Kawasaki KX 500 - 1987 Specifications and Reviews

1987
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General information

Category:Cross / motocross
Year:1987
Model:Kawasaki KX 500

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Clutch:wet plate
Transmission typefinal drive:Chain
Gearbox:5-speed
Cooling system:Liquid
Lubrication system:pre-mix
Starter:Kick
Ignition:CDI
Fuel control:Membrane & variable discharge openings
Fuel system:Carburettor. Keihin flat-slide
Compression:8.5:1
Power:65.00
Stroke:2
Engine type:Single cylinder
Capacity:499.00 ccm (30.45 cubic inches)
   

Physical measures and capacities

Exhaust system:expansion chamber
Rear brakes:Single disc. hydraulic single piston
Front brakes:Single disc. hydraulic single piston
Rear tyre dimensions:130/90-19
Front tyre dimensions:-21
Rear suspension travel:330 mm (13.0 inches)
Rear suspension:monoshock
Front suspension travel:300 mm (11.8 inches)
Front suspension:showa forks
Frame type:steel tubing, aluminum rear subframe

Speed and acceleration

Modifications compared to previous model:new head, better cooling. last year of thrust washers in gearbox (lasts indefinitely).
Color options:racing green, blue seat
Fuel capacity:15.14 litres (4.00 gallons)

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