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Kawasaki KZ1000R
Manufacturer Kawasaki
Also called Replica, Eddie Lawson Replica
Production 78-83
Engine 1000cc
Sparkplug B8ES 78-80 , '82-83
Battery YB14L-A2 78-80
YB18L-A '82-83
Front Tire 78-80
100/90-19 '82-83
Rear Tire 120/90-18 '82-83
4.00-18 78-80
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The Kawasaki KZ1000R is a motorcycle produced by Kawasaki from 1978 to 1983.

Limited production replica version of the championship-winning Superbike ridden by Eddie Lawson. It is based on the KZ1000A. Special equipment includes gold painted allow wheels, Kerker exhaust, reservoir shocks, cut down seat, air adjustable forks, oil cooler, and drilled disk brakes. The ELR (Eddie Lawson Replica) is a very desirable model, sought after by collectors.

1982 KZ1000-R1

1982 Kawasaki KZ1000-R1
1982 Kawasaki KZ1000R Eddie Lawson Replica


  • 998 mL
  • [[Four-stroke]], 4 Cylinder, Dual Over Head Camshaft
  • 5-Speed, Return Shift
  • Color
  • Fuel Tank: Lime Green
  • Front Fender: Lime Green
  • Engine No: KZTOWE031001-
  • Frame No: KZT00R-000001-
  • (C)(U) JKAKZCR1 CA000001 -
  • Parts Catalogue No: 99970-1317-01
  • (C)(U) 99961-0135 (Micro)
  • Service Manual No: Same as KZ1000-J2
  • Owner's Manual No: 99922-1202-01
  • (C)(U) 99920-1174-01
  • Remarks: Upgraded KZ1000J. Mini-fairing, 4 into 1 muffler, oil cooler, rear shock absorbers with reservoir.


1983 KZ1000-R2

1983 Kawasaki KZ1000-R2



  • Color
  • Fuel Tank: Lime Green, Polar White
  • Front Fender: Same as Fuel Tank
  • Engine No: KZT00JEO39301 -
  • Frame No: KZT00R-001101--
  • (C)(U) JKAKZCR1 DA001101 -
  • Parts Catalogue No: Same as KZ1000-R1
  • Service Manual No: Same as KZ1000-J2
  • Owner's Manual No: 99922-1273-02
  • (C)(U) 99920-1220-01
  • Changes: Color and graphic. Horsepower up, front fork oil capacity and level, drive chain links. Except US and Canadian model is 4 into 2 mufflers.

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