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Author: Dunlop4
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Rickman
Replies: 8
Views: 476

Re: Rickman

I had new tyres fitted and bolted the wheels back in the frame.
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Next fitting the engine.
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The contrast of a black engine against a nickel frame, looks quite nice.
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Here is a picture with the petrol tank on.
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Author: Dunlop4
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Shim buckets
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: Shim buckets

Thanks Kev
Author: Dunlop4
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Shim buckets
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Shim buckets

I am having my cylinder head (Z1B) changed from shim under bucket to shim on top, does anyone have a set to sell? The buckets and associated parts.
Author: Dunlop4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Cam chain tensionor
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Re: Cam chain tensionor

Do you wish to sell it?
Author: Dunlop4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Cam chain tensionor
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Cam chain tensionor

Has anyone got a Z1b cam chain tension or they want to sell.
Author: Dunlop4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Rickman
Replies: 8
Views: 476

Re: Rickman

OK i will bear this in mind as i work my way through this.
On the silver saxon what size tires and tubes did you use?
Author: Dunlop4
Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Rickman inner tube
Replies: 3
Views: 170

Re: Rickman inner tube

I asked my local supplier and thy were devoid of knowledge in this area.
Author: Dunlop4
Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Rickman inner tube
Replies: 3
Views: 170

Rickman inner tube

I need to replace the tires on my Rickman. It has Avons on there at present 100/90/v18 front and 120/90/v18 rear.
The wheels are 5 spoke ronal 2.15 front and rear, with a manufactures date of 1977 stamped in them.
The tires at present have tubes in them, what are the correct tubes to use?
Author: Dunlop4
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Shim over Buckets
Replies: 1
Views: 123

Shim over Buckets

I am having my cylinder head (Z1B) changed from shim under bucket to shim on top, does anyone have a set to sell? The buckets and associated parts.
Author: Dunlop4
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Rickman
Replies: 8
Views: 476

Rickman

This is my Rickman, which i have owned for a number of years. It needs partial reassembly, new tires, brake seals etc.
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This is the finished engine freshly rebuilt, it has omega pistons gas flowed head and big valves.
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I will post more pictures as work progresses.
Author: Dunlop4
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z 1000 St E2
Replies: 57
Views: 3504

Re: Z 1000 St E2

Hi Philippe
The problem is there is an oil leak on the base gasket, which after this test ride is not as bad as it was. If i have to change the gasket, i may as well address the compression issue at the same time. The bike does appear to be running well though.
Author: Dunlop4
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z 1000 St E2
Replies: 57
Views: 3504

Re: Z 1000 St E2

Took the bike for test ride after replacing the Z1B carbs, with 28mm accelerator pump carbs off a LTD. A big improvement was found and the revs holding after shutoff has gone. IMG_6204.JPG So one problem solved. We did a compression test on the hot engine after the test run. No: 1 145 PSI No: 2 133P...
Author: Dunlop4
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z 1000 St E2
Replies: 57
Views: 3504

Re: Z 1000 St E2

Yes you are quite correct. What he is trying to say is that he had a problem with a set of carbs not returning to idle. These were bought off a another club member, advertised as being from an american KZ 1000 ST. It turns out they were off a KZ 1000LTD B4 accelerator pump type. What we did to fix t...
Author: Dunlop4
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Motolug trailer
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Re: Motolug trailer

Bump
Author: Dunlop4
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z 1000 St E2
Replies: 57
Views: 3504

Re: Z 1000 St E2

I am using rock oil gamma 10 40 mineral oil and stag wellseal was used on the gaskets.

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