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1998 Honda CBR900RR

Launched in 1992 the Honda CBR900RR set a precedent for light weight in the superbike class. Powered by an 893cc in-line four cylinder engine, the new 900RR weighed-in at just 453 pounds, a mere 4 pounds heavier than the CBR600F2 - with a full tank of gas.

In 1998, Honda continued subtle refinements in the CBR919RR's chassis. It saw frame stiffness closer to the original model's, revised suspension internals, and 5 mm (0.2 in) less triple clamp offset (an almost universal aftermarket upgrade to previous models). New brake calipers acted on larger front discs, the fairing was re-shaped and raised footpegs subtly changed ergonomics again. Eighty percent of the engine's internals were all-new to reduce weight and minimize friction; other updates included redesigned combustion chambers and porting, aluminum composite cylinders, new pistons, a smaller and lighter clutch pack, revised gearbox ratios, larger radiator, and a new stainless steel exhaust header.

1998 Honda CBR900RR Pics and Specs

Factory Colors

1995 Honda CBR900RR Red

1998 Honda CBR900RR - Pure Red Pearl

1998 Honda CBR900RR Gloss Black and Pure Red Pearl

1998 Honda CBR900RR - Gloss Black and Pure Red Pearl

1998 Honda CBR900RR Pearl Shining Yellow

1998 Honda CBR900RR - Pearl Shining Yellow

Engine Type 919cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
Bore And Stroke 71mm x 58mm
Induction 4x 38 mm Keihin CV carbs
Ignition Solid-state digital with 3D mapping
Compression Ratio 11.1:1
Valve Train DOHC; four valves per cylinder
Horsepower 128 hp
Drive Train
Transmission Close-ratio six-speed
Final Drive 0-ring-sealed #525 chain
Chassis, Suspension and Brakes
Front Suspension HMAS 45mm cartridge fork with stepless preload, rebound, and compression damping adjustability; 4.7 inches travel
Rear Suspension HMAS Pro-Link single shock with seven-way spring preload, and stepless rebound and compression damping adjustability; 4.9 inches travel
Front Brake Dual 310mm discs with 4-piston calipers
Rear Brake Single 220mm disc with 1-piston calipers
Front Tire 130/70-16 radial
Rear Tire 180/55-17 radial
Wheelbase 55.1 inches
Seat Height 31.9 inches
Dry Weight 396.8 pounds
Curb Weight  
Fuel Capacity 4.8 gallons

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Parts and Accessories for the 1998 Honda CBR900RR

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 1998 Honda CBR900RR

OEM Parts
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1998 Honda CBR900RR

The original Honda CBR600F concept, known as the Honda Hurricane through 1987 and 1988, was the platform of today's entire Honda CBR line. The CBR900RR was on the market from 1992 through 1999, it was replaced by the 929RR for 2000 and 2001 and finally the 954RR in 2002 and 2003. The 900RR series was replaced by the all new 1000RR in 2004. 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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