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Kawasaki : Other 1978 kawasaki z 1 r z 1 r kz 1000 not z 1 or kz 900 niceshow condition rider 12 k mile

$8,150

Grant, Florida

Year 1978

Make Kawasaki

Model Kz1000

Category -

Engine 1000

Posted Over 1 Month

Offered today is a great example of a 1978 KAWASAKI KZ100 Z1R I have been riding her with out issue for some time , its a blast to ride ,it has been repainted with some rider quality up grades such as s.s. brake lines ,steering damper ,k&n pods and vance and hines exhaust ,corbin seat along with the stock seat witch has been recovered at some time ,progressive rear shocks, DYNA ing , APE cam seals , and now has a new chrome kick starter assy and pingel fuel petcock not pictured etc ,the gas tank is as new inside . please watch you tube video of this rare vintage machine !! This is a great running and riding bike that is turn key and ready to ride any where !!!! so its priced correctly for serious buyers !! this what I need to get for this machine and I think im giving it away at the buy it now price !! runs better than any kawasaki z1 or kz I have owned .this bike needs no work !! please watch you tube video of bike running https://youtu.be/obwZB4uoNUA PRICING ALL OF MY BIKES ARE MODEST FOR WHAT YOU ARE GETTING !! WHAT YOUR GETTING IS A CORRECTLY DESCRIBED BIKE !!!!! THANKS FOR YOUR INTREST , PLEASE BID TO WIN !! ANY QUESTIONS : contact me dave 772 321 1437 or DBERINGER@CFL.RR.COM and please read complete add thanks BELOW As you can see from the photos this bike exudes quality and performance with that 60"s and 70's vintage look. Any questions or concerns please call !!!! if you need aide in shipping OVERSEAS OR U.S. I have a list of contacts below and more upon request PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS: Pay pal deposit of $100.00 due within 24 hours of auctions end, the rest will be due via wire transfer or cash in hand within 7 days.. I will not except pay pal for FULL PAYMENT only DEPOSIT..... buying and selling is a serious thing , these adds cost money so please ask your wife ahead of time and have your funds available AGAIN HAVE YOUR FUNDS READY FOR PURCHASE!!!! think about shipping !!! I will aide in shipping any way I can , THIS IS NOT A GAME !!!! • National Motorcycle Transporters: •Powersport Services- 1(503)378-1319 •Haul Bikes- 1(888)428-5245 •Allied Federal Transport Co.- 1(800)747-4100 •Keyboard Motorcycle Shipping- 1(207)737-5797 •Wolverine Transport- 1(817)680-8226 •Big Red Express- 1(602)751-9510 International Transporters: •Kiwi Shipping- (310)900-1974 ext.204 - AUSTRALIA- •Penbroke Marine Inc. (Irene Royzen ) - +1(908)862-2262 ext.110 - UNITED KINGDOM E-mail: mark.cowley@kingstownshipping.co.uk •INTERLINE CORPORATION - +1(310)834-5500 - JAPAN•Schmacher Cargo Logistics- +1(562)408-6677 •Titan International Shipping- +1(310)638-2110 - GERMANY •Pangaea Cargo - +49 (0) 421 / 649 227-0 •Fax: +49 (0) 421 / 649 227-19AMERICAN FREIGHT LINE SOUTHEAST INC. 1-954-767-0929 1919 N.W. 19TH STREET unit 304 FORT LAUDERDALE FL 33311

Trim Z1 R

1978 Kawasaki KZ1000D Z1-R 1978 Kawasaki KZ1000 Z1-R

$12,500

Edmond, Oklahoma

Year 1978

Make Kawasaki

Model KZ1000D Z1-R

Category -

Engine 1000

Posted Over 1 Month

OWNED THIS BIKE SINCE 1992 (SECOND OWNER),HAVE ALL THE SERVICE WORK RECORDS I HAVE DONE TO BIKE.VERY CLEAN & RUN STRONG. IT IS A TURN KEY BIKE. GARAGE KEPT. 33284 ACTUAL MILES.PLEASE MESSAGE W/ANY QUESTIONS, THANKS FOR LOOKING.

