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post #1 of 9 Old Dec 29th, 2006, 7:43 am Thread Starter
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Question Kawasaki Six

A friend of mine just bought a six cyclinder liquid cooled Kaw. I didn't know there was such an animal. Does anyone on this site know of any clubs, web sites, etc. for these bikes? Sorry I don't know more about the bike, such as year and model name.
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If I remember correctly, they used to call those the Water Buffalo. I don't know of any clubs or owners sites. Google the model name and see what you come up with.


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Sounds like KZ1300

Try this: http://www.kz1300.com/

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That is definitely a KZ1300. A Water Buffalo is a 70's era Suzuki 750, 3 cylinder, water cooled two stroke.

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That motor was also in the touring bike, the Voyager 1300. It was a smooth running ride but it throught LOT of heat in traffic.

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I owned a 1980 KZ1300 with all the trimmings. I put 45000 on that beauty with NO problems,none, nada, nothing. I loved that bike. Ran great, could corner thru to the pegs. Never got hot in traffic. At the time I lived in Vegas.
I can give you more specifics if you like. I think the only trouble I had was when it flooded in Vegas and I broke a clutch cable riding in deep water.
I dont know of any clubs, sorry. After 14 bikes that one is number 3 after my 2 BMWs.

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That is definitely a KZ1300. A Water Buffalo is a 70's era Suzuki 750, 3 cylinder, water cooled two stroke.
Right, Fred.. I had one in '74-77... Suzuki 2 cycle, liquid cooled, scary fast... yes, I saw God several times on that bike.

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Honda use to make a 6 also called the CBX.
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If I remember correctly, they used to call those the Water Buffalo. I don't know of any clubs or owners sites. Google the model name and see what you come up with.
The "water buffalo" was the Suzuki GT750 2 stroke water cooled triple. That was in the early to mid 70's. The Kawasaki may have gained that name later during it's brief production run.

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