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Author: popsA1
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: GPZ1100 Frame
Replies: 14
Views: 221

Re: GPZ1100 Frame

It's not easy. I had the same idea with a Unitrak frame but when I positioned the Z900 crankcases in the frame it was obvious it was going to be a challenge. So I gave up but someone on here has done it. The front mount is way off and needs repositioning as I recall. Here's the project http://z1owne...
Author: popsA1
Tue May 02, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Carb cable bracket
Replies: 4
Views: 290

Re: Carb cable bracket

You'r probably right. If only my welding skills were as good as my photoshop skills.
Author: popsA1
Mon May 01, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Carb cable bracket
Replies: 4
Views: 290

Carb cable bracket

This is probably a bit of a long shot but I need a cable bracket for a set of vm26 carbs. The set I have came from an early GS850 where the push cable mount is a good 15 to 20mm higher. As a result either the inner cable needs to be longer or the outer needs to be shorter by the same amount. This is...
Author: popsA1
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Thread pitch
Replies: 3
Views: 287

Re: Thread pitch

From memory.
M10 x 1.5 (standard or course) into the cases.
M10 x 1.25 (metric fine) for the nut.

Paul
Author: popsA1
Thu Mar 17, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z THOU A2 FORK DISMANTLE
Replies: 17
Views: 1414

Made my own tool only a few weeks back from an M12 nut (19mm hex) welded to a length of 1/2" gas pipe.

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Author: popsA1
Sat Jan 24, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: My Man Cave
Replies: 13
Views: 3828

I can’t see the fridge!
Author: popsA1
Mon Aug 04, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Best ever tried and tested spark plugs for stock Z900 ?
Replies: 25
Views: 3556

To find what other plugs you could use try this Spark Plug Conversion.
Enter your favorite plug and see the equivalent makes.

Paul.
Author: popsA1
Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Starter Motor Clutch
Replies: 0
Views: 231

Starter Motor Clutch

Does anyone have a starter motor clutch?
I need everything between the alternator rotor and the starter motor it’s self. The clutch assembly, large clutch gear, idler gear and shaft.
Author: popsA1
Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Clutch
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Clutch

Where in the UK can I get replacement clutch damper springs?

Also, does anyone have a clutch hub removal tool I could borrow?

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Author: popsA1
Sun Jul 13, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Oil filter pressure bypass valve – spring
Replies: 2
Views: 526

One spring ordered. Thanks.
Author: popsA1
Sat Jul 12, 2014 11:12 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Oil filter pressure bypass valve – spring
Replies: 2
Views: 526

Oil filter pressure bypass valve – spring

Having cleaned out all the screw threads and oil passageways I started to assemble my engine. The first thing to go in was the aforementioned valve and I decided to wash out the pump to filter passageway just in case there might be some cleaning medium or 50k miles worth of sludge left in the blind ...
Author: popsA1
Thu Jun 05, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: More (any!) stopping power for Z1R
Replies: 12
Views: 2211

Will, GPz900R calipers also bolt straight on. Do you mean these: - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kawasaki-GPZ-900-R-Front-Brake-Calipers-/111354479724?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts_13&hash=item19ed3e846c or these: - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kawasaki-GPZ-900-R-A7-A8-A9-A10-1990-1996-Tokico-front-brake-cali...
Author: popsA1
Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1000A1 = Death Handling :D
Replies: 15
Views: 1459

Back in the 80s I ran Pirelli Phantoms and Metzeler Perfects. They were great to start with but after about 1000 miles they would setup a wobble at 100+ that I didn’t have the balls to ride through. Today I’m on Avon Roadrider’s and the same thing is happening. Some non Z riders have suggested...
Author: popsA1
Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z650/old school triumph/Z1100 Chimera.
Replies: 64
Views: 29342

Great to see this back Julian. Excellent engineering you’ve done and FI has got to be the way forward.
Author: popsA1
Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: Why make this ....when you can use this?
Replies: 1
Views: 884

The second one is more advanced! It's water cooled :!:

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