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1978 Kawasaki Z1r on 2040-motos

YearYear:1978 MileageMileage:15

Winchendon, Massachusetts, United States

Winchendon, Massachusetts, United States
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Kawasaki z1r photos

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Kawasaki z1r description

This bike just came out of storage, sitting since 1987!
Bought from original owner, been in dry storage close to 30 years

He put it away right, I put a new battery in it and it started right up. The bike runs suprisingly well, no smoke and revs pretty clear. The carbs will need service as the #3 one has a small drip on the overflow. 

The rest of the bike is very original, stock paint etc. The muffler is a replacement one in new condition, new grips and Accel coils. The rest of the bike looks to be stock Kawasaki. 
The paint has some minor nicks, and the top of the tail is faded. Bike shows normal wear for its age. Has some minor rust and corrosion spots, but really looks nice overall. Stock seat has no rips and kickstart lever is mounted underneath it still. Has tool kit under seat and carb boots look perfect. Tank has minor surface rust inside, should clean up easy.  

I rode the bike up and down the road, clutch and gears are fine. Front brakes dragged a little after using, and the #3 carb has a small drip. This bike will need to be serviced to be ready for full time road use again(carbs, tires and brake service). It does start the second you hit the button and will ride as is, but the right thing to do is go through it as it has been sitting 30 years!
This bike is sold as is, please plan to see it early if you need exact details on every part.

Has 15,427 miles on it, and comes with a current NH title/registration from 2016. This paperwork will get you a title in any state that requires one. 

I will be happy to meet with your shipper and help load the bike, bike can be seen in Winchendon MA before auction ends if needed. 

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