1998-1999 Honda CB 600F Hornet 599

 

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1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Full Specifications

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1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Dimensions Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Overall length2,080 mm
Overall width740 mm
Overall height1,055 mm
Wheelbase1,420 mm
Seat height795 mm
Footpeg height344 mm
Ground clearance135 mm
Dry Weight176 kg (without fuel and fluids)
Wet weight196 kg (fuel and fluids)
Maximum payload188 kg (rider, passenger, luggage and accessories)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Frame Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Frame typeDiamond
Rake / Caster angle25 °
Trail length98 mm
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Engine Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Engine capacity / displacement599 cc
Engine configuration4 Cylinder 16 valve DOHC
Arrangementin-line
Bore and Stroke56.0 mm x 45.2 mm
Compression ratio12 : 1
Intake air filtrationOiled paper filter
Electric startyes
Engine weight61.9 Kg (dry)
Flying order1-2-4-3
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Cylinder Head Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Cylinder compression185 psi - 195 psi @ 300
Cylinder head warpage0.10 mm (service limit)
Valves per cylinder4 valves
2 intake valves
2 exhaust valves
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Valves and Springs Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Intake valve clearance0.16 ± 0.03 mm
Intake valve stem diameter3.975 mm - 3.990 mm
3.965 mm (service limit)
Intake valve guide diamater4.00 mm - 4.012 mm (bore)
Intake valve guide diameter4.04 mm (bore service limit)
Intake valve stem to guide clearance0.10 mm - 0.037 mm
0.075 mm (service limit)
Intake valve guide projection above cylinder head13.10 mm - 13.30 mm
Intake valve seat width0.90 mm - 1.10 mm
1.50 mm (service limit)
Exhaust valve clearance0.22 ± 0.03 mm
Exhaust valve stem diameter3.965 mm - 3.980 mm
3.955 mm (service limit)
Exhaust valve guide diameter4.000 mm - 4.012 mm (bore)
4.04 mm (bore service limit)
Exhaust valve stem to guide clearance0.020 mm - 0.047 mm
0.085 mm (service limit)
Exhaust valve guide projection above cylinder head11.30 mm - 11.50 mm
Exhaust valve seat width0.90 mm - 1.10 mm
1.50 mm (service limit)
Intake valve spring free length35.36 mm (outer spring)
33.86 mm (outer spring service limit)
Exhaust valve spring free length35.36 mm (outer spring)
33.86 mm (outer spring service limit)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Valve Train Specifications Table

