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70's Z440 El Tigre...parts/info needed

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70's Z440 El Tigre...parts/info needed

Postby ultra800mod » January 5th, 2006, 8:29 am

Im looking for info on good places to find parts for a free air 440. The things been sitting outside at my dads for years and I was completely shocked when it still turned over yesterday. I figure what the heck I'll fix it and have a little sled to kick around on. I'm not sure of the year tho. 70's is all I know. What I need is a flywheel, pipes, and seat.

This is what it looks like

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70's Z440 El Tigre...parts/info needed

Postby Snojet Steve » January 5th, 2006, 11:54 am

Thats no kickarounder by any means.
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70's Z440 El Tigre...parts/info needed

Postby Centricity » January 5th, 2006, 1:53 pm

Thats what I was thinking.
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70's Z440 El Tigre...parts/info needed

Postby T'NT340rider » January 5th, 2006, 1:57 pm

restore that as much as possible, you'd be suprized how much they are worth to right person. Dont wreck them, Restore them.
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Postby AHood » January 5th, 2006, 2:10 pm

yeah that could be a great sled. problem is you will have to sell your first born to get a seat for it. plus that tank is not the stock Z tank. to get a correct Z tank and seat in good condition will cost you upwards of 700 dollars. there impossible to find. you may better off trying to find a regular eltigre seat or some other cat seat for it. lots of cats used that hex tank and you should be able to find a seat that will match up to it.
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70's Z440 El Tigre...parts/info needed

Postby Wickedtsi » January 9th, 2006, 1:58 pm

Looks like it's a 1976. I have non Z, it's pretty quick considering it's age. That Z will be faster.
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70's Z440 El Tigre...parts/info needed

Postby MN Tom Cat » January 9th, 2006, 2:34 pm

Thats a 1975Z. Did I see the deacal right 650 or is it a 440?

Give me your e-mail - I may have a source for some parts.

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70's Z440 El Tigre...parts/info needed

Postby ZR800XC » January 9th, 2006, 3:17 pm

First off, what engine does that thing have? It has the "440 Z" layover decal over the wrong underlying decal. It doesn't have Z skis, windshield, gas tank, or anything else you can distinguish in the pic except for it does appear to have a Z rear bumper. The rear suspension should be aluminum and have a cleated track that has ribs on it, the track belts won't be smooth.

The engine should be a Kawasaki with 4 spark plugs and carry the number T7C440FR2A, it should also have two expansion chamber exhaust. If this is the engine it has, check to see if the base of the cylinders carry the number 440/2A or 440/2B.

One last thing...what's the serial number? Or the first digit if you don't wish to tell the whole thing.
[img]http://my.core.com/~twister76/extz.jpg[/img]


[img]http://my.core.com/~twister76/twister1.jpg">[/img]

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70's Z440 El Tigre...parts/info needed

Postby Wheeler550 » January 9th, 2006, 4:57 pm

Here it is for those that aren't computer savey.

[img]http://img293.imageshack.us/img293/6342/att97099153hx.jpg[/img]

What type of fuel tank does he need? I have an extra steel one kicking around, but I think that's what he has.
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70's Z440 El Tigre...parts/info needed

Postby ZR800XC » January 9th, 2006, 11:49 pm

correct 75 Z tank
[img]http://my.core.com/~twister76/gastank.jpg[/img]
pic of my original Z
[img]http://my.core.com/~twister76/75Z.jpg[/img]
See all the differences? Let's establish that this thing is a Z, not just an El Tigre with a "440 Z" sticker put on it.


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