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Author: ZedHead
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Smethurst Engine Clean
Replies: 14
Views: 259

Re: Smethurst Engine Clean

I am probably "teaching grannie to suck eggs here" but if you replace the guides, would you also need to recut the seats? Could you not remove and reuse the offending guides, carefully marking the rotational angle first so they go back at the right angle?
Author: ZedHead
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Z1b /z9 cam cover
Replies: 3
Views: 96

Re: Z1b /z9 cam cover

That's a real bummer, I don't like to see anyone struggle like that. I am sure you will have the good times rolling again soon.
Author: ZedHead
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Smethurst Engine Clean
Replies: 14
Views: 259

Re: Smethurst Engine Clean

Good advise. I wonder how many have rebuilt engines with blast media in the journals, threads etc :shock:

Will they blow out with compressed air?
Author: ZedHead
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Plugs!
Replies: 9
Views: 164

Re: Plugs!

King of Kings wrote:My bad! I meant B6ES :oops: just wanted to see if anyone had gone to that heat range? My bike takes modern CR series plugs anyway.


I am not really sure why you would need to go that hot. Personally, I would not risk it.
Author: ZedHead
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Plugs!
Replies: 9
Views: 164

Re: Plugs!

I know they do :) THIS is why they are called projected nose ..... and why you should not use them unless recommended for the motor in question. (well not unless you are after lightening the piston crown at least) :wink: https://i.imgur.com/BMzewo0.jpg That cleared that up :D
Author: ZedHead
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Plugs!
Replies: 9
Views: 164

Re: Plugs!

Heat range aside, I would be more concerned about the projected nose of the BP6ES making contact with the top of the pistons. Uncertain if it actually reaches further into the combustion chamber but it would certainly need investigating. King of kings, why are you thinking of changing from standard?
Author: ZedHead
Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: New Here?
Topic: Newbie in North East
Replies: 11
Views: 453

Re: Newbie in North East

Welcome. Lovely bike
Author: ZedHead
Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Plugs!
Replies: 9
Views: 164

Re: Plugs!

The "P" just means the inner electrode is a bit longer which helps to prevent fouling. B6 is a lot hotter than the original B8ES. NGK suggest going one hotter to B7ES to compensate for the softer riding style of classic bikes and cooler burning characteristics of modern ethanol fuel. I wou...
Author: ZedHead
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Pan Head shoulder screw
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: Pan Head shoulder screw

Thanks guys. Some responses: Z1bman - it looks as if someone had beaten me to it, using a similar shoulder screw to the one you identified; CompoZ1R - thanks. I missed that when I googled for that part earlier on. Now ordered and despatched. Zedhead - the 12mm hits the outer face of the headlight r...
Author: ZedHead
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000J Build
Replies: 275
Views: 31394

Re: Z1000J Build

So I think the carriers are good, just need new discs, but I don't really want to be taking them off and waiting for ages for new ones to be made at this time of year or I'll miss the week of summer in Scotland! Lol. If someone had KipKawa's drawings then that would be a hit so I could get them man...
Author: ZedHead
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Pan Head shoulder screw
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: Pan Head shoulder screw

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NOS-KAWASAKI-Headlight-Screws-Set-of-2-Z1-900-H1-500-H2-750-KZ900-KZ1000-KZ1300/172417997938?epid=1011845736&hash=item2824e9dc72:g:fnkAAOxy4dNS86OD vint johnny has most stuff remade diffo part No's The 23019-023 in the ebay ad is still available from Kawasaki but the ...
Author: ZedHead
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1a Chain Oiler Pump
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: Z1a Chain Oiler Pump

BigZCas wrote:Can anyone advise what the O Ring (92055053) is for that fits onto the pump drive shaft ?


Some sort of rubber protection, like a condom :oops:
Author: ZedHead
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: Kawasaki Day - Ace Cafe - Sun 15th Apr
Replies: 43
Views: 1302

Re: Kawasaki Day - Ace Cafe - Sun 15th Apr

Us from Leicestershire like to make an effort :) Maybe we should wear name tags at these events :lol: Nice pictures You're not wrong! I think I spoke to at least half-a-dozen members who I still don't know their forum names. :shock: (You were with your good lady wife, I believe, on the luminous gre...
Author: ZedHead
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: Kawasaki Day - Ace Cafe - Sun 15th Apr
Replies: 43
Views: 1302

Re: Kawasaki Day - Ace Cafe - Sun 15th Apr

Great pictures guys.

Still not sure about the H2 styling. Why do Kawasaki put extended rear plate brackets on I don't understand? RS is the same.
Author: ZedHead
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Z1B Carbs for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 198

Re: Z1B Carbs for sale

Bargain!

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