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I got these specs for a '96 model off another site and I can't verify their absolute accuracy, but it should give you a good idea.

1996 Suzuki GSX600 Katana

Suggested retail price: $ 5,999

ENGINE:
Type: Air/oil-cooled, transvers, four-stroke four
Valve arrangement: DOHC, 4 valves/cylinder
Displacement: 599 cc
Bore x stroke: 62.6 x 48.7 mm
Compression ratio: 11.3:1
Carburation: Four 33mm Mikuni CV
Transmission: 6 speed

CHASSIS:
Front suspension: 41mm telescopic, 5.1 in. travel; adjustment for rebound damping
Rear suspension: Single Showa damper; adjustments for preload and rebound damping
Front brake: 2, four-piston calipers, 290mm discs
Rear brake: Double-action caliper, 250mm disc
Front wheel: 3.00 x 17 in.; cast aluminum
Rear wheel: 3.50 x 17 in.; cast aluminum
Front tire: 110/80V17 Dunlop K655F
Rear tire: 140/90V17 Dunlop K655
Rake/trail: 24.3 deg./3.9 in. (98mm)
Wheelbase: 56.3 in.
Seat height: 30.5 in.
Fuel capacity: 4.8 gal.
Fuel consumption (Hi/Low/Ave): mi.
Avg. range inc. reserve: mi.
Weight: lb. dry; 493 lb. wet

PERFORMANCE:
Quarter mile: 11.92 @ 110.6
0-30 mph: 0.0 sec.
0-60 mph: 0.0 sec.
0-90 mph: 0.0 sec.
0-100 mph: 0.0 sec.
Top gear time 40-60 mph: 0.00 sec.
Top gear time 60-80 mph: 0.00 sec.
Top gear time 80-100 mph: 0.00 sec.
Measured top speed: 134.00 mph
Engine speed at 60 mph: rpm
Breaking from 30 mph: ft.
Breaking from 60 mph: ft.
 

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droff1,

I'm gonna apologize in advance but I can't resist.

I noticed your hometown is euless which rhymes with clueless & that explains why your interested in the Katana:p

If I didn't say it Tristan (resident smartass) would have beat me to the punch. What can I say, your new. We get nicer after we've bust your chops initially.
Enjoy the site & consider yourself initiated. @ least by me. Others are in the wings waiting for their chance:D .
 

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Tristan said:
I've let up substantially on the Katana bashing. Now I'm focused on Idiot bashing- I'll never run out of material!
As a life long member of the foot-in-mouth gang it's reassuring to know that we can be a source of inspiration.
 

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Twistiesman said:
Tristan- I understand you and the never ending material for idiot bashing but still you never let a Kat go by without saying something. So let have it!
(.....Kat's got his tongue.....:D:D)LOL!!


Jim
 
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