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Author: damien.wrl
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: KZ1000A1 Rebuild
Replies: 28
Views: 1071

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: 1071

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: 21
Views: 580

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...
Author: damien.wrl
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: KZ1000A1 Rebuild
Replies: 28
Views: 1071

Re: KZ1000A1 Rebuild

I also have an A1 which recently blew a small hole in the original can... I have located a couple of companies in Europe who make what they describe as 100% copies of the 4:2... they are not cheap but I hope to be able to order a set in the next few months ... if you are interested I can send you so...
Author: damien.wrl
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B Restoration
Replies: 64
Views: 3565

Re: Z1B Restoration

Anything you cant do??
Author: damien.wrl
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B Restoration
Replies: 64
Views: 3565

Re: Z1B Restoration

2027 would be fine , I might be a bit old by then but fine ..That’s why it would be special .... you always wonder how it will be when you drop it at a garage, you drop it off knowing they have time limits, you hope it comes back ok.... dropping it at yours would be a happier experience , you know e...
Author: damien.wrl
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B Restoration
Replies: 64
Views: 3565

Re: Z1B Restoration

When do I drop my bike around for a freshen up ??
Author: damien.wrl
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: 4:2 exhausts....z1000 A options ??
Replies: 21
Views: 580

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

That’s two posts I didn’t need to see .....
Author: damien.wrl
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: 4:2 exhausts....z1000 A options ??
Replies: 21
Views: 580

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

On first look the OS cans are noticeably thinner and don’t have the taper down at the front , I assume this is to avoid the shaping for stands etc ... the French ones seem fatter but finding it hard to get any info atm You'll find it hard to get info from the French guys. I tried about 5 times and ...
Author: damien.wrl
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: 4:2 exhausts....z1000 A options ??
Replies: 21
Views: 580

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

On first look the OS cans are noticeably thinner and don’t have the taper down at the front , I assume this is to avoid the shaping for stands etc ... the French ones seem fatter but finding it hard to get any info atm
Author: damien.wrl
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: 4:2 exhausts....z1000 A options ??
Replies: 21
Views: 580

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

So this evening my original left hand silencer spat out the drain screw and the surrounding area, I am going to look into getting it repaired and re chromed but do I have other options ? has anyone got a can hidden somewhere or have you found/fitted pattern or stainless systems?? ... I am really not...
Author: damien.wrl
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Exhaust refurb
Replies: 5
Views: 331

Exhaust refurb

Hiya , I have the original stamped cans on my A1 and I am looking into getting them rejuvenated, atm the pipes are all quite good however the cans although looking good from the top have slight pitting and some rust around the drainage holes and the seam at the far end, I know it won’t be cheap (sec...
Author: damien.wrl
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build
Replies: 73
Views: 9363

Re: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build

Nice but Nowhere near as pretty......
Author: damien.wrl
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B Restoration
Replies: 64
Views: 3565

Re: Z1B Restoration

You need a hobby

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