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Kawasaki Cafe Racers

1983 Kz550 Cafe Racer

Price : USD2,000 (Auction)
Date : July 9, 2021
Condition : Used
Year : 1983
Model : Kz550
Bike Type : Café Racer
Mileage : 250
Shipping to : Local pick-up only
Location : Tucson, Arizona, United States

1983 Kz550 Cafe Racer

Condition is “Used”. Local pickup only or will help arrange transport to your location.

Up for sale is perfect rendition of a Cafe Racer built from a 1983 Kawasaki Kz550. Recently complete rebuilt from the ground up. Has seen less than 75 miles since this project was 100% complete. This bike is an absolute gem and gets compliments everywhere. Clean notarized title in hand. Sell is AS IS. LINK PROVIDED BELOW WITH ENGINE START UP! Below is the entire build sheet.

ENGINE (work completed by ESP Performance in Tucson Arizona)

Compression tested 6/5/21 @ 164-187psi between all 4 cylinders

Tuned on pump 91 oct

Top end less than 2k miles

Key start ignition less than 2 years old

Balanced valves and set timing

Cam shafts less than 2k

Brand new carbs/floats and synchronized

New NGK ignition coils, plugs, wires

Fresh synthetics in gearboxes and engine oil

All new filters on Airbox and gas line

Installed two brand new tires Shinko Sp712 (hairs still on them)

Front brake caliper overhauled

Gas Tank was blasted and coated inside with sealant

New gas tank petcock and hoses

2 to 1 straight pipe big mouth cone exhaust with wrapped pipes(sounds absolutely amazing)


Fresh powdercoat on frame less than 2 years old

Newly wrapped seat done by Ferretti Interiors

Hand molded custom carbon fiber tail end

Brand new headlight and LED molded tail/brake light

Fresh painted tank and new authentic 80’s style decal less than 1 year old

Donor Kawasaki Ninja front end conversion (96-99 years)

RFY shocks with less than 2k miles on them

Rolled license plate relocator


Needs new speedometer. Aftermarket one currently on it does not match with the receiver end.

LINK BELOW OF ENGINE START UP AND WALK AROUND (sorry shot from an old android in dark lighting and I am no film maker)


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