Suzuki RM80: history, specs, pictures

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Suzuki RM80
Manufacturer
Also called RM 80
Production 1978 - 1998
Class Motocross
Successor Suzuki RM85
Engine
Water-cooled, Single-cylinder, 2-stroke
Bore / Stroke 48.3mm x 48.3mm
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Horsepower 14.21 HP (10.6 KW) @ 11000RPM
Fuel System Carburetor
Ignition magneto
Spark Plug BR10EV '98-01
B8ES '78 , '79 , '80-81 , '83
B10ES '91-97
B7ES '77
B9ES '82 , '84-85 , '86-88 , '89-90
Transmission Gear box: 6 Speed

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: wet plate
Suspension Front: long travel offroad ´zonker´ air forks
Rear: Full Floater
Brakes Front: Disc
Rear: Disc
Front Tire 2.50-16 '77 , '78
2.75-17 '79 , '80-81 , '82 , '83 , '84-85
70/100-17 '86-88 , '89-90 , '91-97 , '98-01
Rear Tire 3.60-14 '77 , '78
90/100-14 '86-88 , '89-90 , '91-97 , '98-01
5214 '79 , '80-81 , '82 , '83 , '84-85
Wheelbase 48.58 inches (1234 mm)
Length 71.1 inches (1806 mm)
Width 28.9 inches (734 mm)
Height 38.19 inches (970 mm)
Seat Height 33.31 inches (846 mm)
Weight 136.03 pounds (61.7 Kg) (dry), 64.0 kg (wet)
Competition Kawasaki KX80
Yamaha YZ80
Honda CR80R
Manuals Service Manual


The Suzuki RM80 was a Water-cooled, Single-cylinder, 2-stroke Trial motorcycle produced by Suzuki between 1978 and 1998. Claimed horsepower was 14.21 HP (10.6 KW) @ 11000 RPM.

Engine

The engine was a air cooled Water-cooled, Single-cylinder, 2-stroke. A 48.3mm bore x 48.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 79.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive

The bike has a 6 Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet plate.

Chassis

It came with a 2.75-17 front tire and a 4.10-14 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Disc in the front and a Disc in the rear. The front suspension was a long travel offroad ´zonker´ air forks while the rear was equipped with a Full Floater. The bike weighed just 136.03 pounds (61.7 Kg). The wheelbase was 48.58 inches (1234 mm) long.



1977 RM80B

1977 Suzuki RM80B


  • FRAME #: RM80-10001
  • ENGINE #: RM80-10001
  • ENGINE TYPE: . . 79cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: . . 460
  • COLOR Yellow
  • Black tank emblems
  • 5 speed transmission

1978 RM80C

1978 Suzuki RM80C
1978 Suzuki RM80 in Yellow
1978 Suzuki RM80 in Yellow
1978 Suzuki RM80 in Yellow


  • FRAME #: RM80-23349
  • ENGINE #: RM80-23635
  • ENGINE TYPE: 47699cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE:
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Tank decals yellow with black outline
  • Leading axle forks

1979 RM80N

1979 Suzuki RM80N


  • FRAME #: RM80-39433
  • ENGINE #: RM80-39470
  • ENGINE TYPE: . . 79cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: . . 469
  • COLOR Yellow
  • Three tone blue tank and side covers stripes
  • Yellow RM80 on seat


1980 RM80T

1980 Suzuki RM80T


  • FRAME #: RM80-200010
  • ENGINE #: RM80-200068
  • ENGINE TYPE: 79cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 203
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Three tone blue tank stripes under Suzuki decal


1981 RM80X

1981 Suzuki RM80X


  • V.I.N.#: JS1RD11A B 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: RM80-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 203
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • White outlined Suzuki over three tone blue tank stripes

1982 RM80Z

1982 Suzuki RM80Z


  • V.I.N.#: JS1RD12A C 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: . . RM80-
  • ENGINE TYPE: . . . 82cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: . . . 204
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Full floater rear suspension
  • Air Cooled Engine
1982 Suzuki RM80Z


1983 RM80D

1983 Suzuki RM80D


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD13A D 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D101-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 209
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Water cooled engine

1984 RM80E

1984 Suzuki RM80E


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD13A E 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D101-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 209
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Blue frame


