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Author Topic: Post a pic of your latest purchase  (Read 2605932 times)

Offline wanted9

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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15450 on: Dec 14, 2016, 16:53:11 »
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Offline canyoncarver

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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15451 on: Dec 14, 2016, 19:20:46 »
Picked this 1978 KZ200 up today cheap.   It'll be a winter tinker thing.   Factory manual on the way.  I know some of these ended up with top end oiling issues.  I'll check that first.  Should be a fun little bike.
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15452 on: Dec 14, 2016, 19:22:59 »
Picked this 1978 KZ200 up today cheap.   It'll be a winter tinker thing.   Factory manual on the way.  I know some of these ended up with top end oiling issues.  I'll check that first.  Should be a fun little bike.
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Offline spotty

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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15453 on: Dec 14, 2016, 22:27:28 »
Picked this 1978 KZ200 up today cheap.   It'll be a winter tinker thing.   Factory manual on the way.  I know some of these ended up with top end oiling issues.  I'll check that first.  Should be a fun little bike.

I might also recommend seeing how far you can throw that front caliper, and however far that is, it won't be anywhere near as far as it'd take you to stop at walking speed actually using the caliper as originally intended
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Offline Khaos

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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15454 on: Dec 14, 2016, 23:33:36 »


Mutter mutter damn near $50 for a goddamn book mutter mutter damn grrrr.
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Offline canyoncarver

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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15455 on: Dec 14, 2016, 23:45:10 »
I might also recommend seeing how far you can throw that front caliper, and however far that is, it won't be anywhere near as far as it'd take you to stop at walking speed actually using the caliper as originally intended


Haha..   Yeah, cable actuated caliper, weird.  I think I have a different setup for it already off one of my other old kz's.
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YZF750/1000R The Fly
KZ 750 Twin
ZRX 1100
KZ400 The Rabbit
KLR650, more Nortons, a BSA, my 93" shovelhead chop, an 86' FXR, and an F9 Bighorn
more YZF750R's, more KZ's, a Zephyr750...and the ever unfinished 75' CB550 cafe.
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Offline Erskine

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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15456 on: Dec 15, 2016, 18:01:21 »
Mudguard for my outfit..... (Left hander. ie the fin rearwards)


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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15457 on: Dec 17, 2016, 15:44:34 »
Nothing fancy... Old Harbor Freight lid crapped out. Found this one online on clearance. Not high end by any means but it'll work for me.
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15458 on: Dec 17, 2016, 17:37:25 »
The book for the little KZ I picked up the other day.
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73' The Commando
YZF750/1000R The Fly
KZ 750 Twin
ZRX 1100
KZ400 The Rabbit
KLR650, more Nortons, a BSA, my 93" shovelhead chop, an 86' FXR, and an F9 Bighorn
more YZF750R's, more KZ's, a Zephyr750...and the ever unfinished 75' CB550 cafe.
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Re: Post a pic of your latest purchase
« Reply #15459 on: Dec 18, 2016, 15:35:03 »



Nothing fancy... Old Harbor Freight lid crapped out. Found this one online on clearance. Not high end by any means but it'll work for me.
That'll do pig
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