Yamaha FJ1200A

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Yamaha FJ 1200A
Manufacturer
Production 1991
Class Sport touring
Engine
1188cc Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinde
Bore / Stroke 76.2mm x 76.2mm
Compression ratio 9.7:1
Horsepower 129.95 HP (96.9 KW) @ 9000RPM
Torque 79.66 ft/lbs (108.0 Nm) @ 7500RPM
Spark Plug NGK DP8EA-9
Battery YUASA YTX14-BS
Transmission Gear box: 5-Speed

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet multi-discs
Final Drive Chain: 530x110
Front Sprocket 16T
Rear Sprocket 40T
Suspension Front: Telescopic with 3-way preload and damping adjustment
Rear: Monocross monoshock 5-way preload and 5-way damping adjustment
Brakes Front: Double discs 282 mm
Rear: Single disc 282 mm
Front Tire 120/70-VR17
Rear Tire 150/80 V16
Wheelbase 58.7 inches (1491 mm)
Length 87.8 inches (2230 mm)
Width 30.51 inches (775 mm)
Seat Height 30.71 inches (780 mm)
Weight 259.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Manuals Service Manual


The Yamaha FJ 1200A was a Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinde Sport touring motorcycle produced by Yamaha in 1991. Max torque was 79.66 ft/lbs (108.0 Nm) @ 7500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 129.95 HP (96.9 KW) @ 9000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 76.2mm bore x 76.2mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1188.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-discs.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-VR17 front tire and a 150/80 V16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Double discs 282 mm in the front and a Single disc 282 mm in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic with 3-way preload and damping adjustment while the rear was equipped with a Monocross monoshock 5-way preload and 5-way damping adjustment. The wheelbase was 58.7 inches (1491 mm) long.

1991 - 1997 Yamaha FJ 1200A[edit]

1991 - 1997 Yamaha FJ 1200A 1991 - 1997 Yamaha FJ 1200A 1991 - 1997 Yamaha FJ 1200A

The Kawasaki is very easy to use. Its gearbox is light and positive. So's the clutch. The brakes work. The steering is light for a 242kg fattie, especially at pootling speed. The steering lock isn't as great as the FJ's, but it only gives agg when you're trying to turn round in the road a million times for photos. The mirrors are superb. The ZZ-R clocks (including digital clock) are neat and look classy.