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2008 Yamaha V Star Classic

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2008 Yamaha V Star Classic

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2008 Yamaha V Star Classic Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,199.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Compression Ratio  9.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 130/90 SR16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 170/80 SR15
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Drum
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  64 / 1625.6
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.2 / 16

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By Rick Bonnett(Owner), Dec. 21, 2008
This is my first bike and I can say that I did alot of shopping around before I purchased it. I love the power and comfort of my V star. It handles great and has performed well. Its got plenty of power even with a passenger. I did not like the studded bags that come with the silverado so I created m... Read Full Review

 

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Great bike
By P Doiron(Owner), Aug. 7, 2010
I bought my Classic early spring of 2010, it was a 08 with no kms on it. I put a lot of kms on it over the spring and summer. So far the only problem I have is the headlight, had it tightened on my 1000 kms check but it seems to be getting noisy again. Read Full Review

 

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Lots to love with this bike
By Roger(Owner), Aug. 2, 2010
I've been riding since 1972 - everything from 100 cc up to my '87 Goldwing. But when my Goldwing "gave out" I began looking for something smaller and lighter to take on trips. This bike serves admirably. I added a windshield, bags, a tiny luggage rack, and highway bars. Lite and quick. Goo... Read Full Review

 

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By david bridges(Writer), Jan. 12, 2009
This bike rides great, with little effort in turing or in city traffic. Have had to do little or no maintance other than normal. Read Full Review

 

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