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Author: Savage
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: Health Warning: you never know what's round the corner.....
Replies: 28
Views: 3470

Re: Health Warning: you never know what's round the corner.....

A Doctor told me lots of people are walking around with no idea they've had an infarct, it's only when they have a scan. Glad you have some good folk looking after you. Thanks. I was told that too, but finding out at the CT stage is too late for some who ignore the symptoms completely. Yes, (I wasn...
Author: Savage
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: Health Warning: you never know what's round the corner.....
Replies: 28
Views: 3470

Re: Health Warning: you never know what's round the corner.....

Andrew, It was good to meet you again at Stafford this year, Until you told me, I didn't realise what had happened. It would have been easy to keep things to yourself, but by sharing it, you just may have saved someone else. :up Thanks Steve, I think it's important to be open about these things, be...
Author: Savage
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: Not for the purists
Replies: 11
Views: 2236

Re: Not for the purists

Really like that, very tasteful.
Author: Savage
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: kawasaki h2c wanted
Replies: 25
Views: 2855

Re: kawasaki h2c wanted

There's a purple one on ebay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1975-Kawasaki-H2C-750-Mach-IV-Triple-Lester-Wheels-Imaculate-Condition/273755020126?_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20160323102634%26meid%3Dce17943cd1d3454aaccf42ab8bbc7186%26pid%3D100623%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D6%26mehot%3Dp...
Author: Savage
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Valve shim sizes on the limit! What next?
Replies: 12
Views: 1246

Re: Valve shim sizes on the limit! What next?

Pigford wrote:I had a #180 shim which was handy for checking tolerance of a head with tight valves - loaned it out a while back and never seen it again :??


This is why I don't lend out books anymore.
Author: Savage
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: Suzuki GT380?.
Replies: 17
Views: 2486

Re: Suzuki GT380?.

I've had all the GT's back in the day, from the 125/185/250 twins, 250 Hustler,500 Cobra and all the triples but god knows why, I think they must have come cheap and they all chucked their guts or suffered terminal electrical failure in the end. They were all a bit bland performance wise and iffy i...
Author: Savage
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Battery
Replies: 15
Views: 1632

Re: Battery

I prefer Yuasa because I've not had a problem with one.
Author: Savage
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: GPZ1000RX Project
Replies: 26
Views: 4341

Re: GPZ1000RX Project

You guys are amazing the way you casually strip engines and remember how everything goes together.

Nice workshops to.
Author: Savage
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Engine cases
Replies: 20
Views: 2403

Re: Engine cases

I guess this is 1984 er 2019 having a sense of humour now leads to re-education classes :roll:
Author: Savage
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Engine cases
Replies: 20
Views: 2403

Re: Engine cases

Garry.L wrote:As said above.

The cases below were not as scratched but had lots of pitting in places, the same principle applies though, ie Progressive grades of Wet & Dry then get rubbing with the polish.....


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:up
Author: Savage
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000H
Replies: 55
Views: 5417

Re: Z1000H value

Pigford wrote:Here's my old MkII that I built a few years back…




There must be thousands spent in that engine alone, Is there a build thread for this?
Author: Savage
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: Secret Hodna breaks cover
Replies: 20
Views: 3112

Re: Secret Hodna breaks cover

Pretty isn't an adjective I'd usually use to describe a bike, but it's the first word I thought.

Followed by very nice :cool
Author: Savage
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Show us Yours
Topic: Classic Zed...
Replies: 13
Views: 2674

Re: Classic Zed...

They've got one of those funny beards where you shave the top lip.
Author: Savage
Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: Dual Sport
Replies: 11
Views: 2659

Re: Dual Sport

Must be an amazing feeling being miles away from civilisation, here we've got break down recovery, but you must plan for weeks before you set off out. Respect.
Author: Savage
Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Show us Yours
Topic: Classic Zed...
Replies: 13
Views: 2674

Re: Classic Zed...

nicomkii wrote:Pigford, just what is it you are wishing :lol:




I bet he'd get stuck straight into that, stripping the carbs down, and fiddling with the timing :wink:

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