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Top Fuel Kawasaki
« on: May 04, 2017, 01:57:17 PM »
A friend of mine built/raced this bike in the 70's/80's and donated it to the Barber Motorsports Museum several years ago. It has been sitting in the basement with a couple hundred other bikes waiting to be displayed. My friend Charlie built pretty much everything on the bike, the guy is a hell of a mechanic/machinist/fabricator.
Can't wait until I'm up there in October to see it upstairs and all shinny. The last time I saw it was in the basement and dusty.

 

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Re: Top Fuel Kawasaki
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2017, 02:47:26 PM »
I've been to that museum and it's VERY impressive!!!! Takes several hours to properly got through it!!

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Re: Top Fuel Kawasaki
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2017, 11:46:31 AM »
I talked to Charlie today and I was wrong. The bike didn't run on fuel. It used gas and was turbocharged.
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Re: Top Fuel Kawasaki
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