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Author: chrisw1
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Double Disc Conversion
Replies: 11
Views: 175

Re: Double Disc Conversion

I had the same problem ...... loosened of the clamps on the bottom of the forks and gave it all a jiggle and it fell into place Cheers Chris, problem solved. Some head scratching and a senior moment, losened fork bottoms and they sprung inwards ever so slightly to fit flush with spindle ends. Exact...
Author: chrisw1
Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Double Disc Conversion
Replies: 11
Views: 175

Re: Double Disc Conversion

I had the same problem ...... loosened of the clamps on the bottom of the forks and gave it all a jiggle and it fell into place
Author: chrisw1
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Time to rebuild my old GPz
Replies: 30
Views: 2870

Re: Time to rebuild my old GPz

chrisNI wrote:
Pigford wrote:
gpjes wrote:
chrisw1 wrote:Brilliant bikes .....here is mine for some some inspiration
Is this Andy Whitley & his kwack 1100R in this pic? :D


Don't look like Andy - He's got a Z1R he sprints, but haven't heard from him in a while?



Andy WHITTLE Z1-R... :shock:


Thats my Z1000r2 in the pic .......and my mate Ken
Author: chrisw1
Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: C5 Ignition
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: C5 Ignition

Hi ,,,, I have the chance to buy the C5 ignition system for my Z1B which is fitted with a DYNA At $300 it seems pricey compared to a DYNA but the kit comes with coils so thats ok I assume I second hand as on their website the big Zed setup is $479 and with the pound being what it is that’s a good b...
Author: chrisw1
Tue Dec 25, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: C5 Ignition
Replies: 5
Views: 151

C5 Ignition

Hi ,,,, I have the chance to buy the C5 ignition system for my Z1B which is fitted with a DYNA At $300 it seems pricey compared to a DYNA but the kit comes with coils so thats ok I asked them what the advantages of the C5 are over the Dyna and this is the reply " C5 uses optical trigger with 18...
Author: chrisw1
Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Lawson Jigsaw Project
Replies: 79
Views: 11027

Re: Lawson Jigsaw Project

Just a thought ..... have they used the correct valve spring retainers for the shim under bucket ?
I believe they are different to the shim over bucket ones and maybe that broke the shims
I will stand corrected if that is not the case that they are different
Author: chrisw1
Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: CR Keihin 29mm carbs
Replies: 8
Views: 347

Re: CR Keihin 29mm carbs

I have 29s on my 1015 motor ... 115 mains and it runs perfect
Author: chrisw1
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Yoke material
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Yoke material

Thanks ......I will look at it over xmas
Author: chrisw1
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Yoke material
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Yoke material

Hello . I need to repair a lock stop on a spare Z1 bottom yoke
What material are they made of and best welding method please
Author: chrisw1
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Time to rebuild my old GPz
Replies: 30
Views: 2870

Re: Time to rebuild my old GPz

great thread ........following with interest
Author: chrisw1
Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Camshaft degeeing
Replies: 6
Views: 293

Re: Camshaft degeeing

Thanks again ..ok Im up to speed ...just need my pistons to arrive and i will get stuck in :)
Author: chrisw1
Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Camshaft degeeing
Replies: 6
Views: 293

Re: Camshaft degeeing

Thanks for that ..all very interesting and I think i will be able to do it

Just one question ..... in the first magazine article they say set the valve clearances and in the 2 links they say remove all valve lash ...... do they mean excess lash or set the valve clearance to zero ?
Author: chrisw1
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Camshaft degeeing
Replies: 6
Views: 293

Camshaft degeeing

Hello ...can anyone point me in the direction of a step by step guide to degreeing in camshafts on a Z1 please
Author: chrisw1
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Pistons / Barells
Replies: 4
Views: 297

Re: Pistons / Barells

You can easily go to 1015 cc (70mm) on the 900 liners. Even sneak them out to 1045cc (71mm) but the liners end up about as thin as taking the 1015 block to 1105. The barrels i have are 903 taken out to 70mm .... IMD have a 1040 piston kit but as you say it leaves the liners a bit thin and they are ...

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