Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator: review, history, specs


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Class: power cruiser

Production: 1985-1986

Successor: Kawasaki ZL1000 Eliminator

Related: Kawasaki GPZ900R

Model
Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator

1985-1986

(Japan, North America)

Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1985 Japan, North America Name: Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator

Code: ZL900-A1

1986 Japan, North America Name: Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator

Code: ZL900-A2

Specifications

Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2240 mm / 88,2 in
Overall width 810 mm / 31,9 in
Overall height 1075 mm / 42,3 in
Seat height 745 mm / 29,3 in
Wheelbase 1595 mm / 62,8 in
Ground clearance 145 mm / 5,7 in
Dry weight 238 kg / 525 lbs
Curb (wet) weight 258 kg / 569 lbs
FRAME Type Tubular double cradle, steel
Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork (pneumatic), 150 mm / 5,9 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with twin-shock (pneumatic, adjustable 4-way rebound damping), 110 mm / 4,3 in
Front tire size 100/90-18 (56H)
Rear tire size 160/80-15 (74H)
Front brake Double disc, 280 mm, 1-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 270 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 11,0 l / 2,9 US gal
Trail 102 mm / 4,0 in
Fuel economy 5,88 l / 100 km (40 mpg)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders inline
Bore & Stroke 72,5 x 55,0 mm
Displacement 908 cm³ (55,4 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 105,0 hp (77,2 kW) / 9500 rpm
Max. torque 85,3 Nm (8,7 kgm) / 8000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 3,0 sec.
Top speed 215 km/h (134 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVK32
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, hydraulic operated
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Shaft
Primary reduction 1.732
Final reduction 2.994
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.800

2.000

1.590

1.333

1.153

1.035

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 350W at 6000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-14Ah

Images

Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator: images, gallery.

Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator
Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator
Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator

Videos

Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator: video.

Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator 1986 Power Cruiser Test Ride

Manuals

Kawasaki ZL900 Eliminator: manuals, parts, microfiches.