Frisco'd KZ400 II

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  1. bicycleguy

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    I've been itching to build up another motorcycle so when I saw this KZ400 for a steal I knew I had to have it. It was a pretty clean bike that had never been dumped and it was last registered in '07 so I felt a little bad tearing it down and cutting it up but my porta-band just couldn't resist. :D Here's my KZ I built up last winter http://ratrodbikes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=36871, I want something with the same style but change up a few things along the way also.

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    Sweet, looks like a blast to ride. I miss my bike... :cry:
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    Made a little progress on the frame.

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    I'd love to do something like this!
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    Looks cool! 8) I'll be watching :mrgreen:
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    I'd rather watch this than American Chopper. Less drama and looks cooler.
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    yes!
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    I have the next 2 weeks off school for Christmas break so hopefully I can get most of it mocked up pretty soon.

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    Awesome! Starting to come together. Looking sweet so far.
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    That's lookin' good! 8)
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    I finished up the fender mount, made a seat pan and lowered the forks 3.5". I don't know about the apes though...

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    like the looks of this bad boy. those tires are great on it.

    Outlaw 8)
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    Looks good but those apes make it look uncomfortable to ride. I'd try some drag bars on it and see how it feels.
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    Gotta agree about Drag Bars on there.
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    Comfort is pretty low on my list of things I care about, it's also a hardtail with an unsprung seat so I don't imagine I'll be taking in on long road trips. :D

    1. Look Cool
    2. Go fast
    3. Safety
    4. Comfort
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    For me, it's .... near perfect. Here's the Honda I built.

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    I dig that Honda! I've never seen a bike with red rims and whitewalls that looked very appealing to me but you pulled it off perfectly. I think the white fork lowers help pull it all together.
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    Looks sweet bicycleguy! :D The apes fit it perfect :wink:

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