The forks were upsized from 37mm to 41mm and featured preload adjustments, while a new single rear shock sported preload and rebound adjustments, in addition to a new box-section swingarm. Although the F3 looked similar to the F2, it was only skin deep, as both the engine and chassis were revised. This made four 600 titles in the Honda’s five years of existence (Yamaha won the title in ’94). You simply can’t talk about 600cc racing in this time period without mentioning the Honda CBR600F2-F3. Norway’s Jim Kjerpeseth owns this tastefully done ’96 F3 with over 38,500 miles on the clock. This clean ’98 F3 belonging to Paul Bull of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, has only 16,700 miles under its belt, but they’ve been good ones. «I have been riding since 1968 and have owned 19 bikes in all,» said Bull. «Japanese, German, and Italian. The included valve angle was shrunk from 38 to 32 degrees, and a shim-under-bucket valve actuation replaced the old rocker arm assembly.
The bike also had side mounted air scoops but they fed cool air under the tank and not directly into the 6.2-liter airbox. And it was not only the quickest and fastest bike in the 600cc class, it still delivered 42 mpg. All the engine changes allowed a bump in the rev limit to 13,300 rpm and peak power of about 90 horsepower arriving at 12,000. The F3 had upgraded front rotors-now measuring at 296mm-and a new 5-inch-wide rear wheel. Hello, I’m new on the forum, nice place you guys have here! Only spring preload adjustability was available on the Showa 41mm conventional fork.
Перейти к: навигация, поиск Kawasaki ZX-12R Ninja ZX-12R Ninja — спортивный мотоцикл производства компании Kawasaki. Dan reports that Supersport bikes of that era were making horsepower in the upper 90s with surprisingly close to stock preparation, other than building them at the high end of the tolerances to minimize friction losses and maximize power. The cams were actually designed with midrange power in mind and the excellent cylinder head flow was rumored to be the secret to the top end power. Содержание Двигатель 1199 см3, 4-тактный, 4-цилиндровый, рядный, DOHC, 4 клапана, жидкостное охлаждение Мощность: 178 л.с. при 10500 об/мин Мощность с инерционным наддувом: 190 л.с. при 10500 об/мин. More power, better suspension as well as a new muffler and ignition mapping too.