Vintage 1978 Kawasaki Kv 75 A-7 Mini Trail Mini Show Bike Restoration

1978 Kawasaki Other

Price: US $1,275.00
Item location: Loves Park, Illinois, United States
Make: Kawasaki
Model: Other
Type: Off-Road
Year: 1978
Mileage: 1,200
VIN: MT-055194
Color: Silver
Engine size: 75
Vehicle Title: Clear
Description

Hi Welcome to my auction. I am offering my 1978 Kawasaki KV 75 Mini Trail with a one of a kind custom color for sale.   I began this project with clean Poppy Red 78 with below normal ware and tare. nbsp; low hours in above average overall condition.

They never made a silver one but I chose to have the fuel. oil tank & fenders refinished in a late model Toyota base/clear coat color that looks exceptional against the black parts of this bike.   All the black components such as the frame/front fork/swing arm/tail lite bracket/headlight bucket were refinished in a high gloss automotive black. There is no stupid powder coating anywhere on this bike.   Original handlebars. fork legs and other chrome components hand polished to a nice shine.   Original air cleaned disassembled. re-filtered and hand polished.   Original hardware such as nuts. bolts. axels spacers polished or replaced with correct m6. m8 m10 fasteners. Fuel tank got a pour 15 liner correctly installed in what was a nice solid tank to start with.  Lots of NOS parts including tail lite lens. bulbs. wiring harnesses. all rubber foot rests. hand grips replaced. Fork neck tube bearings removed. cleaned inspected repacked.   This bike got tore down 100% and is what a real restoration looks like.

Frame # MT-055194  Engine # MTE-54399

Mechanical - 2 stroke oil injected 75cc engine still on it's original standard bore piston.

Kawasaki Super Lube oil injection functional

Front and rear hand brakes

Lights work high and low beam

New brake shoes. wheel bearings serviced.

Exhaust system cleaned and refinished heat paint gloss black. heat shield flat black heat paint Nice contrast.

All new decals. warning decals. and custom made fuel tank decals that are 1978 shape & pattern with custom colors. nbsp; white. black gold

New seat cover and foam on a nice original seat pan. I did refinish replace the latches and hardware but the seat pan is in it's original black paint.

I chose to have the wheels refinished gloss black like the frame and the bike has an all business look to it.

New chain & sprockets.   New heavy duty rear shocks. I have the original shocks and they will be included for a full price sale. Bike also has New tires and tubes.

I will not disassemble bike to ship. Buyer to arrange shipping/transport pickup from my commercial location. Bike does not leave my possession until paid for in full and any form of payment clears me and my bank. Bike is located approx. 2 hours west of Chicago in Northern Illinois.

Bike has not been ran post-restoration due to cold weather and storage location. Bike is currently sitting in my living room and I will not put gas in it until I know it is sold.

Bike needs post restoration shake down and I am planning on doing this before any buyer takes delivery. Bike was fully functional pre-tear down so I expect no major issues.

I can/will store until pickup/payment arrangements can be finalized. This gives me time to run it & works out for both parties.   It is very cold here so I will do my best weather permitting.

It is going to take North of 4K to purchase this bike. Price reflects my investment of money/time and labor and the quality of the finished bike.

Serious potential buyers a phone call to me is fine --- send me a message.

Bike to be sold As-Is with no Title or origin paperwork. I will provide a bill of sale.

Title marked clear because e-bay does not offer a no-title option when setting up these listings.

Thanks for looking any questions please feel free to ask. ---- Tom R.

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