Yamaha FJR1300 – History, Design & Specs.

The FJR1300 was introduced in Europe in 2001 before arriving in North America in 2002 with the model year 2003 and proposed the appointment of a non-ABS version. Motorcycling magazine named the 2003 model motorcycle of the year. It has 298 mm front rotors.
It appeared in Europe in different colors: silver, blue, black and red.

The 2004 European model has come in a variety of colors, including Silver Storm. In 2004, North American models at the same time a non-ABS version with blue anodized brake calipers and a new version ABS. Both are money Cerulean. Other improvements included an update rate suspension, 320 mm front brake discs and a fairing pocket for small items.

In 2005, North America model year remained unchanged structurally with a non-ABS and ABS model Galaxy blue.

In 2006, the USA and the world synchronized years models and the design changed significantly, including changes mobile arm, curved radiator, instrumentation changes, upgraded alternator and a lot of attention to changes in flow d air heat issues reported in previous years. In response to these complaints, Yamaha has added several adjustable vents to the FJR1300, allowing the rider to direct air or body.

The base model has FJR1300A ABS and east while cobalt blue color of money Cerulean FJR1300AE has a semi-automatic. The model has YCCS AE, or Yamaha Chip-Controlled Shift. The driver can either use the standard one foot shifter without a clutch lever, or passage through a lever on the left a bar where the clutch would normally. The model continues to AE production until 2008.
For 2008, some changes were made, including an update of altitude-related issues ECU and gases “feel”, including measures to improve the low speed on / off gas transitions. The colors announced in Europe are as follows: Silver (Silver Tech), Black (Midnight Black) and graphite. 2008 also saw minor changes in the ABS.

Four FJR1300s finished in the top ten of 2007 Iron Butt Rally.
Yamaha FJR1300A (2006) used by the Danish police
The FJR1300 has a 1298 cc-4 cylinders.
The FJR1300 uses a five-speed sequential close ratio gearbox. The FJR1300AE has a semi-automatic model, which calls Yamaha YCC-S (Yamaha Chip-Controlled Shift). This system is a 5-speed manual gearbox sequence with a clutch controlled by computer so that no clutch lever is necessary use by the rider.
The framework of the FJR1300 is made of aluminum alloy
Electrical System
The FJR1300 has a standard 12-volt electrical system, a merger with the cigarette lighter-style catch in the glove box left.
Other features

The electric FJR1300 has a windshield-adjusted controlled by a rocker switch on the handlebar. The Shield returns to its lowest position when the key is off. It is a common modification between FJR riders to disable the “return” feature. The FJR1300 also has a runner-adjustable airflow. The AE models also feature heated handlebars face the ambient air temperature adjustment sensitivity. The handlebar is adjustable, with 3 positions, and the seat is adjustable high or low, with about one inch between the positions.
Specifications (FJR1300/A/AE/AS)
Data from: Yamaha United Kingdom
FJR1300 FJR1300A FJR1300AE/AS

Engine 1298 cc (79 ft), 4-stroke, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled in-line 1298 cc (79 ft), 4-stroke, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled in-line 1298 cc (79 cu) 4-stroke, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, online

Bore Course 79 x 66.2mm
Power 105.5 kW (143.5 PS) @ 8,000 rpm
Couple 134.4 Nm (13.7 kg-m) @ 7,000 rpm
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system for electronic fuel injection
Lubrication Carter wet
Ignition TCI (Digital)
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh semi-automatic
Tree training final
LOA 2230 mm (87.8)
Width 770 mm (30.3)
Overall height 1245 mm (49)
Seat height 818 mm (32.2)
On the ground 140 mm (5.5)
Wheelbase 1539 mm (60.6)
Dry weight 264 kg (582 lb) 268 kg (591 lb)
Front suspension telescopic, coil spring, spring adjustable, adjustable Rebound Damping
Rear Suspension type Link, gas / oil amortized
Brakes before dual hydraulic disc
Brakes rear hydraulic disc Simple
Tires before 120/70-ZR17
Rear Tires 180/55-ZR17
Tank capacity 25 litres of fuel

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