1975 Kawasaki KX


1975 Kawasaki KX400 We have hoarded vintage motocross bikes for over a decade. This is just the 2nd KX400 we have had our hands on. Extremely hard to find in original trim like this;Original tank paint (very straight)Original seat coverOriginal top end inspected and is perfectEngine cases never cracked. No funny noises from the engine.Pulls strong through the rev range. Transmission shifts great.Suspension, Wheels, and Controls bone stock + un-touched. It runs GREAT, starts easily,and has just been serviced by our staff;Tank interior professionally cleanedNew Petcock, New fuel lines Carburetor serviced + tunedNew gold chainNew transmission oilFull nut + bolt checkIt still needs some work, and is being sold as-is. Clutch is stuck from sitting, needs to be disassembled!Some spokes are stuck/ loose in the original wheelset. Front rim also has a hairline crackThe bike is in need of a fresh set of wheels.Shift shaft seal is leaking (typical. We’re noting for full disclosureFront brake sticks a little 1975 Kawasaki KX400 Big Bore Two Stroke Video will open in a new window Using the eBay App? Paste link into a browser window: [isdntekvideo] With our backlog we decided to offer this bike as-is more affordably.Something inside me wants to build a wheelset with fresh gold excel hoops + stainless spokes, put some Renthal bars + odi grips on, Ohlins shocks + heavy spring fork kit, and SEND this at the vintage races this year/ keep in our personal collection. It won’t take much for this to be ready for ‘Dilla. If it does not sell that may be in the cards. We cannot replace this bike at the buy it now price!Good motor, good chassis (no dings in frame rail), original cycle parts all check out. This is a phenomenal project bike for someone that wants to do a serious restoration or go vintage racing.It should qualify for the pre-74 vintage classes under the like-chassis rule. Can our AHRMA team confirm this? If you have any questions call in, 860-454-7024 M-F 9-5This will be a winner for someone.__________________________________________________________________Sold on Q1 bill of sale. No title is available.Message us your ZIP for a shipping quote!______________________________________________________________________AUCTION TERMS:All motorcycles & vehicles are sold as-is where-is.All sales are final.Kaplan Cycles guarantees all motorcycles are as-described. Please read the entire description and watch the entire video before bidding. A non-refundable deposit is due within 24 hours of sale. PayPal or Credit Card is accepted for the deposit.Cash (In-Person), PayPal (with 3% surcharge), or Wire Transfer are our only accepted forms of final payment.Full payment must be made within 72 hours of auction close. Your motorcycle must be picked up within 14 days of auction close. 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