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The rusty hulk 16 May 2020 13:11 #825869

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The rusty hulk 16 May 2020 13:11 #825870

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The rusty hulk 16 May 2020 14:52 #825877

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Later '74 or 75?
I have a couple of Z1B's restored, an '80 KZ1000LTD restored, a 1981 KZ550 restored and a 2008 KLR 650 for off road fun. My wife has a 2019 Suzuki DR 650 for on and off road.

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The rusty hulk 17 May 2020 04:23 #825897

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Early 75, vin near 50k

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The rusty hulk 18 May 2020 17:05 #826040

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Is right mirror original ? (there was decomposed foam between mirror and case)

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The rusty hulk 19 May 2020 13:11 #826098

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The rusty hulk 19 May 2020 13:12 #826099

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The rusty hulk 20 May 2020 02:26 #826127

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The foam mirror is original. Keeps it from vibrating.
1975 Z1 900
1994 KX250 Showroom Resto
2004 KX125

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The rusty hulk 20 May 2020 04:26 #826132

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Do repo mirrors with brass insert vibrate ?

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The rusty hulk 20 May 2020 05:19 #826133

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I only bought repro mirrors once. They vibrated badly at idle. I think you can still buy the mirrors from Kawasaki. My originals vibrate at about 4,000 rpm. Same point they vibrated back in the day.

Yep...checked on Partzilla...$63.39 each. A tad expensive but worth it I think.
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The rusty hulk 20 May 2020 06:17 #826139

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Thanks for the mirror report, I will test them and report results.

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The rusty hulk 20 May 2020 06:17 #826140

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