AttributeValue
TypeDOHC
Layoutoverhead camshaft
Drive typechain driven
Intake valve lifter diameter25.978 mm - 25.993 mm (outer)
25.97 mm (outer service limit)
26.010 mm - 26.026 mm (inner / bore)
26.04 mm (inner / bore service limit)
Exhaust valve lifter diameter25.978 mm - 25.993 mm (outer)
25.97 mm (outer service limit)
26.010 mm - 26.026 mm (inner / bore)
26.04 mm (inner / bore service limit)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Camshaft and Timing Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Intake valve cam timingopens @ 15° BTDC @ 1.0mm lift @ 1.0 mm lift
closes @ 35° ABDC @ 1.0mm lift @ 1.0 mm lift
Intake cam lobe height36.140 mm - 36.380 mm
36.11 mm (service limit)
Exhaust valve cam timingopens @ 38° BBDC @ 1.0mm lift @ 1.0 mm lift
closes @ 7° ATDC @ 1.0mm lift @ 1.0 mm lift
Exhaust cam lobe height35.300 mm - 35.540 mm
35.27 mm (service limit)
Camshaft journal diameter23.959 mm - 23.980 mm (outer)
24.955 mm (outer service limit)
Camshaft run-out0.05 mm (service limit)
Oil clearance0.020 mm - 0.062 mm
0.10 mm (service limit)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Crankshaft Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Typeunit type
Main journal oil clearance0.020 mm - 0.045 mm
0.05 mm (service limit)
Crankshaft run-out0.05 mm (service limit)
Side clearance0.10 mm - 0.25 mm
0.30 mm (service limit)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Cylinder and Piston Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Cylinder bore diameter65.000 mm - 65.015 mm (bore)
65.10 mm (bore service limit)
Cylinder out of round0.10 mm (service limit)
Cylinder taper0.10 mm (service limit)
Cylinder warpage0.10 mm (service limit)
Piston mark direction"IN" facing toward the intake side
Piston diameter64.970 mm - 64.990 mm (outer)
64.90 mm (outer service limit)
Piston diameter measurment point11mm from bottom of skirt
Gudgeon pin bore diameter in piston17.002 mm - 17.008 mm
17.02 mm (service limit)
Gudgeon pin diameter16.994 mm - 17.000 mm (outer)
16.98 mm (outer service limit)
Piston to grudgeon pin clearance0.002 mm - 0.014 mm
0.04 mm (service limit)
Top piston ring to groove clearance0.025 mm - 0.060 mm
0.08 mm (service limit)
Second piston ring to groove clearance0.015 mm - 0.050 mm
0.08 mm (service limit)
Top piston ring end gaps0.20 mm - 0.35 mm
0.5 mm (service limit)
Second piston ring end gaps0.35 mm - 0.50 mm
0.7 mm (service limit)
Piston ring oil end gaps0.20 mm
1.0 mm (service limit)
Cylinder to piston clearance0.010 mm - 0.045 mm
0.10 mm (service limit)
Connecting rod small end diameter17.016 mm (inner)
17.034 mm (inner service limit)
Connecting rod big end side clearance0.10 mm - 0.25 mm
0.30 mm (service limit)
Connecting rod to piston pin clearance0.016 mm - 0.040 mm
Crankpin oil clearance0.028 mm - 0.052 mm
0.06 mm (service limit)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Clutch and Primary Drive Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Reduction ratio1.863 : 1 (82/44)
Clutch typeMulti-plate, wet
Clutch operating systemCable operating
Clutch lever free play10 mm - 20mm mm
Clutch spring free length49.7 mm
48.3 mm (service limit)
Plate warpage0.30 mm (service limit
Friction plate thickness2.92 mm - 3.08 mm
2.60 mm (service limit)
Clutch outer guide diameter21.994 mm - 22.007 mm (inner)
22.017 mm (inner service limit)
34.975 mm - 34.991 mm (outer)
34.965 mm (outer service limit)
Main gear linkage shaft diameter21.980 mm - 21.993 mm
21.95 mm (service limit)
Starter driven gear boss diameter51.699 mm - 51.718 mm (outer)
51.684 mm (outer service limit)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Transmission Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Type6 speed, constant mesh
Gear ratio1st gear = 2.928 : 1 (41/14)
2nd gear = 2.062 : 1 (33/16)
3rd gear = 1.647 : 1 (28/17)
4th gear = 1.368 : 1 (26/19)
5th gear = 1.200 : 1 (24/20)
6th gear = 1.086 : 1 (25/23)
Gear shift operationLeft foot operated
Gear shift pattern1-N-2-3-4-5-6
Gear selector fork / claw thickness5.93 mm - 6.00 mm
Gear selector fork /claw thickness5.90 mm (service limit)
Shift fork shaft diameter11.957 mm - 11.968 mm (outer)
11.95 mm (outer service limit)
Shift fork diameter12.000 mm - 12.021 mm (inner)
12.030 mm (inner service limit)
Gear inner diameter28.000 mm - 28.021 mm (M5, M6)
28.04 mm (M5, M6 service limit)
31.000 mm - 31.025 mm (C2, C3, C4)
31.04 mm (C2, C3, C4 service limit)
Bushing outer diameter27.959 mm - 27.980 mm (M5, M6)
27.94 mm (M5, M6 service limit)
30.959 mm - 30.980 mm (C2)
30.94 mm (C2 service limit)
30.950 mm - 30.975 mm (C3, C4)
30.93 mm (C3, C4 service limit)
Bushing inner diameter24.985 mm - 25.006 mm (M5)
25.016 mm (M5 service limit)
27.985 mm - 28.006 mm (C2)
28.021 mm (C2 service limit)
Gear to busing clearance0.020 mm - 0.062 mm (M5, M6)
0.020 mm - 0.070 mm (C2)
0.020 mm - 0.070 mm (C3, C4)
Mainshaft outer diameter24.967 mm - 24.980 mm (M5)
24.960 mm (M5 service limit)
21.980 mm - 21.993 mm (clutch outer guide)
21.95 mm (clutch outer guide service limit)
Countershaft outer diameter27.967 mm - 27.980 mm (C2)
27.96 mm (C2 service limit)
Bushing to shaft clearance0.005 mm - 0.039 mm (M5)
0.005 mm - 0.039 mm (C2)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Lubrication Specifications Table

AttributeValue
System typeForced pressure and wet sump
Oil capacity4.2 litres (dry fill)
3.5 litres (wet fill, includes filter)
3.8 litres (wet fill, excludes filter)
Recommended oil approval ratingAPI service standard SE, SF or SG
Oil viscosity10W/40
Oil pressure71 psi (in main gallery)
Oil pump typeTrochiod
Oil pump rotor tip clearance0.15 mm
0.20 mm (service limit)
Oil pump body clearance0.15mm - 0.22 mm
0.35 mm (service limit)
Oil pump side clearance0.02 mm - 0.07 mm
0.10 mm (service limit)
Oil pump drive sprocket collar diameter34.050 mm - 34.075 mm (outer)
34.03 mm (outer service limit)
Oil pump drive sprocket diameter35.025 mm - 35.075 mm (inner)
35.10 mm (inner service limit)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Cooling System Specifications Specifications Table

