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Z400j

#1 PostAuthor: Bigkenxx » Sun Jun 11, 2023 12:22 pm

Hi all I’ve managed to find a z400j and bought it , it needs restoration but most of it is there will be a nice little brother next to the zed 1100 not many left on the road now I will start this thread as a build project it has Eddie Lawson colours which I’m going to keep but everything else standard

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Re: Z400j

#2 PostAuthor: r3sc » Sun Jun 11, 2023 12:49 pm

Don’t forget plenty of photos! :D

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#3 PostAuthor: Bigkenxx » Sun Jun 11, 2023 1:10 pm

I will :D , between other bikes it will be done , I had a look on dvla and it reckons only 7 left on the road don’t know how true that is but I do know I’ve been looking for 5 years for one

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Re: Z400j

#4 PostAuthor: Philippe » Sun Jun 11, 2023 1:14 pm

Hi Bigkenxx

i'm looking forward to follow your restoration!
As r3sc said before: don't forget plenty of photos!
The Z400J is a real nice little bike, it's light, it handles like a M***D and it spins like a kitten. :D
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Re: Z400j

#5 PostAuthor: Kwackman » Mon Jun 12, 2023 2:15 pm

Yeah, another Z400J.
I'll PM you as I've stuff on PDF that might be useful to you.
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Re: Z400j

#6 PostAuthor: Bigkenxx » Mon Jun 12, 2023 4:57 pm

Hi excellent mate thank you

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Re: Z400j

#7 PostAuthor: Kwackman » Wed Jun 14, 2023 3:31 pm

PM sent.
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Re: Z400j

#8 PostAuthor: Bigkenxx » Sun Jul 16, 2023 6:54 pm

Thank you kwackman I’m going subscribe tonight i have managed to buy another z400j with some good bits motard and guararii seat can’t spell it so it’s going be another back on the road

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#9 PostAuthor: Andy M » Mon Jul 17, 2023 8:48 pm

The 400 j is very popular in Japan , a lot were exported back there in the 90's when they were cheap along with a few other models they are keen on. I supplied a few to Bat m/c's back then .
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Re: Z400j

#10 PostAuthor: Bigkenxx » Wed Jul 19, 2023 4:54 am

That’s interesting to know possible why they aren’t many on the road I looked it said 7 I’m going get these back on the road and sell one so somebody else can enjoy as well.

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Re: Z400j

#11 PostAuthor: Andy M » Wed Jul 19, 2023 9:04 am

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