Known differences summary : Basically there aren't any that you can actually see apart from colour for 1999 vs the 2000 models. Only 1999 and 2000 Hayabusa's are effected by the Cam Chain Tensioner Issue. Thanks Steve 'Dangermouse' The air-vents : The vents beside the front headlamps are not for cooling purposes. Long term storage for a motorcycle : Why store a motorcycle away? Model identification : It is difficult to identify a particular model's specification until you have determined the following : Actual Build Date or Month. Simply Well its like a shock absorber for the bars but it is to prevent side to side bar wobbles or tank slappers in most conditions when the front goes light.
It's hidden at the top of the forks behind the instrument panel. Fact : The sub frame for 1999-2000 at the welds can crack. Some develop a loud clunk noise on take off - it is not serious - it is usually the effect of a stretched chain. Namely these who live in snow infected areas! The front screen vibrated but has been fixed. Introduction Suzuki — Every which way Acknowledgements About this manual Identification numbers Buying spare parts Safety first! Fact : If your bike has been modified you will be ignored. Another common question I get asked, clearly by inexperienced or new riders is which is faster eg.
It contains all the Yoshi enhancements available for the bike. The only difference from the normal versions are the colour schemes or lack off usually. Remember to adjust your chain first before asking for another opinion - read expensive. The different colours can be seen on the model history page. After those year manufacturers agreed to artificially limit the top speed for all motorcycles to about 290kph. Some have a white residue at the bottom of water reservoir - unknown - but doesn't effect anything. It'll just be nice to have it in an easy to find place for everyone, as many people seem to need or look for it on a regular basis.
I asked TwoTone to if he would pin it a couple weeks ago, and I forgot to make the post so that he could. Top Speed of 2001 model onwards is 290kph or 180mph. It eats tracks too but only if you can actually ride properly. I'm sure they have a ton of useful mods too. If you're buying these year models used make sure this upgrade has been performed. Fact : In standard trim with exhausts in place and carrying under the maximum weight Ie.
Other bits of technical information about the Hayabusa and questions asked about the bike over the years. Says its the Ultimate Sports Bike. The second is for the clock. It's not any stronger but if you carry too much it will bend rather than break. There appears to be a specific times when all Busa's are made. Each Haynes repair manual is based on a complete teardown and rebuild.
Run in or break in procedure for the engine : This is a simple one - follow the instruction manual - since it only needs to be run in once. Even if they can reach Hayabusa speeds you would need to modify them hence no longer production. Difficulty with 5-6th gear change until bike is complete run in 1st - 2nd service. This is a common design feature in modern bikes. The rear sub-frame is also different either in welding or be it a metal version applicable worldwide.
Summary : Since many people have asked here is a summary of all the mechanical type problems you may encounter whilst owning the Hayabusa. Often asked questions : Other often asked questions : The Seat or Hump? Road safety just like the plate on the front lobby group ha ha. Known differences between countries : As expected there are differences between Hayabusa's produced for different countries. You cannot have the 'hump' and grab rail attached at the same time without modification. Slip the cables out of the bracket and detach the ends from the throttle pulley, noting how they fit - the lower cable is the throttle opening cable, the upper cable is the throttle closing cable see illustration. The Speedo meter on 2001 models only go to 185mph. What is a Motorcycle Steering Damper : All Hayabusa's have them fitted as standard.
Don't forget to check the users manual too! Links no longer work Fact : No-one knows exactly why it happens. Fact : I cannot do anything about it or reassure you or otherwise. Only 100 examples of the bike are known to exist. That is a '03 spec bike released in late '02. However it has 2 digital readouts.
Fact : I have received reports over the years of chain breaking on high milage engines. Well again this sort of thing is asked by new or inexperienced riders. My bike has suffered 2 flat tyres due to nails and a very large bolt. Just like regular internal combustion engines the higher the altitude above sea level you are will also mean that the bike will produce less power. Engine, transmission and associated systems Engine, clutch and transmission Cooling system Fuel and exhaust systems Ignition system 8.