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2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom

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2008 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $8,699.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque RPM  2500
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  95 / 3.74
Stroke (mm/in)  75 / 2.95
Displacement (cc/ci)  1063 / 65
Compression Ratio  8.3:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Mikuni
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  2
Carburetor Size (mm)  37
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)  2.35 / 1.67 / 1.29 / 1.03 / 0.85
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubed
Front Wheel Width (in)  2.15
Rear Wheel Width (in)  4.5
Front Tire Width  110
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  S
Front Wheel Diameter  18
Rear Tire Width  170
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Tire Speed Rating  S
Rear Wheel Diameter  15
Front Tire (Full Spec)  110/90 SR18
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  170/80 SR15
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.7 / 298
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.1 / 282
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.61 / 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)  4.5 / 114.3
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)  7.89
Width (in/mm)  35.2 / 894.1
Height (in/mm)  43.3 / 1099.8
Wheelbase (in/mm)  64.6 / 1640.8
Turning Radius (ft)  10.5
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.7 / 144.9
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  11
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  578 / 271.3
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.5 / 17
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  1.19 / 4.5
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.9
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  27.2 / 691
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Chain Guard  No
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Yamaha
Display Name  V Star 1100 Custom
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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Great all arounder
By Paul(Owner), Mar. 3, 2009
Bought mine (galaxy blue) in july 08, only have 1200+ miles on it so far. I've owned everything from Harleys to Hondas, from cruiser to crotch rockets and dual purpose...now at my young age of 52, for the price and quality it's hard to beat a Star motorcycle. Only things I've changed on my custom,... Read Full Review

 

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v star 1100 custom
By brad yohn(Owner), Dec. 26, 2008
This is a great all around bike. I purchased mine in octobed 08 and have 1700 miles on so far and they have all been enjoyed. The seats are a little to be desired especially the passenger one. The headlight is somewhat dim also. I purchased the do it yourself ram air kit and also did the baffle ... Read Full Review

 

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headlight
By Larken21601(Owner), Sep. 1, 2008
be prepared to tackle this issue. the headlight is crap. nothing out there replaces it. waiting for my passing light bar to arrive and hopefully that solves the issue. otherwise next step is to replace the light and bucket.



only issue i have with bike. add ons are... 17x22 memphis shade, co... Read Full Review

 

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1st bike.
By SGG Craig English(Owner), Jan. 3, 2016
This being my 1st ride I am limited on my knowledge. That being said, riding with a bunch of die hard HD riders, they have nothing but good things to say about it. The front light is crappy but I roll with he high beam on all the time so it's not bad. He regular light should be enough but it doesn't... Read Full Review

 

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By Donald Sharpe(Owner), Sep. 8, 2011
I bought my bike brand new in March of 2011. I have have had nothing but problems since then. It's been to the dealer three times. trying another dealer now. it wants to flood every time you stop to fuel up. they say its because of ethanol boiling in fuels lines, but does the same thing with 100% ga... Read Full Review

 

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