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Author Topic: 76’ Kawasaki KZ750  (Read 794 times)

Offline whiskeytango923

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76’ Kawasaki KZ750
« on: Mar 31, 2018, 20:25:55 »
Good day all,

Except for some minor wire tweaking, my project is done. Have been working on her for 3 years and this is my first build. Parts/work follows.

New steering stem bearing
Carbs rejetted
K&N Pod filters
Frame shortened and welded
Rebuilt stator and field coil
New regulator/rectifier from Oregan motorcycle parts
Bullet signals
Frame, engine, accessories painted
New brake lines
New front master cylinder assembly
Halogen light
Clubman bars
Seat pan repurposed, foam shaped and recovered
Front and rear calipers rebuilt with new brake pads
New Dunlop K70 tires
Aftermarket speedo and tach with integrated idiot lights
Fender eliminator with LED taillight
Custom ignition/lighting switches with x2 LED’s for oil pressure and brake light failure
Valves clearances adjusted
New front, rear sprockets and chain
New front and rear wheel bearings
MAC 2-1 exhaust

I’m probably missing some things, no big deal.

Has been quite the process, learned so much along the way. Thanks to everybody for their help. I’m looking forward to the next project.

Now for the test ride :-D

Cheers

1976 Kawasaki KZ750B1 aka ‘Violet’

Offline Nebr_Rex

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Re: 76’ Kawasaki KZ750
« Reply #1 on: Mar 31, 2018, 21:21:36 »
Nice job.


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Offline canyoncarver

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Re: 76’ Kawasaki KZ750
« Reply #2 on: Mar 31, 2018, 22:01:40 »
Nice.  Love the 750 Twin.

Offline whiskeytango923

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Re: 76’ Kawasaki KZ750
« Reply #3 on: Apr 01, 2018, 16:53:19 »
Thanks guys!
1976 Kawasaki KZ750B1 aka ‘Violet’

Offline whiskeytango923

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Re: 76’ Kawasaki KZ750
« Reply #4 on: Aug 27, 2018, 17:32:53 »
Sup guys? Been enjoying the Kawi all summer. Some pics are attached. Currently preparing for some modifications when I put her away for the winter. Planning on fabricating a electrical/battery box so all components are in a centralized area. From the electrical box, running the wires through an aviation cannon plug. Also going to refoam the seat and make a pleated cover for it. Stay tuned, Cheers!
1976 Kawasaki KZ750B1 aka ‘Violet’

Offline beachcomber

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Re: 76’ Kawasaki KZ750
« Reply #5 on: Aug 27, 2018, 17:37:37 »
Nice job - love the colourways. Mine will be basically Red !!
"if at first you don't succeed, you've already been a failure once"

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Offline whiskeytango923

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Re: 76’ Kawasaki KZ750
« Reply #6 on: Aug 27, 2018, 18:56:52 »
Thanks for the nice words man. I just checked out your build. You’re doing a great job, your bike looks so sick! Cheers.
1976 Kawasaki KZ750B1 aka ‘Violet’