Kawasaki G3SS: history, specs, pictures
single cylinder, two-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||47.0mm x 51.8mm|
|Top Speed||65 mph (104 km/h)|
|Horsepower||10.33 HP (7.7 KW) @ 8000RPM|
|Torque||0.74 ft/lbs (1.0 Nm) @ 7000RPM|
|Fuel System||carburetor. mikuni vm19sc|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: standard froks
Rear: 2 shocks
|Brakes||Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
|Wheelbase||45.28 inches (1150 mm)|
|Seat Height||30.31 inches (770 mm)|
|Weight||182.98 pounds (83.0 Kg) (dry),|
|Recommended Oil||K-tech 10W-40|
|Fuel Capacity||2.27 Gallon (8.60 Liters)|
The Kawasaki G3SS was a single cylinder, two-stroke standard produced by Kawasaki in 1972. It could reach a top speed of 65 mph (104 km/h). Max torque was 0.74 ft/lbs (1.0 Nm) @ 7000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 10.33 HP (7.7 KW) @ 8000 RPM.
The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet plate 5.
It came with a 2.75-18 front tire and a 2.75-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a standard froks while the rear was equipped with a 2 shocks. The G3SS was fitted with a 2.27 Gallon (8.60 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 182.98 pounds (83.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 45.28 inches (1150 mm) long.