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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Classic LT

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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Classic LT

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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Classic LT Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $8,799.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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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
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Chromed  Yes
Front Tire Width  130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Rear Wheel Diameter  15
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/90 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  180/70 R15
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  10.7 / 272
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.5 / 242
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)  8.08
Width (in/mm)  39.6 / 1005.8
Height (in/mm)  58.3 / 1480.8
Wheelbase (in/mm)  64.8 / 1645.9
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.3 / 135
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  1
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  595.4 / 270.1
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  657.1 / 298.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.3 / 20.1
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.52
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  26.8 / 680.7
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Backrest Logo Plate  Yes
Backrest Type  Detachable
Backrest Location  Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  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
Clock  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)  Touring
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2006
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  Vulcan® 900 Classic LT
Mounts:  
Saddle Bag Mounts  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Height Adjustable  Yes
Tinted  Yes
Height  High
Storage:  
Saddle Bag (s)  Standard
Saddle Bag Material  Leather
Saddle Bag Trim  Studded
Number Of Saddle Bags  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Leather Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen

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By Owen Whritenour Jr(Owner), Apr. 12, 2009
I haven't had it that long to write a complete review, but so far I really enjoy riding it. The Paint is beautiful. My only two complaints are, it should have a tach and foot boards for the passenger. The rear foot peg is very close to the muffler and no matter what shoes they wear, ther foot touche... Read Full Review

 

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Fits me to a tee
By Bob (Owner), Nov. 23, 2009
The 09 900LT is a beautiful, well built machine. I did a 600 mile trip on it and it performed flawlessly. At 70-75 mph it will get 45 mpg. At 50-60 it will get 60 mpg.

I'm planning a trip from New Mexico to Califonia next spring so I added a Cobra rear rack and a driver's backrest. The total tri... Read Full Review

 

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perfect bike
By Al Kallas(Owner), May. 27, 2009
I love my bike the ride is smooth,and the windshield makes an unbelievable difference. I added kawasaki rear footboards and engine guard. Real nice! Read Full Review

 

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Best Bang Form The Buck
By bootcut(Owner), Apr. 4, 2011
I have put 19000 miles on my 900 Vulcan LT. I have made three trips to the Black Hills, at about 1500 miles each round trip. Bike handles and rides great. Average speed on the interstate 80 to 85 mph. One time on the way back I had it at 100 on a flat for about 10 miles. I had a little more throttle... Read Full Review

 

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i think it, it does it
By Ernest Graham(Owner), Jul. 20, 2010
i got my bike for father's day, yea pretty cool, living in philly, i've taken it to the jersey shore, the poconos, and trailred it to chicago. Lake Shore Drive is a dream ride. She is well balanced, well behaved. Gets great gas mileage, and has more than enough power. I love my vulcan Read Full Review

 

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