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KZ900-A5 (Project Bike)

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Re: KZ900-A5 (Project Bike)

#16 PostAuthor: Ultim8pc » Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:28 am

Liking the look of it so far - keep up the good work.
I have an A5 900, however, I'm just doing a refresh on it.
Out of interest, where did you source the disks as I have a ZRX front end I want to put in a later project.
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Re: KZ900-A5 (Project Bike)

#17 PostAuthor: kawasaki_man » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:08 pm

Discs are ISR custom made, ordered via HPS (http://www.bikeHPS.com)

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Re: KZ900-A5 (Project Bike)

#18 PostAuthor: Ultim8pc » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:49 pm

kawasaki_man wrote:Discs are ISR custom made, ordered via HPS (http://www.bikeHPS.com)

Ah of course, I should have recognised them.
I have a pair of their super sexy 6 pot calipers on my ZRX!
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Re: KZ900-A5 (Project Bike)

#19 PostAuthor: kawasaki_man » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:10 pm

Managed to spend some time on the project over the last few days. I'm now on two wheels.

Re-cap on how bike was when purchased.
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Progress as of today
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Re: KZ900-A5 (Project Bike)

#20 PostAuthor: kawasaki_man » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:45 pm

Just had the frame strengthening kit welded into place. Looks like they did a great job.

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Checking alignment of chain and sprockets and clearance on frame....

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Re: KZ900-A5 (Project Bike)

#21 PostAuthor: Ultim8pc » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:38 pm

Nice job on the frame bracing!
Is that a PMC kit?
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Re: KZ900-A5 (Project Bike)

#22 PostAuthor: kawasaki_man » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:49 pm

Yes it is a PMC kit, welding was expertly done by Gia Engineering Ltd (Gavin Goddard) in Stapleford.

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Re: KZ900-A5 (Project Bike)

#23 PostAuthor: Ultim8pc » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:51 pm

kawasaki_man wrote:Yes it is a PMC kit, welding was expertly done by Gia Engineering Ltd (Gavin Goddard) in Stapleford.

What did they charge for the welding?> (if you don't mind me asking?)..
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Re: KZ900-A5 (Project Bike)

#24 PostAuthor: Savage » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:18 pm

nice bit of welding
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