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Author: rickm
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1000 MK II Regulator/Rectifier
Replies: 16
Views: 443

Re: Z1000 MK II Regulator/Rectifier

Thanks Needaz.
I was thinking about either/both items.
I guess there must be others that would also work as many will be made to perform a similar function?
Author: rickm
Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1000 MK II Regulator/Rectifier
Replies: 16
Views: 443

Re: Z1000 MK II Regulator/Rectifier

Would these also work on a Kawa Triple to replace the two separate items ?
Author: rickm
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: New GPZ1100B1 project arrived today
Replies: 25
Views: 3896

Re: New GPZ1100B1 project arrived today

Very neat solution :up
Author: rickm
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Gpz 1000J oil cooler take off. Or hoses !
Replies: 7
Views: 318

Re: Gpz 1000J oil cooler take off. Or hoses !

If you really get stuck then they are available new... at a price !

http://grumpy1260suzukispares.co.uk/ind ... -take-off/
Author: rickm
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Show us Yours
Topic: Back in the day !
Replies: 6
Views: 1112

Re: Back in the day !

At the time, that was how the kit arrived. It had a custom plate and outlet from the pump that incorporated the oil pressure switch, with the return back into the side of the engine. Don't think I've ever seen another like it, but it worked ok and gave me no problems. I'm not familiar enough with th...
Author: rickm
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: J - Refresh
Replies: 49
Views: 9689

Re: J - Refresh

They look good :up where did you get them ?
Author: rickm
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Gpz 1100 A2 (Uni-Trac) restoration
Replies: 27
Views: 1966

Re: Gpz 1100 A2 (Uni-Trac) restoration

Great stuff as ever Phillippe :up
Author: rickm
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1R - The Work Begins!
Replies: 54
Views: 20010

Re: Z1R - The Work Begins!

Very nice job, well done :up
Author: rickm
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Clutch switch
Replies: 18
Views: 1162

Re: Clutch switch

I'm not an oil expert. I guess my opinion is tainted by my own experience with my first J back in the 80s. After a sustained high speed motorway run it fried the mineral oil and welded the scraper rings to the pistons. Amazing that it still rode the 60 miles home, albeit with plumes of oil smoke com...
Author: rickm
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Clutch switch
Replies: 18
Views: 1162

Re: Clutch switch

Regarding oil, I use bike specific wet clutch fully synthetic without any issues (no clutch slip etc). I take the line that I want the best most slippery oil I can get to protect my moving parts :Oo Allegedly , I've read tech papers stating if the oil is too SLIPPY, this can damage/wear roller bear...
Author: rickm
Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Clutch switch
Replies: 18
Views: 1162

Re: Clutch switch

Regarding oil, I use bike specific wet clutch fully synthetic without any issues (no clutch slip etc).
I take the line that I want the best most slippery oil I can get to protect my moving parts :Oo
Author: rickm
Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Out and About
Topic: Z1300 Turbo
Replies: 7
Views: 802

Re: Z1300 Turbo

Nice work.
Is that an open exhaust coming out of the turbo at the front?
I bet that's quiet :rock
Author: rickm
Thu Aug 20, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: GPZ11 Injection
Replies: 86
Views: 8677

Re: GPZ11 Injection

Any update on this ?
Author: rickm
Mon Aug 17, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Out and About
Topic: Out in the New Forest yesterday.
Replies: 18
Views: 1482

Re: Out in the New Forest yesterday.

ADRIAN H wrote:
rickm wrote:What's the engine spec on that ?


Z1000A2 - with a Z1000J ported head, high lift Webb camshafts, 1075cc Wiseco kit, Welded crank.


... and some nice carbs to compliment it too :up
Author: rickm
Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Out and About
Topic: Out in the New Forest yesterday.
Replies: 18
Views: 1482

Re: Out in the New Forest yesterday.

What's the engine spec on that ?

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