Monday, July 16, 2012

Vulcan 750

Engine Kawasaki's 2005 Vulcan 750 was equipped with a liquid-cooled 749 cc eight-valve, four-stroke V-Twin engine with a dual overhead camshaft. The engine featured a 3.3-inch by 2.6-inch bore and stroke. With an electronic ignition and a 10.3-to-1 compression ratio, the Vulcan 750 contained a Keihin CVK34 x 2 fuel system, a 3.6-gallon fuel tank and operated on a five-speed manual transmission. The Vulcan's engine was rubber mounted in a high-tensile, double-cradle steel frame, which caused less vibration at the foot pegs and handlebar. Equipped with hydraulic valve lash adjusters, the Vulcan 750's liquid-cooling ability made its engine more durable. The motorcycle, was a rear-wheel drive model and operated on regular gasoline. Dimensions The 2005 Vulcan 750 measured 90.4 inches long, 33.5 inches wide and 48.2 inches tall. It had a 62.2-inch wheelbase, a comfortable stepped seat with a seat height of 28.9 inches and 5.9 inches of ground clearance. The Vulcan 750 weighed 483 lbs. The bike was equipped with a 100/90 x 19 tubeless tire on the front and a 150/90 x 15 tubeless tire on the rear. It featured a dual-disc front brake and a drum brake on the rear. Suspension The 2005 Vulcan 750 featured a hydraulic telescopic fork front suspension with 5.9 inches of travel. The rear suspension featured air-assisted dual shocks with four-way rebound damping and 3.5 inches of travel. According to Power Sports Network, the bike's suspension provided it with a controlled and smooth ride. Miscellaneous Kawasaki's 2005 Vulcan 750 motorcycle was equipped with full instrumentation panels, including fuel level and coolant temperature gauges. The bike also was equipped with an easy-shifting gear box that featured Kawasaki's exclusive Positive Neutral Finder, which enabled the rider to easily and accurately shift from first to neutral when stopping. Based on a rider's review, Power Sports Network gave the Vulcan 750 five out of five stars in c omfort, quality, reliability and performance, earning the bike an overall five-star rating.

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