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Author: Philippe
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Carb Identification - KZ1000??
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Re: Carb Identification - KZ1000??

Hi guys
I think these are A2 carbs, look at the copper tube on the third carb body, it's ment to put the hose on for the vacuum fuel tap.
Greetings
Philippe
Author: Philippe
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Z1R Tank Level Cover
Replies: 6
Views: 46

Re: Z1R Tank Level Cover

Hi wheelysteve

the rubber cover is the same as the one from a Z1000St, easier to find! Allthough these have no drain pipe...
Greetings
Philippe
Author: Philippe
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: The Z900A4 I "stole"
Replies: 18
Views: 761

Re: The Z900A4 I "stole"

Hi glav666

she's looking great! Keep up the good work! And don't forget the pictures, we all want to see the progress!
Greetings
Philippe
Author: Philippe
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build
Replies: 60
Views: 3193

Re: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build

Hi csx355

I understand a bit of English but I don't know what you mean...I think it's a local expression and it means nice things, so thank you anyway. Perhaps one day I'll understand it...anyway you're welcome.
Greetings
Philippe
Author: Philippe
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Air Box Identification Please
Replies: 9
Views: 98

Re: Air Box Identification Please

Hi csx355 the air filter boxes are definitively not from a Z1000 A ! I have no idea from what kind of bike they are, I don't know if they are from a Kawasaki... You'll have to search an original airbox from a Z1000 but those are now made of "unobtanium" and very rare! Good luck with your s...
Author: Philippe
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build
Replies: 60
Views: 3193

Re: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build

Hi guys @ glav666 Me and my wife are happily married for allmost 33 years (since 2/2/85)! She's still happy, I'm still married... Just joking!!! When someone has a question I'm glad I can help them out. Even if it takes some time and effort. I remember when I got started on restorating the old Z bik...
Author: Philippe
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build
Replies: 60
Views: 3193

Re: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build

Hi csx355 some pictures to help you Throttle cables: start by the one with the shortest elbow, this is the "opening" cable, screw it in the switch housing at the front. Make sure you have enough thread left over to turn the nut on. DSCN3184.JPG Turn the cable with the longer elbow in the r...
Author: Philippe
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build
Replies: 60
Views: 3193

Re: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build

Hi csx355 congratulations! She's alive and kicking! It's an exiting moment when you fire up an old bike you've worked on for the first time in many years! You did it! As far as the flashing light is concerned: I think you've changed the bulb holders in the idiot light holder if the second light from...
Author: Philippe
Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: New Here?
Topic: Hi there
Replies: 9
Views: 129

Re: Hi there

Hi Tom

great to have you around ! Wonderfull that you found your old bike and that you were able to buy it back!
Greetings from Belgium
Philippe
Author: Philippe
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Re-assembly order of rings, pistons & studs
Replies: 5
Views: 103

Re: Re-assembly order of rings, pistons & studs

Hi Kwackman

you're welcome!
Philippe
Author: Philippe
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: Hardly Movin Son
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: Hardly Movin Son

I hope there are no bugs inside ! On the other hand, a nail wouldn't do any harm to the tires. :roll:
Author: Philippe
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Re-assembly order of rings, pistons & studs
Replies: 5
Views: 103

Re: Re-assembly order of rings, pistons & studs

Hi Kwackman I've restored a Z400J a few months ago. Just let me give you some advice. :gom Put the rings on the pistons, the opening of the top ring should point at the front, the opening of the second ring should point to the rear and the opening of the oil ring should point to the front. Put new c...
Author: Philippe
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build
Replies: 60
Views: 3193

Re: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build

Hi csx355

looks great, go on you're allmost there!
Keep up the good work!
Let the good times roll (again)!
Philippe
Author: Philippe
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000ST Restauration
Replies: 31
Views: 1081

Re: Z1000ST Restauration

Hello guys here I am again. I mounted the Z1R collector on the Z1000ST. Some of you may consider it as a "Frankenstein"bike but I like it. It's modified with original Kawasaki parts and they're more or less from the same period, so I give it a go. DSCN3143.JPG When putting the headers on, ...
Author: Philippe
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1000A1 Electrical box queries
Replies: 12
Views: 326

Re: Z1000A1 Electrical box queries

Hi csx355 I checked on my Z1000A1 this morning... I forgot to say I have an early US import... In that US loom there's an extra white wire connection. If you have a European loom there's no extra connection. I have no idea which loom Z-Power provides, the US or the European. So just to make sure: fr...

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