Kawasaki z1R Project

eBay is the scourge of my life!!

Came across a z1R that turned out to be a real nail on ebay.

Completely stripped it down and had the frame blasted to see what a state it was in…not good…. Needed some welding doing…. But this is a project for later in the year.

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I have a shed load of boxes that i need to sort, clean, repair, paint, etc. Should keep me busy for a while.

The strip down pictures….

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Sorted and ready for the chromers….

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Started on the electrics and what a lot of fun they were!!

Got most the smaller parts cleaned up, repaired and painted.

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This is after most of the work on the smaller parts.

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Started on the handlebar switches, what a mess they were!

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Looking at the pictures above I think i have my work cut out to repair these.

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Time for some further cleaning and there is the main looms, which is in a right state.

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Took a couple of pictures of the tank, before it went off to get painted… retro 1980’s artwork……

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So its onto the rebuild…see the next page……