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Honda Interceptor

Honda Interceptor VF750F


The Honda VF750F was a bike designed by Honda 1983-1985. It had an 86 HP, liquid cooled, V4 which sported Dual Cams (DOHC). The V4’s started a year before the 1982 Honda Magna and Sabre VF750S [ 2 ] but were for the VF750F in 1983 by reducing the six transmission to a five speed of the change from shaft to chain. This reduced the space in the transmission thus to a five speed. [ 1 ]


New [ edit ]

The Honda Interceptor technology to the street that was seen on the race track. The debuted to the press in late and was available for sale to the public in The public was astounded by its revolutionary

The 1983 Honda Interceptor was high praise by industry The handling is a treat, the power than adequate and the appearance, the primary thrust, spells out its To boldly go where only bikes have gone [ 3 ] “On tight, twisty mountain the Honda does everything you ask of it; it from side to side, up or down, with the brakes on or and it responds willingly, instantly and [ 4 ] The Interceptor’s front bank was from the Magna’s 23.5 to 30 degrees to tuck the Comcast front wheel closer to the which increased the handling of the 58.9 inch wheelbase. The and rear wheels were by fully adjustable Showa

The front suspension was equipped 39mm forks with the anti-dive system to stabilize the on the track and on the road. The rear used a sand cast The 748 cubic centimeter engine had an 8 hp from the Magna’s V4 because of a designed air-box which cold air onto the head of the Along with the air-box, the was liquid cooled with two

The Interceptor was equipped with a Clutch which made the slip on hard braking to the rear tire from This was the first time a bike had ever had a slipper The engine was attached to the bike via a perimeter frame with a section so that the engine can be if needed. [ 1 ]

Style [ edit ]

The Interceptor racing bike fairings shaped the future for modern bikes. The tank was 5.8 gallons [ 1 ] and was to keep the rider’s legs in to eliminate air drag. The new front replaced the cafe racer with an aerodynamic fiberglass to push the air over the rider’s

The lower cowl produced force to push the 551 pound [ 1 ] to the road. The front wheel was designed to eliminate debris striking the bike and causing The 32.3 inch seat provided comfort for a long without sacrificing the track stance.

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Accessories [ edit ]

In 1983 offered a variety of accessories for the In 1983, a rear seat with matching paint was available to make the bike a replica of the single seated bikes. The seat cowl had a compartment for small items and was as well.

Another optional were the engine crash which went from the of the top radiator and followed the frame the foot pegs. This protection to the engine in the case of an Honda also offered a rack and a bike cover.

Engine Issues [ edit ]

The had one endemic engine issue in the V4, the In 1984, camshaft wear started to arise and people to complain. At first Honda did not that there was a problem but conducting further research, discovered that the camshaft was most likely caused by oil issues. Honda issued a on the bikes and added kink-free oil and less restrictive banjo

They also made by drilling holes in the cam lobes and off the hollow cam’s ends. did not fix the problem, so Honda went to the drawing board. The first was that the issue was heat but after further investigation the problem was discovered — was too much clearance in the camshaft

Honda fixed this by all the camshafts with new components. fixed the camshaft issues but the reputation of the V4. [ 5 ]

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