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Zues blue kr1

Post by brettsa » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:58 pm

Was the kr-1 ever produced in blue and silver. I have seen 1s in blue silver and black and really like that look. Just looking for some ideas while I sort out the jigsaw.
Any pictures welcome
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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by 500bernie » Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:45 am

Hi Brett,
Unfortunately not, it was only produced as the KR1S C2 for the JDM.
One of my favourite colour schemes, Doug from the forum met up with me at my local bike meeting on his Zeus Blue, it got a lot of attention.
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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by KR-1R » Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:34 am

copy these photos while they are still alive and working...

lots of Zeus Blue pics in here...
https://www.ebay.com/itm/332623403073

https://raresportbikesforsale.com/rare- ... -for-sale/

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I don't think anyone disagrees how cool the black and blue looks
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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by brettsa » Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:49 am

Thank you gents, much appreciated.
Still undecided what colour to go for. It appears that under the other colours some of my plastics and wheels are red. Never been a fan of the gold calipers so just looking for some idea's.
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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by 500bernie » Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:51 am

Hi Brett
I have got to agree with you about gold callipers.
Mirror polished, gun metal grey anodised, powder coated and painted, tried them all, but never gold.
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Bernie 8)
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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by brettsa » Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:30 pm

I'm thinking zues blue style of the kr1ish.
Vapour blasted wheels with the just the three spokes polished and the letters and casting marks removed
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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by Johnfarley » Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:46 pm

Yep definitely going to do the Zeus Blue one. so is the colour for the wheels and number board the same as the frame ?? Cheers 👍
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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by Ian_B » Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:57 am

500bernie wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:45 am
Hi Brett,
Unfortunately not, it was only produced as the KR1S C2 for the JDM.
One of my favourite colour schemes, Doug from the forum met up with me at my local bike meeting on his Zeus Blue, it got a lot of attention.
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Hi Bernie,
Great photo, love the red KR-1S. The tail / brake lights on both the bikes seem to protrude out of the rear body work much further than the one on my JDM C1. Is that another difference between the C1 and later C2 / C3?
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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by KR-1R » Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:26 am

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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by 500bernie » Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:46 am

Well spotted Ian and as usual, fantastic photo Danny.
I had never actually noticed it before, strangely enough, I had heard it mentioned but had just put it down to poor assembly, but it is significant.
I will check the parts lists, the R must be the same.
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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by KR-1R » Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:49 am

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but KR-1 had sticky outs too :lol:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=daTkjOuZAzc
as did Ninjas :oops:

though it might be regional to Europe ... but seems to be all C3.
or just something forgotten over the years?
NZ SP C3A...
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C1,2 D1,2 were the only JDM models AFAIK ... both flush like KR-1

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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by pookie » Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:49 pm

Japanese domestic market (JDM) bikes have the rear light flush with the rear cowling, they also have a built in rear number plate lamp, the rear indicators are closer together and the front indicators are slightly smaller, has to do with the regulations in different markets, I'll get me anorak :roll:

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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by Garry » Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:28 pm

If you remove this bracket from the light on UK models it pulls the lens in almost flush - just need a coupe of big washers to enable you to
fasten the light to the remaining bracket :P

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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by Ian_B » Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:34 am

pookie wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:49 pm
Japanese domestic market (JDM) bikes have the rear light flush with the rear cowling, they also have a built in rear number plate lamp, the rear indicators are closer together and the front indicators are slightly smaller, has to do with the regulations in different markets, I'll get me anorak :roll:
This is exactly what mine is like. The rear light is near flush (protrudes a couple of mm) and most of the underside is translucent so that the tail light is also the number plate light. It has the short stem rear indcators and the narrow front indicators.

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Re: Zues blue kr1

Post by martin » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:41 am

Narrow front indicators (not many of those a about) nightmare if you need a new lens
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