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DRIFTER 800 SPECIFICATIONS

ENGINE
Engine Type 4-stroke, V-type, 2-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid cooled, 8-valve, Counterbalancer
Displacement 805cc
Bore X Stroke 88.0 x 66.2 mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Maximum HP 42.7 kW, 58PS, 57.2HP @ 7500 r/min (rpm)
Maximum Torque 64 N.m, 6.5 kg-m, 47 ft-lb @ 5500 r/min (rpm)
Carbureter Keihin CVK36 Constant velocity, Diaphragm-type
Ignition System TCBI
Ignition Advance Electronic
Crankshaft Rotation Clockwise from RH Side
Cylinder Material Aluminum alloy with ferrous sleeves
Fuel Min 91 Research/87 Avg. Oct. Unleaded OK
Coolant Type 50% distilled water /50% ethylene glycol base antifreeze
Capacity 2.4 Liter
Level Level with radiator filler neck.
TRANSMISSION
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-disc, Manual
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-disc, Manual
Transmission 5-speed, Constant mesh, Return shift
Shift Pattern (Bottom Up) 1-N-2-3-4-5 (w/Neutral Finder)
Gear Ratios 1st 2.53 (38/15)
2nd 1.65 (33/20)
3rd
1.23 (32/26)
4th
1.00 (29/29)
5th
0.86 (24/28)
Primary Ratio
2.184 (83/38)
Overall Ratio (Top Gear) 4.405
CHASSIS
Wheelbase
1615 mm (63.58 in)
Seat Height
760 mm (29.92 in)
Dry Weight
2000 248 kg (546.75 lb) (US)
2001-06 542.4 lb
Curb Weight
2000 267 kg (588.6 lb) (US)
2001-06 584.2 lb
Fuel Tank Capacity 15 liter (3.96 gal) - Called 4 gal
Tire Size
Front 130/90-16 BS
Rear 140/90-16 BS
Brake Type
Front Single Hydraulic Disc
Rear Single Disc
Brake Size
Front 272 mm eff. Dia.
Rear 242 mm eff. Dia.
Wheel Travel Front 5.9 in (150mm)
Rear 4.1 in (105mm)
ELECTRICAL
Battery 12 V 12 Ah
Headlight Semi-Sealed beam : 12v 60/55 W (quartz-halogen)
Tail/Brake Light 12 V 5/21 W
Alternator Three-Phase AC - 23.5 A x 14 V @ 8000 rpm (~329W)
 
MODEL ID
Year & Model 2000 ‘00 VN800-C2:VULCAN 800 DRIFTER
2001 ‘01 VN800-E1:VULCAN 800 DRIFTER
2002 ‘02 VN800-E2:VULCAN 800 DRIFTER
2003 ‘03 VN800-E3:VULCAN 800 DRIFTER
2004 ‘04 VN800-E4:VULCAN 800 DRIFTER
2005 ‘05 VN800-E5:VULCAN 800 DRIFTER
2006 ‘06 VN800E6F:VULCAN 800 DRIFTER
Colors 2000 1) Pearl Burnish Beige (X8)
2) Sky Blue (Q5)
2001 Candy Cardinal Red (L1)
2002 Black Pearl (B5)
2003 Metallic Ruby Red (468)
2004 Galaxy Silver/Ebony (686)
2005 Galaxy Silver Type 2/Ebony (686)
2006 Galaxy Silver Type 2/Ebony (686)
VIN Range 2000 JKBVNCC1 YA007001~
2001 JKBVNCE11A000001~
2002 JKBVNCE12A003001~
2003 JKBVNCE13A006001~
2004 JKBVNCE14A008001~
2005 JKBVNCE15A0100001~
2006 JKBVNCE1 6A0140001~
Engine No. Range
All VN800AE000001 — ?
Engine No. Location All RH top crankcase, below carburetor
TUNING SPECIFICATIONS
ENGINE
Valve Clearance Intake 0.10 ~0.15 mm
Exhaust 0.20 ~ 0.25 mm
Valve Adjustment Method Measure between rocker arm and shim
Compression Pressure 176 psi
Spark Plug NGK CR7E
Spark Plug Gap .7-.8 mm
Ignition Timing Idle 5.0 BTDC @ 1,000 RPM
Full 35 BTDC @ 5,000 RPM
Pilot Screw Sealed—not adjustable
Idle Speed 1100 ±50 rpm
Engine Oil Type 2000-04 SE Class SAE 10W40, 10W50, 20W40, 20W50
2005-06 10W40 API SE, SF or SG, API SH or SJ of JASO MA Class
w/Filter Change 2.9 L
No Filter Change 2.7 L
Level On center stand, wait 5 min, middle of window
OTHER
Fork Oil
Type 2000-04 > SAE 10W
005-06 SHOWA SS 8 GO SAE 10W
Capacity 2000 385 cc dry
2001-6 318-323 cc dry
Fork Air Pressure (Cold) 0.0 kg/cm2, max 2.5 kg/cm2
Tire Pressure (Cold) Front   2.0 kg/cm2 29 psi
Rear Normal 2.0 kg/cm2 (0-97.5 kg) 29psi
Rear Heavy 2.25 kg/cm2 (97.5-180 kg) 33 psi