Basic Kawasaki Reference

The chart below shows basic Kawasaki reference information including model name, year, 2 or 4 stroke, NGK spark plug, spark plug gap, Yuasa battery, engine oil capacity, drive chain or belt size, chain length and curb weight for Kawasaki motorcycles. It is sorted first by cc's, then alphabetically by name.

The information contained on this site is primarily for the US editions of the named Kawasaki streetbikes. If we have the Canada, Euro or other edition information it will be identified as such.
Kawasaki all-terrain vehicles, dirt and off-road bikes have a separate charts, on pages in this site.

Basic Kawasaki Reference I

Model Years Stroke NGK
Spark Plug
Plug Gap Yuasa
Battery
Engine Oil
Capacity
Drive Chain
or Belt
Chain
Length
Curb Weight
BN125A
Eliminator 125
01-02
04-07
2009
CR7E YB9-B 428 132
KZ200 1978-79 B8ES 12N10-3B 520 98
EL250 B
Eliminator
1988-89 C8HSA YB9L-A2 520 114
EL250 E
Eliminator 250
1991-94 CR8HSA YB9L-A2 520 114
EX250 E
Ninja 250R
1986-87 C8HSA YB9L-A2 520 104
EX250 F
Ninja 250R
1988-94 C8HSA YB9L-A2 520 106
EX250 F
Ninja 250R
1995-96 C8HSA YTX7L-BS 520 106
EX250 F
Ninja 250R
1997-07 CR8HSA YTX7L-BS 520 106
EX250 J
Ninja 250R
2008 CR8E YTX7A-BS 520 106
EX250 J
Ninja 250R
2009 CR8E YTX9-BS 520 106
KE250 1977-79 B8ES 6N6-10-2 520 98
KZ250 LTD 1980-81 B7ES 12N10-3A-1 520 102
KZ250 LTD 1982 B7ES 12N10-3A-1 Belt
KZ250 1983 B8ES 12N10-3A-1 Belt
S1 250 1973 B9HS 12N5.5-4A 525 102
S1 250 1974-75 B9HS 12N5.5-4A 525 104
EX305 GPZ 1983 DP9EA-9 YB9L-A2 Belt
KZ305A CSR 1981-82 D9EA YB10L-A2 530 98
KZ350 B
CSR Belt
1982 D9EA YB10L-A2 Belt
KZ305B LTD 1987-88 D9EA YB10L-A2 Belt
F5 350 1970-71 B10HS 6N2-2A-3 525 92
F9 350 1972-75 B10HS 6N4B-2A-3 525 94
S2 350 1972-73 B9HS 12N5.5-4A 530 102
KZ400 1974-79 B8ES 12N12A-4A-1 530 100
KZ400 LTD 1979 B7ES YB12A-A 530 104
KZ440 1980-81 B7ES YB12A-A 530 100
KZ440 1982 B7ES YB12A-A Belt
KZ440 LTD 1980-83 B7ES YB12A-A 530 104
EN450 A
454 LTD
1985-90 D9EA YB12A-A Belt
EN500 A
Vulcan 500
1990-96 D9EA YB12A-A Belt
EN500 C
Vulcan 500 LTD
1996-09 DR9EA YB12AL-A2 520 110
EX500 A 1987-93 D9EA YB14L-A2 520 104
EX500 D
Ninja 500
1994-96 D9EA YB14L-A2 520 104
EX500 D
Ninja 500R
1997-09 DR9EA YB14L-A2 520 104
H1 500 1969-72 B9HS 12N9-4B-1 530 102
H1 500 1973-75 B9HS 12N9-3B 530 106
KH500 1976 B9HS 12N9-3B 530 106
KZ550 STD 1980-83 D8EA YB12A-A 530 100
KZ550 GPZ 1981 D8EA YB12A-A 530 100
KZ550 GPZ 1982-83 D8EA YB12A-A 530 104
KZ550
Spectre
1983 D8EA YB12A-A Shaft
KZ550 LTD 1980-84 D8EA YB12A-A 530 100
ZR550 B
Zephyr
1990-91 D9EA YB12A-A 520 108
ZR550 B
Zephyr
1992-93 DR9EA YB12A-A 520 108
ZX550 A

