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2008 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer

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2008 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer

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2008 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $11,190.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
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)  130/90-16M/C 67H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  170/70B-16M/C 75H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  66.5 / 1689.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.9 / 18.5

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Awesome Cruiser!!!!
By Mark(Owner), Mar. 22, 2009
I traded my 05 v-star 1100 for an '08 v-star 1300 and all I can say is WOW!! What a diference in power! This 1300 kicks butt! Liquid cooled and fuel injected there is no lack of power on this thing for two people. I was looking for a cruiser with performance/power and I found it. What I dont lik... Read Full Review

 

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v star 1300 T RIDE IT AND YOU WILL BUY IT !!
By matt wilkerson(Owner), Nov. 6, 2008
This bike will do 95 in 3rd gear and flat out smoke alot of larger cc bikes,its watercooled,fuel injected,belt drivin power train is smooth as is the handling,rides 2 up like a dream and still gets alot of looks,i own one and would not hesitate to purchase another,i rode honda,hd,susuki,kawasaki bef... Read Full Review

 

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V Star 1300 Tourer ... a great SMART choice !!!
By kbRider(Owner), Sep. 5, 2008
You have to RIDE this bike to appreciate what is can do . Handling, cornering, and especially gearing exceeds that of it's smaller but popular V star 650 & 1100 family members. This machine can perform .

Great for around town riding but wait until you get this bike on the highway .

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kick ass bike
Nov. 29, 2008
bike handle great around town and outstanding on the highway.moved to chicago 3 years ago for work from iowa. use this bike to go home to visit friends and famiy all summer long. rides like a dream on highway. 6 hrs round trip to iowa and back. also went to little sturgis in sturgis kentucky in july... Read Full Review

 

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Wind buffeting
By Bob K(Enthusiast), Jul. 18, 2010
To be fair to yama, as well as other manufactures it needs to be pointed out that excessive buffeting is fairly common among many bikes and can be easily eliminated by installing air deflectors on the forks (they are commonly called "lowers") for maybe $100 out of pocket... Read Full Review

 

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