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Author: marmck
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Cleaning Main & Pilot jets (Z1 )
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Cleaning Main & Pilot jets (Z1 )

pilots are like a spiders web & mains have like a y shape , when starting from cold it seems a bit reluctant to set off , ( after warming up for 5 mins ) & makes like a popping sound, after a 1/4 mile it runs fine , any thoughts , thanks for the reply's , martin
Author: marmck
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Cleaning Main & Pilot jets (Z1 )
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Cleaning Main & Pilot jets (Z1 )

A bit off advice please, are the jet perfectly clear as I had the jets out to clean & although I could see through them there looked to be something in there on all jets main & pilots , Dont want to go ramming something down there & wrecking them , Thanks in advance
Author: marmck
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: New Here?
Topic: Hello from North London
Replies: 14
Views: 241

Re: Hello from North London

Lovely bike , & welcome to the club .
Author: marmck
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: New Here?
Topic: New from Scotland
Replies: 7
Views: 178

Re: New from Scotland

Hi , & Welcome to the club , which Z are you on the trail off , & good luck with your search ,swot up on the model you are after.
Author: marmck
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Camchain tensioner Adjustment ( Z1 900 73 )
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Camchain tensioner Adjustment ( Z1 900 73 )

Just found this link showing cam chain adjustment at about 30mins, think I will use your way Kev , thanks for the help ---- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUaao5mMylU
Author: marmck
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Camchain tensioner Adjustment ( Z1 900 73 )
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Camchain tensioner Adjustment ( Z1 900 73 )

having come to the above explanation from reading several sites I looked on me bike & would have to have the neck of a giraffe or arms of a orangutan or both to be able to do this ,so do you just undo lock nut & retaining bolt , turn engine over manually a couple of times(spanner on crank ) ...
Author: marmck
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Camchain tensioner Adjustment ( Z1 900 73 )
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Camchain tensioner Adjustment ( Z1 900 73 )

Is the procedure for adjusting the cam chain tensioner as follows, just want to be sure before I do it ,remove points cover ,undo locknut on tensioner & remove bolt , turn engine over using a spanner on the bolt on the crank & using a torch of sorts watch the tensioner move in & out ,sto...
Author: marmck
Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Z1 A/B Centre Stand
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: Z1 A/B Centre Stand

couple on flea-bay - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kawasaki-Z1-Z900-Z1000-Circa-1973-1979-Main-Centrestand-Centre-Stand/352297267666?hash=item52068db1d2:g:GK4AAOSwfypanTKV - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/KAWASAKI-Z1-Z900-Z1000-1973-74-75-76-77-78-1979-MAIN-CENTRE-STAND-FAST-UK-POST/142445464904?fits=UKM_M...
Author: marmck
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: New Here?
Topic: Newbie from somerset
Replies: 12
Views: 596

Re: Newbie from somerset

Welcome to the club , hope you get it sorted soon !
Author: marmck
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: New Here?
Topic: Newbie in North East
Replies: 11
Views: 474

Re: Newbie in North East

Welcome 2 the club & a splendid Z1 you have my FAV :D :D
Author: marmck
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Tool kit...
Replies: 15
Views: 509

Re: Tool kit...

one of these -https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Motorcycle-tool-kit-original-spanner-Kawasaki-MITO-8-27mm-tool-kit-part-z1/253411529824?hash=item3b00811460:g:fc0AAOSwYNxaeJWI
Author: marmck
Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: exhaust pipe, plastic cover, wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: exhaust pipe, plastic cover, wanted

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kawasaki-Z1- ... Swb3laR5YH seems a bit steep me for condition !

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