Honda GL400

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Honda GL400
Manufacturer
Production 1978-79
Class Touring
Engine
Four stroke, longitudinal 80° V-twin cylinder, SOHC 4 valves per cylinder operated by pushrods
Bore / Stroke 71.1mm x 71.1mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Horsepower 39.96 HP (29.8 KW) @ 9500RPM
Torque 22.87 ft/lbs (31.0 Nm) @ 7500RPM
Fuel System Carburetor
Ignition Transistor
Transmission 5 Speed
Suspension Front: Telescopic forks
Rear: Dual chocks
Brakes Front: Single 275 mmdisc 1 piston caliper
Rear: Drum
Front Tire 3.50S19-4PR
Rear Tire 3.75S18-4PR
Weight 200 kg / 440.9 lbs (dry),
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 18 Liters / 4.8 US gal
Manuals Service Manual

The Honda GL 400 was a Water cooled, V-twin, 4 stroke, 2 valves per cylinder Touring motorcycle produced by Honda in 1980. Max torque was 22.87 ft/lbs (31.0 Nm) @ 7500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 39.96 HP (29.8 KW) @ 9500 RPM.


Engine[edit]

The engine was a Liquid cooled cooled Four stroke, longitudinal 80° V-twin cylinder, SOHC 4 valves per cylinder operated by pushrods. The engine featured a 10.0:1 compression ratio.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.50S19-4PR front tire and a 3.75S18-4PR rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Single 275 mmdisc 1 piston caliper in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a Dual chocks. The GL400 was fitted with a 18 Liters / 4.8 US gal fuel tank. The bike weighed just 200 kg / 440.9 lbs.

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Honda GL400

Overview[edit]

Honda GL 400










Make Model Honda GL 400
Year 1978-79
Engine Type Four stroke, longitudinal 80° V-twin cylinder, SOHC 4 valves per cylinder operated by pushrods
Displacement 396
Bore X Stroke 73 х 47.4 mm
Cooling System Liquid cooled
Compression 10.0:1
Induction Carburetor
Ignition Transistor
Starting Electric
Max Power 40 hp / 29.8 kW @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 32 Nm / 23.6 ft. lbs @ 7500 rpm
Transmission 5 Speed
Final Drive Chain
Front Suspension Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension Dual chocks
Front Brakes Single 275 mmdisc 1 piston caliper
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.50S19-4PR
Rear Tire 3.75S18-4PR
Dry Weight 200 kg / 440.9 lbs
Fuel Capacity 18 Liters / 4.8 US gal