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2001 Suzuki VL800 K1 manual

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To make it easier for you to choose the right manual, we have compiled various information for you below, such as model designations, types, and production years. The following models are included in this manual: VL800 K1 (Intruder Volusia) / Suzuki Motor Corporation 2001 Suzuki VL800 K1 (Intruder Volusia 800) Engine specs: 805.0 cc, 49.12 cu in, V2, four-stroke, 50.0 HP (36.5 kW) @ 6500 RPM, 65.0 Nm (6.6 kgf-m or 47.9 ft.lbs) @ 5000 RPM, 160.0 km/h (99.4 mph), 83.0 x 74.4 mm (3.3 x 2.9 inches), 4 valves per cylinder, 5-speed. Production year(s): 2001 Number of pages: 155 Language: English (some of our manuals are multi-language) # ³ "Download the Manual to Fix Cruiser Motorbike Issues: 2001 Suzuki VL800 K1" If you own a 2001 Suzuki VL800 K1 cruiser motorbike, ensuring it stays in top-notch condition is essential for a smooth and enjoyable ride. To help you with maintenance and troubleshooting, we have compiled detailed engine specifications, maintenance tips, common issues, tuning options, and accessory compatibility for the Suzuki VL800 K1. Whether you're a seasoned rider or a new owner, this guide will equip you with the necessary information to keep your cruiser motorbike running flawlessly. Engine Specifications/Technical Data: • Engine Type: 45-degree V-twin, liquid-cooled, SOHC • Displacement: 805cc • Bore x Stroke: 83.0mm x 74.4mm • Compression Ratio: 9.4:1 • Fuel System: Suzuki Fuel Injection (FI) • Ignition System: Digital electronic ignition (Transistorized) • Starter System: Electric • Lubrication System: Wet sump • Transmission: 5-speed constant mesh • Final Drive: Shaft drive • Front Suspension: Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped • Rear Suspension: Link-type, oil damped, 7-way adjustable • Front Brake: Disc, twin • Rear Brake: Drum • Front Tire: 130/90-16M/C 67H • Rear Tire: 170/80-15M/C 77H • Wheelbase: 65.2 inches • Ground Clearance: 5.3 inches • Seat Height: 27.6 inches • Fuel Tank Capacity: 4.1 gallons • Curb Weight: 574 lbs • Max Power: 53 HP @ 6,400 RPM • Max Torque: 62 Nm @ 3,300 RPM Facts and Details: - The VL800 K1, also known as the Intruder Volusia 800, was introduced as a mid-size cruiser in the Intruder line-up. - The cruiser's design is inspired by classic American motorcycles, with a low-slung profile and retro styling. - The Suzuki VL800 K1 features comfortable seating and a relaxed riding position, making it suitable for long rides. - It is equipped with a fuel-injected V-twin engine, delivering smooth power delivery and good fuel efficiency. - The shaft drive system reduces maintenance requirements and enhances overall durability. - The VL800 K1 comes with a 5-speed transmission, allowing for seamless gear changes. - The front and rear suspension provide a comfortable and stable ride over various road conditions. - The large fuel tank capacity allows for extended rides without frequent refueling stops. - The cruiser is equipped with a reliable braking system, ensuring safe stopping power. - Suzuki offered a variety of color options for the VL800 K1, appealing to different rider preferences. Maintenance Intervals and General Maintenance Tips: ► Change engine oil and filter every 3,000 to 4,000 miles or as recommended in the owner's manual. ► Check and adjust tire pressure regularly for optimal handling and tire longevity. ► Clean and lubricate the chain (if equipped) or inspect the shaft drive for proper maintenance. ► Inspect the brake pads and replace them if they are worn down to ensure effective braking. ► Check the coolant level and condition, and top up or replace as needed to prevent overheating. ► Regularly inspect the battery and its connections for proper functionality and clean terminals as required. ► Ensure all lights, indicators, and electrical components are in working order. Common Issues and Solutions: * Fuel injection issues: If the bike is experiencing fueling problems, check the fuel lines and injectors for clogs or leaks. * Battery problems: Ensure the battery is adequately charged and replace it if it does not hold a charge. * Brake squealing: Clean the brake discs and pads to eliminate squealing, or replace worn-out pads if necessary. * Ignition system malfunction: Check the spark plugs and ignition coils for proper functioning and replace as needed. * Clutch slippage: Adjust or replace the clutch cable and plates if the clutch slips during gear changes. Tips for Effective Maintenance: ■ Follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule outlined in the owner's manual. ■ Regularly clean and lubricate the drive chain or inspect the shaft drive for wear and tear. ■ Keep the bike clean from dust and dirt to preserve its appearance and prevent corrosion. ■ Check the tire pressure before each ride to ensure proper traction and handling. ■ Store the motorcycle in a covered and dry area to protect it from the elements when not in use. Popular Tuning Tips and Modifications: + Installing a performance exhaust system for improved sound and a slight increase in power. + Upgrading the air intake system for better airflow and enhanced engine performance. + Adding a fuel management system to fine-tune the fuel injection for optimum power and efficiency. + Installing a windshield or windscreen for improved rider comfort during highway cruising. + Customizing the bike's appearance with aftermarket accessories such as saddlebags, backrests, and chrome accents. Accessories and Attachments: ♦ Saddlebags and saddlebag mounts ♦ Tank bags and tank pads ♦ Passenger backrest and luggage racks ♦ Windshield or windscreen options ♦ Custom seats and seat covers ♦ Chrome accessories and trim ♦ Highway bars and pegs ♦ LED lighting and accent lights ♦ Engine guards and crash bars ♦ Footboards and foot pegs ♦ Custom exhaust systems and slip-on mufflers ♦ Audio and communication systems ♦ Performance air filters and air intake kits ♦ Fuel management systems and tuners ♦ Handlebars and grips ♦ Custom paint and graphics kits Owner Reviews and Opinions: Strengths: ☺ Comfortable ride with a well-designed seat and handlebars. ☺ Smooth power delivery from the V-twin engine with good low-end torque. ☺ Easy handling and maneuverability, especially at low speeds. ☺ Solid build quality and reliability for long-term use. ☺ Great value for a mid-size cruiser with classic styling. Weaknesses: ☻ Some riders may find the stock suspension a bit soft for aggressive riding. ☻ Limited storage options for extended touring trips. ☻ The stock exhaust sound may be too quiet for some riders' preference. ☻ Availability of aftermarket parts and accessories may vary in certain regions. The 2001 Suzuki VL800 K1 offers a satisfying cruiser experience with a balance of style, performance, and comfort. Its fuel-injected V-twin engine, smooth transmission, and low-maintenance shaft drive make it a reliable choice for both casual and seasoned riders. By following the provided maintenance tips and addressing common issues promptly, you can enjoy a trouble-free experience with your cruiser motorbike for many miles to come. Repairs and Parts Frequently Needed: → Regular oil and filter changes → Chain or shaft drive maintenance → Brake pad replacements → Spark plug replacements → Battery replacements → Clutch cable adjustments or replacements → Tires replacements → Fuel injector cleaning or replacements → Ignition coil replacements → Coolant system maintenance → Electrical system troubleshooting and repairs To access the detailed shop manual/repair guide for your 2001 Suzuki VL800 K1, simply click the green button to make a secure PayPal purchase on the [RL] marketplace. After completing the payment, your OEM Suzuki parts list/shop handbook download link will be available on the checkout page, and we will promptly email you the payment confirmation. §
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