Please let me know if you see any typos or anything that does not make sense. The specs shown
are from magazine articles, and the table entries may vary. It depends on what the magazine
reported for that year. I will try to make them consistent later.
Mike Larson sent in a spec page from Cycle World Sept 81 for the
The following are scans from the Factory Manual.
Because I wanted all the detail available they were scanned as big 3 meg files. I suggest that
you right click on the link (Netscape users may have to
shift/right click), save it to you hard drive, and view
it with any Graphics program. If you click the link to
open the picture it will not be very useful, it's not
shown in it's actual size. If you do open it right click
the picture to save it.
1982 GPZ 550
GPZ 550 Swing Arm
Thanks to xxxxxxxxxxxx for sending in the following word document from his Clymer manual. It covers the front forks and
windscreen for a 80/81. There is a reference to a supplement for bikes later than 82 so it may not work for them.
- 4 meg, Ms Word doc
The fuel tap Picture description
Part Swaps - Hints - Tips
Sales brochure - 1987
Base Manual for the KZ550 Base Manual.pdf - 40,578KB (I forget who sent this, sorry)