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Author: damien.wrl
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Exhaust drains....
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Exhaust drains....

Good morning all , Z1000 oe exhausts appear to have drain holes at the base of the cans , Mine seem to have what appear to be small (rusty) grommets , anyone enlighten me on wether they should be plugged, drained occasionally or left open, how do they not constitute a “blowing exhaust “
Author: damien.wrl
Wed May 22, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: A1, A2 Oe exhausts...
Replies: 3
Views: 363

A1, A2 Oe exhausts...

There is an ongoing negotiation on the forum re Italian repro 4:2 exhausts, I have a hole in mine and whilst waiting over winter was fine I find myself looking out at the sunny weather and dry roads itching for a blast ... I know its like unicorn nadgers but just in case anyone out there took off th...
Author: damien.wrl
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Baffles..
Replies: 2
Views: 270

Re: Baffles..

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Author: damien.wrl
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Baffles..
Replies: 2
Views: 270

Baffles..

I am a mechanic disaster waiting to happen so no spanner jockey... I am thinking no but are the baffles in a standard A1/A2 exhaust removable ?
Author: damien.wrl
Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1000 a1 exhausts?
Replies: 45
Views: 7507

Re: Z1000 a1 exhausts?

Bit of work being done here... not cheap, not even reasonable ... may come down a bit if we have the numbers http://z1ownersclub.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=44097 I guess it depends on your perspective. However, I have stumbled across another option which may work out quite a bit cheaper. ...
Author: damien.wrl
Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1000 a1 exhausts?
Replies: 45
Views: 7507

Re: Z1000 a1 exhausts?

Hi there Ospipes gentleman said £850 or thereabouts for a set. So still significantly cheaper than the £1400 proposal, even with a theoretical 15% discount. Haven't heard from anyone who has fitted an Ospipes set. While we're on the subject: What is the general consensus on putting 4 into 4 Z900 se...
Author: damien.wrl
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1000 a1 exhausts?
Replies: 45
Views: 7507

Re: Z1000 a1 exhausts?

Hi there Anyone had any Z1000 A1 pipes from Ospipes recently? Any photos? I have a stainless Harris replica I commisioned from Exhaust craft in Whitehaven but bit too derestricted, too noisey. So need new exhaust system. Looking for 4 into 2. Doesn't have to be exact but in same style as OEM Thanks...
Author: damien.wrl
Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: New Here?
Topic: New Here...well, in Australia
Replies: 8
Views: 912

Re: New Here...well, in Australia

Hello and welcome...we do like pictures... my daughters are down under and I spent 5 weeks not doing anything bike in Sydney last November ... was suggested i should visit “Old Gold” Londonderry but it was a fair old hike ..someone has just started a FB group for Zs in NSW
Author: damien.wrl
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Anal advice...
Replies: 11
Views: 865

Re: Anal advice...

ADRIAN H wrote:Result.



Thanks everyone, messy old business but we got to the bottom of my anal question...I even got a bit of useful terminology from you it would appear to be a “faux stitching”pattern I am after ... thanks again
Author: damien.wrl
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Anal advice...
Replies: 11
Views: 865

Re: Anal advice...

ADRIAN H wrote:Image from book.




That’s what I needed thanks ... doh... didn’t think of checking the book/manual . it’s been a long year. Who was selling the original pic you posted?
Author: damien.wrl
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Anal advice...
Replies: 11
Views: 865

Re: Anal advice...

[code][/code]That’s the pattern, that one has a rope pattern in the groves... trying to ascertain what it should have some have a series of dots , this one appears to have nothing ... what’s should it be anyone

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Author: damien.wrl
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Anal advice...
Replies: 11
Views: 865

Anal advice...

Happy new year everyone , sorry this isn’t going to be what you thought .. looking to buy a pattern seat cover, after the z900-1000 cover with the “sausages” down each side, hope that makes sense... anal question what sort of detail is featured in the grooves? Several manufacturers and several infil...
Author: damien.wrl
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: KZ1000A1 Rebuild
Replies: 28
Views: 3138

Re: KZ1000A1 Rebuild

would like the stand and axle dents , side cover fixing plus oe part number stamp Ultimately, the more detail the higher the tooling costs and selling price will be. As good as these look, I think they will turn out to be original style replacements rather than exact replicas. Nothing wrong with th...
Author: damien.wrl
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: KZ1000A1 Rebuild
Replies: 28
Views: 3138

Re: KZ1000A1 Rebuild

I have met and know Gerrard who runs Becane fairly well. He won't tell me where he gets them but I do know he does not make them himself. Interested to know how the differ from originals I've just compared photos from both companies and I'd say they are one and the same.... Although Becane didn't d...
Author: damien.wrl
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: 4:2 exhausts....z1000 A options ??
Replies: 25
Views: 2205

Re: 4:2 exhausts....z1000 A options ??

Have spoken to these people who appear to be reasonably close to the not very responsive French company, similar price as well... anyone think Z power would get some in and be able to get the price down a tad? https://www.london-exhaust.com/EN/ Some pics they sent Looks like side cover fixing points...

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