You can rebuild an engine quickly or you can take your time and be anal as fuck. That’s why it has taken me so long to post this final follow-up (Part 2) to my KZ650 Performance Project. Truthfully I just took my sweet ass time while still being anal about every step. See Part 1 to […]
If you’ve ever taken a look at a KZ650 and researched its history you will know that it was produced to be faster, lighter, and more powerful than any other 650 and 750 during the mid-to-late 70’s. For that reason I had desired this bike for awhile. I spotted one on craigslist for $500 and jumped […]
As this is my first post I would like to introduce myself. My name is Alex and you would find me riding around Philly on my blue KZ400 or the newly finished KZ650 and sometimes on a gray sportster. I am originally from Tallinn, Estonia. It’s a tiny pixel on the map located in the […]
Mostly z1’s, kz900 and kz1000s. A couple Honda and Suzuki in there. Pics are shitty low res. whatever. Pretty cool to see how they set certain things up. I recently added a lockhart oil cooler to my z1 and set it up in the normal spot above the headers and ran the lines over the […]
Ryan just bought this kz650. The seat was a huge gross king+queen seat. As a temporary solution we decided to trim it down until ryan can get it professionally reupholstered. Turkey cutting knife. Jomar – brown vinyl. $6. Get it tight. Not perfect, but way better than king+queen seat.
Published - Jan 10, 2013
Read about rebuild Part 1 Ok… So, I had a couple different machine shops do a couple different things for me. First machine shop: Mar Automotive 4345 Orchard Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124 (215) 288-7320 They’ve done cylinder head stuff for me in the past: – they did a valve job on my S2000 like 5 […]