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Suzuki GSF650 SK8 Bandit ABS
Suzuki GSF650K8 Bandit
2008 Suzuki GSX650 FK8 - Engine: 656 cc, (40.03 cubic inches), In-line four, four-stroke, liquid cooled, 11.5:1, 65.5 x 48.7 mm (2.6 x 1.9 inches), Injection, Double Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC), Wet sump
2008 Suzuki GSF650 SK8 Bandit ABS - Engine: dito
2008 Suzuki GSF650 K8 Bandit - Engine: dito
2009 Suzuki GSX650 FK9 - Engine: dito.
Production/model years: 2008
Manual Language: English
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"Download the Manual to Fix Your Mid-Sized Sport-Touring Motorcycle with Ease"
In need of a comprehensive guide to maintain and fix your mid-sized sport-touring motorcycle? Look no further! We present the 2008-2009 Suzuki GSF650, GSF650S, GSX650F, GSX650FK8, GSF650 SK8 Bandit ABS, GSF650K8 Bandit, and GSX650FK9 models, offering a perfect blend of performance and touring capabilities. From their powerful engines to their sleek design, these motorcycles are built to impress. Read on to discover a list of engine specifications, interesting facts, maintenance tips, tuning options, available accessories, owner reviews, and more.
• The motorcycles are equipped with a 656cc, four-stroke, inline-four engine.
• The engine features liquid-cooling for optimal temperature regulation.
• Fuel delivery is managed by electronic fuel injection (EFI) system.
• These models have a maximum power output of 85 horsepower at 10,500 RPM.
• Torque peaks at 62 lb-ft at 8,900 RPM, providing excellent acceleration.
• The motorcycles come with a six-speed manual transmission for precise gear shifting.
• A multi-plate clutch ensures smooth engagement and disengagement.
• The bikes have a reliable electric starter for quick and hassle-free ignition.
• The fuel tank capacity is 19 liters, allowing for extended rides without frequent refueling.
• A telescopic front suspension and a mono-shock rear suspension provide a comfortable ride.
• The motorcycles feature dual front disc brakes and a single rear disc brake for efficient stopping power.
• The wheelbase measures 1,470mm, offering stability and maneuverability.
• The bikes have a curb weight of approximately 240kg, making them manageable for riders of various skill levels.
• The seat height is set at 790mm, ensuring a comfortable riding position.
• The front tire size is 120/70ZR17, while the rear tire size is 160/60ZR17.
• The motorcycles are equipped with a full fairing, enhancing aerodynamics and providing wind protection.
• The instruments panel includes a digital speedometer, tachometer, and fuel gauge for easy monitoring.
• The models feature a dual exhaust system, adding to their sporty appearance and delivering a satisfying sound.
• Fuel efficiency is commendable, offering a range of approximately 250-300 kilometers on a full tank.
• The motorcycles comply with emission standards, ensuring a cleaner and more environmentally friendly ride.
Facts and Details:
- The GSF650 Bandit series is renowned for its versatility, offering sporty performance for city commutes and comfortable touring capabilities for long-distance adventures.
- The GSX650F features a full fairing, providing improved wind protection compared to the naked Bandit models.
- ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) is available on the GSF650 SK8 Bandit ABS model, enhancing safety during sudden braking situations.
- The bikes' engine design emphasizes low-to-mid-range power delivery, making them suitable for a wide range of riding conditions.
- The GSF650S and GSX650F models come with a half-fairing, offering a balance between wind protection and a sporty appearance.
- The motorcycles feature a comfortable seating position, enabling riders to enjoy long rides without discomfort.
- The Suzuki Bandit series has a strong and loyal following among motorcycle enthusiasts worldwide.
These models have a reputation for being reliable and durable, requiring minimal maintenance when properly cared for.
The motorcycles' design incorporates elements of both sport bikes and touring motorcycles, making them a versatile choice for riders.
The Suzuki Bandit series offers an enjoyable riding experience with a perfect balance of power and handling.
These mid-sized sport-touring motorcycles are known for their smooth and responsive throttle response, providing confidence to the rider.
The models' suspension setup ensures excellent stability and control even on uneven road surfaces.
Maintenance Intervals, General Tips, and Common Issues:
* Oil and filter change should be performed every 3,000-5,000 kilometers or as recommended in the owner's manual.
* Regularly inspect and adjust the chain tension to ensure optimal performance.
* Check tire pressure regularly and replace tires when worn or damaged.
* Clean and lubricate the throttle cables to maintain smooth operation.
* Keep the air filter clean and replace it if necessary to avoid reduced engine performance.
* Monitor brake pad wear and replace them when they reach the minimum thickness.
* Ensure regular coolant flushes and maintain proper coolant levels to prevent overheating.
* Pay attention to any unusual noises or vibrations and address them promptly to prevent potential issues.
* Electrical system checks, including battery inspection and replacement if needed, are essential for reliable starting.
* Regularly clean and lubricate the clutch cable for smooth and consistent clutch operation.
* For any major repairs or complex maintenance procedures, consult the official Suzuki OEM shop manual or seek professional assistance.
Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications:
* Upgrading the exhaust system to an aftermarket option can improve performance and enhance the motorcycle's sound.
I* nstalling a power commander or fuel management system can optimize fuel delivery and increase power output.
* Upgrading the suspension components, such as rear shocks and fork springs, can enhance the motorcycle's handling characteristics.
* Replacing the stock air filter with a high-flow aftermarket filter can improve air intake and boost performance.
* Adding a windscreen or wind deflector can provide additional wind protection during highway riding.
* Upgrading the brake pads to high-performance options can improve braking performance and reduce stopping distances.
* Installing a set of aftermarket rearsets can offer improved ergonomics and adjustability for rider comfort.
Available Accessories and Aftermarket Options:
- Hard saddlebags and top cases for convenient storage during touring.
- Tank bags and tail bags for additional luggage capacity.
- Heated grips for increased comfort during cold weather rides.
- Aftermarket exhaust systems for improved performance and sound.
- LED lighting upgrades for enhanced visibility and aesthetics.
- Frame sliders and engine guards for added protection in case of a fall or tip-over.
- Sport touring windshields for improved wind deflection.
- Upgraded brake rotors and pads for enhanced braking performance.
- Performance air filters for improved airflow and increased horsepower.
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
Strengths: Excellent power delivery, comfortable riding position, great value for money, versatile for both commuting and touring, reliable engine, stylish design.
Weaknesses: Limited wind protection on naked Bandit models, stock suspension could be improved for aggressive riding, seat comfort on long rides could be better, stock exhaust sound may not be satisfying for some riders.
Repairs Needed Most Frequently:
- Chain and sprocket replacement due to wear and stretching.
- Brake pad replacement as part of regular maintenance.
- Electrical issues, such as faulty wiring or blown fuses.
- Clutch cable replacement due to wear and fraying.
- Fork seal replacement to address oil leakage.
- Spark plug replacement for optimal engine performance.
- Fuel pump and fuel filter replacement for fuel delivery issues.
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