1978 Kawasaki KZ1000A2


Fast, do anything with it bike..


Tachometer cable seals leaked oil at the engine.

Speedometer and tachometer cables broke several times (thought they were kept lubed).

Helicoiled stripped spark plug threads. (1)

General Comments:

Awesome bike (KZ1000A2)

Basically did routine maint., tires, chains, sprockets, oil, filters.

42 MPG @55, added DeRale cooler, Koni triple rates, Krauser Star Cases, Air Fork kit, Windjammer V with Lowers. 35mpg dressed.

2up, 8000 mi on Avon Venoms, 12,000 on Conti Super Twins, 15,000 on Dunlop Touring Elites.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 16th January, 2008