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Suzuki GSX1100F (Katana 1100) numbers

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GSX1100F Specifications 1989—1997

Engine Type: 4-Stroke, 4-Cylinder, Air Cooled with SACS, DOHC, TSCC
Piston Displacement: 1127 cc
Bore/Stroke: 78.0 mm x 59.0 mm
Compression Ratio: 10:1
Carburetor: Mikuni BST36SS, four
Starter System: Electric
Transmission: 5-Speed Constant Mesh
Overall Length: 2205 mm (86.8 in)
Overall Width: 765 mm (30.1 in.)
Overall Height: adjustable screen
Screen up: 1290 mm (50.8 in.)
Screen down: 1200 mm (47.2 in.)
Wheelbase: 1535 mm (60.4 in.)
Ground Clearance: 130 mm (5.1 in)
Seat Height: 795 mm (31.3 in.)
Dry Mass: UK 251 kg (553 lbs.)
Suspension:
Front Telescopic, oil damped, spring preload fully adjustable
Rear New-link suspension, gas/oil damped, spring preload fully adjustable, damping force extension 4-way compression 20-way adjustable
Brakes:
Front Disc, twin
Rear Disc
Tires:
Front 120/80 VB16 V250
Rear 150/80 VB16 V250
Ignition Type: Electronic ignition
Fuel Tank (including reserve): 20 ltr (5.3/4.4 US/Imp gal)


GSX1100F performance figures

Model

Year
Max Speed (Prone) MPH
Max Speed (Upright) MPH
Standing Start 1/4 Mile
SEC@MPH
Power
BHP@RPM
Average MPG
(guide)
GSX1100FJ
1988
152
144.2
11.38@122.3
108.0@9,000
45
GSX1100FJ
1988
156
N/A
10.90@125.6
N/A
42
GSX1100FM
1991
161
158.5
11.04@N/A
118.0@9,500
43.6


GSX1100F service iInformation


Engine

Spark Plugs  

        Standard (1988 and 1989)

NGK JR9B or J9B

        Standard (1990 on) NGK JR9B

        Cold type (UK models)

JP10B

        Gap

0,6 — 0,7 mm (0.024 — 0.028 inch)
Engine idle speed 1100 +/-100 rpm
Valve clearance (cold engine)  

        Intake

0,10 — 0,15 mm (0.004 — 0.006 inch)

        Exhaust

0,18 — 0,23 mm (0.007— 0.009 inch)
Cylinder Compression Pressure   

        Standard

10,75— 14,67 bars (156— 213 psi)

        Minimum

8,81 bars (128 psi)

        Maximum variation

1,93 bars (28 psi)
Cylinder numbering (left to right) 1-2-3-4


Recommended lubricants and fluids

Engine/transmission oil  

        Type

API grade SE or SF (minimum)

        Viscosity

SAE 10W-40

        Capacity

 

          With filter change

4,5 liters (4.8 US qt, 7.9 Imp pt)

          Oil change only

4,3 liters (4.5 US qt, 7.6 Imp pt)

          Engine overhaul

5,5 liters (5.8 US qt, 9.7 Imp pt)
Brake fluid DOT 4
Fork oil  

        Type

SAE 10 - fork oil

        Amount 1988

478 cc (16.2 US fl oz, 16.8 Imp fl oz)

        Amount 1989 on

406 cc (13.7 US fl oz, 14.3 Imp fl oz)

        Oil level 1988

126 mm (4.92 inches)
        Oil level 1989 on 145,8 mm (5.74 inches)
Drive chain 20W-50 engine oil (not chain lube)
Cables and lever pivots Chain/cable lubricant or 10W-30 motor oil
Sidestand/centerstand pivots Medium-weight lithium-based multigrease
Brake pedal/shift lever pivots Chain/cable lubricant or 10W-30 motor oil
Throttle grip Multi-purpose grease or dry film lubricant


Miscellaneous

Brake pad minimum thickness To limit line
Brake pedal height 50 mm (23.0 inch) below top of footpeg
Freeplay adjustments  

        Throttle cable

0,5—1.0 mm (0.020—0.040 inch)
Drive chain  

        Slack

20—25 mm (0.8—1.0 inch)

        21-pin length

319,4 mm (12.6 inch)
Battery electrolyte specific gravity 1,28 at 20°C (68°F)
Minimum tire tread depth (2)  

        Front

1,6 mm (0.060 inch)

        Rear

2,0 mm (0.080 inch)
Tire pressure (cold)  

        Front

2.48 bars (36 psi)

        Rear

 

          Single rider

2.48 bars (36 psi)

          Rider and passenger

2.89 bars (42 psi)


Torque specifications

Oil drain plug 20—25 Nm (18—25 ft-lbs)
Spark plugs  

        New plugs

1/2 turn after gasket touches engine

        Used plugs

1/4 turn after gasket touches engine


Model identification


Year and model code Starting frame number
1989 GSX1100FK GV72C-100001
1990 GSX1100FL  GV72C-105765

1991 GSX1100FM

GV72C-113118

1992 GSX1100FN

GV72C-119920
1993 GSX1100FP GV72C-125061
1994 GSX1100FR GV72C-131112
1995 GSX1100FS GV72C-134162




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