1985 Suzuki FA50



1980-1991 Suzuki FA50 Shuttle Full Specifications

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Dimensions Specifications Table

Overall length1,585 mm
Overall width670 mm
Overall height970 mm
Wheelbase1,040 mm
Ground clearance120 mm
Dry Weight45 kg (without fuel and fluids)

Frame Specifications Table

Rake / Caster angle65 °
Trail length70 mm

Engine Specifications Table

Engine capacity / displacement49 cc
Engine configurationTwo-stroke, air cooled41 mm
Bore and Stroke41.0 mm x 37.4 mm
Compression ratio6.5 : 1
Intake air filtrationPolyurethane foam element

Crankshaft Specifications Table

Crankshaft run-out0.05 mm (service limit)

Cylinder and Piston Specifications Table

Cylinder bore diameter41.000 mm - 41.015 mm (bore)
41/065 mm (bore service limit)
Piston diameter40.930 mm - 40.945 mm (outer)
40.880 mm (outer service limit)
Top piston ring to groove clearance0.020 mm - 0.060 mm
Second piston ring to groove clearance0.020 - 0.060 mm
Piston pin diameter11.996 mm - 12.000 mm
11.980 mm (service limit)
Piston pin bore diameter11.998 mm - 12.006 mm
12.030 mm (service limit)
Top piston ring end gaps0.10 mm - 0.25 mm
0.75 mm (service limit)
Connecting rod small end diameter16.003 - 16.011 mm (inner)
16.040 mm (inner service limit)

Clutch and Primary Drive Specifications Table

Reduction ratio1.000 : 1
Clutch typeWet shoe, automatic, centifugal type

Transmission Specifications Table

Gear shift patternAutomatic

Final Drive Specifications Table

Final driveChain
Final drive ratio2.384 : 1 (31 / 13) - Chain
2.333 : 1 (56 / 24) - Gear (option 2)
Chain typeDAIDO D.I.D. 270H
Number of chain links64 links

Lubrication Specifications Table

System typeSUZUKI "CCI"

Fuel System Specifications Table

Fuel typeUse only unleaded or low-lead type gasoline of at least 85 - 95 pump octane or 89 octane or higher rated by the Research method.
Fuel tank capacity2.5 litres
Reserve fuel tank capacity0.4 litres

Carburetion Specifications Table

Idle speed1,500 ± 150 rpm
Carburetor typeMIKUNI VM12SH, single
Identification number02340
Pilot jet# 15
Main jet# 77.5

Ignition System Specifications Table

Ignition timing4,000 rpm @ 25 ° BTDC
Spark plug typeNGK BP4HA or NIPPON DENSO W14FP-UL
Spark plug gap0.6 mm - 0.8 mm

Front Suspension and Steering Specifications Table


Rear Suspension Specifications Table


Front Brake Specifications Table

Front brake typeInternal expanding

Rear Brake Specifications Table

Rear brake typeInternal expanding

Wheels and Tyres Specifications Table

Front wheel size14 inch
Front tyre size2.25 14 4PR
Front tyre pressure21 psi (cold)
Rear wheel size14 inch
Rear tyre size2.25 14 4PR
Rear tyre pressure28 psi (cold)

Electrical Charging Specifications Table

Battery voltage rating6 volts DC
Battery capacity2 ampere hour (Ah)

Electrical Equipment Specifications Table

Headlight6V 20/20W high/low beam
Tail / stop light6V 5.3/17W (3/21 cp)
High beam indicator6V 1.7W


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