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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #45 on: January 04, 2019, 08:16:37 AM »
update price: EURO 550 shipped for the pipes
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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #46 on: January 07, 2019, 02:40:20 PM »
pipes sold


Fuel tank found (plus tail)

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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #47 on: February 09, 2019, 01:44:53 PM »
Mostly finished. Some work and cosmetics to do.
Fired up without problems. I have a runner!
Next week MOT.
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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #48 on: February 09, 2019, 02:19:46 PM »
 Looks great as usual from what I have seen with all your bikes. Heard the MOT in Germany ia very tough??
One day I'll have the time to restore it, not just talk and dream....

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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #49 on: February 09, 2019, 03:37:20 PM »
Another absolute beauty Uli. Great work again!!

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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #50 on: February 09, 2019, 04:26:00 PM »
Looks great as usual from what I have seen with all your bikes. Heard the MOT in Germany ia very tough??

Depends on the engineer examing the bike.

When you get a 30 year old that never saw an old nike like this, it can be time consuming.
With the Z1-R it was done in 10min. An old fart that had a Z1000R back in the days.
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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #51 on: February 09, 2019, 04:54:59 PM »
Looks great as usual from what I have seen with all your bikes. Heard the MOT in Germany ia very tough??

Depends on the engineer examing the bike.

When you get a 30 year old that never saw an old nike like this, it can be time consuming.
With the Z1-R it was done in 10min. An old fart that had a Z1000R back in the days.
Got to be careful using the term "old farts" on this forum!! ;)
One day I'll have the time to restore it, not just talk and dream....

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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #52 on: February 09, 2019, 05:00:58 PM »
Thats a great looking Z, well done  ;D

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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #53 on: February 09, 2019, 06:42:09 PM »
Beautiful bike.....I remember seeing my first Z900 (same colour as yours) back in 1975 on holiday in Paignton. My Wife had to drag me away after 10 minutes..................thinking I was crackers.............I was.....about the Z900 !

Still an awesome machine all these years later.....talk about 'Getting it right first time' ! The nice thing abut this Honda Forum is that most Members can see the beauty of other makes, and spectacularly special machines.
Now: CB750K4. 1970 Bonneville. Various other 1960's 650 Triumph T120's/ TR6's/ TR6C's. Previous: CB1300 (2). ZXR1200S. VFR800. CB750 Nighthawk. CX500. XS500 Yam. Suzuki GT500. BSA A10. Various Lambrettas. Zunddap Bella (honest).

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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #54 on: February 24, 2019, 04:09:57 PM »
Passed the MOT.

Today first roll-out.
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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #55 on: February 24, 2019, 07:42:50 PM »
What a beauty Uli..

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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #56 on: February 24, 2019, 07:45:42 PM »
Stunning bike!
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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #57 on: February 25, 2019, 06:21:17 PM »
You've done a good job there Uli, take a bow that man!

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Bikes: 1970 US CB750 K1 and a UK 1976 Z900 A4
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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #58 on: February 25, 2019, 06:41:40 PM »
Ha ha!
Remember trying to fit mirrors on Ace bars?

We resorted to bar-end mirrors (see avatar)


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Just learned from the A4 parts book that German and French A4 had those chrome mirrors. Didn’t knew that because you never seen them here with those mirrors but I wondered why that bike came with them.

Will change that immediately!

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Re: KAWASAKI Z900 A4
« Reply #59 on: March 01, 2019, 08:18:26 PM »
Probably the best looking Jap bike of all time IMO, I saw one of the new retro jobs on show next to  an original Z1, the original made the new one look bloated and clumsy, great bike Uli.
Ducati Scrambler 803.(Pure fun)
1977 K7 CR750 (lookalike, what of I’m not sure)
Ducati 900SS (Soul & Speed)
Ducati M900 Monster (Handling & character)
James Captain 197 (pure adrenaline, i.e. no brakes!)
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