1987 Suzuki RG 500

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– 1987 Suzuki RG 500

MANUFACTURER SPECIFICATIONS


Manufacturer – Make – Model – Year: Suzuki RG 500 1987
Motorcycle Style: Sport


ENGINE SPECS

Engine Type: 498 cc, water cooled, 4 – cylinders, 2-stroke
Engine Bore and Stroke: 56 mm x 50.6 mm
Compression Ratio: 7:1
Carburetion: Mikuni VM28SH
Ignition System: Suzuki PEI
Claimed Horsepower: 95 hp (70.8 kW) @ 9500 rpm
Maximum Torque: 71.3 Nm (52.6 ft. lbs) @ 9000 rpm
Type of Lubrication: Suzuki CCI

Clutch System: Wet multi-plate type
Transmission type: 6-speed constant mesh, 1-down 5-up
Gear Ratios: 1st 2.636 (29/11), 2nd 1.750 (28/16), 3th 1.380 (29/21), 4th 1.173 (27/23), 5th 1.045 (23/22), 6th 0.956 (22/23)
Primary Drive Ratio: 2.230 (58/26)
Final Drive: Chain, 2.500 (40/16)
Starting: Kick


CHASSIS SPECS

Suspension – Front: Telescopic pneumatic/coil spring oil damped with posi-damp unit. Spring pre-load adjustable, 130 mm travel
Suspension – Rear: Full-floating suspension system, oil damped, spring pre-load fully adjustable, 126 mm travel
Front Fork – Rake & Trail Angles: 27.5 / 110 mm (4.3 inches)


MISCELLANEOUS SPECS

Tire – Front: 110/90-16
Tire – Rear: 120/90-17
Brakes – Front: dual disc with 2-piston calipers
Brakes – Rear: single disc with 1-piston calipers


DIMENSIONS

Overall – Length: 2100 mm (82.7 inches)
Overall – Width: 695 mm (27.4 inches)
Overall – Height: 1185 mm (46.7 inches)
Seat Height: 770 mm (30.3 inches)
Wheelbase 1425 mm (56.1 inches)
Ground clearance 120 mm (4.7 inches)
Fuel Capacity: 22 l (5.8 Gal)
Dry Weight (without fluids): 154 kg (339.5 pounds)


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