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Previously known as the [[Kawasaki Z1 SERIES 900|Z1]]. In 1976 The model designation was changed to KZ900A starting with the A-4 model.
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|name            = Kawasaki KZ900A
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|manufacturer    = [[Kawasaki]]
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|production      = 1976 - 1977
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|predecessor      = [[Kawasaki Z1]]
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|successor        = [[Kawasaki KZ1000A]]
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|class            = [[Superbike]]
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|engine          = 900cc
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|top_speed        =120 mph
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|spark_plug      = {{sparkplug|NGK B8ES}} '76-77
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|battery          = {{battery|YUASA YB10L-A2}} '76-77
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|final_drive= {{chain|630x92}}
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|front_sprocket= 15T
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|rear_sprocket= 35T
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|front_tire      = {{tire|3.50-19}} '76-77
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|rear_tire    = {{tire|4.00-19}} '76-77
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|oil_filter      = {{oilfilter|K&N KN-126}}<ref name="kl_2019">{{cite book|title=2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog|publisher=[https://www.klsupply.com/ K&L Supply Co]|date=2019}}</ref>
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|recommended_oil= K-tech 10W-40
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|related          = [[Kawasaki KZ900B]]<br />[[Kawasaki Police Motorcycles]]
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The '''Kawasaki KZ900A''' was a 900[[cc]] [[four cylinder]], [[four stroke]] [[street motorcycle]] manufactured by [[Kawasaki]] from 1976 through 1977.
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==KZ900A SERIES 76-77==
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Previously known as the [[Kawasaki Z1 SERIES 900]]. In 1976 The model designation was changed to KZ900A starting with the A-4 model. It was also the last year it was produced.  Kind of odd to change the model name on the last year of production, but Kawasaki had been changing their model names across the whole lineup. 
  
 
==1976 KZ900-A4==
 
==1976 KZ900-A4==
[[Image:1976-kawasaki-kz900-a4.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4]]
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File:1976-kawasaki-kz900-a4.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Green-5126-0.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Green
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Green-5126-1.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Green
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Green-5126-2.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Green
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Green-5126-3.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Green
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Green-5126-4.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Green
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Green-5126-5.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Green
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Green-5126-6.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Green
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Green-5126-7.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Green
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Brown-4172-0.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Brown
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Brown-4172-1.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Brown
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Brown-4172-2.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Brown
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File:1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Brown-4172-3.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Kawasaki KZ900-A4 in Brown
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*Color
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*Fuel Tank: Diamond Dark Green, Diamond Brown
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*Front Fender : Chrome
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*Engine No. : Z1E086001~
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*Frame No.: Z1F-085701~
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*Part s Catalogue No .: 99997-627-53S,(G) 99997-627-54S, (E) 99997-671
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*Owner's Manual No. : 99997-884-00, (E) 99983045-00
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*Shop Manual No. : 99997-700-00
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*Major Changes: Color, marking, fuel tank, and carburetors. Audible turn signals, four-way flashers, and three-[[fuse]] system adopted. The "Z900" has dual-disc brake up front.
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==Videos==
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo7rUh5VpDU}}
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
  
[[Category:Kawasaki motorcycles]][[Category:1970s motorcycles]]
 
 
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[[Category:900cc displacement motorcycles]]
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[[Category:900cc 4-stroke motorcycles]]
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[[Category:900cc Four cylinder motorcycles]]
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[[Category:4-stroke motorcycles]]
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[[Category:Four cylinder motorcycles]]
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[[Category:Four cylinder 4-stroke motorcycles]]
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[[Category:Kawasaki KZ series]]

Revision as of 03:58, 10 November 2019

1976-Kawasaki-KZ900-A4-Green-5126-1.jpg
Kawasaki KZ900A
Manufacturer
[[Kawasaki]]
Production 1976 - 1977
Class [[:Category:Superbike motorcycles|Superbike]] [[Category:Superbike motorcycles]]
Predecessor Kawasaki Z1
Successor Kawasaki KZ1000A
Engine
900cc
Top Speed 120 mph
Spark Plug NGK B8ES '76-77
Battery YUASA YB10L-A2 '76-77
Final Drive Chain: 630x92
Front Sprocket 15T
Rear Sprocket 35T
Front Tire 3.50-19 '76-77
Rear Tire 4.00-19 '76-77
Weight
Oil Filter K&N KN-126[1]
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Related Kawasaki KZ900B
Kawasaki Police Motorcycles
Manuals Service Manual

Brochures ·


The Kawasaki KZ900A was a 900cc four cylinder, four stroke street motorcycle manufactured by Kawasaki from 1976 through 1977.

KZ900A SERIES 76-77

Previously known as the Kawasaki Z1 SERIES 900. In 1976 The model designation was changed to KZ900A starting with the A-4 model. It was also the last year it was produced. Kind of odd to change the model name on the last year of production, but Kawasaki had been changing their model names across the whole lineup.

1976 KZ900-A4


  • Color
  • Fuel Tank: Diamond Dark Green, Diamond Brown
  • Front Fender : Chrome
  • Engine No. : Z1E086001~
  • Frame No.: Z1F-085701~
  • Part s Catalogue No .: 99997-627-53S,(G) 99997-627-54S, (E) 99997-671
  • Owner's Manual No. : 99997-884-00, (E) 99983045-00
  • Shop Manual No. : 99997-700-00
  • Major Changes: Color, marking, fuel tank, and carburetors. Audible turn signals, four-way flashers, and three-fuse system adopted. The "Z900" has dual-disc brake up front.


Videos

References

  1. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.