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The '''Kawasaki F6''' was a 125cc [[dual-purpose motorcycle]] manufactured by [[Kawasaki]] from 1971 through 1974 with the general overall look of the [[Kawasaki F4]] and [[Kawasaki F5]]. It was a very good [[Enduro]] motorcycle with it's higher [[horsepower]] for its class, enclosed [[carburetor]], and ground clearance.  
 
The '''Kawasaki F6''' was a 125cc [[dual-purpose motorcycle]] manufactured by [[Kawasaki]] from 1971 through 1974 with the general overall look of the [[Kawasaki F4]] and [[Kawasaki F5]]. It was a very good [[Enduro]] motorcycle with it's higher [[horsepower]] for its class, enclosed [[carburetor]], and ground clearance.  
  
Basically the F6 was a twin of the 175cc [[Kawasaki F7]] in that they shared the same frame and lower end of engine. The 125cc had a cast iron head and lacked the Hatta front forks.
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The '''Kawasaki F6''' was a twin of the [[Kawasaki F7|Kawasaki F7 175]]. The outstanding differences were: (a) The lack of the [[Hatta fork]]. (b) The red matrix design tank decal and "125" oil reservoir decal. (c) A black cast iron cylinder head.  
 
==Main competitors==
 
==Main competitors==
 
*[[Honda SL125]]
 
*[[Honda SL125]]
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*Major Changes: Color, marking, fuel tank, and seat. Turn signal lights as standard equipment.
 
*Major Changes: Color, marking, fuel tank, and seat. Turn signal lights as standard equipment.
  
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<center><big>'''Preceded by: [[Kawasaki F3]]  Succeeded by: [[Kawasaki KS125]]'''</big></center>
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==1974==
 
==1974==
 
In 1974 the F6 was replaced with the [[Kawasaki KS125]].
 
In 1974 the F6 was replaced with the [[Kawasaki KS125]].

Revision as of 16:45, 15 March 2009

1971 Kawasaki F6 Enduro

The Kawasaki F6 was a 125cc dual-purpose motorcycle manufactured by Kawasaki from 1971 through 1974 with the general overall look of the Kawasaki F4 and Kawasaki F5. It was a very good Enduro motorcycle with it's higher horsepower for its class, enclosed carburetor, and ground clearance.

The Kawasaki F6 was a twin of the Kawasaki F7 175. The outstanding differences were: (a) The lack of the Hatta fork. (b) The red matrix design tank decal and "125" oil reservoir decal. (c) A black cast iron cylinder head.

Main competitors

1971 F6 specifications

1971 Kawasaki F6
1971 Kawasaki F6


  • 125cc
  • 2-stroke, 1 Cylinder
  • Rotary Disc Valve
  • 5-speed Return Shift
  • Maximum Horsepower: 14.5 HP @7,500 rpm
  • Spark Plug: NGK B8HS
  • Tire Size
  • Front: 3.00-18 4PR
  • Rear: 3.25-18 4PR
  • Color
    • Fuel Tank: Deep Yellow
    • Front Fender: Deep Yellow
  • Engine No.: F6E00001-
  • Frame No.: F6F-00001-
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99995-124
  • Shop Manual No.: 99995-201 (SM-1)
  • Remarks: Engine mounted on the same frame as the 175 cc F7 model.

1972 F6A

1972 Kawasaki F6A



  • Color
    • Fuel Tank: Orange
    • Front Fender: Orange
  • Engine No.: F6Et2341-
  • Frame No.: F6F-18361-
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99997-510S
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99995-324
  • Shop Manual No.: 99995-201 (SM-1)
  • Major Changes: Color and marking. A "125" emblem affixed to the oil tank.

1973 F6B

1973 Kawasaki F6B
1973 Kawasaki F6 in Red
1973 Kawasaki F6 in Red
1973 Kawasaki F6 in Red



  • Color
    • Fuel Tank: Red
    • Front Fender: Red
  • Engine No.: F6E24447-
  • Frame No.: F6F-30402-
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99997-554S,(Europe) 99997-614s
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99997-545
  • Shop Manual No.: 99995-201 (SM-1)
  • Major Changes: Color, marking, fuel tank, and seat. Turn signal lights as standard equipment.
Preceded by: Kawasaki F3 Succeeded by: Kawasaki KS125


1974

In 1974 the F6 was replaced with the Kawasaki KS125.