1987 Yamaha FJ1200

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Model Yamaha FJ1200 1987
Motorcycle Style: Sport touring


Engine 1,188cc (72.5 cu in), 4-stroke, four-cylinder, air-cooled, in-line
Power 125 bhp (93 kW) @ 8,500rpm
Bore Stroke 77.0 × 63.8 mm (3.03 × 2.51 in)
Compression Ratio 9.7:1
Fuel System Mikuni BS36 36mm carburettor x 4
Fuel Tank Capacity 22 L (4.8 imp gal; 5.8 US gal)
Lubrication Wet sump
Ignition TCI (Analogue) TCI (Analogue) 1986–1987 / TCI (Digital) 1988–1996
Transmission 5-speed, constant mesh
Final Drive Chain


Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, adjustable spring preload, adjustable rebound damping
Suspension Rear Link-type, gas/oil damped, 8-way adjustable spring preload, 12-way adjustable rebound damping
Brakes Front Dual hydraulic disc
Brakes Rear Single hydraulic disc
Tires Front 120/80-VR16 (through 1987) 120/70-VR17 (1988 on)
Tires Rear 150/80-VR16


Overall Length 2,235 mm (88.0 in)
Overall Width 775 mm (30.5 in)
Overall Height 1,245 mm (49.0 in)
Seat Height 790 mm (31.1 in)
Ground Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
Wheelbase 1,495 mm (58.9 in)
Weight incl. oil, full fuel tank, etc 266 kg (590 lb)

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