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Author: chrisw1
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Show us Yours
Topic: Z1100 R1 1985
Replies: 15
Views: 384

Re: Z1100 R1 1985

Lovely bike mate .what carbs are you running ?
The front guard looks a tight fit ...is it the tyre or is it back to front ?

Chris
Author: chrisw1
Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: 72 Z1
Replies: 14
Views: 689

Re: 72 Z1

Z1 Classics on facebook has a dec 72 bike just arrived he has pics on his page
Author: chrisw1
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 36
Views: 2501

Re: Z1B back from the dead

It was less than a year since I found the remains of a Z1B in a garage in Manchester with absolutely no history and no record even on a traders HPI ...... I cracked on and rebuilt the bike and its nearing completion so my thoughts turned to registering it I found various pieces of advice on the net ...
Author: chrisw1
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 36
Views: 2501

Re: Z1B back from the dead

Been a while since I posted ...a leak in my bathroom and one thing lead to another and new central heating ..new bathroom ...... full house decoration etc became priority Anyway I took a closer look at the head I was using and found the cams tight in the caps and then a crack etc etc so I started th...
Author: chrisw1
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: New Here?
Topic: New to Z1 owners
Replies: 19
Views: 688

Re: New to Z1 owners

Lovely bike .im fairly close in Accrington ... maybe we need to organise a zed meet locally
Author: chrisw1
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Lockheed caliper brackets
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Lockheed caliper brackets

Hi ......I am looking to fit the CP2696 Lockheed calipers to my 83 Z1000R2 .......can i buy them through anyone on here ?
I think these are correct but i may be mistaken

https://japan.webike.net/products/21285861.html
Author: chrisw1
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: fork damper tool z900a4 z1000a
Replies: 9
Views: 333

Re: fork damper tool z900a4 z1000a

i made one at the weekend by grinding a m20 nut up and putting it onto a piece of threaded bar ....took 5 mins and works perfectly
Author: chrisw1
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B Restoration
Replies: 13
Views: 835

Re: Z1B Restoration

getting harder to find like that ......looking forward to the thread
Author: chrisw1
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Gearbox / selector cover
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Gearbox / selector cover

Hi Can anyone tell me if the selector cover behind the sprocket differs between the z1 and the a4 ..... This one is for sale on ebay but states its for 1976 onwards and my bike is a Z1b Thanks Chris https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kawasaki-Z900-A4-1976-On-Sprocket-Gearbox-Inner-Cover-Mission-Case/3326785...
Author: chrisw1
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: New copy rev counters
Replies: 4
Views: 331

Re: New copy rev counters

I have bought a couple of tachos recently of ebay ..one for £18 and one for £38 ...... cheaper to get an original one Ive found
Author: chrisw1
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: z1000r identification help
Replies: 12
Views: 690

Re: z1000r identification help

The link above should tell you all you need to know
Author: chrisw1
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Show us Yours
Topic: Out with the old and in with the even older! ('76 z900a5)
Replies: 50
Views: 3102

Re: Out with the old and in with the even older! ('75 z900a5)

i use FJ Vapour blasting in Skelmersdale ......reasonable and fat turn around .he restores LCs so is bike sympathetic
Author: chrisw1
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Lawson Jigsaw Project
Replies: 77
Views: 8174

Re: Lawson Jigsaw Project

looks stunning , colour is great .....nice bike all round
Author: chrisw1
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: ELR clutch cable
Replies: 7
Views: 476

Re: ELR clutch cable

i got a genuine cable from zpower off the shelf ........ I had bought a pattern one of them a few weeks before when they said the originals were not available in error ..... the pattern one was a bad fit

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