GPZ

1984-86 DP9EA-9 YB12A-A W/S 520 104
ZL600 A
Eliminator
1986-87 D9EA YB12A-A Shaft
ZL600 B
Eliminator 600
1996-97 D9EA YB12A-A Shaft
ZX600 A
Ninja 600
1985-87 D9EA YB12A-A 530 102
ZX600 B
Ninja 600RX
1987 D9EA YB12A-A 530 102
ZX600 C
Ninja 600R
1988-96 D9EA YB12A-A 530 102
ZX600 C
Ninja 600R
1997 DR9EA YB12A-A 530 102
ZX600 D
Ninja ZX6
1990-93 C9E YB12A-A 530 110
ZX600 E
Ninja ZX6
1993-02 CR9E YTX12-BS 530 112
ZX600 E
ZZR600
2003-04 CR9E YTX12-BS 530 112
ZX600 F
Ninja ZX6R
1995-97 CR9E YTX12-BS 525 108
ZX600 G
Ninja ZX6R
1998-99 CR9E YTX9-BS 525 108
ZX600 J
Ninja ZX6R
2000-02 CR9E YTX9-BS 525 108
ZX600 K
Ninja ZX6RR
2003 CR9E YTX9-BS 520 108
ZX600 M
Ninja ZX6RR
2004 CR9E YTX9-BS 520 108
ZX600 N
Ninja ZX6RR
2005-06 CR9E YTX9-BS 520 110
ZX600 P
Ninja ZX6R
2007-08 CR9E YTX9-BS 520 112
ZX600 R
Ninja ZX6R
2009 CR9E YTX9-BS 520 112
ZX636 B
Ninja ZX6R
2003-04 CR9E YTX9-BS 520 108
ZX636 C/D
Ninja ZX6R
2005-06 CR9E YTX9-BS 520 110
EJ650 A
W650
2000-01 CR8E YTX14-BS 525 104
ER650 C
ER-6n
2009 CR9EIA-9 YTX12-BS 520 114
EX650 A
Ninja 650R
2006-08 CR9EIA-9 YTX12-BS 520 114
EX650 C
Ninja 650R
2009 CR9EIA-9 YTX12-BS 520 114
KLE650 A
Versys
2008-09 4 CR9EIA-9 YTX12-BS 2 520 114 454
KZ650 B/C 1977-79 B7ES YB10L-A2 530 102
KZ650
SR & LTD
1978-80 B7ES YB10L-A2 530 102
KZ650F1 1980 B7ES YB10L-A2 530 102
KZ650
CSR
1981-83 B7ES YB12A-A 630 84
KZ700A1/A2
LTD
1984-85 B8ES YB12A-A 630 88
VN700 A1
Vulcan 700
1985 DP8EA-9 YB14L-A2 Shaft
ZN700 A
LTD
1985 B8ES YB14L-A2 Shaft
H2 750 1972-73 B9HS 12N5.5-4A 530 110
H2 750 1974-75 B9HS 12N5.5-4A 530 120
KZ750 /2
LTD-2 Twin
1980 B6ES YB12A-A 530 106
KZ750 H/4
LTD
1980-82 B8ES YB12A-A 630 84
KZ750 E
STD 4
1980-82 B8ES YB12A-A 630 84
KZ750 M
CSR - TWIN
1982 B7ES YB14L-A2 530 106
KZ750 R
GPZ 750
1982 B7ES YB12A-A 630 88
KZ750 K
Belt
1983 Belt
KZ750 H
LTD - 4
1983 B7ES YB14L-A2 630 84
KZ750 F
LTD Shaft
1983 B8ES YB14L-A2 Shaft
KZ750 L
SPORTS
1983 B83S YB12A-A 630 88
KZ750 N
SPECTRE
1982-83 B7ES YB14L-A2 Shaft
VN750 A
VULCAN
1986-06 DP7EA-9 YB14L-A2 Shaft
ZR750 C
ZEPHYR 750
1991-93 D9EA YTX12-BS 525 106
ZR750 F
ZR7 - ZR-7
2000 DR9EA YTX12-BS 525 108
ZR750 H
ZR7S  ZR-7S
2001-03 DR9EA YTX12-BS 525 108
ZR750 K
Z750S
2005-06 CR9EK YTX9-BS 520 112
ZX750A
GPz 750
1983-85 B9ES SYB14L-A2 630 94
ZX750E
GPz 750 Turbo
1984-85 BR9EV SYB14L-A2 630 98
ZX750F
NINJA 750R
1987-90 D8EA YB14L-A2 530 110
ZX750H
NINJA ZX7
1989-90 C9E YB14L-A2 530 112
ZX750
NINJA ZX7
1991-92 C9E YTX12-BS 530 110
ZX750K
NINJA ZX7R
1991-92 C9E YTX9-BS 530 108
ZX750L
NINJA ZX7
1993-95 CR9E YTX12-BS 530 110
ZX750M
NINJA ZX7R
1993-94 CR9E YTX9-BS 530 108
ZX750N
NINJA ZX7RR
