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Author: z1bman
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Bead Blaster Extractor
Replies: 4
Views: 93

Re: Bead Blaster Extractor

my sons blaster was used every day & he used the finest grit which i thought would ruin the motor but was still going when he sold the blaster with the vacuum to a friend of mine & he still uses it & the filter in them is very good quality https://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-Wet+Dry-Vacuum-w...
Author: z1bman
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Spark Plug Cap
Replies: 8
Views: 128

Re: Spark Plug Cap

should be the original Kawasaki plug cap had a resister
Author: z1bman
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Bead Blaster Extractor
Replies: 4
Views: 93

Re: Bead Blaster Extractor

when my sons extractor packed up i used a wet & dry vacuum from wickes only about £35 did the job better than the industrial one he had
Author: z1bman
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Spark Plug Cap
Replies: 8
Views: 128

Re: Spark Plug Cap

Author: z1bman
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1R fuel tank sender
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: Z1R fuel tank sender

just a bit of reshaping the arm for the float or you could buy the proper one for the job

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Author: z1bman
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Vibration
Replies: 2
Views: 165

Re: Vibration

could be the clutch bearing or the spring in the back of the basket
Author: z1bman
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1R fuel tank sender
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: Z1R fuel tank sender

kawasaki gt 750 & gt 550 are very similar both use 6 hole mounting & could be easily modified to do the job
Author: z1bman
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1R Clocks Restoration
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Re: Z1R Clocks Restoration

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Author: z1bman
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1000 output bearing
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: Z1000 output bearing

chrisw1 wrote:https://www.amazon.co.uk/NSK-BL305-NRC3NSK-Radial-Bearing/dp/B076TG3PPS


looking at this bearing i dont think the groove in the bearing is is the same width as the genuine kawasaki bearing & the retainer is much thinner than the groove in the crank cases ?
Author: z1bman
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Airbox identification
Replies: 8
Views: 201

Re: Airbox identification

the one on the left looks like z1r
Author: z1bman
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1000 output bearing
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: Z1000 output bearing

the groove is locate the bearing in the crank cases & there is a half moon shaped ring that prevents the bearing from moving sideways. dont use a standard bearing
Author: z1bman
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Exhaust refurb
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Exhaust refurb

its a big gamble repairing & re chroming 40 year old exhausts the problem is although the metal may look good from the outside it could be only thousands of an inch thick in places & the process involved in removing the old chrome & the cleaning process is corrosive & as soon as the ...

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