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 Z1r TURBO
After yet another engine rebuild, the crank has been welded and the TC is
back in the game!
Kawasaki KZ1300 Turbo
The bike has JE pistons and parts from Mr turbo such as Mikuni Flatslide HSR 42 with a float
bowl spacer kit to get enough fuel.
Richard made an own Exhaust for his
bike with Mr turbo u-bends and stock Exhaust parts.
The bike has plenty of power with just 6 lb. of Boost.
The Wide Band Commander is for analyzing the air-fuel ratio.
update: see my new project http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQRUpdps7W8