1973 Kawasaki 500 Mach III H1D
1974 Suzuki GT380L Sebring in Aztec Gold
model summary
1973 marked a major revamp for the Mach III. Along with its sister triples the 500 was given a new shaped tank and duck tail. The paint scheme was altered radically to another iconic Kawasaki style with the now famous rounded panels extending along each side of the tank.
1 New tank shape
2 Ducktail added
3 New instrument cluster
4 Differently shaped tank decals
5 Colours: Candy Lime
1 New design engine mounts
2 CDI ignition re-introduced
3 Exhausts revised again to lower noise levels
4 Shims added to gear change mechanism to reduce slop
running gear
1 Steering angle increased by 1ยบ to steady steering
2 Swingarm lengthened by 0.5 inch
3 Different rear brake