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GS550M - Specifications
 

GS5550M Katana

Top Speed 110 mph
Standing 1/4 mile 14.2 sec @ 93.2 mph
BHP approx 56 bhp @ ????? rpm
Torque ?? lb/ft @ ???? rpm
Fuel Consumption 51 mpg

Dimensions & Weight - GS5550M Katana

Overall Length 2100mm
Overall Width 720mm
Overall Height ????mm
Seat Height 740mm
Wheelbase 1435mm
Ground Clearance 260mm
Dry Mass 205kg (452 lbs)

Engine - GS5550M Katana

Type 4-stroke 4 cylinder, 8 valve air-cooled inline four, DOHC (with a huge great roller bearing crank that is indestructible!)
Bore 56.0 mm
Stroke 55.8 mm
Displacement 549 cm3
Compression ratio 8.6:1
Red-line 10000 rpm
Carburetor 4 * 32mm Mikuni Vacuum
Air cleaner Polyurethane foam element
Starter System Electric
Lubrication system Wet Sump

Transmission - GS5550M Katana

Clutch Wet multi-plate type
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh, 1-down 5-up
Primary reduction 1.977:1 (87/44)
Final reduction 3.400:1 (51/15 - UK) / 3.267:1 (49/15 - US) / 3.333:1 (50/15 - Italy)
Gear ratios, Low 2.666:1
.............2nd 1.777:1
.............3th 1.380:1
.............4th 1.173:1
.............5th 1.045:1
.............Top 0.956:1
Final drive chain Daido D.I.D 530 'O' Ring, approx. 100 links

Chassis - GS5550M Katana

Front suspension Telefork
Rear suspension Twin rear shocks
Steering angle ??
Caster ????"
Trail ?? mm
Turning radius ?.? m
Front brake Dual hydraulic 270mm discs
Rear brake Single hydraulic 270mm disc
Front tyre size 100/90x19 / 3.25H19 4PR (life approx. 12000m)
Rear tyre size 110/90x18 / 3.75H19 4PR (life approx. 7000m)
Front fork stroke 120 mm
Rear wheel travel 100 mm

Electrical - GS5550M Katana

Ignition type Transistorized
Ignition timing 15 BTDC below 1500 rpm / 40 BTDC above 2350 rpm
Spark plug
B8ES NGK, N60R for real performance
Battery 12V 14Ah
Generator Three-phase A.C. generator
Fuse ??

Capacities - GS5550M Katana

Fuel tank (total) 23.0 litres (?? Imp gal)
..........reserve 4.0 litres
Engine Oil 2.4 litres
Front fork oil 195 ml (??? fl.oz) each fork leg

 

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