But it is a 73 with original vin close to each other as they should be. By now you must've already heard the story of how the Z1--code-named 'New York Steak' for some ridiculous reason or other by Kawasaki--was originally intended to be a 750, and of how Kawasaki brass nearly suffered a corporate coronary when Honda introduced its own 750cc four-cylinder in late 1968. The refundable deposit only applies if you or an agent inspect said vehicle in St. As it was the Z1 tied for the fastest lap with a time of 44. When he was a 19-year-old living in England, Arthur owned a Diamond Dark Green or bottle green, as he describes the color 1976 Z900. If an inspection or decision takes longer than seven days and you find the vehicle not to your liking, your deposit will be forfeited and the car will be relisted. And check out the rating of the bike's.
Kawasaki produced its first 4-stroke, a single-cylinder 148cc motorcycle engine, in 1953. When Honda introduced the to the market first, Kawasaki postponed the Z1's release until its displacement could be increased to 903 cc and the motorcycle could be marketed in the 1000cc-class. By centralizing the fuel mass near the center of the bike, chassis responsiveness is enhanced? As groundbreaking as the Z1 was, Kawasaki only included it in their line for two more years as the 1974 Z1A and the 1975 Z1B. Lifting the seat revealed the battery, a tool kit and the paper element air cleaner. Enjoy the ride in all-day comfort with the sculpted seats, spacious floorboards and a protective windshield as you put the power of the liquid-cooled 903cc v-twin engine to work. Thanks for looking and good luck bidding!!! There are dual disc brakes in the front with a Mag rim.
It met with positive reviews from the motorcycle press, who praised its smoothness, damped vibration, easy-starting kick-start and electric were both available , straight-line stability, linear acceleration, steering accuracy and handling. These were reduced in size from 28mm to 26mm, and were different in design from the earlier instruments. In 1979 Kawasaki introduced the liquid-cooled, 6-cylinder engine, which became the engine for the Voyager touring series. It took careful manipulation of their frames with extra-thick engine plates and extra frame gussets or tubes, de-raked steering heads, moving the engine forward in the frame and more to help these beasts handle well in racing conditions. I also have this bike listed locally and will end the listing early if sold outside of eBay.
Sell or buy used bikes? Every part of this bike was meticulously selected, manufactured, restored, reengineered to the highest level of quality fit and finish, and by the best in the business. The emblems are all original and correct for the bike as well. We are happy to accommodate our international buyers! The orange-and-brown paint on the bike is in great condition with no imperfections to note. However, with all classic and exotic vehicles, the condition is subjective. The Johns Hopkins University Press. Feel free to ask any questions and I will usually reply within 5-10 minutes. The readers of the selected at the end of the year 1977 the Z 1 R to Motorcycle of the Year.
A truly authentic driving experience. When you look at this bike you can clearly see the painstaking level of detail and quality. Each vehicle has its strengths, styles, tendencies and shortcomings. Also at this time at Daytona a one-off Z1 ridden by Yvon Duhamel that was tuned by Yoshimura set a one lap record of 160. I have no reason to doubt him.
Yes, I have a clear Ga title in my name. It had a claimed 59 kW 79 hp 8,500rpm and 246. If you have any questions just let me know. Idols strong, shifts smooth, a true blast to ride. Highway bars were also used for comfort on long trips that did not require constant shifting or braking and usually held additional lighting, in combination with the single 7 in 180 mm. The fully-executed forms must be returned to the Seller prior to the shipment of said vehicle.
The Kz1000P appeared in the 1991 movie. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received. Seller reserves the right to end auction early. Fitment Notes Universal Fit Parts fit a range of vehicles, and may or may not fit your current bike without modification. The original seat was removed years ago in order to preserve it in its excellent condition. Shipping is the sole responsibility and expense of the buyer, however I will assist your shipper with loading the bike on this end. Ben Inamura, an engineer Kawasaki inherited with its acquisition of Meguro, was responsible for engine development.
This Z1 also has the original chain oiler which is still connected and in operating condition. Also called Kawasaki 900 Super Four Production 1972—1975; 85,000 units est. The 1991 series copied a lot of the design of the first naked Z1, as did the in 2003. I personally know the previous owner of this bike and he owned it almost 20 years and hadthe top end rebuilt. Many of the parts on this bike were custom made from the finest materials.