Honda NX650 Dominator: review, history, specs

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Honda NX650 Dominator
Manufacturer
Also called NX650 Dominator (reduced effect), NX 650 Dominator (reduced effect), NX 650 Dominator
Production 1987 - 2003 (US 1988-1989)
Class Dual sport
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 100.0mm x 82.0mm
Compression ratio 8.3:1
Top Speed 102 mph (164 km/h)
Horsepower 40.1 HP (29.9 KW) @ 6000RPM
Torque 37.62 ft/lbs (51.0 Nm) @ 5000RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Spark Plug NGK DPR8EA-9 '88-89
Battery YUASA YTX9-BS '88-89
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: 41mm leading-axle fork
Rear: Pro-link
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 90/90-21
Rear Tire 120/90-17
Wheelbase 57.09 inches (1450 mm)
Length 86.61 inches (2200 mm)
Width 35.55 inches (903 mm)
Height 49.61 inches (1260 mm)
Seat Height 34.65 inches (880 mm)
Weight 368.17 pounds (167.0 Kg) (dry), 182.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-112
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10w40
Fuel Capacity 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 0.57 liters/100 km (175.4 km/l or 412.67 mpg)
Related Honda XR650L
Competition Aprilia Pegaso 600, Kawasaki KL650A
Manuals Service Manual


The Honda NX650 Dominator was a single cylinder, four-stroke dual-sport motorcycle produced by Honda between 1987 and 2003. It could reach a top speed of 102 mph (164 km/h). Max torque was 37.62 ft/lbs (51.0 Nm) @ 5000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 40.1 HP (29.9 KW) @ 6000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 100.0mm bore x 82.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 644.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 90/90-21 front tire and a 120/90-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 41mm leading-axle fork while the rear was equipped with a Pro-link. The NX650 Dominator was fitted with a 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 368.17 pounds (167.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 57.09 inches (1450 mm) long.


1988[edit]


The NX650'88 was sold in 1988 in just one color: Astro Blue Metallic. The "NX650" fairing decal was gray and gold. The fenders, fairing, and side covers were painted plastic. The bike had an electric starter and a 2-into-2 exhaust system. The front wheel was 21" while the back was 17". The engine was a 644cc SOHC RFVC dry sump single cylinder linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began JH2RD020*JK000001

1989[edit]

1989 Honda NX650



The NX650'89 was sold in 1989 in just one color: Astro Blue Metallic. The "NX650" fairing decal was gray and gold. The fenders, fairing, and side covers were painted plastic. The bike had an electric starter and a 2-into-2 exhaust system. A rear carrier was added as standard equipment. The handlebars were chrome plated. The front wheel was 21" while the back was 17". The engine was a 644cc SOHC RFVC dry sump single cylinder linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began JH2RD020*KK100001


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