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1978 KZ1000 Rebuild

Ok Seems like I am talking to myself, but nothing new there.

I have a 1978 KZ1000 that I am getting back to road ready. It is pretty beat up the way it sits now. I have a thing with these old Kaws just can't get it out my blood.

Anyone here in the are still have these bikes or boxes of parts long forgotten about?

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-16-2015, 10:13 AM
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Ok Seems like I am talking to myself, but nothing new there.

I have a 1978 KZ1000 that I am getting back to road ready. It is pretty beat up the way it sits now. I have a thing with these old Kaws just can't get it out my blood.

Anyone here in the are still have these bikes or boxes of parts long forgotten about?
Redline Cycle in Skokie restores Kaws exclusvively.

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Redline Cycle in Skokie restores Kaws exclusvively.
....good luck getting a hold of him.

And exclusively is spelled wrong .

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I'll get you some right now have the the valve cover off and the carbs removed. Going to have to get me some shims, thinking might pull the head as I belive the seals are leaking.

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This guy has a bunch of stuff for those bikes. http://epemotorcycles.com/

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Nice find!!

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did you see Rickey Gadson do that restoration on Naked Speed?

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His shop was down the block from my work.

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