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  • 1978 Custom Built Motorcycles Kz6501978 Custom Built Motorcycles Kz650 (1978)
    One of a kind, It starts as a 1978 KZ650 where the cylinders have been bored and sleeved to 830cc with a MTC big bore kit from the late 70s. The upper case has been machined as well to fit the new cyl sleeves This was a complete case split rebuilt documented with pictureS The turbo kit is from ATP American Turbo Pak (ATP branded intake manifold, turbocharger RayJay F40 and exhaust manifold and pipe), just like the one that equipped the Kawasaki Z1R-TC back in 1978-79 where only 500 were made, they currently retail between 23/26,000$ Needless to say these vintage big bore kits and ATP turbo kit are extremely rare to find, especially for this particular bike, in fact this is the only KZ650, Big bored and turbocharged i've seen in the last few years (with period correct parts) MR.turbo.com sells a newer version of this turbo kit for 4,000$ (without installation, tuning and the big bore kit) The only one in this configuration 1/1  Some of the mods include but not limited to: Dyna-s electronic ignition Martek ignition coils  Metzler Lasertec tires  Forks with stiffer springs Drilled front rotor Rebuilt starter clutch Battery Tender lithium battery "Car like" ignition switch  Painted long bucket headlight and bracket New gold chain LED tail, stop and blinkers  Custom rear fender Clip ons Minimalistic controls New master cylinder , brake hose and clutch lever assembly New Kawasaki tank emblems  New Custom Wiring harness Custom Seat and seat pan (which opens up with the OEM key just like the original one, so you can store your docs or do maintenance to the battery and components) Black enamel painted frame Custom Paint job and pin striping by Rare Air Werx Chrome is original (8/10) Makes a blasting 100whp at 10psi, currently set at a conservative 5psi The original 650cc motor set up had half of this power at the wheel This bike has been featured on the most influential social network and online magazines like: Bike Exif BikeBound Cafe' Racer TV The Bike Shed The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show The Revival of the Machine Uncommon Motors and many others... We are on Facebook, Instagram and pinterest:  Magnum Opus Custom Bikes Contact me with any question or concern.   WE SHIP WORLDWIDE NO 4 digits offers will be accepted for this bike Key words: service, custom wiring harness loom , ducati moto guzzi suzuki cafe racer brat custom bike built service unique style feature ride metric bikes customized motorcycle cb550 cb650 cb750 kz650 kz1000 kz900 z1 turbo turbocharged cx500 cx650 yamaha virago xv xv750 xv1100 tl1000r tl1000s bmw r r60 r75 r90 r100 series cbr 
    2016-11-01 04:44:24
    Holly Ridge, North Carolina, United States
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2015 Moto Guzzi V7 II Lineup to Debut at Intermot

Thu, 25 Sep 2014

Piaggio will present an update Moto Guzzi V7 lineup at next week’s Intermot show in Cologne. Dubbed the V7 II, the new model family will again be available in three versions, the V7 II Stone, V7 II Racer and V7 II Special. Guzzi’s signature longitudinally-mounted engine returns, but mounted 10mm lower and tilted 4° forward, addressing rider complaints about a lack of knee space.

Third Annual ‘The MEET’ at ACM

Tue, 26 Aug 2014

More than 2,000 attendees visited America’s Car Museum for its 3rd annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival ‘The MEET’ last weekend in Tacoma, Washington, where over 300 motorcycles and scooters were showcased on the Haub Family Field at LeMay. The event drew pre-1981 motorcycles and scooters from the U.S. and Canada, including an antique motorcycle display, swap meet, cruise-in and a 78-mile roundtrip tour from ACM’s Anderson Plaza to Mt. Rainier.

“The Meet” Vintage Motorcycle Show This Saturday

Mon, 18 Aug 2014

The stage is set for ”The Meet at ACM” motorcycle show this weekend in Tacoma, WA. While festivities will begin on Friday evening, America’s Car Museum (ACM) will host the third annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Organizers expect 450 vintage motorcycles and scooters from all over the nation to attend.

