mcclaskeyj's 1976 Kawasaki KZ 400

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Info: Before
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Info: Without the pack frame.
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Info: Cleaning up.
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Info: Strip it down, clean, put it back together.
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Info: Ride anytime!
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Info: Restoration in process!!
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Info: Putting it back together piece by piece.
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Info: Getting my "new" bike home to begin the restoration.
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Info: Rebuilding my engine in my college dorm room while my room mate was away. (hey it was freezing outside and the work still needed done!)
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Info: The exposed cylinders of the KZ400.
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Info: Round two of the restoration...getting the frame sandblasted, primed, painted, and detail cleaning EVERY single part.
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Info: My new 2-1 intake manifold that mounts directly to the head sealed by a gasket. Bring on the single carb!
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Info: The machinist tapered the ports so that it fits airtight to the intake on the head.
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Info: My freshly painted brake rotor!
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Info: Repainting the instrument cluster.
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Info: I got the idea how to fix my rust problem by my "fender extender" on my Concours 14. I didn't want to paint the rest of the chrome since the rest was in good shape.
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Info: Me making the best of college, snow, and the bike.
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Info: The seat must be recovered as well. This one has def seen better days.
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Info: Just a quick shot of the KZ when I finally put everything back together.
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Info: The restoration project nearly complete!
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Info: 30+ years apart and still great machines!
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