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1976 Kz 900 A4 22 Feb 2021 10:41 #843865

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I'll be honest and say that I've never put an airbox on a KZ1000, but I have the parts and am planning to do it. My impression is that it just rests on the little stay bracket and is not bolted to anything but the carbs. My KZ650 box had mounting tabs and bolts, but the KZ1000 does not have any visible mount points, and the diagram for the kz900 looks pretty similar.

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1976 Kz 900 A4 22 Feb 2021 10:46 #843867

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A Z1 airbox just rests on a stay. The purpose is to take weight off the carbs to prevent cracking of the intake boots. There is really no place for the box to go as it's jammed in pretty good.
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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1976 Kz 900 A4 22 Feb 2021 11:04 #843870

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A Z1 airbox just rests on a stay. The purpose is to take weight off the carbs to prevent cracking of the intake boots. There is really no place for the box to go as it's jammed in pretty good.


Thank you. Any comments on the filter material in the drain cap?
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1976 Kz 900 A4 22 Feb 2021 11:53 #843873

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Yup. Just sits there. That stay bracket is attached to the frame. Basically just a bigger space for the airbox to rest. If you want to get technical, the airbox IS secured to the bike, by having it clamped to the silencer, which in turn is attached to the frame.

Was you discover the joys of installing a carburetor rack with the airbox installed, you'll understand that there's no where for it to go.

Fairly certain mine has no filter material. That was probably to keep the critters out.

This is the best photo I have of that stay bracket. Honestly, probably could do without if it's missing.

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1976 Kz 900 A4 25 Feb 2021 15:43 #844108

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Need help locating spark plug boots. I need angled boots for 1-4 coil. All I can find is NGK and they are not correct. As a matter of fact the number 4 plug wire has an NGK on it now, the OEM is brittle and broke in pieces when I tried to remove the plug cap grommet. So I need leads on NOS or nice OEM 90 degree plug caps. Part number 21160-1014.



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1976 Kz 900 A4 26 Feb 2021 06:50 #844124

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1982 KZ750 Spectre - Dyna 2.2 coils + 8mm wires, WG coil relay, Mikuni BS34s - 40P/122.5M, Progressive fork springs/KZ900 rear shocks, Vance & Hines 4-1

1982 KZ305 CSR - 18" KZ400 rear wheel

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1976 Kz 900 A4 26 Feb 2021 07:59 #844127

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I've never dealt with them before, but these guys let me add them to my cart Kawasaki OEM www.lawnmowerpros.com/detail.asp?id=21160-1014
Back in the saddle and loving it! KZ1000A1

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1976 Kz 900 A4 26 Feb 2021 08:48 #844131

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I've never dealt with them before, but these guys let me add them to my cart Kawasaki OEM www.lawnmowerpros.com/detail.asp?id=21160-1014


So random.

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1976 Kz 900 A4 26 Feb 2021 09:23 #844133

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I've never dealt with them before, but these guys let me add them to my cart Kawasaki OEM www.lawnmowerpros.com/detail.asp?id=21160-1014


Great find thank you. I sent them an email requesting availability. I’ll report if it was successful
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1976 Kz 900 A4 26 Feb 2021 13:55 #844144

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[quote="Kaylinator" post=844131
So random.[/quote]

I found wheel bearings, for a wheel swap I have planned, from a race cart website quite by accident, was the only place that had the bearings I needed. Sometimes random is what's needed....;)

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1976 Kz 900 A4 26 Feb 2021 17:26 #844158

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Well not sure what happened but this evening I checked the Lawnmower Pro site and now the plug cap is NLA. Earlier this afternoon it was listed, I even remember seeing the price listed as around $27.00 dollars... I’d hate to think that someone saw this listing and bought them out from under me.
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1976 Kz 900 A4 27 Feb 2021 09:10 #844198

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More than likely they were out of stock but hadn't updated their website.
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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