your not going to ... Read Full Review

 

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By klr owner(Owner), Dec. 8, 2008
purchased my bike in july 08 and have taken this bike up some serious fsr's/loggin roads,at times thought i had bent rims blown tires. This bike performed like a dream. For me it's a awesome machine and i ride my way to the mountains over 100 miles. I think all bikes will have lemons in the batch,bu... Read Full Review

 

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