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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-01-2017, 07:58 PM Thread Starter
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No matching ID numbers!?

Hey there! I picked up a old MT1 or MTKV. The Frame # is MT 042327 and the motor # is MTE 41355. so I would think mtkv 1975 or mtkv1976 but I cant find these ID numbers anywhere so far. So any help would be appreciated. Thank you
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-02-2017, 12:55 PM
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I think the little bike is a 1975 MT1C or a 1976 KV75-A5. The frame number and engine number are not supposed to match and fall between the 75 and 76 models. The KV75 series is basically the same little machine as the early MT1 series but they changed the model designation at that time. The sure way to tell which is which is the tank/front fender color. 1975 was yellow/yellow and 1976 was red/black.

Info source: Kawasaki MT1 - CycleChaos
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-02-2017, 09:30 PM Thread Starter
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that's good to know! I bought it all white, with a mostly stripped parts bike. the complete bike was white. the other one was real rough but yellow with stripes. I guess I will have to run on measurements for new rings and ext. for the motor. They can be fun little bikes. I appreciate the input. Thank you - @wiredgeorge
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