Kawasaki : Other SPIRIT OF AMERICA KZ1000 A2A COMMEMORATIVE KAWASAKI Z1 Z1900 Z1R LTD MKII Z2 KZ

$11,111

Spencerport, New York

Year 1978

Make Kawasaki

Model -

Category -

Engine -

Posted Over 1 Month

>>>>>>>>>> My seller ID is my website name and there are a ridiculous amount of detail photos in the Memorabilia section <<<<<<<<<< For sale is a true slice of Americana from the late 70's; one very nice 1978 KZ1000 A2A Commemorative model #178. I bought this bike from the second owner about 5 years ago, who cared for it extremely well; and I have enjoyed owning it very much. Mileage was around 10 thousand when purchased and now has over 11K. While it has been in my possession, it was carefully disassembled for thorough detailing and to make minor paint repairs to the frame, swing arm, battery box and the Vetter mounting system. The steering neck and swing arm bearings have been checked and serviced, brake calipers and master cylinders have been restored and rebuilt with nos reservoir caps and new pads, forks rebuilt and refinished with oem seals and dust boots, nos swing arm sleeve and rear wheel with new tire, new oem sprockets and chain, nos rider pegs and turn signals. The exhaust is laser straight and in beautiful condition with no corrosion since it spent most of it's life in a dry state and then climate controlled storage in my home. There are very light wear marks on the top and sides of the mufflers upon close inspection from general use prior to my owing it; but nothing that really stands out. The crossover pipe, two inner head pipes, heat shields, exhaust studs, clamping rings and keepers are nos as well. The handle bars with original levers were completely dismantled for detailing and reassembled with nos grips and switches, voltage regulator and main harness are nos as well as oem side cover grommets, airbox ducts and air filter - parts replaced not because the bike really needed it - but more of a fact that I had the pieces in stock and it saves alot of detailing time later. The only reproduction parts on this bike are the rear shocks (originals are included in sale), case cover phillips screws and tac cable. All of the case covers are nos and were installed with oem gaskets including the oil pan. An automatic cam chain tensioner has been installed to eliminate the effort required to manually adjust it, the valve shims have been adjusted, the carbs with original fuel and vent lines were thoroughly detailed and overall this bike starts, runs, rides and stops beautifully. I never run oem ignitions on bikes that I actually ride and have been using a complete Dyna ignition system during the time that I have owned it - the original coils and breaker points have been put back in. Brand new era correct Vetter crash bar and rear chrome rack were also located and replaced due to wear on the originals and the all of the rubber pads at the mounting points were replaced making this bike as quiet and rattle free as the day that it was built. All of the difficult, time consuming, expensive parts and services have already been located and done for you.............. Original paint and graphics body with correctly documented by serial number vetter fairing and bags are in beautiful condition with original Vetter windshield that has never been removed. The white paper inspection date stamp tags - most likely from the Lincoln paint dept. - are still present inside the left fairing pocket and read May 17th 1978 and May 25th (PM). There are faint imperfections in the clear coat here and there, a small white paint touch up on the left top fairing and left side lower, right side cover and tail just behind the seat by previous owner as seen in closeup pics. The tank with painters hallmark still clearly visible has a clean interior with some light sediment down in the lower weld seam. There is age patina with minor flaws to the 'water slide' decals as seen in detail pics the tank and side emblems are nos along with cap seal and petcock (the petcock diaphragm has failed and is now being used in the prime position). The seat vinyl is soft and pliable and a complete tool kit with tray sits under it. The rear fender has light patina from age and the front fender looks to be a new replacement that was on the bike when purchased. The original front wheel is very nice with patina on the spokes, 2 brand new factory keys operate all 3 locks on the bike as well as the original Vetter keys for the rear bags and release locks. I left the the vintage pattern front tire on it for show; but if you really wanted to use this bike alot; it should be replaced as it has very minor weather checking. Every nut, bolt, clamp and washer that was used to mount the Vetter system has been retained or is new making this bike completely correct as delivered right down to the normally missing highway pegs. Never abused or neglected in any way, I feel that this bike easily grades within the top 10 turn key drivers still in existence. To give a little history on these bikes, they were produced in conjunction with Craig Vetter for a promotion dubbed the 'All American Rideaway' to celebrate Kawasakis Lincoln, NE production plant and top performing mid west dealers group. The numbered body set is 100 digits lower than the frame number which is correct for all and the 'AE' Series engines never correlate to bike number in any way since 3 distinct models shared the same drive train at the time; the A, B LTD and C Police models. Documentation included with the bike is the one magazine article that I have been able to find, crate manual, correct A2A owners manual with Kawasaki letter stating rear tire air pressure revision to compensate for the luggage system, ultra rare Good Times newsletter mentioning the promotion and clear paperwork in my name. Super clean, crisp, correct and complete; this rare bike is ready to ride or display and is located in western upstate NY. Personal inspections are welcomed and encouraged and I am happy to answer any additional questions. I do not handle shipping, but am happy to assist since there is a Uship affiliate within 7 miles of my home. Although I would recommend enclosed ship as this bike is huge with many unique and hard to find parts. There is also Forward Air service here which has amazing enclosed containers and is within 12 miles of my location. Thanks for viewing my sale and you can buy with confidence as I have over 35 yrs experience in the 72 - 80 Kawasaki inline 4's.

Kawasaki : Other TURBO 1978 Kawasaki 1000 Z1-R TC A.T.P. TURBO T.C.C.

