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2008 Buell 1125R

September 30, 2008
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Owner: Gail's Harley-Davidson
Address: 5900 E State Route 150, Grandview, MO 64030

Phone: (816)966-2222

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- Year/Make: 2008 Buell 1125R
- Color: Midnight Black; Diamond Blue Frame
- Fuel Capacity: 5.3 gal
- Reserve Fuel Capacity: 0.8 gal
- Dry Weight: 375 pounds
- Gross Rating: 850 pounds
- Warranty: 24 months (unlimited mileage)

- Type/Size: Liquid-cooled 1125cc Helicon® V-Twin
- Valve Train: DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, finger follower design & shimming
- Bore: 4.055 inches
- Stroke: 2.658 inches
- Displacement: 68.7 cubic inches
- Compression Ratio: 12.3:1
- Fuel Delivery: Dual 61 mm down draft throttle bodies, DDFI III fuel injection
- Intake: Zero-resistance airbox, Pressurized RAM air intake
- Exhaust: Tuned, tri-pass resonance chamber with integral helmholtz tuning and mass-centralized mounting
- Torque: 82 ft. lbs. @ 8000 RPM
- Horespower: 146 HP @ 9800 RPM
- Lubrication: Dry-sump with integrated oil reservoir in lower crankcase
- Oil Capacity: 3.00 quarts

- Primary Drive: Helical Gear, 0.554:1 (65/36) ratio
- Final Drive: Constant path, 14 mm pitch aramid-reinforced Veyance® Hibrex® belt with Flexten® Plus technology, 2.593:1 (70/27) ratio
- Clutch: Wet, multi-plate, Hydraulic Vacuum Assist (HVA) Slipper Action Clutch, hydraulic clutch lever
- Transmission: 6-speed, straight cut gears

- Overall Length: 78.6 inches
- Overall Width: 28.2 inches
- Seat Height: 30.5 inches
- Ground Clearance: 4.5 inches

- Frame: Aluminum frame, fuel in frame
- Fork angle: 21 degrees
- Rake: 21 degrees (at steering head)
- Trail: 3.3 inches
- Wheelbase: 54.6 inches
- Front Fork: 47 mm Showa® inverted forks with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
- Front Suspension Travel: 4.72 inches
- Rear Shock: Showa® coil over monoshock with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring
- Rear Suspension Travel: 5.00 inches

- Front Wheel: 6-spoke, ZTL™ cast aluminum (type)-17 inch (diameter)-3.5 inch (width)
- Front Tire: Pirelli-Diablo Corsa III (model)-120/70 ZR-17 (specifications)
- Front Brake: ZTL™-type brake, 8-piston, fixed caliper, 375 mm single sided, inside out, stainless steel, floating rotor
- Rear Wheel: 6-spoke, cast aluminum (type)-17 inch (diameter)-5.5 inch (width)
- Rear Tire: Pirelli-Diablo Corsa III (model)-180/55 ZR-17 (specifications)
- Rear Brake: Two-piston, direct mount caliper, 240 mm stainless steel, fixed

- Battery: Sealed lead acid, maintenance-free, 12V, 12 amp/hour, 200 cca (per Battery Council International Rating)
- Charging: 32-amp, permanent magnet, three-phase alternator with solid-state regulator (432W peak power)
- Starting: 900W electric with one way clutch
- Headlamps Type: Six bulb headlamp system with daylight running mode, 35-watt [H8]
- Headlamps Description; 70-watt low beam (Two bulbs, each 35-watt), 140-watt high beam (70-watt low beam with additional two bulbs, each 35-watt)

- Tail/Stop Lights: 5W/21W
- Turn Signal Lights: LED manual canceling
- License Plate Light: 5W

- Instrument cluster with ODIS (Onboard Diagnostic Information System) featuring Analog tachometer with integrated shift light, digital speedometer on LED display, odometer, ODIS service code display, 4-digit security system with ignition immobolizer, lap timer (records up to 99 lap times) and splits, ambiant air temperature, coolant temperature, average and instanteous fuel consumption, miles to next service display, low fuel (plus miles traveled on reserve); high beam, neutral, turn signals; clock

Photos by Paul 'Luc Chokota with Reflections by Paul Photography and Brett Pruitt of East Market Studios.

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