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    1978 GS750 Refurb

    !978 GS750 7000 miles non runner when I bought it Lowered 2" for my girlfriend
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    Clean!

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    Absolutely Beautiful. Well done restoring this bike. Very, very Glad you didn't "Cafe" it. This is my favorite Bike of all time. I had one in 1979 and made it 850, flowed the head and valves, fitted Yoshimura Cams, 4 into 1, and 29mm Mikuni Smoothbores. It Made the 1980 GSX1100 look like it was going backwards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wydglyd View Post
    Absolutely Beautiful. Well done restoring this bike. Very, very Glad you didn't "Cafe" it. This is my favorite Bike of all time. I had one in 1979 and made it 850, flowed the head and valves, fitted Yoshimura Cams, 4 into 1, and 29mm Mikuni Smoothbores. It Made the 1980 GSX1100 look like it was going backwards.
    A big bore GS750 done like that is an ideal street sleeper. In many ways far better than a Z-1.

    Danger, is my business."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Witworth View Post
    A big bore GS750 done like that is an ideal street sleeper. In many ways far better than a Z-1.

    Danger, is my business."
    Never in a million years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by o1marc View Post
    Never in a million years.
    The GS handles better, revs higher, and is bit lighter too.

    Zeds have always been dumpy handling pigs to me. I'd rather ride a H1 any day. Or a GS750 or 1000.

    Danger, is my business."

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    My kz1000 feels awful heavy. Nice and hairy when accelerating, but kinda ponderous.

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    I should have used a Suzuki for my build...

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    I owned a 78 GS 750E new and all I remember is how big and heavy it was compared to my Sportster. I wasn't near as fast as a Z1
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    Quote Originally Posted by Witworth View Post
    The GS handles better, revs higher, and is bit lighter too.

    Zeds have always been dumpy handling pigs to me. I'd rather ride a H1 any day. Or a GS750 or 1000.

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    Anyone who knows the facts of history, knows Suzuki virtually copied the Z-1, made a better mousetrap, and paid tens of millions in patent infringements to KHI.

    Danger, is my business."

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