$20,000

Waukegan, Illinois

Year 1978

Make Kawasaki

Model -

Category -

Engine 1015

Posted Over 1 Month

DOCUMENTED # MATCHING. I HAVE DOC. OUT OF T.C.C MANIFEST ( ONLY 25 MADE) OF THESE SUPER RARE TRANSITION BIKES BY TURBO CYCLE CORP. WITCH MEANS FIRST 25 MOLLY BIKES HAD LOG SYSTEM. NOT SPIDER PIPE 11,000 miles. mostly original. except,NEW TIRES, REBUILT ALL BREAK COMPONENTS W/ALL NEW ORIGINAL KAWASAKI PARTS. new paint AND NECESSARY MOTOR UPGRADES,welded crank, back-cut tranz,.NEW TURBO PISTONS M.T.C. ALL BY PERSON RACING,HEAD FRESHENED BY FAST BY GAST. SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED 1 847 875 7297 JEFF

1978 Kawasaki Kz 1000

$7,500

Owensboro, Kentucky

Year 1978

Make Kawasaki

Model Kz 1000

Category Classic Motorcycles

Engine -

Posted Over 1 Month

1978 Kawasaki Kz 1000, 1978 KZ1000 Z1-R Excellent condition New BattleAx Tires 49,000 miles, Dyna S Breaker Less Ignition Great Running and Riding Bike $7,500.00

2014 Kawasaki NINJA 1000 ABS

$1,050

Bothell, Washington

Year 1978

Make Kawasaki

Model KZ 1000

Category -

Engine -

Posted Over 1 Month

1978 Kawasaki KZ1000 Z1-R with 24,000 original miles.The Kawasaki has an electronic ignition conversion with a Kerker exhaust and runs excellent.

1996 Kawasaki VULCAN 800 CLASSIC

$1,600

San Francisco, California

Year 1978

Make Kawasaki

Model KZ 1000

Category -

Engine -

Posted Over 1 Month

Original unrestored stardust 1978 Kawasaki KZ1000 Z1-R with 24,000 original miles.

2015 Kawasaki VULCAN 1700 VAQUERO

$1,550

Denver, Colorado

Year 1978

Make Kawasaki

Model Kz 1000

Category -

Engine -

Posted Over 1 Month

Being offered is original unrestored stardust 1978 Kawasaki KZ1000 Z1-R with 24,000 original miles.; The Kawasaki has an electronic ignition conversion with a Kerker exhaust and runs excellent

2008 Kawasaki Ninja ZX™-6R

$1,600

Homestead, Florida

Year 1978

Make Kawasaki

Model KZ 1000R

Category -

Engine -

Posted Over 1 Month

Original unrestored stardust 1978 Kawasaki KZ1000 Z1-R with 24,000 original miles.There are minor scratches on the original paint finish surface in the front fairing, front fender, fuel tank.

1978 Kawasaki Kz 1000R

$3,200

Henrico, Virginia

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Make -

Model -

Category -

Engine -

Posted Over 1 Month

1978 Kawasaki Kz 1000R, 1978 Kawasaki KZ100 Z1-R with only 1009 miles on it from new. The bike was stored inside and everything is original except for the battery, oil and filter . Carburetors were cleaned, oil/ filter changed, and a new battery installed before starting. It runs perfectly and rides as new which is to be expected with only 1009 miles. $3,200.00

1978 Kawasaki Kz 1000R

$3,202

Chicago, Illinois

Year -

Make -

Model -

Category -

Engine -

Posted Over 1 Month

1978 Kawasaki Kz 1000R, 1978 Kawasaki KZ100 Z1-R with only 1009 miles on it from new. The bike was stored inside and everything is original except for the battery, oil and filter. Carburetors were cleaned, oil/ filter changed, and a new battery installed before starting. It runs perfectly and rides as new which is to be expected with only 1009 miles. Beautiful survivor which still can use some cleaning to get the dust off. It's really amazing! $3,202.00

1978 Kawasaki Kz 1000R

$3,201

New York, New York

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Make -

Model -

Category -

Engine -

Posted Over 1 Month

1978 Kawasaki Kz 1000R, 1978 Kawasaki KZ100 Z1-R with only 1009 miles on it from new. The bike was stored inside and everything is original except for the battery, oil and filter. Carburetors were cleaned, oil/ filter changed, and a new battery installed before starting. It runs perfectly and rides as new which is to be expected with only 1009 miles. Beautiful survivor which still can use some cleaning to get the dust off. It's really amazing! $3,201.00

