Here's my Kawi KZ1000 streetfighter

by Patrick Williams
(Toronto, Canada)

1977 Kawasaki streetfighter

1977 Kawasaki streetfighter

I bought this unit about 15 years ago. It was a clapped-out drag bike with an engine about to explode! And yeah, I paid for it.

After much cash and many parts I created this Big Z. It's got a Yoshimura 4-1 pipe, braided lines going to dual Lockheed calipers gripping discs that are unbelievably drilled.
26mm Mikuni smoothbores breath into a third-overbore lump about 1066cc, ported and polished head.
Laid down shocks don't exactly put it in a streetfightin mood but I'm not finished yet.
Stay tuned...

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Dec 29, 2010
by: Patrick

I don't know why. It is a great bike with lots of cool mods but it needs work. Maybe that's scaring people off.

Dec 18, 2010
Still for sale?
by: Anonymous

This is a nice Kawi. Why hasn't it sold? I saw it on your "pic of the week" page.

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