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post #1 of 4 Old 02-29-2016, 03:19 PM Thread Starter
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79 Kawasaki 400LTD

I recently bought a 79 Kawasaki 400ltd and was wondering where the best place to find parts. It's been sitting for about 30 years and want to get it running again.
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post #2 of 4 Old 02-29-2016, 03:59 PM
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Pull the plugs, drop a dab of oil in the cylinders, slap in some new plugs, check the points, clean the carbs and make sure that tank ain't rusty as shit, and if all that goes good, kick it over. It should fire right up. It's an old Kawasaki. Bulletproof. The clutch will probably be sticky and shit, but, nothin a little oil won't fix. Oh yea, change the oil too. Put a set of new shoes on it. Clean her up a bit.

I had a '78 KZ400. Thing was bulletproof. Good bike. The one I had sat for a bit too, but she fired right up with a carb clean and new plugs....ran tops.

As for parts, unless you have a bike junkyard by you, you'll probably be stuck paying Kawasaki dealer prices for the stuff. IF they even have it on the shelf. Should. There's a market for the 400. People make bobbers outta them. I got a service manual on the shelf for those if ya got any questions....

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Shouldn't have too many probs with parts tons available. Many parts are common to other models replica parts are also being made. I have a 79 Z400B2 and not too many probe. In GB we have Z Power, Motorcycle Products, Wemoto. Am sure you have even more specialist suppliers.
Good luck. Graham Chadwick. GB
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I have one, Your cars dirty. Let's cleaning and enjoy them now !
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