1985 RM80F

1985 Suzuki RM80F


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD13A F2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D101-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 209
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Gold rims

1986 RM80G

1986 Suzuki RM80G


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14A G2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D104-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Front disc brake

1987 RM80H

1987 Suzuki RM80H


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14A H2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D104-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Yellow RM over two tone blue stripes on radiator covers

1988 RM80J

1988 Suzuki RM80J


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14A J2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D104-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Blue RM with yellow 80 tank decals

1989 RM80K

1989 Suzuki RM80K


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14A K2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 83cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Blue RM80 tank decals


1990 RM80L

1990 Suzuki RM80L


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14A L2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Rear disc brake

1991 RM80M

1991 Suzuki RM80M


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14A M2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: K106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Yellow frame
  • White side panels
  • Yellow seat with gray patches

1992 RM80N

1992 Suzuki RM80N


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14A N2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • White rear fender with pink gradation decal
  • Yellow seat with purple patches

1993 RM80P

1993 Suzuki RM80P


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14A P2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Charcoal frame
  • Yellow seat with purple Suzuki
  • Black, orange, purple 80 side panel decal
  • Yellow rear fender

1994 RM80R

1994 Suzuki RM80R


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14A R2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Charcoal frame
  • Yellow seat with purple Suzuki
  • Black, red 80 decal on radiator shroud
  • Yellow rear fender
  • Red 80 with black stripes on swingarm


1995 RM80S

1995 Suzuki RM80S


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14A S2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Charcoal frame
  • Yellow seat with purple Suzuki
  • Black, red, gray 80 decal on radiator shroud
  • Yellow rear fender
  • Gray 80 with black/red stripes on swingarm

1996 RM80T

1996 Suzuki RM80T


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14A T2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • Charcoal frame
  • Yellow seat with purple Suzuki
  • Red and purple RM on tank
  • Yellow rear fender
  • Red and purple 80 on swingarm

1997 RM80V

1997 Suzuki RM80V


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14C V2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 82cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow/White
  • Charcoal frame
  • Yellow seat with purple Suzuki
  • Red and blcak RM on tank
  • White side covers/number plates
  • Red/black/yellow 80 on swingarm

1998 RM80W

1998 Suzuki RM80W


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14C W2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 83cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow/White
  • Charcoal frame
  • Yellow seat with black top
  • Black, purple, gray 80 decal on radiator shroud
  • Yellow rear fender
  • No graphics on swingarm

1999 RM80X

1999 Suzuki RM80X


  • V.I.N. #: JS1RD14C X2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 83cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 02B
  • COLOR: Yellow - 3AE
  • Charcoal frame
  • Yellow seat with black & gray top
  • No graphics on swingarm

2000 RM80Y

2000 Suzuki RM80Y


  • V.I.N. #: LM1RD15C Y1100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 83cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 03B
  • COLOR: Yellow - 25Y
  • Charcoal frame
  • Gray and black seat
  • Red and black decal on radiator shroud
  • Revised fender and sidecover shapes
  • No graphics on swingarm


2001 RM80K1

2001 Suzuki RM80K1


  • V.I.N. #: LM1RD15C 11100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: D106-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 83cc, 2-Stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 03B
  • COLOR: Yellow - YR1
  • Charcoal frame
  • Black seat with white "Suzuki"
  • White "RM" and red "S" graphics on tank and radiator shroud
  • No graphics on swingarm


1978 - 1986 Suzuki RM80

The Suzuki RM80 is an off-road motocross-type motorcycle produced by the Japanese Suzuki Corporation from 1977 to 2001. The bikes all have roughly 80 cc of engine displacement and light frames.


1987 - 1997 Suzuki RM80

The Suzuki RM80 now has Full Floater rear suspension system far unmatched stabaility and a wide range of adjustability. A remote reservoir gas/oil shokc is used, mounted low to keep the bike`s center of gravity close to the ground.


1998 - 2002 Suzuki RM80

The 1998 Suzuki RM80 is an off-road motocross. The bikes all have roughly 80 cc of engine displacement and light frames. The new engine design provides with a mutch more performance thanks to Power Reed intake system combining piston valve and reed valve.


See Also

References


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