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Offline Johna136

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My '80 KZ440LTD
« on: November 06, 2016, 07:19:05 PM »
Put away for the winter.  Holding the Nighthawk out for a few weeks in case we get some nice weather.

48 Indian 65 Honda 305 72 Suzuki 250
80 KZ 440LTD

Offline Wahrsuul

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Re: My '80 KZ440LTD
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2016, 04:48:59 AM »
I had one of those for a while.  Bought it for the kids to learn on.  Then I started in on it.  Put dual brakes on it and a Tsunami fairing.  Had to swap out the bars for the fairing to fit, but it was a fun little bike while it lasted.  It just got to where I wasn't riding it so I sold it.  Loved the belt drive, wish more bikes used it.

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Re: My '80 KZ440LTD
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2016, 05:29:32 AM »
This was my brother's bike and I inherited it a couple of years ago.  It had been sitting in a shed in his back yard for a dozen years and was pretty rough.  It runs pretty good now, but is really too small for me to ride.
48 Indian 65 Honda 305 72 Suzuki 250
80 KZ 440LTD

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Re: My '80 KZ440LTD
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2016, 05:03:53 AM »
It was a little buzzy for me.  The 6 speed meant a lot of shifting.  It was a fun little bike to play with, and I wouldn't mind another as a project, but I think you're right, a little too small for any serious riding.

 

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