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Author: TimH
Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 650 C2 rebuild
Replies: 29
Views: 1850

Re: 650 C2 rebuild

I might well get the airbox side as they are rock hard and I worried last time about them cracking and one doesnt quite fit.
Author: TimH
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 650 C2 rebuild
Replies: 29
Views: 1850

Re: 650 C2 rebuild

Thanks for that Darren but already have some, got to take the bloody carbs off again though now as they are leaking at the feed pipe, i think the seal has gone, hours of fun getting them on again or buy some pods and do away with the air box and make life easier.
Author: TimH
Thu May 28, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 650 C2 rebuild
Replies: 29
Views: 1850

Re: 650 C2 rebuild

Engine finished,carbs on finally after an hour of swearing and wrestling and swearing again, exhaust on. Got it turning over on the starter after finding a broken wire in the handle bar switch (only had 9 volts at the starter relay). Sounded awful, chain slapping, grinding and all sorts, turned it o...
Author: TimH
Sun May 17, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 650 C2 rebuild
Replies: 29
Views: 1850

Re: 650 C2 rebuild

Timing sorted now but had re retap all the threads on the head as the bolts were binding, ho hum. Exhaust and carbs next, then got to try and get a couple of dents out the tank and see if it runs!

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Author: TimH
Fri May 15, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: 650 C2 rebuild
Replies: 29
Views: 1850

Re: 650 C2 rebuild

Barrels and head on now, found 3 buggered threads and a dodgey helicoil whilst putting it back together so carefully had to retap the threads and hope the bolts hold. Put the cams in got everything lined up, counted the chain pins everything ok, put the tensioners in and tightened it all up and its ...
Author: TimH
Sun May 10, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 650 C2 rebuild
Replies: 29
Views: 1850

Re: 650 C2 rebuild

Got the bottom end in, one of those jobs that you realise haf way throught that you should of had some help!! Must remember I'm not 20 anymore.

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Author: TimH
Sun May 10, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 650 C2 rebuild
Replies: 29
Views: 1850

Re: 650 C2 rebuild

Will have to meet up when we can Darren
Author: TimH
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 650 C2 rebuild
Replies: 29
Views: 1850

Re: 650 C2 rebuild

Bit more done now, just having a headache bleeding the front brakes. :rock

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Author: TimH
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z650 Special...not for the purist.
Replies: 30
Views: 2393

Re: Z650 Special...not for the purist.

Looks good so far will be interesting to see how it turns out.
Author: TimH
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: Kent Ride Meet ups
Replies: 3
Views: 376

Re: Kent Ride Meet ups

Providing I can get my 650 up and running by the time we're allowed put again I'd be up for a few rides out.
Cheers
Tim
Author: TimH
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 650 C2 rebuild
Replies: 29
Views: 1850

Re: 650 C2 rebuild

A few more pictures of the progress so far.
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Author: TimH
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 650 C2 rebuild
Replies: 29
Views: 1850

Re: 650 C2 rebuild

Managed to get some time down the garage and painted the wheels.
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Author: TimH
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Engine just cuts out! Any suggestions please?
Replies: 15
Views: 941

Re: Engine just cuts out! Any suggestions please?

My son had the same problem with his Harley, it would run OK then stop instantly then not start till it had cooled down. Everyone told him it was fuel but they will generally die slowly if its fuel related as it burns the weakening fuel mixture, stopping instantly is usually electrical. You need to ...
Author: TimH
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: KZ650 Refurb
Replies: 22
Views: 1854

Re: KZ650 Refurb

I had a couple of GS550's in the late 80's great bikes but bloody heavy! Nearly bought a 1000 a couple of years back but couldn't raise enough money. :(
Author: TimH
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 650 C2 rebuild
Replies: 29
Views: 1850

Re: 650 C2 rebuild

Nice job, but as you know deep pockets are required. Unfortunately there are big child and grandchild size holes in my pockets which is why its taken so long!! :D I will have to clean up the rest of the bike myself and replace what I can when I can but first objective is to get it back on the road ...

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