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Author: Gonzo
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Carbs help please
Replies: 5
Views: 111

Re: Carbs help please

Petcock not shutting fuel off?
Author: Gonzo
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Ikon Shocks
Replies: 9
Views: 217

Re: Ikon Shocks

Thread stealing I know but It'll cost more to have my original Koni's serviced that buying a replacement set of Ikon's.
What's that all about!
Author: Gonzo
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Pod filters
Replies: 8
Views: 160

Re: Pod filters

I use the cheap pod filters on my z900, I have z1r carbs on it 28mm runs better with these carbs but it should run well with 26mm z900 carbs it not the fillters why it running crap, its down to the jets been using cheap fillters for years no problems check your carb rubbers to the head check for cr...
Author: Gonzo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Pod filters
Replies: 8
Views: 160

Pod filters

I need to change the pod filters on my Z thou A2 as that's what the bike came with and standard airboxes are too expensive and tricky to obtain. I did try some cheap Ebay versions but they made the bike run like shit at higher RPM (over 6K)... so, it comes down to K&N's (surprisingly expensive a...
Author: Gonzo
Thu May 23, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Show us Yours
Topic: Need Respray to A1 on this
Replies: 22
Views: 828

Re: Need Respray to A1 on this

A1John wrote:Whats wrong with the existing paint?


It has an A2 gold stripe pattern not the A1 lines... I'm guessing?
Author: Gonzo
Tue May 21, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: New Here?
Topic: Hello All
Replies: 11
Views: 766

Re: Hello All

Welcome, I'm in Fleet so just down from road from you. Hope to see you out and about this summer at one of the local meetings?
Author: Gonzo
Tue May 21, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: Niki Lauda RIP
Replies: 4
Views: 462

Re: Niki Lauda RIP

Yes, read the sad news this morning. F1 will be a poorer place without him around that's for sure.
Author: Gonzo
Mon May 20, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: VJMC meet at Box Hill tomorrow (12.05.19)
Replies: 7
Views: 437

Re: VJMC meet at Box Hill tomorrow (12.05.19)

Tank arrived on Friday and is now fitted - just checking my petcock isn't leaking and I'm good to go for the B/Hol weekend.
It's been a journey!
Author: Gonzo
Tue May 14, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Pingel fuel tap
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Re: Pingel fuel tap

I just bought a new Pingel tap (utelizing the old base) for £99 when my 'O 'ring went south but I needed one quick, which may not be the cheapest option but needs must.
Author: Gonzo
Mon May 13, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Show us Yours
Topic: 8 months of Z1 ownership,
Replies: 5
Views: 365

Re: 8 months of Z1 ownership,

Well I've had the Z1 now for 8 months, loving it, I paid far too much for it but still glad I did it, it's been out most sunny weekends and I'm comfortable riding it now , as it's my first bike and been used to lambretta's most of my life,so a massive difference, had the usual teething problems aft...
Author: Gonzo
Sun May 12, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: VJMC meet at Box Hill tomorrow (12.05.19)
Replies: 7
Views: 437

Re: VJMC meet at Box Hill tomorrow (12.05.19)

Andrew Petrol tank paint started showing issues just 2 months after getting it back from them last year, which coincided with the hot weather we had last May (2018). By August it was becoming embarrassing as it had orange-peeled so bad on the top that I didn't want to take the bike out, which they s...
Author: Gonzo
Sat May 11, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: VJMC meet at Box Hill tomorrow (12.05.19)
Replies: 7
Views: 437

Re: VJMC meet at Box Hill tomorrow (12.05.19)

Oh bollocks! My bikes back in for a respray... again, so i'm off the road... again. 3rd time now!
****ing DM are really pissing me off.
Author: Gonzo
Sun May 05, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: ST recommission
Replies: 63
Views: 2153

Re: Hello all.

Welcome and good to see another 'Big Zed' getting rescued.
Author: Gonzo
Fri May 03, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: Japanese Classic Bikes
Replies: 5
Views: 500

Re: Japanese Classic Bikes

Attendances look a little lean, Philippe... what bike did you take?
Author: Gonzo
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z650c2 restoration
Replies: 63
Views: 4612

Re: Z650c2 restoration

My favourite Z650 of all and I bet it sounds lovely with that Delkevic on? Strange though that they went from triple disc back to rear drum on later models?

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