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1997 Honda CBR600F3

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1997 Honda CBR600F3

1997 Honda CBR600F3

The third generation Honda CBR600F3 - History repeated itself once again. A new-generation Honda middleweight, the CBR600F3, totally dominated the 600 Supersport class and won the championship, Honda's fourth. Keeping with tradition, F3s swept the series, winning all 11 races. Class champ Miguel Duhamel scored his second 600 title with Honda, and started his historic streak of 10 straight race wins, with eight in a row in 1995 alone.

Some of the more noteable changes for the F3 were a retuned chassis, recalibrated suspension, reconfigured combustion chambers resulting in a higher compression ratio, a new computer controlled ignition and a dual-stage ram-air intake. As a result of these important improvements, the new CBR600F3 could now hammer out over 150 MPH.

1997 Honda CBR600F3 Pics and Specs

Factory Colors 1997 Honda CBR600F3 Gloss Black and Ross White

1997 Honda CBR600F3 - Gloss Black with Ross White

1997 Honda CBR600F3 Sparling Red

1997 Honda CBR600F3 - Sparkling Red

1997 Honda CBR600F3 SE Purple and Yellow

1997 Honda CBR600F3 - SE model - Uranus Violet with Pearl Shining Yellow

Engine
Engine Type 599cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
Bore And Stroke 65mm x 45.2mm
Induction PGM-FI with automatic enricher circuit
Ignition Computer-controlled digital transistorised with three-dimensional mapping
Compression Ratio 12.0:1
Valve Train DOHC; four valves per cylinder
Horsepower 105 hp
   
Drive Train
Transmission Close-ratio six-speed
Final Drive #525 O-ring-sealed chain
   
Chassis, Suspension and Brakes
Front Suspension 41mm fully adjustable forks, 130 mm travel
Rear Suspension Rising rate linkage, fully adjustable, 120mm travel
Front Brake Dual 296mm discs with two-piston calipers
Rear Brake Single 220mm disc
Front Tire 120/60ZR-17 radial
Rear Tire 160/60ZR-17 radial
   
Dimensions
Wheelbase 55.3 inches
Seat Height 31.9 inches
Dry Weight 410 pounds
Curb Weight  
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gallons

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Parts and Accessories for the 1997 Honda CBR600F3

If you happen to be lucky enough to own one of these legendary sportbikes, you probably already know where to find the parts and accessories to keep her in top condition. Just in case you don't, here are some places that I have found that sell aftermarket and OEM parts for the 1997 Honda CBR600F3

OEM Parts
 
Aftermarket Parts and Accessories
 
 
 
 

 

Tires

 

Front Tires
Avon Storm ST AV55
Storm 2 Ultra AV55
VP2 Sport
VP2 Supersport (Street/Track)
Bridgestone Battlax BT003 Racing
Battlax BT016 Hypersport
Battlax BT021
Continental Conti Force
Conti Motion
Road Attack Sport Mileage
Sport Attack "Hypersport"
Dunlop D220
Qualifier
RoadSmart
Sportmax Q2
IRC SP-11
Metzeler Roadtec Z6
Roadtec Z6 Interact
Sportec M3 Supersport
Michelin Pilot Power
Pilot Power 2CT
Pilot Road
Pilot Road 2
Power One 2CT
Power Pure
Pirelli Angel ST
Diablo Rosso
Diablo Strada
Diablo Supersport
Rear Tires
Avon Roadrider AM26
Bridgestone Battleax BT45/BT45V
Continental Conti Force
Conti Motion
Road Attack Sport Mileage
Sport Attack "Hypersport"
Dunlop D220
Qualifier
RoadSmart
Sportmax Q2
IRC SP-11
Metzeler Roadtec Z6
Roadtec Z6 Interact
Sportec M3 Supersport
Michelin Pilot Power
Pilot Power 2CT
Pilot Road
Pilot Road 2
Power One 2CT
Power Pure
Pirelli Angel ST
Diablo Rosso
Diablo Rosso Corsa
Diablo Strada
Diablo Supersport

 

1997 Honda CBR600F3

The original Honda CBR600F concept, known as the Honda Hurricane through 1987 and 1988, was the platform of today's Honda CBR line. The line has certainly improved over the years but one thing remains the same - Honda has consistently produced high performance, well-bred and affordable sportbikes.

 

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