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Author: PAULJAC47
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: New Here?
Topic: Hello for Edmonton, Alberta
Replies: 3
Views: 18

Re: Hello for Edmonton, Alberta

Hi Good pair of bikes,welcome to the Forum...
Author: PAULJAC47
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1000 a2 rear brake piston
Replies: 4
Views: 42

Re: Z1000 a2 rear brake piston

If using hollow pistons be sure to use 9mm thick pads non sintered,if using solid type pistons with heat sink, you should use sintered 8mm thick pads,not a lot of movement on these back discs and you can end up with brake drag and over heat issues...
Author: PAULJAC47
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Valve seal
Replies: 8
Views: 133

Re: Valve seal

As Phillipe says,the only seals worth using are gen or Viton,all the ones out of gasket sets give up in very short order!its is possible to replace seals without head removal,never done it myself but have seen vids using compressed air and coiled rope,know at least one respected member on here who h...
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Spark Plug Cap
Replies: 8
Views: 185

Re: Spark Plug Cap

If you are replacing the plugs be certain to get genuine Ngk loads of copies out there,Denso are a better bet...
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Z1000-A1 OEM Service manual
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: Z1000-A1 OEM Service manual

Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: DIY Plating
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Re: DIY Plating

Have seen one of these(or very like it used) seems to be a lot of work to get good results ,especially with cleaning up parts,the results were ok but not as good as pro job.Got a place local who would do(at one time at least) a bucket full for £25....
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Exhaust refurb
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Re: Exhaust refurb

Good advice,i would leave alone,its opening a can of worms,been there got the T shirt...
Author: PAULJAC47
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 28
Views: 822

Re: Engine oil

Sage advice i reckon zed1015,i just stick to a good classic mineral and change it often,never had a prob.
Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Cylinders 1 & 3 hot header pipes discolouring
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: Cylinders 1 & 3 hot header pipes discolouring

Mark,get hold of a Gunson colourtune,tells you issues straight away...
Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Haynes manual
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: Haynes manual

Author: PAULJAC47
Mon Sep 03, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Exhausts: Any experiences of OS Pipes or Bazar de la Becane?
Replies: 6
Views: 280

Re: Exhausts: Any experiences of OS Pipes or Bazar de la Becane?

Os pipes made some v good cans for a Gs i had(its the one pictured on their site).Their 4/4 pipes were hideous,have seen cans from them grafted onto original down pipes and were very good.If its still Roy there he had issues getting the down pipes correctly bent.at the time...The French jobbies i ha...
Author: PAULJAC47
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Peugot M***D(sold)
Replies: 0
Views: 102

Peugot M***D(sold)

Got this for sale on car and classic,£465...https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1030548 if any interest on here!
Author: PAULJAC47
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Motobatt Failure
Replies: 13
Views: 440

Re: Motobatt Failure

Unusual for one to fail that way,would fully charge and see if the same when disconnected or put an ammeter in series and see if any current drain,when they fail they just usually totally fail(in my experience).
Author: PAULJAC47
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Reg/Rec Failure Symptoms
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Reg/Rec Failure Symptoms

If reg/rect working as should,you should get around 14.6 v dc across battery at around 3k revs,if you dont have a meter,start in the dark and see if headlamp goes brighter when you rev up as a quick check..

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