1987 Kawasaki KX 500 specifications, pictures, reviews and rating
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|Model:||Kawasaki KX 500|
|Category:||Cross / motocross|
|Rating:||64.4 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes|
|Engine and transmission|
|Displacement:||499.00 ccm (30.45 cubic inches)|
|Engine type:||Single cylinder, two-stroke|
|Power:||65.00 HP (47.4 kW))|
|Fuel system:||Carburettor. Keihin flat-slide|
|Fuel control:||Membrane & variable discharge openings|
|Exhaust system:||expansion chamber|
|Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels|
|Frame type:||steel tubing, aluminum rear subframe|
|Front suspension:||showa forks|
|Front suspension travel:||300 mm (11.8 inches)|
|Rear suspension travel:||330 mm (13.0 inches)|
|Front tyre dimensions:||-21|
|Rear tyre dimensions:||130/90-19|
|Front brakes:||Single disc. hydraulic single piston|
|Rear brakes:||Single disc. hydraulic single piston|
|Physical measures and capacities|
|Fuel capacity:||15.14 litres (4.00 gallons)|
|Color options:||racing green, blue seat|
|Comments:||insanely fast, lots of excess power.|
|Modifications compared to previous model:||new head, better cooling. last year of thrust washers in gearbox (lasts indefinitely).|
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