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Myztic
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Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Niagara Falls, NY
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Garage
Vehicle Name Myztic
Year 1989
Make Kawasaki
Model EX500
Color Blue/Black/Silver
Packages Custom
1989 Kawasaki EX500
1989 Kawasaki EX500 1989 Kawasaki EX500 1989 Kawasaki EX500
History Purchased in July 2013 as a non-runner. Very neglected by her previous owners. Brought back from the brink of an early grave by my husband and myself.

All documented here: http://www.ex-500.com/12-modifications-upgrades/40001-my-89-ex500-project-updated-3-28-2016-a.html
Bodywork (Body panels, skins, Plastics,
windshields, etc.)
1989 Kawasaki EX500 Bodywork (Body panels, skins, Plastics,<br/>windshields, etc.) 1989 Kawasaki EX500 Bodywork (Body panels, skins, Plastics,<br/>windshields, etc.)
Repaired cracked side panel pieces. Replaced Front fairing, front fender, and tail section. Only original panels are side panels. Eventually all body panels and gas tank were removed for repaint.

Powertrain (engine, transmission, Chain,
Sprocket, cooling, exhaust)
Removed and cleaned sludge from oil pan, replaced flywheel, chain and sprockets. Added Delkevic cans.

Suspension (Forks, springs, shocks,
Control arms, frame and everything in between)
1989 Kawasaki EX500 Suspension (Forks, springs, shocks,<br/>Control arms, frame and everything in between)
Fork seals replaced, shock replaced, swing arm removed and painted.

Wheels and Tires
Tires replaced, rims painted black, and blue reflective wheel tape was added.

Creature Comforts (seating, grips, bags,
levers, etc)
Seat cover replaced, broken levers replaced, heavy bar ends and new grips were added.
Custom saddle bags, and a tail bag were made by me out of coolers. Rear rack was made from aluminum by my husband.

Electronics (GPS, radios, radar, intercoms
and more)
Bright driving lights were added for night time riding on back roads to spot critters.
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