2004 Kawasaki KX100 Review

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2004 Kawasaki KX100
2004 Kawasaki KX100

2004 Kawasaki KX100
2004 Kawasaki KX100


2004 Kawasaki KX100 Review

2004 Kawasaki KX100

Love dirt.

The Kawasaki KX100 is built for the young motocross racer transitioning from the popular KX85 minicycle to the full-sized, championship-winning KX125. Based on the smaller KX85 chassis, the rider is quickly familiar with the larger KX100, which benefits from an increase in engine displacement, larger wheels and tires, and suspension with longer travel.

The high-tensile steel perimeter frame for the KX100 supports a specially designed gas tank that lowers the fuel load, and in turn, the center of gravity, for improved handling. Protected by lime green plastic that wears graphics to match the larger-displacement models, the frame has a slim symmetric finish and provides a comfortable riding position.

The KX100 is powered by a liquid-cooled, two-stroke engine, with a machined finish on the bridges between the intake and exhaust ports to improve engine reliability and helps prevent seizure. With a displacement of 99cc, the motor breathes through a 28mm carburetor with a crescent slide to position the needle closer to the intake ports. A large air intake cutout on the airbox and large-diameter duct to the carburetor improve airflow. Meanwhile, a carbon-fiber intake reed valve aids throttle response and a smooth-shifting six-speed transmission gets the KX100 around the track without missing a beat.

 


2004 Kawasaki KX100 Key Features

 

 


 

2004 Kawasaki KX100 – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $3,249 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

DIMENSIONS
Length 75.2 in.

Height 43.5 in.

Width 28.9 in.

Weight 149.9 lbs.

Ground Clearance 15.0 in.

Wheelbase 50.8 in.

Seat Height 34.3 in.

ENGINE
Engine Two-stroke single with KIPS®; Liquid Cooled

Displacement 99cc

Bore x Stroke 52.5 x 45.8mm

Compression Ratio 9.6:1 (low speed) – 8.8:1 (high speed)

Carburetion Keihin PWK28; Two-petal reed valve induction

Fuel Capacity 1.5 gal.

Ignition Digital CDI

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission Six-speed

BRAKES/WHEELS/TIRES
Brakes Front / Rear: Hydraulic disc

Tires Front: 70/100 x 19
Rear: 90/100 x 16

OPERATIONAL
Frame High-tensile steel perimeter design with subframe member

Suspension Front: 36mm inverted telescopic cartridge fork; 18-way compression damping adjustments; 10.8 in. travel
Rear: UNI-TRAK® single-shock system; Spring preload, 4-way compression and 18-way rebound damping adjustments; 10.8 in. travel

OTHER
Colors Kawasaki Lime Green



Suggested Starting Price shown does not include tax, title, or destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.

 

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