Recent content by Skiprrdog

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    Almost done, headlight removal question.

    I got it off. I took a picture so people who might be searching as I did, who likewise cannot get it off can better visualize what they need to do. As you can see, the little tab only needs to get pushed up about 1/8" or so, I managed to turn the headlight ring by myself (counterclockwise) but a...
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    Almost done, headlight removal question.

    Hey All, Just about got my 1983 KZ1100 project wrapped up. Bike is running, and looking pretty marvelous, If I must say so myself. I did have a question about removing the headlight. There is that small tab on the bottom you have to push in, but I am not clear if you push it straight in, or it...
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    New From Arizona

    Thanks! The PO put the trunk on it. I already took all of the luggage off of the bike, and found a Vetter trunk on eBay. I have to paint it to match the saddle bags yet, so it will be a while before I get that stuff back on...
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    New From Arizona

    Thanks! Good to be here. She is getting a facelift right now, nothing major, sort of a botox treatment for a motorcycle :) Hopefully going to see if she fires up today. And I decided to replace the ancient Realistic cassette deck (pretty sure I have NO cassettes any more) with a mech-less am/fm...
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    New From Arizona

    Hey Everybody, Two weeks ago picked up a 1983 Kawasaki KZ1100 that was factory dressed, except for the trunk, which is an aftermarket bit...and I am LOVING IT! This old Vetter stuff is so cool and sexy :) The bike was non-op when I got it, sat for seven years, but I hope to be cranking it over...