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Found a new project before finishing the first馃槉
But unsure what model it is.
The vin reads: KZ550H021459.
The plate reads KZ550B and the same vin.
According to the Haynes manual it鈥檚 a
1983 KZ550H2 - A GPZ version.
It has the readisc brake and the mounting for the oil cooler. Someone along in the past fitted it with a ZR 400 engine, so no numbers to go by here.
Nose cowling is there too.

it seems there could be different models for US vs Europa.
What do you good people think it is?
 

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Found a new project before finishing the first馃槉
But unsure what model it is.
The vin reads: KZ550H021459.
The plate reads KZ550B and the same vin.
According to the Haynes manual it鈥檚 a
1983 KZ550H2 - A GPZ version.
It has the readisc brake and the mounting for the oil cooler. Someone along in the past fitted it with a ZR 400 engine, so no numbers to go by here.
Nose cowling is there too.

it seems there could be different models for US vs Europa.
What do you good people think it is?
Any pictures?
 

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The first one i purchased with red tank was a GPZ H2 - 1983.
the second from yesterday was a GPZ H1 - 1982. It came with many new parts.
2 engines that are both GPZ engines from H1 models. Extra carbs that are very clean.
Brand new Motad exhaust. Also a real servicemanual - even the small owners manual.
Found that the difference in the GPZ engine vs the ZR engine a higher compression and cams with higher lifts.
The GPZ cams measure 0,7 mm more than the ZR cams
Many ours of work ahead馃槉
 

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The first one i purchased with red tank was a GPZ H2 - 1983.
the second from yesterday was a GPZ H1 - 1982. It came with many new parts.
2 engines that are both GPZ engines from H1 models. Extra carbs that are very clean.
Brand new Motad exhaust. Also a real servicemanual - even the small owners manual.
Found that the difference in the GPZ engine vs the ZR engine a higher compression and cams with higher lifts.
The GPZ cams measure 0,7 mm more than the ZR cams
Many ours of work ahead馃槉
Hi Goldbek64, firstly well done for taking on this challenge. It is worth it once you finish the resto. I have many assorted parts and spares from my rebuild (550H2), so if you need something shout and happy restoring. Cheers Jon
 
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