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KZ900 the beginning

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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#16 PostAuthor: deka » Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:11 pm

after many hours welding, not by me i hasten to add, the brackets are attached for the seat including the seat catch and lo and behold some rear footrest brackets that i can use at somepoint also (not that i intend to carry a passanger.. the quality of his work is outstanding if there is a and end of the world event they will survive

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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#17 PostAuthor: Nick.s » Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:20 pm

Thanks, I thought the stand bracket would be expensive.

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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#18 PostAuthor: deka » Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:31 pm

Nick.s wrote:Thanks, I thought the stand bracket would be expensive.



put a wanted add someone may have one from a damaged frame, i
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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#19 PostAuthor: deka » Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:13 am

Nick.s wrote:I’ll keep an eye out for those dimensions, where did you find the hinges and the side stand bracket? Mine just has the foot plates with the stand built into that


Let me know where you would like the measurements taken from
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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#20 PostAuthor: Nick.s » Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:23 am

I think I’ll get a seat first and maybe a tank, my tank has the wrong filler cap it’s a twist fit probably from its police days. I presume the correct tank has a flip cap? Unless anyone knows better?
I’ll contact you later, thanks for you help so far.

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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#21 PostAuthor: Nick.s » Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:05 pm

Hi again, hope the build is going ok. I am now going down the standard bike route, I noticed you welded on lugs for the passenger foot pegs, could you tell me the position of these? I don’t want to put them in the wrong place.
Thanks
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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#22 PostAuthor: deka » Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:35 pm

It’s not so critical but from the top of the exhaust hanger to the bottom is 270mm I can take pics if you want
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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#23 PostAuthor: Nick.s » Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:39 pm

Thanks mate, that’s all I needed. I didn’t want to put them too low so they hit the exhaust pipe when folded down.
Thanks again
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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#24 PostAuthor: Nick.s » Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:56 am

Sorry to keep on to you mate but I need more advice, I’m about to put the side stand bracket on but I’m not sure how critical the angle is, any ideas?
Thanks
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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#25 PostAuthor: deka » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:32 am

Ill be honest with you I had to take @ gamble on the angle of the side stand after studying others bike pictures. Just hoping I got it right as the bike if far from finished so it will be a longtime until I can be sure. Hopefully some one may be able to advise
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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#26 PostAuthor: Nick.s » Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:58 am

Sorry to keep on to you mate but I need more advice, I’m about to put the side stand bracket on but I’m not sure how critical the angle is, any ideas?
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Re: KZ900 the beginning

#27 PostAuthor: Nick.s » Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:18 am

I know what you mean, I think I will do the same
Thanks anyway
Nick


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