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Author: Savage
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: kawasaki h2c wanted
Replies: 20
Views: 591

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: 258

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: 411

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: 10
Views: 204

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: 17
Views: 1221

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: 1018

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: 1018

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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Author: Savage
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000H
Replies: 55
Views: 1802

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: 993

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: 1207

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: 7
Views: 762

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: 1207

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:
Author: Savage
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Out and About
Topic: Two stroke action in Derby
Replies: 18
Views: 2053

Re: Two stroke action in Derby

Great pics, miss my RD400.
Author: Savage
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Duff reg/rec?
Replies: 8
Views: 587

Re: Duff reg/rec?

I noticed the cooling fin area is bigger on the Electrex reg/rec than the original on my bike (not a Z).

Bought an LED voltage warning light which is reassuring.
Author: Savage
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: When you like the shape & hate the motor
Replies: 6
Views: 637

Re: When you like the shape & hate the motor

A wolf in sheeps clothing :wink: Haven't always found Hodna bikes to be as reliable as their reputation. Had similar with BMW (cars). Not quite the quality Bavarian Engineering and Teutonic build quality the press would have you believe. Yes, If I see a car by the side of the road it's often Audi o...

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