Kawasaki : Other KAWASAKI 1978 KZ1000 Z1R Z1 R 78 ORIGINAL LOW VIN #5 KONI BARN FIND Z1000 KZ 77

$10,000

Elk Grove, California

Year -

Make -

Model -

Category -

Engine -

Posted Over 1 Month

Heres a very rare low vin 1978 kawasaki kz1000 z1r . This bike is mostly original and has been sitting in a barn for about 20+ years when it had a slight low speed spill . The front fairing has some rash and the head has a couple broken fins which i have another head in good shape to go along with the bike. The left side cover was missing which i replaced and the tail piece i replaced with a better one as i really wanted to restore this bike to its former glory being the #5 frame and #3 engine off the Z1R production line this bike really deserves to be in a museum in my opinion. If it doesnt sell i will most likely be restoring this bike . The engine turns over with the kicker thats located under the seat and with a charged batter the ignition powers on. A lot of the hard to find parts are there even the stock exhaust but im sure it will need a few things here and there . It does have some slight surface rust and on the bottom of the seat but the seat pan is solid . The frame number is KZTOOD-000105 and engine number KZTOODE-000103 . Clean title in hand in my name for easy transfer . Only 9k original miles. Any other questions please ask . I can add a buy it now price for the right buyer. SOLD AS IS. Check out my other items listed in my store . Subscribe to my store so you dont miss any hard to find parts or bikes . On Apr-29-14 at 14:21:49 PDT, seller added the following information: Watch for the 2 bikes at the end of the pictures to be listed soon within the week or 2 . Delivery is available for a fee. I have had some inquiry about this bike being #5 if you dont believe zedder i have a document from kawasaki showing the same information where the frame started at 101 as well as the engine.

1978 Kawasaki KZ1000 A2

$4,695

Madison, Alabama

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Make -

Model -

Category -

Engine -

Posted Over 1 Month

1978 KAWASAKI KZ1000 A2, This is a mechanics bike. He has been restoring it for years spending way more on it than he is asking to get back. He never intended to sell it so he built it the way he wanted.Partial list of Goodies:1075cc Wiseco Engine KitNew valvetrainPorted headTransmission 2nd/3rd gears undercuttNew clutchDyna electronic ignition/coilsProgressive suspension front and rear530 chain kitZ1R brakesSun Rims with S&S SpokesCorbin Gunfighter seatThis bike has not been raced and all the goodies have been added withing the last couple of years. The odometer shows 60K but bike has much fewer miles.

1978 Kawasaki Ltd

$6,800

Spokane, Washington

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Model -

Category -

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Posted Over 1 Month

1978 Kawasaki Ltd , Own a piece of 1970's History, this motorcycle has several unique features from the ZR1 front end, Blake Industries Turbo Package, Karata glide lock up clutch, APE studs on block and a welded crank. You will not find another motorcycle that has these features from the late 1970's and in the condition that this motorcycle is in. This is the only Z I have seen with this Bill Blake Industries Turbo package most all of them have a ATP turbo package. With the right rider this is a high eight second bike. This is better than a Z1R Turbo as it is done right and will go straight with no vibration. 1978 Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD VIN KZT00B514083 Engine: 1428cc, Wiseco 7.8.1 Turbo Pistons new less than 100 miles ago Blake Industries Turbo Kit from Muskogee OK Mikuni HSR 42mm Carb, New Modified Oil Pan and Oil Pump with Deep Sump Welded Crank APE Heavy Duty Cylinder and Main Bearing Studs Rare Karata Glide Lockup Clutch New Royal Purple oil and new oil filter Engine covers secured with stainless steel socket head Allen bolts New copper base and head gasket Oil Cooler Body and Frame: Complete 1978 Z1R front end, controls, gauges, fairing well like I said a whole front end. This front end is rare. 2 over stock Swing Arm with 2 shock mount positions and 3 axel positions 18 Aluminum Rims AVON tires front and rear both brand new 630 Chain and front sprocket replaced less than 100 miles ago, rear sprocket was in good shape New seat High Flow Petcock Chrome Engine Mounts Bodywork is 2013 Lincoln Ruby Red just painted three weeks ago Electrics: Dynatek Coils with Blue Suppression Plug Wires Regulator, Alternator and Igniter all tested good Wires and connectors have all been checked and are in good condition, no brittle wiring Misc Info: I bought this bike from a gentleman in Tigard Oregon, he inherited it from his grandfather who had passed on. The bike was last registered in the state of Oklahoma 10/18/1981. At that time the bike had 16836 miles on the registration which I have. Mileage reads 16880 so since last registered had 44 miles usage maybe. I also have an article from Motorcyclist in 1978 that has the Blake Industries Turbo package featured. This engine was sealed as professional drag racers sealed it. The Wastegate is set at 5 pounds of boost. This allows the bike to run on readily available premium gasoline The cams are stock The HSR 42 carb was added right after I purchased the bike, and allows the bike to be cruised around town, or pushed hard Full payment is expected within 7 business days. $500 deposit required $6,800.00