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Thread: Best year for K1300GT?

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    Best year for K1300GT?

    I gave my 1200GT to my brother, now looking for a K1300.

    What's the consensus from those in the know on the 1300GT. Years to stay away from, etc and why or years to consider and why

    TIA
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    Only two years to choose from for a 1300 GT, 2009 and 2010. Buy the latest one that you can afford.
    2009 K1300 GT
    1984 Kawasaki ZX750-E1 Turbo
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    2005 R1200 RT - gone

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    thanks,
    The lion does not even bother to turn his head when he hears the small dog barking.

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    The 2009 and 2010 have a few updated features. It uses a float for fuel level instead of the strip. The airbox has been updated and there is a software update that deals with the engine cutoff problem when coming to a stop. There is also a recall for the fuel pump flange and the rear hub flange. There is a separate fix for the hot start issue not covered under recall.
    2009 K1300 GT
    1984 Kawasaki ZX750-E1 Turbo
    1990 Kawasaki ZX600R
    2005 R1200 RT - gone

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