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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-23-2001, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
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for all you gixxer riders. can you give me the odds and ends of this bike. any information about the bike would be great. any! thanx
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-24-2001, 11:03 PM
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Here are all of the factory specifications:

MSRP: $7,799
Engine: 600cc, four-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valve, TSCC
Bore/Stroke: 65.5 x 44.5 mm
Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
Carburetor: Mikuni BDSR36, with main air control
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition: Digital/Transistorized
Starter: Electric
Transmission: 6-speed, constant mesh
Final Drive: RK52GSMOZ chain
Overall Length: 2065mm (81.3 in.)
Overall Width: 720mm (28.3 in.)
Overall Height: 1165mm (45.9 in.)
Seat Height: 830mm (32.7 in.)
Ground Clearance: 130mm (5.1 in.)
Wheelbase: 1385mm (54.7 in.)
Dry Weight: 174kg (383 lbs.)
175kg (385 lbs.)CA model
FRONT: Telescopic, coil-spring, fully adjustable preload, cartridge type, compression & rebound damping
REAR: Link-type, gas/oil-damped, fully adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping
FRONT: Dual hydraulic disc
REAR: Single hydraulic disc
FRONT: 120/70 ZR17
REAR: 180/55 ZR17
Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.0 liter (4.8 gal.)
Color: Blue/White, Red/Black

Factory Features:
-Compact and lightweight 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine with DOHC, 16 valve/Twin Swirl Combustion Chamber (TSCC), and short downdraft intake ports for high combustion chamber efficiency.
-3-piece crankcase design minimizes engine length and simplifies transmission service.
-Lightweight shim-under-bucket valve train has narrow 29 included valve angle and lightweight aluminum spring retainers.
-Suzuki ram-air induction system pressurizes the airbox for optimum fuel/air mixture and high engine performance.
-SCEM (Suzuki Composite Electro-chemical Material) plated cylinders minimize cylinder-block width and improve heat dissipation.
-High efficiency liquid-cooling system for optimum engine operating temperature-includes compact liquid-cooled oil cooler.
-Lightweight magnesium valve cover, breather cover, signal generator & starter clutch covers, and sprocket cover.
-Convenient hinged fuel tank swings up to simplify maintenance.
-Digital, direct-ignition system is simple, lightweight and produces hotter spark.
-Lightweight electric speedo and tachometer with LCD displays, twin operation tripmeter and odometer with memory protection.
-Twin-spar aluminum frame construction combines is extremely strong and lightweight.
-Short wheelbase and 24 steering angle provide responsive steering performance.
-Lightweight aluminum swingarm construction combines extruded arms with a cast pivot section for high torsional rigidity without external bracing.
-Proven link-type rear suspension with fully adjustable piggy-back style shock absorber.
-Powerful staggered size, 4-piston front brake calipers.
-Dunlop Sport Max Radial tires mounted on new lightweight cast aluminum wheels.
-Wind tunnel tested fairing and tail section.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-01-2001, 11:21 PM
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Originally posted by Steve P
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And all that was from the top of my head

I have always been told I have a pornographic...I mean photographic memory!

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