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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  2. Sweet, looks like a blast to ride. I miss my bike... :cry:
     
  3. bicycleguy

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    Made a little progress on the frame.

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    I'd love to do something like this!
     
  5. SCHWINNRAY69

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    Looks cool! 8) I'll be watching :mrgreen:
     
  6. I'd rather watch this than American Chopper. Less drama and looks cooler.
     
  7. bicycleguy

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    yes!
     
  9. bicycleguy

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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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  10. Awesome! Starting to come together. Looking sweet so far.
     
  11. SCHWINNRAY69

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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)
     
  15. 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.
     
  17. bicycleguy

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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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