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Another new guy from the Irish west coast 06 Jul 2020 03:46 #829905

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Hi all,
I have just joined your forum and am happy to be here and as you can see from the title I am another new member from the west coast of Ireland, I have been lucky enough to have just picked up an '82 Z1000j that has been sitting in a shed for the last number of years and is in need of some TLC (or maybe a lot of TLC). I hope you don't mind but I could be picking some brains from time to time as I am breathing life back into my new toy.

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Another new guy from the Irish west coast 06 Jul 2020 05:48 #829907

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Welcome aboard. There are plenty of brains willing to be picked here.

Please post a picture or two to attract them. It is that old moth to a flame trick :lol:
1982 KZ1000 LTD parts donor
1981 KZ1000 LTD awaiting resurrection
2000 ZRX1100 not ridden enough
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Another new guy from the Irish west coast 06 Jul 2020 06:03 #829908

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Could be more like beauty to beast :) sorry about the pics as they are not great

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Another new guy from the Irish west coast 06 Jul 2020 08:15 #829917

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I'll try again
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Another new guy from the Irish west coast 06 Jul 2020 08:56 #829919

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What a great find! Is that an aftermarket swingarm?

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Another new guy from the Irish west coast 06 Jul 2020 12:48 #829945

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Yes it's an alloy JMC aftermarket swingarm, I'm undecided what to do with it, I know they are hard to find these days. I might leave it on the bike or put a stock swingarm back on it.

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Another new guy from the Irish west coast 06 Jul 2020 13:24 #829947

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Oh no, donĀ“t downgrade to stock and leave the swing arm in the frame!!! :S :S :S
You will regret your decision, trust me!!!

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Another new guy from the Irish west coast 06 Jul 2020 15:58 #829967

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Your swingarm looks very much like the one on mine except the chain adjuster looks to be a little different, what make is it ? I might leave mine where it is and do something with the exhaust to show it off a bit more. I hav'nt made any decisions on what to do with it only to take it down to the frame and start from there. All suggestions are welcome

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My swing arm is Made in Germany by Krueger and Junginger Company with an exentric chain adjustment mechanism and needle bearings on pivot axis.


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Another new guy from the Irish west coast 07 Jul 2020 14:14 #830050

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Nice find mate and hey from the Galway Mayo border, see you on the road sometime!

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Another new guy from the Irish west coast 09 Jul 2020 05:53 #830163

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That's a good possibility as I'm from Mayo/Sligo border.

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Another new guy from the Irish west coast 09 Jul 2020 14:14 #830219

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welcome.
cool find can wait to see what you do with it.
keep us posted,

leon
skiatook,oklahoma 1980 z1r,1978 kz 1000 z1r x 3,
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i make what i can,and save the rest!

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