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'77 KZ650 in Oregon 13 Jun 2021 18:06 #850161

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Hey everyone,

I've been dreaming about owning a bike since I was 4 years old. 32 years later I finally pulled the trigger and bought a '77 kz650b from a friend of mine. I'll be picking the bike up later this month due to some scheduling conflicts. It's been sitting for awhile due to some electrical issues, so I'm looking forward to tracking that down and restoring the bike. 

I'm sure I'll be asking tons of questions in the future when I get the bike and start tracking the problems down. Looking forward to being part of this community!
'77 KZ650B

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'77 KZ650 in Oregon 13 Jun 2021 18:55 #850164

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I finally pulled the trigger and bought a '77 kz650b
 


Congratulations. My first bike was a '77 kz650b as well. An excellent bike.
'78 Z1-R in blue, '78 Z1-R in black, '78 Z1-R in pieces
'95 GPZ1100 (sold) , '00 ZRX1100
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'77 KZ650 in Oregon 14 Jun 2021 05:15 #850178

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Congrats. Still looking for my KZ650. 
Jim
North GA
2016 Yamaha FJR1300ES
1982 GPz750 R1
1974 Kawasaki H1
1976 Kawasaki KZ400
1979 Yamaha XS650 cafe'
2001 KZ1000P
2001 Yamaha YZ426
1981 Honda XR200 stroked in an '89 CR125 chassis
1965 Mustang
1967 Triumph GT6
1976 Bronco
"If you didn't build it, it's not really yours"

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'77 KZ650 in Oregon 18 Jun 2021 18:23 #850388

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Welcome.
Good choice the 650.
Rob.
CANADA
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'78 KZ650 C2, 128K kms, Rickman fairing, Delkevic ex, EI, CVK32, ATK fork brace, steering damper, braced swingarm, 18" Z1R front wheel.
'00 ZRX1100, Ohlin's shocks, fork brace, steering damper, ELS +4, Corbin seat, Gimbel bugspoiler.
'11 Ninja 250R
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'77 KZ650 in Oregon 21 Jun 2021 14:09 #850551

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Welcome.
Good choice the 650.

Yeah, I'm looking forward to getting it working. 
'77 KZ650B

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'77 KZ650 in Oregon 21 Jun 2021 16:52 #850564

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Nice choice. Was this the blue one one CL?
1981 KZ750 Chopper, 1975 KZ400 , 1984 GPZ750 track build , 1977 kz1000, 1981 kz1000

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'77 KZ650 in Oregon 22 Jun 2021 09:07 #850588

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Nice choice. Was this the blue one one CL?

No, I had a friend who decided to offload his. He bought a new bike and was ready to let this one go. I'm picking it up Thursday. Once I have the bike in hand I'll change my profile pic to the bike.

It's been parked for a long time with some electrical issues. So I'll be tracking that down first. But there's probably going to be some rust I'm going to have to take care of in the tank, clean the carbs, oil change, make sure it still has compression, and lots of other things I'm sure. 
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