Previous Restorations

1976 KAWASAKI Z900-A4

The restoration involved:

  • Full rebuild, synching and turning of carburators
  • Rebuild of front forks
  • Rebuild front brake calipers
  • Replace front brake master cylinder assembly with reproduction
  • Replacement of front and rear break pads
  • Replacement of fuel lines
  • Replacement of a number of rubber parts including gear change lever and kick start lever rubbers
  • Engine and break fluids changed
  • New  side cover emblems
  • New seat
  • New battery
  • New spark plugs
  • New head stem bearings
  • New air filter
  • Polishing of the engine side covers
  • Purchase and installation of new complete replica exhaust system






The fully original restoration involved (but is not limited to):

  • Sandblasting of the frame and zinc coating
  • Painting of the frame, swingarm and all other frame components in two pack paint with a clear overcoat for maximum protection
  • Repair and painting of all fairing and bodywork in two pack paint with a clear overcoat for maximum protection
  • A new, painted fuel tank that includes new lockable fuel cap as per the original
  • Brand new full exhaust system including replica Conti Silencers. Original NOS Silentiums are also available
  • Application of new and original decals and stickers, which have been two pack clear over coated
  • All new fairing and bodywork brackets have been manufactured as original
  • Front forks and rear shocks are original and underwent a complete refurbuishment including hard chrome
  • Carburators being rebuilt and rejetted at the time the motor was rebuilt
  • Complete refurbishing of the front and rear brake master cylinder and calipers
  • Instrument panel refurbished and some new instrument lights provided
  • Polishing of engine cases
  • Refurbishing of the wiring loom
  • New fasteners and washers
  • New seat and bum pad cover with the original pattern
  • New chain
  • New front and rear Pirelli Sport Demons tyres
  • New battery
  • New spark plugs
  • New head stem bearings
  • New, clutch cable, throttle cables and tacho cable
  • All new rubbers including, footrest, handgrips, gear change lever, and rear brake pedal

1979 Honda CBX1000 Z 

We have done the following work on this motorcycle:

  • Changed the oil and oil filter
  • Refurbished the front forks which included revalving with Gold Valve emulators and Wilber progressive springs. Fork oil weight was matched to modifications
  • Flushed all brake fluids
  • Cleaned brake lines, calipers and master cylinders
  • Changed the spark plugs
  • Changed the air filter to a K & N reusable filter
  • Tuned the motor and sync’d the six carburators
  • Lubricated and adjusted the chain
  • Washed, cleaned and polished the motorcycle
  • Replaced rear shocks with modified Icon units. These were matched to the front to provide balance.
  • Fitted modern day Pirelli Radial tyres
  • Fitted Ventura luggage rack and carry bag
  • Fitted Optimate battery maintenance plug to keep that battery spot on for trouble free easy starting


Classic Motorcycle Shed can help arrange delivery of the 1979 Honda CBX1000 Z  to the new owner  anywhere in Australia or overseas.