needed a project... 1983 kz750 shaftie

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by oranges3, Jul 1, 2018.

  1. oranges3

    oranges3 Adventurer

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    bought it with 9000 miles and rode it home:
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    changed the tires, handlebars, mirrors, had the seat re-done:

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    all fluids changed and bike runs sweet....
    what do you think?

    i forgot how much fun a smaller bike is for justp putting around.

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  2. fast1075

    fast1075 Fasterizer

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    The KZ 650/700/750 is one of the most durable and reliable engines ever built. At 9,000 miles , it is barely broken in.
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  3. mitchxout

    mitchxout Long timer

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    I would tour on it! In fact, a lady friend did just that, rode a Kz from NC to Oregon. Here's her first pic with the bike.
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  4. oranges3

    oranges3 Adventurer

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    nice looking "bike"....
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  5. 9Realms

    9Realms Drawn in by the complex plot

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    She fine. :rofl
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  6. willis 2000

    willis 2000 neo-quixote

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    leading axle forks
    cloven hoof
    dismount
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  7. oranges3

    oranges3 Adventurer

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    seat redone
    pipes wrapped
    dirt bike bars and new lights
    painted fenders with bedliner
    needs rear shocks
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  8. oranges3

    oranges3 Adventurer

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    new shocks (old shocks from confederate) ,delkelvic exhaust, front brake master cylinder from eBay, third eye bicycle mirrors... runs fantastic!
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  9. CAFFO

    CAFFO Been here awhile

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    I want!!
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  10. oranges3

    oranges3 Adventurer

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    how much do you want it?
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