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Suzuki GSX1100F Katana 1100

1988-1993

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Old School – Air/Oil Cooled

Sport Touring at its best!

Factory Options

Hard luggage

K75 Hard luggage conversion

History

Engine

 

Spark Plugs  

        Standard (1988 and 1989)

NGK JR9B or J9B

        Standard (1990 on) NGK JR9B

        Cold type (UK models)

JP10B

        Gap

0,6 — 0,7 mm (0.024 — 0.028 inch)
Engine idle speed 1100 +/-100 rpm
Valve clearance (cold engine)  

        Intake

0,10 — 0,15 mm (0.004 — 0.006 inch)

        Exhaust

0,18 — 0,23 mm (0.007— 0.009 inch)
Cylinder Compression Pressure   

        Standard

10,75— 14,67 bars (156— 213 psi)

        Minimum

8,81 bars (128 psi)

        Maximum variation

1,93 bars (28 psi)
Cylinder numbering (left to right) 1-2-3-4

 

Recommended lubricants and fluids

 

Engine/transmission oil  

        Type

API grade SE or SF (minimum)

        Viscosity

SAE 10W-40

        Capacity

 

          With filter change

4,5 liters (4.8 US qt, 7.9 Imp pt)

          Oil change only

4,3 liters (4.5 US qt, 7.6 Imp pt)

          Engine overhaul

5,5 liters (5.8 US qt, 9.7 Imp pt)
Brake fluid DOT 4
Fork oil  

        Type

SAE 10 – fork oil

        Amount 1988

478 cc (16.2 US fl oz, 16.8 Imp fl oz)

        Amount 1989 on

406 cc (13.7 US fl oz, 14.3 Imp fl oz)

        Oil level 1988

126 mm (4.92 inches)
        Oil level 1989 on 145,8 mm (5.74 inches)
Drive chain 20W-50 engine oil (not chain lube)
Cables and lever pivots Chain/cable lubricant or 10W-30 motor oil
Sidestand/centerstand pivots Medium-weight lithium-based multigrease
Brake pedal/shift lever pivots Chain/cable lubricant or 10W-30 motor oil
Throttle grip Multi-purpose grease or dry film lubricant

 

Miscellaneous

 

Brake pad minimum thickness To limit line
Brake pedal height 50 mm (23.0 inch) below top of footpeg
Freeplay adjustments  

        Throttle cable

0,5—1.0 mm (0.020—0.040 inch)
Drive chain  

        Slack

20—25 mm (0.8—1.0 inch)

        21-pin length

319,4 mm (12.6 inch)
Battery electrolyte specific gravity 1,28 at 20°C (68°F)
Minimum tire tread depth (2)  

        Front

1,6 mm (0.060 inch)

        Rear

2,0 mm (0.080 inch)
Tire pressure (cold)  

        Front

2.48 bars (36 psi)

        Rear

 

          Single rider

2.48 bars (36 psi)

          Rider and passenger

2.89 bars (42 psi)

 

Torque specifications

 

Oil drain plug 20—25 Nm (18—25 ft-lbs)
Spark plugs  

        New plugs

1/2 turn after gasket touches engine

        Used plugs

1/4 turn after gasket touches engine

 

Model identification

 

Year and model code Starting frame number
1988 GSX1100FJ

1989 GSX1100FK

GV72C-100001
1990 GSX1100FL  GV72C-105765

1991 GSX1100FM

GV72C-113118

1992 GSX1100FN

GV72C-119920
1993 GSX1100FP GV72C-125061
1994 GSX1100FR GV72C-131112
1995 GSX1100FS GV72C-134162

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