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The M1030M1 JP8/Diesel Military Motorcycle has been under development since 1998. It is designed to operate reliably and efficiently on Kerosene based fuels to include Diesel Fuel and Aviation Kerosene. HDT is under contract with the U.S. Marine Corps to delivery over 440 M1030M1s. Production will begin in March of 2006.

Posted: 03/01/2008
SPECIFICATIONS

ENGINE:
Type:4-Stroke, IDI, single cylinder, liquid cooled.
Displacement:611cc
Power:30 PS @ 5700 RPM
Torque:33 ft-lbs @ 4200 RPM
Lubrication:Wet sump, compatible with MIL-L-2104 lubricant.
Air Filtration:High capacity, 3-stage, oiled foam, reusable
Transmission:5-speed, constant mesh, return shift.
Final Drive:Self lubricated, sealed, O-ring roller chain.

WEIGHTS & MEASUREMENTS:
Dry Weight: 369 lbs
Max Width: 35.75 inches
Max Length: 85 inches
Wheel Base: 57 inches
Ground Clearance: 10.7 inches

PERFORMANCE:
Acceleration: 0-30 mph (53 kph), 3.3 sec 0-60 mph (106 kph), 9.7 sec
Gradeability: 60% (32E)
Turning Radius: Less than 7 feet
Maximum Speed: In excess of 90 mph.
Minimum Constant Speed: Less than 3 mph.
Fording Depth: 24 inches
Fuel Mileage: 96 mpg @ 55 mph (Tested)
Range: 408 miles @ 55 mph



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