|Bodywork||Tank- Raised "scallop ridges" on sides. Central
petcock. Gas cap not attached to tank. Mounts to frame by two braces on the bottom front
and the back mount.
Side cover- Peculiar shape, has "Mach III 500" logo.
Oil Tank- Doubles as RH side cover. Cap accessible on outside. Level check by sight tube in back. "electronic ignition" decal on right side.
|Decals/Logos||"Kawasaki" name and stripes in white w/black pinstripes for red
model. A Peacock Gray '70 model is known to exist, same colors as '69.
"Electronic Ignition" decal has yellow and red lightning bolts.
|Paint||Candy Red, Peacock Grey|
|Seat||No key latch, plain cover, has "Kawasaki" logo in white on back.|
|Electrical System||Turn Signals- were an optional accessory.
"High cover" on distributor housing.
|Ignition||Most models had brown distributor rotors/caps, green colored parts were replacements.|
|Motor Top End|
|Motor Bottom End||Clutch has sheet metal pressure plate, unconventional (none down five up) shifting pattern.|
|Wheels/Tires/Brakes||Stainless steel fenders.|
|Instruments||Separate, mounted on plate, white numbers and black faces. Ignition switch located on side of tank.|
|Switches||Aluminum housings. Choke is located on Rt. grip, has to be held down.|
|Steering Damper||Friction type, fits in steering head|
|Cables||Grey colored cables.|
|Miscellaneous||Chrome plated chain guard.|