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#1 2013-04-04 6:33pm

eddhaddock
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From: England
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1982 Kuwahara KZ-1

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1982 Kuwahara KZ-1

1982 Kuwahara KZ-1
This one has come out even better than expected, spent all time sourcing all the bits getting each bit just right, anyway here's my original 1982 KZ-1 with all k 

1982 Kuwahara Kz-1 frame and forks with white pearlesent finish and gold kuwahara decals, built completely with original/nos parts..
When it came up for sale i t was in a very bad way with an original blue suntour crank(some one had tried to take it off using a hammer) the crank had to be cut off in the end.
Ive had it sand blasted, dipped and then respayed with a white pearlesent in the sun it looks aboslutley orsome...
Frame and Forks where originally met sky blue.. 1982 Kuwahara KZ-1
Bars.. Chrome Win V-bars
Stem.. Gold Suntour
Grips.. Black tange.
Headset.. Tange MX-2
Rims.. Original gold araya X7 (no brake marks)
Hubs.. SR gold high (front) SR low (rear) flange
Spokes.. Asahi chrome
Tyres.. Comp III black tan walls, fatty/ skinny combo
Crank.. Suntour Gold VX 170mm
Pedals.. Gold KKT lightening pedals 9/16
Bottom bracket.. Tange looseball
Seat.. Kashimax Aero black
Seatclamp.. Gold Suntour
Seatpost.. Gold straight 22.5
Brakes.. 1020 Dia compe 1982's
Pads.. black KUWAHARA Propads
Brake Levers.. Dia compe Gold Tech III
Brake Cables.. Diacompe
Chain.. Izumi?
Chainring.. Suntour gold 44T
Freewheel.. Shimano 16t
 
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#2 2013-04-04 6:37pm

bRADdlphns
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Re: 1982 Kuwahara KZ-1

SICK !!!!!!!!!!!


MCS Magic is back !!!!

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#3 2013-04-04 7:37pm

JoeKat
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From: Cincinnati, OH
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Re: 1982 Kuwahara KZ-1

That's a beauty, well done.


WTB the following REDLINE Frame Pads:
CARRERA
PL-24
RL-20

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#4 2013-04-04 8:06pm

Axel10
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From: Canada
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Re: 1982 Kuwahara KZ-1

Amazing work! cool

If you can, please add a few more pics for us to enjoy smile


Chances are that your unknown chrome frame is NOT a Kuwahara

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#5 2013-04-05 12:22am

ritchiecamaro
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From: Battle Creek, MI
Registered: 2011-03-30
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Re: 1982 Kuwahara KZ-1

Very Nice Build!!! I just made a deal on a KZ-1 of my own, and I CAN'T WAIT!!! Love the white/gold color scheme!!! This is BEAUTIFUL!!! Again, VERY NICE!!! Ride On!!!


44t BMX Club, "Midway Chapter"... Favortie bike:1983 Schwinn Predator... Schwinn, SuperCross, Free Agent, Anlun, Mongoose and Redline PL24 fan, as long as it's not a Hutch, I'll ride it... Predator owners show your PREDATOR LOVE and post your Predators here: http://bmxmuseum.com/forums/viewtopic.php?id=741107
                      Predator count: 25        420 for LIFE!!!

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#6 2013-04-05 3:20am

scruffah
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From: Kalamunda Western Australia
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Re: 1982 Kuwahara KZ-1

WHITE HOT!! That is an AWESOME Kuwi, one of the best ive seen. cool


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...and i had a bicycle accident that actually made my penis bigger..." - Sean

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#7 2013-04-05 8:01am

KU Dude
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Re: 1982 Kuwahara KZ-1

WHOA!! Love the white and gold. I LOVE GOOOOOOLLD!!! cool

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#8 2013-11-20 11:53pm

James Vigil
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Re: 1982 Kuwahara KZ-1

Nice


A pile of shit has a thousand eyes.

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#9 2014-01-16 12:34pm

cazzabaz
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From: Scotland
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Re: 1982 Kuwahara KZ-1

Stunning bike, fantastic job smile

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#10 2014-06-27 4:50am

MickRich393
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From: Kanagawa, Japan
Registered: 2010-08-29
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Re: 1982 Kuwahara KZ-1

Am also feeling the love for this Kuwi!! Very cool

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