It has a lot of chrome but just the right amount. Fly to Los Angeles or Burbank and ride home in style. Wouldnt trade this bike in for the world. They can take a beating and still provide years of service after. It also had fuel injection. Soft, plush… Like sitting in a pile of cushions.
It had different geometry, tyres and gear ratios and a higher seat than the Classic. Bike is in awesome overall shape considering its age. The bike is best from 0-75. At 550 lbs it's very easy to handle. Ground clearance is minimal though.
Great Kawasaki reliabilty that I've come to know over several of their machines. Does need a new front tire. Painted a year ago with Candy Apple Metallic Red with Violet Ghost Pearl in the clearcoat. I just received the title in the mail so the bike is all set to go. It was launched in early 2006. There are suspension modifications and the bike goes from a 4- to 5-speed transmission. The Hiawatha headlamp and nacelle were born in the 1960 s, when chrome ruled the streets.
Mostly stock, Kuryakyn grips, new Shinko rear tire. Which is a bugger when your bike has an alarm. I will meet you at the airport! Related bikes List for comparison of specs. And then we get to the gearbox. .
I get 55 mpg under normal everyday use. Since then I have replaced both front and rear brakes, front tire and both rocker cover gaskets. Call or text Mike 978 430-128nine. You can't kill these engines. The only thing i would change is the soundtrack.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries could have improved on the H-D breed but copied the formula in every respect to the detriment of the bike. All registered in England and Wales. It had Vance and Hines kit, a known service history, lowish mileage, bought from a local dealer with a duff battery who wanted me to pay for it MotoMart, Lower Hutt. Nice wide sweepers are more this bikes forte. I really never thought i would take to this style of bike the way i have. And having the clock on the tank means you can't have a tank bag! But that's to be expected.
All of the features are wide and fat such as the tank, forks, lights, and fenders. Chrome is the cheap flaky variety. Only 4 gears, 1st was really low, but 2nd and 3rd were much higher so it was quite a jump from 1st to 2nd and 3rd which was annoying as hell around town. The chapter covers everything from the basic start up, to lubrication, maintenance and tuneups. I've ridden 2 years 10k miles with no issues and still riding it occasionally so mileage may go up some. And the clock lights aren't very bright at night.
With cast aluminum Impeller wheels and one-touch opening saddlebags, this is the timeless classic built for today. Then a local guy does the rest, 1 front tyre, 1 rear tyre, a handful of oil and filter changes, plugs once, coolant once, air filter once, carb work once. Awesome value, this is a lot of bike for the price. View comments, questions and answers at the. Equipment 3 out of 5 The tank-mounted dash is fairly basic, but looks the part, plus wide bars, a low seat and plenty of sleek chrome round it off.
It's wide with engine guards and no clearance so slow turning sucks like most real cruisers and anything over 75 starts to run up the engine but can still run with the bigger bikes. With a beautifully laid out picture of every part inside the transmission, name of the part, and how to visually inspect them, it makes for a very manageable rebuild, if necessary. Took a star away due to difficult accessibility to internals such as carb and spark plugs. Comes with many extras; upgraded bars, mustang seat, backrest, aftermarket saddlebags and stereo system. Even the most advanced repair person should not overlook this section. The Jardine exhaust gives a powerful note, but not too loud. Alcohol softened rubber tip of float valve and it stuck wide open, replaced valve and seat and all gas lines with newer materials in 2015.