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Author: Captain Custard
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Erratic indicators
Replies: 4
Views: 178

Re: Erratic indicators

99.9% of indicator problems are caused by bad earths, 0.1% are the relay. :D
Author: Captain Custard
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Shed....
Replies: 8
Views: 457

Re: Shed....

That looks superb Gary.
Author: Captain Custard
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Levers
Replies: 0
Views: 150

Levers

Has anyone got an origional pair of 74 era levers with the plastic covering still intact they're willing to part with? :D Please.
Author: Captain Custard
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Zed parts
Replies: 6
Views: 775

Re: Zed parts

Can I have the shocks please.
Author: Captain Custard
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: New Here?
Topic: Hi From Staffordshire
Replies: 8
Views: 619

Re: Hi From Staffordshire

Welcome :D

Very nice - I want one!

Do you work nights or are you an insomniac?
Author: Captain Custard
Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: 2018 Mega Famous Skegness Run
Replies: 33
Views: 3453

Re: 2018 Mega Famous Skegness Run

Great day out today.
Thanks to Padders for the ‘entertainment’.
Author: Captain Custard
Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: 2018 Mega Famous Skegness Run
Replies: 33
Views: 3453

Re: 2018 Mega Famous Skegness Run

We are delayed at Willy Woods due to a problem with one of the bikes.
If you are waiting at Skeggy call Ted on 07432131968
Author: Captain Custard
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Tyre Advice Please
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Tyre Advice Please

Hello Guys (and girls).

The front tyre on the Z1A is getting a bit cracked and I think its about time I replaced it.

Its currently a Swallow but I would like a better match for the rear - Metzeler Perfect ME99 130/80 V18.

Any advice would be appreciated.
Author: Captain Custard
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Cylinders 1 & 3 hot header pipes discolouring
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: Cylinders 1 & 3 hot header pipes discolouring

Sorry! Brain fart due to lack of beer. Miss-read the question.
Author: Captain Custard
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Cylinders 1 & 3 hot header pipes discolouring
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: Cylinders 1 & 3 hot header pipes discolouring

Sounds more like your points are incorrectly set for the coil shared by cylinders 1 and 3. If the gap is incorrectly set the advance can be way off and cause the over heating you're seeing. Use a dwell meter or multimeter if you have one or I just wire a spare lamp to the points. Most manuals give g...
Author: Captain Custard
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Reg/Rec Failure Symptoms
Replies: 3
Views: 368

Re: Reg/Rec Failure Symptoms

I had a similar problem - turned out the points were pitted to hell!

Cleaned them up with a bit of emery cloth and off we go.
Author: Captain Custard
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: STAFFORD 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 8419

Re: STAFFORD 2018

I'm happy to bring the Z1A if you would like?
Author: Captain Custard
Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1A wiring problem
Replies: 3
Views: 335

Re: Z1A wiring problem

On the A4 both those lights are fed directly from the ignition switch brown wire which should not be live when the key is off. Are you using the 1A switch?
Author: Captain Custard
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Ultrasonic cleaner
Replies: 9
Views: 873

Re: Ultrasonic cleaner

Thank you for your suggestions.

Looks like 3 litres or bigger is the way to go and don't waste your money on expensive fluids.

:up :up
Author: Captain Custard
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Ultrasonic cleaner
Replies: 9
Views: 873

Ultrasonic cleaner

I could do with some help please. I'm looking to get myself an ultrasonic cleaner with a heater and looking on eBay there are thousands, most of them Chinese. It needs to be big enough for items such as carbs and ideally with a heater so 3 litre size maybe? Does any one have something to sell? or a ...

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