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Author: HowieD
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: HowieD's 'arris
Replies: 120
Views: 41046

Re: HowieD's 'arris

The Valves i have bought are these from Z-Power: Valves full set of 8 Part number 12004/5Z1000A/D/E.
Author: HowieD
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: HowieD's 'arris
Replies: 120
Views: 41046

Re: HowieD's 'arris

If it's just the one valve and everything else, timing, springs etc check out ok then you need to check the guide clearance. If that one is slightly on the tight side it will nip the stem when hot and the valve won't return under spring pressure once it's been opened by the cam and the piston will ...
Author: HowieD
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: HowieD's 'arris
Replies: 120
Views: 41046

Re: HowieD's 'arris

Greetings !!! It's been a while eh ?? - looks like a year since the last post - shocking. So an update - Out on Horace in June 2017 and after about five miles things get a bit slippy in the Foot peg department. so pulling over to a handy lay-by finds oil is oozing through the new "K&N"...
Author: HowieD
Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Stator wiring problem
Replies: 9
Views: 1248

Re: Stator wiring problem

Bought a packet - don't need them right now but been looking long enough so mission accoumplished !!
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as far as looking for Post Connectors as concerned.
Plus I am planningthe Mk8 Loom for Horace
Author: HowieD
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Stator wiring problem
Replies: 9
Views: 1248

Re: Stator wiring problem

10 seconds on google found all you need and loads more Jap bike connectors . http://kojaycat.co.uk/Connectors-Bullet/39mm-Japanese-Bullet-Connectors 'kin hell been looking for ages to find them - searched on the propper name though - Post Connector !! How about the plastic covers to go over them as...
Author: HowieD
Fri May 05, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Track Days & Race Meets
Topic: Donington 2017 6th - 7th May
Replies: 65
Views: 12191

Re: Donington 2017 6th - 7th May

Found it !
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Author: HowieD
Thu May 04, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Track Days & Race Meets
Topic: Donington 2017 6th - 7th May
Replies: 65
Views: 12191

Re: Donington 2017 6th - 7th May

Hello, I saw a map somewhere of the layout for the stands - anyone else seen it and has a link ???
Author: HowieD
Mon May 01, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Track Days & Race Meets
Topic: Donington 2017 6th - 7th May
Replies: 65
Views: 12191

Re: Donington 2017 6th - 7th May

I'm planning on going on Sunday and looking forward to meeting you all
Author: HowieD
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: HowieD's 'arris
Replies: 120
Views: 41046

Re: HowieD's 'arris

Old Engine strip down: All the Valve Guides and Valve Stems were worn beyond the limits and the VG Oil seals were hardened. So that is the cause of the oil consumption. 2017-03-02 10.37.45.jpg 2017-03-02 10.37.56.jpg 2017-03-02 10.49.57.jpg 2017-03-02 10.53.01.jpg 2017-03-02 11.22.47.jpg The Block h...
Author: HowieD
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: HowieD's 'arris
Replies: 120
Views: 41046

Re: HowieD's 'arris

hum for some reason I couldn't add much more to that post so here we go with part II: New Engine in: 2017-04-26 10.28.26.jpg 2017-04-26 09.50.55.jpg And new carbs to suit the larger engine capacity - CR31 ultrasonically cleaned and overhauled. 2017-04-26 09.55.38.jpg While it was being worked on the...
Author: HowieD
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: HowieD's 'arris
Replies: 120
Views: 41046

Re: HowieD's 'arris

So. After a few months of running I found the oil consumption is pretty awefull despite haveing a full overhaul of the engine afew years ago - then into storage while the frame was being sorted out. A round trip to Kings Lynn and back - 146 miles used the oil from the top mark to the bottom mark on ...
Author: HowieD
Sat Apr 08, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Electrics problem
Replies: 10
Views: 765

Re: Electrics problem

Maybe consider replacing the Points with a Dyna-S Electronic Ignition - better Starting and running too, plus it wouldn't need as much maintenance.
Author: HowieD
Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: HowieD's 'arris
Replies: 120
Views: 41046

There good, where is the built in indicator? I'll try and get a picture but I'm the mean time try and imagine that the lights of the Halo are individual LEDs - every other one is orange and is the indicator part. When the indicator is active the white ones go out and the orange ones flash as indica...
Author: HowieD
Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:50 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: HowieD's 'arris
Replies: 120
Views: 41046

Lights that LIGHT

so after watching some people around the roads with H4 type lights and nearly being cut up with a "dint see you" sort of hand signal.... Take these and be dazzled instead. City 5W vs DRL Halo before and after all on the same bike: http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv20/howiehowie93/FullSi...
Author: HowieD
Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: 5-3/4" headlight woes
Replies: 0
Views: 391

5-3/4" headlight woes

Greetings, one of the Winter Projects is trying to update the Headlights on Horace from twin 60/55W lamps to two LED type - 'cos loads more light,less power consumption and very see-able Halo lamps added. I have the new light units but they are too big to just fit in the holders as direct replacemen...

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