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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread Kawasaki Z1000 Turbo Reborn.
    Weighed the 1170 at last, with no petrol, but all other fluids, its 211kgs / 466lbs . That's 34kgs or 75lbs lighter than the dry weight...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread My 4th Zed.
    Been looking for a replica Z900RS fairing for a few months, as the OE fairing is ridiculously expensive. Finally found what I was...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread Kawasaki Z1000 Turbo Reborn.
    Its slightly raised on the stand in the pic, once the engine is in, will sit lower.
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread Kawasaki Z1000 Turbo Reborn.
    Needed to make new upper shock mounts to get the spacing right for the Maxton shocks, next get the spacers blacked out and fit Ti bolts...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread My 4th Zed.
    Its approx 2.5 inches longer than a standard Zed swing arm, but you can reduce that by moving the wheel in the sliding wheel adjusters...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread My 4th Zed.
    Have been slowly buying new and used parts to build the engine. Bought this 1015cc block, like most of on Ebay it had a broken fins...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread Kawasaki Z1000 Turbo Reborn.
    Test fitted the new headlight bracket to the Mk2.. will fit fine once I space it out with some neoprene washers, along with spacers...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread Kawasaki Z1000 Turbo Reborn.
    Found a pair of headlight brackets I liked for the MK2, they can be fitted without dropping the stanchions in the yokes, but sadly the...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread My 4th Zed.
    Today split the cases for the Z1000A1, and checked them very carefully for any damage or cracks, thankfully they look ok. So the cases...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread My 4th Zed.
    Finished machining the caliper mount, it'll be hard anodised later. Moving to the front end, the Z1000 stem has had a threaded steel...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread Kawasaki Z1000 Turbo Reborn.
    Collected some parts from Camcoat who ceramically anodised them, including the billet alloy engine mounts and cam cover plates for the...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread My 4th Zed.
    2 reasons, makes it difficult to bleed, and hanging so low makes it more prone to seize up since it's closer to all the rain and dirt...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread My 4th Zed.
    The custom seat has arrived from Japan, a bargain as its pillion strap was missing, no problem, as I don't fit them anyway. The rear...
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    Bevelheadmhr replied to the thread My 4th Zed.
    New side panels and Z1 tank.. all the way from Japan. Quite reasonable price having seen how much dented, rusted out tanks go for on Ebay.
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    Bevelheadmhr added the media item ZIMG_2399.JPG to Bikes.
    1978 Kawasaki Z650 with 1170 engine, early Z1 bodywork. Nothing left stock.
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