1974 Kawasaki Z1 Dragbike in 1985 "Old Zs Never Die!"
This is a 25 yo (1985) VHS video of my old Z1 making a 9.54 pass. This is a 7-time National Record Holding Z1. All-time bests are 9.39 @ 138 in the 1/4 and 5.87 @ 116 in the 1/8th. I bought this bike new in March of 1974 and still own it today. (2010) There isn't/never was a turbo, Nitrous, big-block, slider clutch, tach, shiftlight, 2-step or any other such garbage on this bike. Strictly "seat of the pants". The motor was built by Mark McIntosh of M&M Racing Louisville Ky in 1978. It is 1045cc with 31mm CR carbs and carried 640# in it's record settng form. Haters,Squids,Stunters or most Hardly/Zuki Lovers will not be able to appreciate this motorcycle or the era in which it was created. It can't do "Stoppies", I don't "stand on the seat" and "Wheelies" are limited by the bar set-up. "It is what it is": A historic example of a record setting "Modified" of it's era and preserved exactly as it was in 1986. Old Zs Never Die!
1973 Z1 DAYTONA RECORDS VIDEO. "SO FAR SO FAST"
This is the complete 1973 Z1 900 Daytona records video.."SO FAR SO FAST."
The Z1 shattered the 24 hour World Record with an average speed of
109.641mph plus 45 other speed records. The #2 bike used in this video is
kept at KMC in Irvine California their Heritage Museum, and is in the same
condition as it was in 1973. Several photos of it can be seen at this
site.http://www.kawasaki-z-classik.com/forum/index.php.plus much more
interesting information on the complete Z1 story.
The riders were.. Bryon Farnsworth, Yvon DuHamel, Hurley Wilvert, Masahiro
Wade, Cook Neilson (Cycle Magazine) , Gary Nixon, Art Baumann, John Weed
(editor Motorcycle Weekly)
kawasaki z1 1327cc
my dads kawasaki z1a painted as a z1b with a 1327cc APE big block high comp
pistons massive valves high lift cams 8 plug head vance&hines Exhaust 37mm keihin cr carbs built by debben
performance featured in april 2002 streetfighters magazine modified and
braced frame jmc swing arm harrison billet front brakes standard drum on
the rear akront alloy rims with stainless spokes and much MORE.
would swap for diesel astra LOL!!!
Kawasaki Quarter Mile King 1979
Video is from the International Drag Bike Association (IDBA) World Finals
in 1979. Features Sid Pogue, Terry Vance, Vickie Farr and more.
This is one segment from the restored video player “ Kawasaki Good Times
Theatre”. The Good Times Theatre video players were used at Kawasaki
dealerships in the 1970’s for customer viewing on the showrooms.
This restored video features great Kawasaki moments from the mid to late
1970’s. Audio quality on the restored video is fair, but clearly
understandable. This is a great piece of Motorcycle History. Hope you enjoy
Kawasaki Triple Dragbike - Super Eliminator
A movie about the Super Eliminator drag racing class. The class features
Kawasaki H2 and H1 triples, Suzuki GT 750 Water Buffalos, a Polaris
Starfire powered dragbike, Yamaha RD 350's and 400's and could have a
Suzuki 500 twin racing this year. Photos 1 and 3 at the end are courtesy of
KAWASAKI Z1 ENGINE MAINTENANCE TRAINING VIDEO.
ORIGINAL Z1 900 TRAINING VIDEO from KAWASAKI on the cylinder head and
carburetor maintenance. For much more information on these great bikes,
check out our Z1 forum...http://www.kawasaki-z-classik.com/forum/index.php
NHDRO 5: the Movie "Season Finale" motorcycle drag racing 2013
NHDRO 5: the Movie "Season Finale" motorcycle drag racing at Lucas Oil
Raceway 2013 presented by MDR1:
Uploaded the raw and uncut Bikini Contest by accident, if someone is
offended just mention it in the comments I will remove this upload, no hard
The NHDRO is an all motorcycle drag racing series in the Midwest with 5
Rounds of Championship action every year! Come check out the 2014 events
and support your local motorcycle events!
1977 Kawasaki KZ1000 Drag Bike IN HD
1977 KZ1000 Pro Street Drag Bike, bike runs consistent 9.90s in a 1/4 mile
Bored to 1200cc with 13.5:1 Wiseco Forged pistons
425 Web Cams
Ported by Schnitz Racing
Welded and balanced crank by Falicon Racing
Back Cut Tranny
APE Heavy Duty Case and Cylinder Bolts
Heavy Duty Clutch Springs
40mm Mikuni Flatslides
APE Main Bearing Support
Adjustable Cam Sprockets
Manual Cam Chain Tensioner
Dyna 2000 Ignition
Vance and Hines Sidewinder Exhaust
Front End Raked 6 degrees
Zx7 polished rims
ZX7 front brake
Ninja Front Forks and Triple Trees
Custom Made Tail Fin
9in over swingarm
190 rear tire
Many polished parts( hours and hours of polishing)
Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle Import vs Harley - Larry "Spiderman" Mcbride 5.83et @ 232mph
Dragbike Live was on location at the Manufacturers Cup Finals held November
12-14 2010 at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Georgia when Top Fuel Nitro
motorcycle legendary drag racer Larry "Spiderman" Mcbride against V-Twin
Top Fuel Harley rider Tommy Grimes aboard the Ray Price Top Fuel Nitro
entry met in the final round. Mcbride ran an incredible 5.830 elapsed time
at 232.75 miles per hour for the win! This was a historic final
round,marking the first time a V-Twin Top Fuel Nitro burner would face off
against an import Top Fuel Nitro Methane injected drag bike.