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2005 Yamaha V Star Classic

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2005 Yamaha V Star Classic

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $5,899.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque RPM  3000
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  81 / 3.19
Stroke (mm/in)  63 / 2.48
Displacement (cc/ci)  649 / 39.6
Compression Ratio  9.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Mikuni
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  2
Carburetor Size (mm)  28
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  2.714 / 1.9 / 1.458 / 1.167 / 0.967
Reverse  No
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubed
Front Wheel Width (in)  3
Rear Wheel Width (in)  3.5
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Width  130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  S
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  170
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Tire Speed Rating  S
Rear Wheel Diameter  15
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 130/90 SR16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 170/80 SR15
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.7 / 298
Rear Brake Type  Drum
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  7.9 / 200
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.6 / 41
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.5 / 139.7
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)  3.9 / 99.1
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  8.04
Width (in/mm)  36.6 / 929.6
Height (in/mm)  43.5 / 1104.9
Wheelbase (in/mm)  64 / 1625.6
Turning Radius (ft)  10.2
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.5 / 139.7
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  0
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  505 / 229
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  545 / 247.2
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  441 / 200
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.2 / 16
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.79 / 3
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.29
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  27.9 / 708.7
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Passenger
Chain Guard  No
Fork Guards  Yes
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  20390
Display Name  V Star Classic
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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my favorite cruiser
By Lee (Owner), Mar. 26, 2013
I bought this bike new and i have made some changes moved the forward controls 3" gives the bike a lot more leg room and keeps my knees out of the way of the handle bars also put wind shield , saddle bags , back rest , and changed to white wall Metzler rides and handles a lot better also I don'... Read Full Review

 

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Great Bike
By 850 bassman(Owner), Apr. 2, 2011
I bought my 05' V Star Classic 650 from a guy who barely rode it.Amazingly,it only had 800 miles on it,so I practically got a new bike for under 3000 dollars.



I would rate this bike 5 stars on how easy it is to ride,especially for a new rider,it has plenty of power and handles well.



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First bike in 32 years
By J Parsons(Owner), Dec. 3, 2011
OK...55 years old and late middle age crisis maybe...but wanted to start riding again and looked at several used bikes. Finally settled on a 2005 V Star Classic 650 with 10,000 miles; Mustang full seat; Memphis Shades windshield; Vance and Hines pipes; plus some extra chrome. This is my first crui... Read Full Review

 

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