Kawasaki - GPZ 600 R (ZX 600 A1-A5) 85-89

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Bike Info

CC:
600
Bike Description:
GPZ600R A1 (ZX600R) 1980s middleweight sports bike, great at the time but outsold by CBR600F.
Chassis info:
ZX600A-0500711
GPZ 600 R (ZX 600 A1-A5) Parts and accessories

Service

Front Fork Oil cc (right leg):
321 + - 4cc
Front Fork Oil cc (left leg):
321 + - 4cc
Fork oil grade:
SAE10W20
Valve Clearance Cold - Inlet:
0.13-0.18mm (0.005-0.007in)
Valve Clearance Cold - Exhaust:
0.18-0.23mm (0.007-0.009in)
Coolant:
50/50Mix
Cooling System (litres):
2.0 Litres (2.1 US Qt)
Tyre Pressure Front Bar / psi:
32 Psi
Tyre Pressure Back Bar / psi:
36Psi
Tyre Pressure Back - Pillion Bar / psi:
38Psi
Engine Oil Grade SAE:
SE or SF class SAE 10W40 / 20w50
Engine Oil quantity with filter (litres):
3 Litres (3.2 US Qt)
Engine Oil quantity (litres):
2.6 Litres (2.7 US Qt)
Idle Speed (rpm):
1050RPM
Chain Freeplay mm:
35-40mm (1.38-1.57in)
Spark Plugs Gap (mm):
0.6-0.7mm (0.024-0.028in)
Valve Adjustment Interval:
5,000 MILES
Float Height:
17mm

Brakes

Front:
Twin Disc
Front Disc Size:
266m
Front-Pistons-per-caliper:
dual single action calipers
Rear:
Disc
Rear Disc Size:
248mm
Rear-Pistons-per-caliper:
One
Brake fluid:
DOT 4

Dimensions

Length:
2085 - 2140mm
Width:
680mm
Height:
1185mm
Seat Height:
769mm
Wheelbase:
1429-1462mm
Ground Clearance:
152mm
Rake:
27 degrees
Trail:
97mm
Wet Weight:
214.2kg
Dry Weight:
195 kg
Fuel Capacity:
18.9 Litres (5.0 US Gallons)
Reserve Fuel Capacity:
1.9m (0.5 us gallons

Electrics

Voltage:
12v
Main Fuse:
30 Amp
Ignition:
Electronic
Charging System:
14.5 Volts +/- 0.5 Volts @ 4000RPM
Spark Plugs:
US - NGK D9EA UK/Canada NGK DR8ES
Battery:
12V 12Ah
Ignition Timing:
open (BTDC) 72°

Engine

Type:
Liquid Cooled 4 Stroke DOHC Straight Four
Bore x Stroke:
60.0mm (2.36in) x 52.4mm (2.06in)
Compression Ratio:
11.0:1
Displacement:
592cc
No. of Valves:
16
Firing Order:
1243
Valve Train:
chain
Lubrication System:
Oil Pump
Starting:
Electric
Carburation:
Keihin CVK32
Carburation Main Jet:
105 (all 4carbs)1,4 (N27L) 2,3 (N27P)
Carburation Idle Jet:
35
Fuel Minimum Octane Rating:
Premium Unleaded
Pilot Screw Setting:
Turns, backed out 2 1/8
Red line RPM:
11,000

Transmission

Gear Ratio 1st:
2.571
Gear Ratio 2nd:
1.777
Gear Ratio 3rd:
1.380
Gear Ratio 4th:
1.125
Gear Ratio 5th:
0.961
Gear Ratio 6th:
0.851
Clutch Type:
Wet multiplate
Sprocket front:
13
Sprocket rear:
39
Final Drive:
Chain
Chain type:
20Link 323mm (12.73in max)
Chain Number of Links:
102
Gearchange Pattern:
1N23456
Transmission:
6 Speed

Misc.

Motorcycle Style:
Sports
Colour Options:
Red/Black Red/White Black/Gold
Exhaust:
4.2.2
Frame:
Steel
Place of Manufacture:
japan

Power

Fuel Consumption:
44-54mpg / 19-23 kpl
Standing 1/4 mile:
12.124/109.09mph
Top Speed:
135
Max Torque:
38.3/8,000 rpm
Max Power Output:
76bhp at 10,500rpm (kW 55.2/10.500 rpm)

Suspension

Front:
37mm Forks with anti dive system
Rear:
Single Shock

Tyres

Front:
110/90-V16 Tubeless
Rear:
130/90-H16 Tubeless

Wheels

Front:
16
Rear:
16