1996-97 CR9E YTX9-BS 525 108
ZX750P
NINJA ZX7R
1996-03 CR9E YTX12-BS 525 110
VN800A
VULCAN 800
1995-96 CR7E YTX14-BS 530 114
VN800A
VULCAN 800
1997-03 CR7E YTX14-BS 520 114
VN800A
VULCAN 800
2004-05 CR7E YTX12-BS 520 114
VN800B
VULCAN 800 CLASSIC
1996-03 CR7E YTX14-BS 530 112
VN800B
VULCAN 800 CLASSIC
2004-05 CR7E YTX12-BS 530 112
VN800C
VULCAN 800 DRIFTER
2000 CR7E YTX14-BS 530 112
VN800E
VULCAN 800 DRIFTER
2001-03 CR7E YTX14-BS 530 112
VN900E
VULCAN 800 DRIFTER
2004-06 CR7E YTX12-BS 530 112
VN900B
VULCAN 900 CLASSIC
2006-09 CPR7EA-9 YTX12-BS BELT
VN900C
VULCAN 900 CLASSIC
2007-09 CPR7EA-9 YTX12-BS BELT
VN900D
VULCAN 900 CLASSIC LT
2006-09 CPR7EA-9 YTX12-BS BELT
ZL900A
ELIMINATOR
1985-86 D8EA YB14L-A2 SHAFT
Z1 1973-75 B8ES 12N14-3A 630 92
KZ900A 1976-77 B8ES YB10L-A2 630 92
KZ900B LTD 1976 B8ES YB10L-A2 630 92
ZX900A
NINJA
1984-86 D8EA YB14L-A2 530 114
ZX900B
NINJA ZX9R
1994-97 CR9EK YTX12-BS 530 112
ZX900C
NINJA ZX9R
1998-99 CR9EK YTX9-BS 530 110
ZX900E
NINJA ZX9R
2000-01 CR9EK YTX9-BS 530 110
ZX900F
NINJA ZX9R
2002-03 CR9EK YTX9-BS 525 110
KZ1000 A 1977-80 B8ES YB13L-A2 630 92
KZ1000D
Z1R
1978
1980
B8ES YB18L-A 630 92
KZ1000 1983 B8ES YB18L-A 630 98
KZ1000M
CSR
1981-82 B8ES YB18L-A 630 96
KZ1000B
LTD
1977-80 B8ES YB14L-A2 630 92
KZ1000K
LTD
1981-82 B8ES YB18L-A 630 96
KZ1000J 1981-83 B8ES YB18L-A 630 96
KZ1000P
POLICE 1000
1982 BR8ES YB18L-A 630 96
KZ1000P
POLICE 1000
1983-01 BR8ES YB18L-A 630 98
KZ1000P
POLICE 1000
2002-03
2005
BR8ES YTX20L-BS 530 116
KZ1000R
EDDIE LAWSON REPLICA
1982-83 B8ES YB18L-A 630 90
KZ1000E
SHAFT
1979-80 B8ES 12N16-3B SHAFT
ZG1000 A
CONCOURS
1986-93 D8EA YB18L-A SHAFT
ZG1000A
CONCOURS
1994-95 D8EA YB18L-A SHAFT
ZG1000A
CONCOURS
1997-06 DR8EA YB18L-A SHAFT
ZL1000A
ZL1000 ELIMINATOR
1987 D8EA YB14L-A2 SHAFT
ZR1000 A
Z1000
2003-06 CR9EK YTX9-BS 525 112
ZR1000B
Z1000
2007-08 CR9EIA-9 YTX9-BS 525 110
ZX1000A
NINJA 1000R
1986-87 D8EA YB14L-A2 632 94
ZX1000B
NINJA ZX10
1988-90 CR9E YB14L-A2 532 110
ZX1000C
NINJA ZX10R
2004-05 CR9EIA-9 YT12B-BS 525 110
ZX1000D
NINJA ZX10R
2006-07 CR9EIA-9 YT12B-BS 525 108
ZX1000E
NINJA ZX10R
2008-09 CR9EIA-9 YT12B-BS 525 110
KZ1100 A 1981-83 B8ES YB18L-A SHAFT
KZ1100B
GPz
1981 B8ES 12N16-3B 630 98
KZ1100B
GPz
1982 B8ES 12N16-3B 630 98
KZ1100D
SPECTRE
1982-83 B8ES YB18L-A SHAFT
ZN1100B
LTD SHAFT
1984-85 B8ES YB14L-A2 SHAFT
ZR1100A
ZR1100 ZEPHYR
1992-95 CR9E YTX16-BS 530 116
ZR1100C
ZRX1100
1999-00 CR9EK YTX14-BS 530 110
ZX1100A
GPz
1983-84 BR8ES SYB16L-B 630 100
ZX1100C
NINJA ZX11
1990-93 C9E YB14L-A2 530 110
ZX1100D
NINJA ZX11
1994-01 CR9E YTX14-BS 530 110
ZX1100E
GPz1100
1995-97 CR9EK YTX14-BS 530 112
ZX1100F
