Converting my Z125 into a scrambler build thread - Kawasaki Z125 Forum
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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-13-2016, 12:21 PM Thread Starter
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Converting my Z125 into a scrambler build thread

Here is a simple build thread that I am currently doing.

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just like my taste in 4x4 vehicles and music, I realized that the motorcycles that I love to have are retro type motorcycles. Specifically scrambler look motorcycles. I purchased a Z125 specifically with the intention of converting it into a scrambler looking motorcycle but I have to wait for the tires I ordered from the U.S. before I can start my project. I love the look of the Benille Leoncino or the Ducati 62 or the Yamaha XSR 900 unfortunately they are all big bikes weighing at least 220kgs. I am vertically challenged with weak legs and I know that the bike of my dreams should not weigh more than 140kgs, since none is available, I have decided to build my own.

I would like my scrambler modified z125 to look like the bikes below:
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post #2 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-13-2016, 12:32 PM Thread Starter
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The first thing that I did was replaced my tires with knobby tires. Also I bought a vagabond fender eliminator and installed it. I also like the Honda grom scrambler very much, if it is available, I will buy it in a heartbeat.
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The next step would be to replaced my headlight with a round headlight to make it more retro looking. I will look for the round classic headlight this week during my spare time.

Also I want to replace my side mirrors with classic round mirrors. After this I will modify my seat to make it more like that of a retro scrambler, install handle bar riser and finally modify my gas tank.
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How are you going to get the round headlight to fit in there ?
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post #5 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-14-2016, 06:32 AM Thread Starter
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How are you going to get the round headlight to fit in there ?


Ninja, you need to fabricate some brackets. I have to look for another headlight or modify the headlight that I bought because the bulb utilized is not H4.

After I fit the headlight by next week, i will need to modify the seats. I want my z125 seat to look like in the picture below.
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This is gonna be a cool thread to follow.
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post #7 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-15-2016, 01:44 PM
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There's nothing better than some down right custom fitting work. This is going to be an epic build my friend. Can't wait to see this progress. Maybe some cutting and fiberglassing with a little cross-member in the back for mounting purposes ?
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Bought classic round headlights for my z125 scrambler project.
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post #9 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-22-2016, 08:17 AM Thread Starter
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1. I installed a 1" handlebar riser to make my driving position more upright.
2. I also bought 2 round side mirrors for the XT250 serow to be installed on my z125.
3. A picture of my z125 with the round side mirrors installed.
4. I brought the Z125 seats to a seat shop for custom fabirication of my scrambler seat.
5. This is how i want my scrambler seat to look like.
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**** yeah that's a kick ass build!! Keep is updated!
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