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Old 10-28-2013, 05:14 PM   #1
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1986 Kawasaki Eliminator

So all I have ever ridden is dual sports bikes and I wanted to get in on the fun of street bikes and I have finally found one I really like. I am so determined to get this one that now I am looking for opinions on this bike whether it was that year model or not. (Because if it isn't I will just look up what kind of changes they have if any) Anyways thank you for your input ahead of time.
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Old 10-28-2013, 05:20 PM   #2
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The 600cc, 750cc, or 900cc model?

Same basic motors as the early Ninja models, should be pretty bulletproof, though I have no direct experience with them.
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Old 10-28-2013, 05:53 PM   #3
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Wow! Sorry for the n00b move there. It is a 600. And that's what I have read so far which is why I like it because I don't want some 1100 or bigger for highway use which I will do plenty of since my girlfriend lives close to 175 miles away. I wanted something that has a smaller engine but still got some power at 80ish mph.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:53 PM   #4
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The 600cc, 750cc, or 900cc model?

Same basic motors as the early Ninja models, should be pretty bulletproof, though I have no direct experience with them.
No 750

600 and 900, then a 1000 for 1 year to replace the 900
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:55 PM   #5
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Soft valve seats in that series of 600 motors, check the compression if it's a fixer.

Plan on a rebuild if it has some miles on it.

Fun bikes and very quick.
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Old 10-29-2013, 07:07 AM   #6
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Soft valve seats in that series of 600 motors, check the compression if it's a fixer.

Plan on a rebuild if it has some miles on it.

Fun bikes and very quick.
It actually only has 12,600 on the odometer and has only had 2 owners. If I really like it then I might keep it long enough where I will have to rebuild it. I'm the kinda guy who likes to keep vehicles forever

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