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"Torched the center" between 3&4 31 May 2018 14:40 #784427

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Suggest paying the extra for OEM gaskets.
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"Torched the center" between 3&4 01 Jun 2018 02:28 #784445

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Might be a bit late but there is a person in Queensland Australia who has lots of Z parts, Scotty Lynch, really nice person, he welded my crank for a reasonable price and sold some bits to some Z owners I know (PM if interested).
First Permanent ride the Z1R since Dec1977 (220,000km) as of June 2015
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Third ride is now the Frankenstein GPZ1100, now if only I can ride three bikes at once?
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"Torched the center" between 3&4 02 Jun 2018 04:21 #784500

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jenkrider wrote: WG,
That is kind of the plan with the difference being my bottom end is good and a known quantity, and also the engine # matches my CA reg. (pain to change it). Plan is for Larry to go through the bottom end while he is in there and possibly back cut trans, check crank, etc.

VTEC, yes the block was damaged worse IMO...LC has one at his shop.


Wow... didn't know any state kept track of engine numbers. I would still buy just a block & head but if you have the money to have a pro do the work, nothing wrong with any of the folks you have mentioned. There are getting to be less and less places where professionals will rebuild a vintage bike engine.
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"Torched the center" between 3&4 03 Jan 2019 12:17 #796115

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For those of you who were interested in this thread, I am happy to report that after a 6 month delay due to 1) a new baby and 2) having to install HVAC at my house this summer, I have the rest of the engine out and ready to crate and send to LC. He will split the cases, check everything, and provide me a new block as well as massage the kz1000 head I got on ebay. Will keep posted with updates.
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"Torched the center" between 3&4 03 Jan 2019 14:40 #796121

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Congratulations on the New Baby
Now get that KZ Done !!
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"Torched the center" between 3&4 11 Jan 2019 12:39 #796542

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Bye bye engine, see ya in awhile!
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