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The Kawasaki G3 was a series of street motorcycle manufactured by Kawasaki from 1969 through 1970. The G3 came in many different models for different uses between 1969 and 1975, however the G3SS was soley meant for street. The 90cc rotary valve engine produced 10 horsepower at 7500 rpm and featured a rotary 5-speed gearbox with disc valve induction and stainless steel fenders.

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G3SS

1969-1970

Kawasaki G3SS


  • 90cc
  • 2-Stroke, 1 Cylinder
  • Rotary Disc Valve
  • 5-Speed Return Shift
  • Maximum Horsepower: 10 HP @7,500 rpm
  • Spark Plug: NGK B7HS
  • Tire Size
    • Front: 2.75-18 4PR
    • Rear: 2.75-18 4PR
  • Color
    • Fuel Tank: Pastel Blue, Candy Blue
    • Front Fender: Stainless steel
  • Engine No.: GAE 000000
  • Frame No.: GA-000000
  • Parts Catalog No.: 99995- 130
  • Shop Manual No.: 99995-201 (SM-I)
  • Remarks: Similar in appearance to the GA2.

1971 G3SSA

1971 Kawasaki G3SSA


  • Color
    • Fuel Tank: Light Yellow, Bright: Orange
    • Front Fender: Stainless steel
  • Engine No.: GAE268738-
  • Frame No. : GA-268327-
  • Parts Catalog No.: 99995-174S
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99995-312
  • Shop Manual No.: 99995-201(SM-1)
  • Major Changes: Color, marking, fuel tank, and side covers.


1972 G3SSB

1972 Kawasaki G3SSB


  • Color
    • Fuel Tank: Pearl Candy Red
    • Front Fender: Stainless steel
  • Engine No.: GAE280935-
  • Frame No.: GA-306826-
  • Parts Catalog No.: 99997-51 I S
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99997-548
  • Shop Manual No.: 99995-207 (SM-1)
  • Major Changes: Color, marking, and fuel tank.

1973 G3SSC

1973 Kawasaki G3SSC


  • Color
    • Fuel Tank: Candy Orange
    • Front Fender: Stainless steel
  • Engine No.: GAE292961-
  • Frame No.: GA-329103-
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99997-552S
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99997-548
  • Shop Manual No.: 99995-201 (SM-1)
  • Major Changes: Color, marking, air cleaner, and seat. Spark plug changed to NGK B8HS.

1974 G3SSD

1974 Kawasaki G3SSD


  • Color
    • Fuel Tank: Candy Lime
    • Front Fender: Stainless steel
  • Engine No.: G8E507550-
  • Frame No.: GA-355001-
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99997-61 7
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99997-822
  • Shop Manual No.: 99995-201 (SM-1)
  • Major Changes: Color, marking, fuel tank, side covers, and rear fender. Brake lining wear indicator added. Front tire size changed to 2.50-18 4PR.

1975 G3SSE

1975 Kawasaki G3SSE


  • 100cc
  • 2-Stroke, 1 Cylinder
  • Rotary Disc Valve
  • 5-Speed Return Shift
  • Maximum Horsepower: 10.5 HP @7,500 rpm
  • Spark Plug: NGK B8HS
  • Tire Size
    • Front: 2.50-18 4PR
    • Rear: 2.75-18 4PR
  • Color
    • Fuel Tank: Candy Halibut Red
    • Front Fender: Stainless steel
  • Engine No.: G7E518987-
  • Frame No.: GA-361514-
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99997-617-50S
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99997-845
  • Shop Manual No.: 99995-210(SM-1)
  • Remarks: Bored up (2.5 mm) G3SS. Horsepower upgraded and color, marking changed. Kill switch and front brake switch added. From late '75 model, tires changed to 2.75-18 4PR front, and 3.00-18 4PR rear.


1976

Model named changed to KH100. See KH100 for more details.

G3TR

1969

1969 Kawasaki G3TR



Trail version of the GA2 with knobby tires, different coloring and muffler. Also called Bush Master.

  • 90cc
  • 2-Stroke, 1 Cylinder
  • Rotary Disc Valve
  • 5 Speed Return Shift
  • Maximum Horsepower: 10.5 HP @8,000 rpm
  • Spark Plug: NGK B7HS
  • Tire Size
    • Front: 2.75-18 4PR
    • Rear: 2.75-1 8 4PR
  • Color
  • Fuel Tank: Pastel Orange
  • Front Fender: Stainless steel
  • Engine No.: G3E00001-
  • Frame No. : GA-200001 -
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99995-130
  • Shop Manual No.: 99995-201 (SM-1)

1970

1970 Kawasaki G3TR


  • Color
  • Fuel Tank: Pastel Orange
  • Front Fender: Stainless steel
  • Engine No.: G3E00000
  • Frame No.: GA-20000
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99995-130
    • Shop Manual No.: 99995-201 (SM-1)
  • Major Changes: Marking. Sealed beam unit adopted.

1971 G3TRA

1971 Kawasaki G3TRA
1971 Kawasaki G3TRA in Orange
1971 Kawasaki G3TRA in Orange
1971 Kawasaki G3TRA in Orange
1971 Kawasaki G3TRA in Orange
1971 Kawasaki G3TRA in Orange
1971 Kawasaki G3TRA in Orange



Bored up (2.5 mm) G3TR. Horsepower upgraded and color, marking, fuel tank, side cover, muffler, and front fender changed.

  • 100 cc
  • 2-Stroke, 1 Cylinder
  • Rotary Disc Valve
  • 5-Speed Return Shift
  • Maximum Horsepower 11.5 HP @8,000 rpm
  • Spark Plug: NGK B7HS
  • Tire Size
    • Front: 2.75-18 4PR
    • Rear: 2.75-1 8 4PR
  • Color
  • Fuel Tank: Bright Orange
  • Front Fender: Stainless steel
  • Engine No.: G3E000001-
  • Frame No.: GA-272967-
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99995-174S
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99995-312
  • Shop Manual No.: 99995-201 (SM-1)


Also see:Kawasaki G31M

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