Barn Fresh episode 13, the Kawasaki BigHorn reveal!
Here it is episode 13 of Barn Fresh where you finally see the finished bike. In this video you will learn the unique story behind how I aquired this bike from a small independent dealership. Then watch a short recap of all the work it took to take this bike from vintage motorcycle trash to vintage motorcycle treasure. After that watch as I commentate on the multitude of printed material I have for this bike. You won't want to miss this! For more videos and information on other projects as well as performance related videos, check out the "Barn Fresh" page and "The Junk Man's Adventures Show" page for a multitude of how to and motorcycle riding videos. If you liked this video or have any questions please comment below! (no need to register!)
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Have a Kawasaki Big Horn (F5 or F9)?
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Want to see a performance build up of this bike for vintage racing? See "The F9 Project"
Printed materials for the Kawasaki Big Horn I have include:
Original purchase receipt 1970 Kawasaki Big Horn F5 $50
1970 KAWASAKI Factory Service manual models covered GA1-A GA2-A G3SS-A G3TR-A C4TR G5 G31M-A B1L-A F5 F6 F7 F8 F81M P/N 99995-201
Clymer Manual M350 first edition 1971, AND seventh edition 1966-1980 includes "high performance how to" section, removed in later editions. includes models KD80 KD100 KE100 KH100 KM100 KV100 KD125 KE125 KS125 KX125(76 and earlier) KD175 KE175 (as well as previously listed)
1970 F5 speed kit parts and installation manual P/N 99995-218
Dealer brochure 1970 350 Big Horn model F5
Cycle World January 1970 "Sensational Kawasaki 350 Big Horn"
Cycle Guide May 1970 "Road Test Kawasaki F5, All the Good stuff"
Cycle magazine June 1970 "Hatta Kawasaki: so much so soon?"
Cycle magazine September 1971 "Quick-Fixed Kawasaki Big Horn 350"
Cycle magazine October 1971 "350 Kawasaki Big Horn Road Racer" built by Kevin Cameron