GPz1100 ABS
1996 CR9EK YTX14-BS 530 112
ZG1200 A
VOYAGER XII
1986 DPR8EA-9 SY50-N18L-AT SHAFT
ZG1200B
VOYAGER XII
1987-03 DPR8EA-9 SY50-N18L-AT SHAFT
ZR1200A
ZRX1200R
2001-05 CR9EK YTX14-BS 530 110
ZX1200A
ZX12R
2000-01 CR9EKPA YTX14-BS 530 116
ZX1200B
ZX12R
2002-05 CR9EKPA YTX14-BS 530 116
ZX1200C
ZZR1200
2002-05 CR9E YTX14-BS 530 112
KZ1300 A 1979 B8ES Y50N18L-A SHAFT
KZ1300A 1980-82 BR6ES Y50-N18L-A SHAFT
KZ1300B
TOURING
1980 BR6ES Y50-N18L-A SHAFT
ZN1300A
VOYAGER 1300
1983-88 BPR6ES 12N24-3 SHAFT
ZG1400 A
CONCOURS 14 ABS
2008-09 CR9EIA-9 YTX14-BS SHAFT
ZG1400B
CONCOURS 14
2008-09 CR9EIA-9 YTX14-BS SHAFT
ZX1400 A/C
NINJA ZX14
2006-09 CR9EIA-9 YTX14-BS 530 116
VN1500A/B
VULCAN 88/88SE
1987-95 DP7EA-9 Y50-N18L-A SHAFT
VN1500 A
VULCAN 1500
1996 DP7EA-9 Y50-N18L-A SHAFT
VN1500A
VULCAN 1500
1997-99 DPR7EA-9 Y50-N18L-A SHAFT
VN1500C
VULCAN 1500L
1996-97 DP7EA-9 Y50-N18L-A SHAFT
VN1500D
VULCAN CLASSIC
1996-97 DPR7EA-9 YTX16-BS SHAFT
VN1500E
VULCAN CLASSIC
1998-04 DPR5EA-9 YTX16-BS SHAFT
VN1500G
VULCAN NOMAD
1999-01 DPR5EA-9 YTX16-BS SHAFT
VN1500J
VULCAN DRIFTER
1999-00 DPR6EA-9 YTX20CH-BS SHAFT
VN1500L
VULCAN NOMAD Fi
2000-04 DPR6EA-9 YTX20CH-BS SHAFT
VN1500N
VULCAN CLASSIC Fi
2000-02 DPR6EA-9 YTX20CH-BS SHAFT
VN1500N
VULCAN CLASSIC
2005-08 DPR6EA-9 YTX20CH-BS SHAFT
VN1500P
VULCAN MEAN STREAK
2002-03 DPR6EA-9 YTX20CH-BS SHAFT
VN1500R
VULCAN DRIFTER
2001-05 DPR6EA-9 YTX20CH-BS SHAFT
VN1600 A/E
VULCAN CLASSIC
2004-08 DPR6EA-9 YTX20CH-BS SHAFT
VN1600 B/F
VULCAN MEAN STREAK
2004-08 DPR6EA-9 YTX20CH-BS SHAFT
VN1600 D/G
VULCAN NOMAD
2005-08 DPR6EA-9 YTX20CH-BS SHAFT
VN1700 A
VULCAN VOYAGER K-ACT ABS
2009 BELT
VN1700B
VULCAN VOYAGER
2009 BELT
VN1700C
VULCAN NOMAD
2009 BELT
VN1700E
VULCAN CLASSIC
2009 BELT
VN1700G
VULCAN CLASSIC LT
2009 BELT
VN2000 A/G
VULCAN 2000
2004-09 IZFR6F-11 YTX20CH-BS BELT
VN2000D
VULCAN 2000 CLASSIC LTD
2005-06 IZFR6F-11 YTX20CH-BS BELT
VN2000E/H
VULCAN 2000 CLASSIC
2006-09 1ZFR6F-11 YTX20CH-BS BELT
VN2000F/J
VULCAN 2000 CLASSIC LT
2006-09 1ZFR6F-11 YTX20CH-BS BELT


Spark plug gaps are in 1/1000 of one inch. So if the chart lists 30 in the Plug Gap column it is the .030 feeler gauge.
Engine oil capacities are in quarts and include engine oil with filter.
Curb weight is listed in pounds.




Kawasaki Sprocket, Tire and Pressure Chart

The chart below shows basic Kawasaki reference information including model name, year, front and rear sprocket size, front and rear tire size and front and rear tire pressures (in psi) for a single rider and rider with a passenger.

Basic Kawasaki Reference II

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