AttributeValue
System typeLiquid cooled
Coolant system capacity2.2 litres
Radiator cap opening pressure16 psi - 20 psi
Thermostat begin to open temperature80 ℃ - 84 ℃
Thermostat fully open temperature95 ℃
Thermostat valve lift8 mm
Cooling fan temperatureswitches ON @ 98 ℃ - 102 ℃
switches OFF @ 93 ℃ - 97 ℃
Temperature gauge sensor resistance45 Ω - 60 Ω @ 80 ℃
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Fuel System Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Fuel tank capacity16.0 litres
Reserve fuel tank capacity3.0 litres
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Carburetion Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Carburetor typeConstant velocity
Identification numberVP49A / VP49B
Venturi size34 mm
Main jet102
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Ignition System Specifications Table

AttributeValue
TypeCDI
Ignition timing7 ° BTDC at idle
Timing coil pulse peak voltage0.7 volt minimum @ 20 ℃
Ignition coil peak voltage100 volts
Spark plug typeNGK CR9EH-9
Spark plug gap0.8mm - 0.9 mm
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Front Suspension and Steering Specifications Table

AttributeValue
TypeTelescopic fork
Front axel travel112 mm
Oil level102 mm (fork fully compressed, sping removed)
Oil volume486 ml ± 2.5 ml (dry fill)
Spring free length309.2 mm
303.0 mm (service limit)
Spring directionwith the tapered end facing down
Tube run-out0.20 mm (service limit)
Steering head bearing pre-load0.98 N - 1.47 N
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Rear Suspension Specifications Table

AttributeValue
TypeSwingarm
Rear axel travel127 mm
Rear damperNitrogen gas filled damper
Standard adjuster position2nd groove
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Front Brake Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Front brake typeHydraulic double disc
Front disc thickness4.5 mm
3.5 mm (service limit)
Front disc run-out0.3 mm (service limit)
Recommended front brake fluidDOT 4
Front master cylinder diameter14.000 mm - 14.043 mm (inner)
14.055 mm (inner service limit)
Front master piston diameter13.957 mm - 13.984 mm (outer)
13.945 mm (outer service limit)
Front caliper cylinder A diameter27.000 mm - 27.050 mm (inner)
27.060 mm (inner service limit)
Front caliper piston A diameter26.935 mm - 26.968 mm (outer)
26.910 mm (outer service limit)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Rear Brake Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Rear brake typeHydraulic single disc
Rear brake pedal height67.5 mm
Rear disc thickness5.0 mm
4.0 mm (service limit)
Rear disc run-out0.30 mm (service limit)
Recommended rear brake fluidDOT 4
Rear master cylinder diameter14.000 mm - 14.043 mm (inner)
14.055 mm (inner service limit)
Rear master piston diameter13.957 mm - 13.984 mm (outer)
13.945 mm (outer service limit)
Rear caliper cylinder A diameter38.18 mm - 38.23 mm (inner)
38.24 mm (inner service limit)
Rear caliper piston A diameter38.098 mm - 38.148 mm (outer)
38.09 mm (outer service limit)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Wheels and Tyres Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Front wheel size16 inch
Front tyre size130/70 ZR16
Front tyre pressure36 psi (cold)
Recommended front tyreBT50F RADIAL G (Bridgestone), TX11 (Michelin)
Front wheel axle run-out0.20 mm (service limit)
Front wheel rim axial run-out2.0 mm (service limit)
Front wheel rim radial run-out2.0 mm (service limit)
Rear wheel size17 inch
Rear tyre size180/55 ZR17
Rear tyre pressure42 psi (cold)
Recommended rear tyreBT50R RADIAL G (Bridgestone), TX23 (Michelin)
Rear wheel axle run-out0.20 mm (service limit)
Rear wheel rim radial run-out2.0 mm (service limit)
Rear wheel rim axial run-out2.0 mm (service limit)
 

1998-1999 Honda CB 600 F Hornet 599 Electrical Charging Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Battery voltage rating12 volts DC
Battery capacity6 ampere hour (Ah)
Stator phase countthree phase
Stator coil resistance0.1 Ω - 1.0 Ω
Maximum alternator power output340 watts @ 5,000 rpm
Regulator rectifier regulated voltage13.0 volt - 15.5 volt @ 5,000 rpm
Regulator rectifier phase countthree phase
Regulator rectification typefull wave
Lighting supplybattery
 

 

 

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