Nitron Introduces Adventure Series Shocks

Tue, 11 Feb 2014

The latest suspension manufacturer to hit the block, Nitron is hitting the ground running. Its latest offering, the Adventure series of shocks, leaves no question as to its intended pursuit. Crafted from aluminum alloy with stainless steel fittings, Nitron Adventure Series of shocks are lighter weight than standard ones, and are built to withstand the harsh environments adventure riders are known to travel.

2013 US Motorcycle Sales Data

Tue, 04 Feb 2014

The Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) reported a modest 1.4% growth in U.S. motorcycle and scooter sales in 2013, with consumers purchasing 465,783 vehicles. The sales data represents numbers from the MIC’s member brands which include BMW, Can-Am, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, the Piaggio Group (which includes Aprilia, Moto Guzzi and Vespa), Victory, Suzuki, Triumph and Yamaha.

Moto Guzzi Announce 2014 Models

Fri, 31 Jan 2014

The California 1400 line of cruisers headlines Moto Guzzi’s 2014 model lineup. As the Europe’s continuously operating motorcycle manufacturer (the company was founded in 1921) Moto Guzzi shows no signs of letting up any time. soon.

Save And Ride Sales Event For Select Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Piaggio, And Vespa Models

Wed, 15 Jan 2014

During the Save and Ride sales event, from now until February 28, participating Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Piaggio, and Vespa dealerships are offering savings of up to $1500 on select new, unused, untitled, 2013 and previous model years. See the list below for eligible models. Aprilia Save & Ride Models Shiver 750: savings of $1500 off MSRP of $9,499 RSV4 R APRC ABS: savings of $1000 off MSRP of $14,999 Tuono V4 R: savings of $1000 off MSRP of $13,999 Moto Guzzi Save & Ride Models Norge GT 8V: savings of $1300 off MSRP of $16,290 V7 Special: savings of $1200 off MSRP of $9,190 Stelvio NTX ABS: savings of $1000 off MSRP of $15,990 Piaggio and Vespa Save & Ride Models Piaggio BV 350: savings of $700 off MSRP of $5,699 Vespa LX 150: savings of $500 off MSRP of $4,599 Vespa S 150: savings of $500 off MSRP of $4,499 Vespa LX 50: savings of $300 off MSRP of $3,399 Vespa S 50: savings of $300 off MSRP of $3,299 Piaggio Typhoon 125: savings of $300 off MSRP of $2,699 Piaggio Typhoon 50: savings of $300 off MSRP of $1,899 In addition, all four brands are offering special financing rates of 0.9% for 36 months or 3.9% for 60 months to qualified buyers.

EICMA 2013: Moto Guzzi V7 Series Updates

Tue, 05 Nov 2013

Not to be left out of the 2013 EICMA show announcements, Moto Guzzi has announced its changes for the three models that make up the V7 line. Known for their 1970s-inspired style, the V7s are built, according to Moto Guzzi press materials, “to three fundamental pillars: the 90° transverse V-twin, the timeless double cradle frame and the renowned cardan shaft final drive.” Well, one of these pillars gets a functional update for 2014. The engine now utilizes a wet flywheel instead of the previous dry alternator.

Q3 2013 US Motorcycle Sales Results

Fri, 01 Nov 2013

Motorcycle and scooter sales in the U.S. in 2013 remain consistent with last year’s figures, according to data released by the Motorcycle Industry Council. Several manufacturers blamed poor weather for the poor start this year, and the rebounding sales in the third quarter helped to negate the slow sales from earlier in the year.

Bonhams To Auction Bruce Smith Collection Of Original Illustrations

Fri, 11 Oct 2013

On October 20, Bonhams will be auctioning off a collection of original illustrations by Bruce Smith from the 1960s and 1970s. Each one will be signed by Smith on heavy cartridge paper. The collection is comprised of cutaway illustrations of a 1963 Royal Enfield Interceptor 750cc, Chris Vincent’s 1964 BSA 650cc A65 Race Outfit, and a 1966 Greeves Racer, the largest of this series being 45cm x 62cm.