1974 Kawasaki H2 Mach IV 750… «the widowmaker»

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1974 H2 Mach IV 750. the widowmaker

For now, I’ve been my balls drilled through a friend of mine Richard, who is the best Ten Pin Ball Driller in For those of you that remember the old Pro Shop Rosemount, he would half of Perth’s bowling hand spans on record.

years after the pro shop Richard’s still been W.A.’s balls from the of his own home. Amongst the 50 — 100 balls, resin’s, Drill and beside the ball wax-o-matic a pristine bright purple and 1974 Kawasaki Z 750, like the one in the photo above.

For years, I’ve sat and drank Corona’s, chatting with him his 300 games and staring at this mint conditioned old Bike.

One he told me a bit about it, from he described she sounded like an awesome old girl. She was so fast and so that she earned the name The I’d say that’s a big claim for a

After doing a bit of research, I across this page this so called Widdowmaker and it this review.

I can see why people old bikes now, because are very rare and interesting of machinery, a 750 triple Stroker. Say WhAAt?

Kawasaki’s first to the Honda in 1970 (the after the 750-4) wasn’t the Z-1 900cc four …, it was a and faster two …. The H1 Mach III air cooled triple was everything the wasn’t. Loud, smokey, colored, and fast.

If fast was and 750 was the size that sold, the guys figured, lets ’em a full 750cc of power. Thus in 1974 the H2 IV 750cc was created, the culmination of air-cooled two … triples.

It ran 12.0 second quarter stone stock and also had good runs on the salt as a top machine. It was light and fast, but technology left a lot to be desired.

too there is the little matter of power bands. They are not and even, like four they are short and sharp, with a pronounced peak they come on the pipe. people find two-… of much over 250cc to ride well, one reason even for dirt bikes have all gone away.

Combining all the power with 1970s Kawasaki chasis and you had a handful. The Mach IV earned the most infamous nickname in history: the widowmaker

Imagine what a full 750cc felt hitting its sweet Ring-ding joy! They the baddest of the bad at the end of the muscle car era, and reported to even outdrag the Hemi Cuda stock.

Wikipedia states The ability to modify the engines for higher by porting the cylinders, milling the heads, and installing expansion exhausts maintained their for some time in drag A 750 H-2 still holds the record for the nitrous injected 750 cc motorcycle, a standing quarter-mile of 7.776 at 170 mph by Brian Pretzel of Redline and the fastest normally aspirated motorcycle with a standing of 8.24 at 153 mph held by Joe Bird of Nebraska.

By 1976 the fun was over. EPA and changing tastes brought the era of the to a close.

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