Kawasaki KH500

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Kawasaki KH500
Manufacturer Kawasaki
Production 76
Predecessor Kawasaki H1
Engine 500cc
Sparkplug B9HS '76
Battery 12N9-3B '76
Front Tire '76
Rear Tire 4.00-18 '76
Manuals Service Manual
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1976 Kawasaki KH500-A8

The Kawasaki KH500 was a 500cc, 2-stroke, street motorcycle manufactured by Kawasaki for the 1976 production year. The KH500 was the successor to the Kawasaki H1 "Mach III".

Changes between the H1 and KH500 was a lowering in horsepower, changing color and markings, a gear shift pattern change, and grips, water-resistant brake pads, and locking tank cap. A three-fuse system was adopted. Kawasaki also brought a brighter headlight to this bike.


  • Maximum Horsepower:
  • 52 HP @ 7,000 rpm
  • (W) 50 HP @ 7,000 rpm
  • Color
  • Fuel Tank: Deep Burgundy, Copper
  • Front Fender: Chrome
  • Engine No.: KAE117100-
  • Frame No.: H1F-470130-
  • Parts Catalogue No.: 99997-625-525, (G) 99997-625-53S, (E) 99997-670
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99997-882-00
  • Shop Manual No.: 99997-711-00
  • The KH was the model code change for the H1.