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1978 Kawasaki KE-125 Replica

At the same time, a riding this event have likely modified a production model for this Ideas began to form of such a bike would like, and then to figure out components fit within the design. the vast majority of this is made up of o.e.m.

Kawasaki from different models throughout the 1970’s, but not completely as are also some after parts, a few custom skunk items made of aluminum, and at one part, compliments of Suzuki. say a motorcycle, or any machine is the sum of it’s well, the recipe is as follows.

From the original bike, the remaining parts are the swing chassis, front wheel, air and the oil tank. the rear wheel is a 1978 Kawasaki KE-175, the from a 1974 KX-125, from a 1974 G4TR-E, tank and side cover are a 1978 KE-175, seat a 1976 KD-175, and the engine is a rebuilt 1978 KE-125, but to fourty thou oversize. market parts include the bars, throttle, kill grips, tires, chain, brake shoes, front and head light/ number combo.

A special note on the fender and are in order. Back in the day, the supplier of motorcycle plastics was Petty Products. They invented these items dirt bikes were being produced with of fiberglass components, which heavy and brittle. As time on, and manufacturer’s began producing with these types of and body work, Preston dissappeared from the scene.

Stannard of Strictly Hodaka up to the plate, contacted Preston himself, and put these period back into production, for use on motorcycles. Fortunately, they not fit into the design I had in mind, but look quite at home on the They are of top quality, and i will be these products in all future

You can get them from www.strictlyhodaka.com.

Kawasaki KE 125
Kawasaki KE 125

The one and part on this bike, by a competitor of Kawasaki is the rear which is an o.e.m. part a 1977 Suzuki TS-185. The called for a rear fender, in colour, with a rounded much like that on many dirt bikes of the 70’s. I used the stock fender and cut the Suzuki outer to fit. and it looks like it the factory that way.

This bike will have some custom created and applied. These include the original Kawasaki with Kawasaki written in for the fork legs. The number 374 on the plate, along with a I.S.D.T.

Replica decal on the one used at the 53rd running of the in Sweden in 1978. My friend who is a world famous graphic and motorcycle enthusiast will be the digital brush on this of the bike.

Soon I will add some updated pictures as the project shape, frankly I’m pleased with how this is out. While I love a restored to original, every in a while the creative side over, and I get the urge to build special. The most gifted in the world cannot do it all by himself, and needs a bit of help from to make it happen. Saying I need to mention some and companies who helped make happen.

They are DCP Kawasaki parts), Rocks Recreation marked parts), R-O (my ebay oem parts), Allan Millican aka Engine Works (new  Bobcat (graphics), and last but not Strictly Hodaka (Petty

Kawasaki KE 125
Kawasaki KE 125
Kawasaki KE 125

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