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Vulcan Drifter Shifter

Diy – Drifter Shifter DIY – Shifter Ok so here this one is for those who are looking to set up your own hand shifter without breaking the bank. Alright, let me lay it down for ya. So, underneath the…

Bill Akins’s Drifter

Drifter and Bill

Bill Akin’s Drifter Hello fellow Kawasaki Vulcan Drifter riders. Bill Akins here writing on Oct 14, 2022. (It’s my Birthday! I’m 69).  On my 2003 1500 Drifter back in 2019 at a Kentucky rest stop riding it home from when…

Rectifier Relocation for Kawasaki Drifters

Rectifier Relocation for Kawasaki Drifter – -By Bill H. Follow this instructions carefully to Relocate the Kawasaki Drifters Rectifier to add True Duals or to simply improve the aesthetics of your Drifter. Remove the regulator/rectifier from the stock bracket, then…

Kawasaki Drifter 1500 Seat Brackets

Kawasaki Drifter 1500 – Seat Bracket! Download Seat Bracket Template Hey there, fellow riders! Looking for a seat bracket for your Kawasaki Vulcan Drifter 1500? You’re not alone! Unfortunately, finding a seat bracket for your Drifter can be a real…

DRIFTER 1500 SPECIFICATIONS

DRIFTER 1500 SPECS ENGINE Engine Type 4-stroke, V-type, 2-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid cooled, 8-valve, Counterbalancer Displacement 1470cc Bore X Stroke 102.0 x 90.0 mm HP 47kW-64PS-63.12HP @ 4700 r/min(rpm) Torque 113 N.m (11.5 kgf-m, 83.1 ft-lb) @ 2800 r/min (rpm). Compression…

DRIFTER 800 SPECIFICATIONS

DRIFTER 800 SPECS ENGINE Engine Type 4-stroke, V-type, 2-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid cooled, 8-valve, Counterbalancer Displacement 805cc Bore X Stroke 88.0 x 66.2 mm Compression Ratio 9.5:1 Maximum HP 42.7 kW, 58PS, 57.2HP @ 7500 r/min (rpm) Maximum Torque 64 N.m,…

Super Chief DRIFTER Origin Story

Drifter Super Chief on the road

The Re-Birth Of A Legend “Well, here’s how the Super Chief and Drifter were born…” -Denny Berg Rider’s Magazine Cover I had done a project for Cobra in ’94, taking a 1500 Vulcan and building an “American Classic” copy…