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Offline JamesH_Sussex

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Re: 1980 Kawasaki KZ1000A4 (MKII) restoration
« Reply #50 on: March 14, 2018, 12:47:23 pm »
Pretty much done now. Looks like she’s heading back to the land of the rising sun in April. Sayonara and looking forward to kicking off another 750 K0 resto shortly (much more familiar and less stressful!)..






Offline Stev-o

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Re: 1980 Kawasaki KZ1000A4 (MKII) restoration
« Reply #51 on: March 14, 2018, 03:03:50 pm »
Great job, James.  You sold it?

I know what you mean, The Kaw H2 that I restored last year was a challenge, so much easier doing a CB!
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Re: 1980 Kawasaki KZ1000A4 (MKII) restoration
« Reply #52 on: March 14, 2018, 03:17:29 pm »
beautiful but that asymmetric drill pattern on the rotors would drive me nuts.
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Re: 1980 Kawasaki KZ1000A4 (MKII) restoration
« Reply #53 on: March 16, 2018, 02:11:09 pm »
beautiful but that asymmetric drill pattern on the rotors would drive me nuts.

 I get that Danny, me too. I don't look at car wheels with 5 lugs and 7 spokes. I think these is probably a name for that.
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Offline Magma

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Re: 1980 Kawasaki KZ1000A4 (MKII) restoration
« Reply #54 on: September 10, 2019, 11:39:51 pm »
Hi James,

could you post some pics of left side under the cover. I need to see how electrical installation looks like in there.


thanks

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Re: 1980 Kawasaki KZ1000A4 (MKII) restoration
« Reply #55 on: September 11, 2019, 03:09:58 pm »
Beautiful bike, there’s just something honest and real about the UJM’s
. They look great (most) and they put the great looking engines on display, no extra Tupperware or do dads. Honest kinetic art.
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Re: 1980 Kawasaki KZ1000A4 (MKII) restoration
« Reply #56 on: September 15, 2019, 11:41:59 am »
Hello James,

I found a MKII, hope I get her at a payapble price. Bike looks OK, low mileage, but got a 4-1 exhaust.
Any idea where I might get a 4-2 (seen that on Ebay), are there any replica available?
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