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Wheels (kz1300-b); Disc Brakes; Rear Shock Absorbers - Kawasaki KZ1300-A1 Quick Reference Manual

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SUPPLEMENT
--1980
MODEL
WHEELS (KZ1300-B)
The procedures are the same as those for the 1979
KZ1300-A 1 with the following exceptions.
Refer to
Pgs.212-217.
Tires
1. The maximum recommended load, in addition to
vehicle weight, is 170 kg including rider, passenger,
baggage, and accessories.
2. Inflate the tires in accordance with the following
table.
Table N4
Tires, Air Pressure (measured when cold)
Air Pressure
Size
Make,
Type
Dunlop
<-J
c
2.25 kg/cm
2
(32 psi)
Gold Seal
0
MN90-18
"-
F8 Nylon
u...
Tubeless
Up to
2.50 kg/cm
2
Dunlop
97 .5 kg
"-
load
(36 psi)
Gold Seal
'"
MT90-17
K100M
CI.l
0:::
97.5-
Nylon
170 kg
2.80 kg/cm
2
(40 psi)
Tubeless
load
DISC BRAKES
The procedures are the same as those for the 1979
KZ1300-A 1 with the following exceptions.
Refer to
Pgs.
219 - 224.
Brake Fluid
1. The disc brake fluid reservoirs must be filled up to
the level line with one of the recommended brake
fluids. Fill both reservoirs over the lower level line
(reservoir held horizontal).
If none of the recom-
mended brake fluids are available, use extra heavy-
duty brake fluid only from a container marked
D.O.T.4.
Table N5
Recommended Disc Fluid
Castrol Girling-Green
Castrol GT (LMA)
Castrol Disc Brake Fluid
Check Shock Premium Heavy Duty
2. The graph of Fig. N 18 shows how brake fluid con-
tamination with moisture lowers the fluid boiling
point. Although not shown in the graph, the boiling
point also lowers as the fluid gets old
,
is contami-
nated with dirt, or if two dIfferent types of brake
fluid are mixed.
Brake Fluid Boiling Point
<-J
C
300°
(570°)
~
200°
.
~
(390°)
'0
co
...
"'
"'
"'
I'...
"'
"'
"
............
.............
..........
1%
2%
3%
4%
Percentage of Moisture
REAR SHOCK ABSORBERS
Refer to Pg. 227- 228, noting the following.
..............
5%
Shock absorber spring force for the 5 different setting
is shown in the graph
.
Rear Shock Absorber Spring Force
(KZ1300-A, US and Canadian Models)
-29 -13 0
20
40
60
Compression (mm)
80 100105
295

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