Yamaha FJ 1200: review, history, specs


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Class: sport-touring

Production: 1986-1993 (1996 - UK)

Successor: Yamaha FJR 1300

Model
Yamaha FJ1200

1986-1993

(Europe, USA, Japan)

Yamaha FJ 1200

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1986 Europe, USA Name: Yamaha FJ1200S /FJ1200SC (USA)

Yamaha FJ1200 (Europe)

Code: 1WH (France)

1YK (Switzerland)

1XJ (Germany)

1TX (England)

1UX/1WJ (USA)

1987 Europe, USA Name: Yamaha FJ1200T /FJ1200TC (USA)

Yamaha FJ1200 (Europe)

Code: 1WH (France)

1XJ (Austria)

1TX (England)

1988 Europe Name: Yamaha FJ1200 /FJ1200U

Code: 3CY1 (Switzerland)

3CX1 (France)

3CV2 (Spain)

3CW1 (Austria)

3CV1 (England)

3GP1 (Europe)

1989 Europe, USA Name: Yamaha FJ1200 /FJ1200W (Europe)

Yamaha FJ1200W /FJ1200WC (USA)

Code: 3GP2 (Europe)

3SK (USA)

1990 Europe, USA FJ1200A – version with anti-lock braking system (ABS).

Name: Yamaha FJ1200 /FJ1200A (Europe)

Yamaha FJ1200A /FJ1200AC (USA)

Code: 3CY2 (Switzerland)

3CX2 (France)

3CV7 (Spain)

3CW2 (Germany)

3CV6 / 3GP3 (Europe)

1991 Europe, USA, Japan Name: Yamaha FJ1200 / FJ1200A / FJ1200AD / FJ1200B (Europe)

Yamaha FJ1200B / FJ1200BC (USA)

Yamaha FJ1200 / FJ1200A (Japan)

Code: 4BS1 (Switzerland)

3YY1 / 3YY2 (France)

3XW4 (Spain)

3YA2 / 3YA1 (Germany)

4BS2 / 3XW2 / 3XW1 / 4CR3 / 4AH3 / 4CC1 (Europe)

4CC1 / 4CC2 (Japan)

4AH (USA)

1992 Europe, USA Name: Yamaha FJ1200 /FJ1200A / FJ1200D (Europe)

Yamaha FJ1200D/DC, FJ1200AD/ADC (USA)

Code: 3YY3 / 3YY4 (France)

3YA3 / 3YA4 (Germany)

3XW6 (Spain)

4BS3 / 4BS4 / 3XW5 / 3XW7 / 4AH6 (Europe)

4CR (USA)

1993 Europe, USA Name: Yamaha FJ1200 /FJ1200A / FJ1200E / FJ1200AE (Europe)

Yamaha FJ1200AE/FJ1200AEC (USA)

Code: 3XW8 (Spain)

4CR6 / 4AH9 (Europe)

Specifications

Yamaha FJ1200: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2230 mm / 87,8 in
Overall width 775 mm / 30,5 in
Overall height 1200 mm / 47,2 in
Seat height 780 mm / 30,7 in
Wheelbase 1490 mm / 58,7 in
Ground clearance 150 mm / 5,5 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 258 kg / 569 lbs – FJ1200 (1986-1987)

266 kg / 586 lbs – FJ1200 (1988-1996)

274 kg / 604 lbs – FJ1200A (ABS)

FRAME Type Double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel 41 mm telescopic fork, coil spring, oil damper, 150 mm / 5,9 in

+ Anti-dive system – FJ1200 (1986-1987)

Adj.: adjustable spring preload, adjustable rebound damping

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock, coil spring, gas-oil damper, 120 mm / 4,7 in

Adj.: 8-way adjustable spring preload, 12-way adjustable rebound damping

Front tire size 120/80-VR16 – FJ1200 (1986-1987)

120/70-VR17

Rear tire size 150/80-VR16
Front brake Double solid disc, 282 mm, 2-piston caliper – FJ1200 (1986-1987)

Double ventilated disc, 298 mm, 4-piston caliper – FJ1200 (1988-1996)

+ anti-lock braking system (ABS) – FJ1200A (1990-1996)

Rear brake Single disc, 282 mm, 1-piston caliper - FJ1200 (1986-1987)

Single disc, 282 mm, 2-piston caliper

Fuel capacity 22,0 l / 5,8 US gal (incl. reserve – 5,0 l)

Fuel cock – FJ1200 (1986-1987)

Fuel pump – FJ1200 (1988-1996)

Trail 112 mm / 4,41 in
Fuel economy 5,98 l / 100 km (47,0 mpg)
ENGINE Type Air-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders in-line
Bore & Stroke 77,0 x 63,8 mm (3,032 x 2,512 in)
Displacement 1188 cm³ (72,49 cu in)
Compression ratio 9.7:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 130 hp (95,6 kW) / 9000 rpm (112,5 hp / 8600 rpm – rear wheel)

124 hp (91,2 kW) / 9000 rpm – FJ1200 (1995-1996)

97 hp (71,4 kW) – FJ1200 (Japan)

96-130 hp – FJ1200 (Europe)

Max. torque 108 Nm (79,65 lbf·ft) / 7500 rpm

110 Nm (81,1 lbf·ft) / 7500 rpm – FJ1200 (1995-1996)

0 to 100 km/h 3,4 sec
Top speed 244 kmh / 151 mph
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetors, 4x Mikuni BS36
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.750 (98/56)
Final reduction 2.411 (41/17)
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.857 (40/14)

2.000 (36/18)

1.571 (33/21)

1.291 (31/24)

1.115 (29/26)

ELECTRICAL Ignition TCI (analogue) – FJ1200 (1986-1987)

TCI (digital) – FJ1200 (1988-1996)

Alternator A.C. generator 14V 26A at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-14AH

Images

Yamaha FJ1200: images, gallery.

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Videos

Yamaha FJ1200: video.

Yamaha FJ1200 1986 walk-around and start-up

Manuals

Yamaha FJ1200: manuals, parts, microfiches.