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2021 model? luv the color scheme and mods brother. the right side cowling looks almost a light grey yes? luv it. she looks tight! 馃槣.
 

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stainless steel brake lines too? post some more pics of this beauty! this is the 鈥淩鈥 edition yes? we only were offered the standard edition here in the US. no brembo and ohlins from the factory for us. people had to add that on their own. i added a nitron R1 rear shock with hyd-pre load adjuster here recently. might do the brembo calipers down the road when my brakes need replacement.

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stainless steel brake lines too? post some more pics of this beauty! this is the 鈥淩鈥 edition yes? we only were offered the standard edition here in the US. no brembo and ohlins from the factory for us. people had to add that on their own. i added a nitron R1 rear shock with hyd-pre load adjuster here recently. might do the brembo calipers down the road when my brakes need replacement.

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Yes It鈥檚 the Z1000R version : Ohlins rear suspension, Brembo M50 I believe in the front with stainless brake lines in front. I had a Z900 before and although many are saying the Z1000 rides firm, this one is more comfortable than my previous Z900.
 

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Looking good Steph. I like the can.

I have your twin,just been flashed and forks upgraded.

馃憤 Flash is on my To Do list as I have a reputable tuner in my region. I will also get my suspenion dialed by a specialist and hope the stock front suspension will be ok for my weight (220lbs). If not, front fork will be a project but for the moment it looks fine.
 

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Did yours come stock with Michelins?

I'm looking forward to changing the Stock Dunlops on mine,they're not a great tyre at all. I ran Pilot Power 2CT on my ZX10R and always liked them,so I'll probably treat the Z to some too.
 

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Did yours come stock with Michelins?

I'm looking forward to changing the Stock Dunlops on mine,they're not a great tyre at all. I ran Pilot Power 2CT on my ZX10R and always liked them,so I'll probably treat the Z to some too.
No it came with Dunlop that I sold right away. I installed Michelin Road 5.
 

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No it came with Dunlop that I sold right away. I installed Michelin Road 5.
Good move. I'm too tight to throw away good tyres until they're done. :LOL:

Not long now,as I'm approaching 4k and the front tyre especially is pretty duffed.
 

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think both your 2020 gen 4 color scheme is one of my favorites for the 鈥淶鈥. some how kawasaki styling pulled this off and made it look goood! to bad we didn鈥檛 get the same choice. i鈥檓 even considering repainting the bike down the road. just can鈥檛 seem to do much with my grey tank and the green. i like the green too. if it was black then i could maybe put something together, but i have perfectly good parts that i can鈥檛 justify replacing. sure i could re sell the old but at what cost to loose money. so i guess i鈥檒l wait for my future accidentally crash, which i hope i never have happen, for the custom rebuild project. i鈥檓 thinking dark metallic purple with heavy flake, black carbon fiber twill and darkish matte metallic gold trim and wheels 馃お.
 

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stainless steel brake lines too? post some more pics of this beauty! this is the 鈥淩鈥 edition yes? we only were offered the standard edition here in the US. no brembo and ohlins from the factory for us. people had to add that on their own. i added a nitron R1 rear shock with hyd-pre load adjuster here recently. might do the brembo calipers down the road when my brakes need replacement.

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I lust after that lovely triple. :cool:
 

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i鈥檝e done a 75% custom restoration on that bike. sand blasted the fame and many other parts for powder coating or hand painted by myself. spent the summer of 2010 fixing everything and i mean everything. need to re set the engine timing and she鈥檚 ready to ride this year providing i鈥檓 able too. my mom helped me get the engine re installed. god bless that women! she even watches the moto gp races with me. 馃槆 i really enjoy riding the old vintage two stoke bikes. also, really makes you appreciate the new bikes. so refined in comparison.

 

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i鈥檝e done a 75% custom restoration on that bike. sand blasted the fame and many other parts for powder coating or hand painted by myself. spent the summer of 2010 fixing everything and i mean everything. need to re set the engine timing and she鈥檚 ready to ride this year providing i鈥檓 able too. my mom helped me get the engine re installed. god bless that women! she even watches the moto gp races with me. 馃槆 i really enjoy riding the old vintage two stoke bikes. also, really makes you appreciate the new bikes. so refined in comparison.

Brilliant!
I'd love and old triple,but even basket cases are silly money now. Yours looks lovely,post as many pics as you want!

The pandora link doesn't work in the UK.for whatever reason.
 

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i have pandora on my phone and it opens using the app too. if your interested, maybe get the pandora app. will play music for free. if not, no worries. thought it might be fun to share music interest here too from time to time. if not, that鈥檚 okay too. will post the mach 500 pics in a new post.


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Break in done as well as the mods: Michelin Road 5
CS Racing slip on
Rizoma grips and mirrors
Evotech fender eliminator and radiator gril
Pazzo levers

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I have just ordered the Z1000 2021. Can you please tell me the bolt size of the spools ? cause ome says 10mm and others say that it`s 8 mm. thanks
 
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