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2008 Yamaha FZ 6

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2008 Yamaha FZ 6

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2008 Yamaha FZ 6 Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,999.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  16
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  65.5 / 2.58
Stroke (mm/in)  44.5 / 1.75
Displacement (cc/ci)  600 / 36.6
Compression Ratio  12.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  36
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Wheel Width (in)  3.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)  5.5
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  Z
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  55
Rear Tire Speed Rating  Z
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  180/55 ZR17
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)  9.7 / 245
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.1 / 129.5
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)  5.1 / 129.5
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.88
Width (in/mm)  29.5 / 749.3
Height (in/mm)  47.6 / 1209
Wheelbase (in/mm)  56.7 / 1440.2
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  10
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  410 / 186
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.1 / 19.3
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.95 / 3.6
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.46
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  31.3 / 795
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  Yes
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  Yes
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Center / Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Standard
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2004
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Yamaha
Display Name  FZ6
Audio & Communication:  
Satellite  No
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  No
Height  Low
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Convenience:  
Adjustable Levers  Standard

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By Zan Aung(Owner), Apr. 20, 2010
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By Mangesh Kale(Owner), Mar. 11, 2009
I love the FZ6.It is great bike with good power. Great to handle. Never had a nervous moment.

Breaks are great.

Just fantastic.

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