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Author: Pigford
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: 11th South West Rally
Replies: 20
Views: 2435

Re: 11th South West Rally

Sorry Ralphy & CB - not gonna be able to make it this year as off in me campervan!!!

Have a good one all of you.
Author: Pigford
Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B Restoration
Replies: 13
Views: 427

Re: Z1B Restoration

Watching with interest - keep the good work & photo's coming!!!
Author: Pigford
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Out and About
Topic: Quick Spin
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Quick Spin

garyd wrote:Funny road test....it's standing still!!! :biggrin



…………… but it is on the road!
Author: Pigford
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Pot 3&4 running very hot
Replies: 7
Views: 390

Re: Pot 3&4 running very hot

Not uncommon to run the middle 2 x cylinders 1 x size up on main jets to help..... big Suzook's did this from factory in 1980's,
Author: Pigford
Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: A4 Shim Lapping ?
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: A4 Shim Lapping ?

Members get access to a "shim-swap" service :D
Author: Pigford
Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: A4 Shim Lapping ?
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: A4 Shim Lapping ?

Case hardened
Author: Pigford
Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Out and About
Topic: Minehead - Z900A4
Replies: 0
Views: 166

Minehead - Z900A4

Saw a very tidy A4 in green going along the sea front at Blue Anchor, coming from Minehead earlier this morning!
Rev OGV***P
Author: Pigford
Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Z1,Z9,Z1000.AIR CORRECTOR JETS. Last few sets.. Price drop...
Replies: 28
Views: 1191

Re: Z1,Z9,Z1000.AIR CORRECTOR JETS.

Arrived today, cheers Rob :up
Author: Pigford
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Z1,Z9,Z1000.AIR CORRECTOR JETS. Last few sets.. Price drop...
Replies: 28
Views: 1191

Re: Z1,Z9,Z1000.AIR CORRECTOR JETS.

I'll have a set please Rob.
Author: Pigford
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: KZ900 the beginning
Replies: 26
Views: 1243

Re: KZ900 the beginning

Hi, I’ve just joined the z1 club because I also have bought a Kz900c,mine is slightly newer than yours 1976 number 253. I was going to restore it to Kz900 spec but am tempted to go down the police bike route as there are so few left. I’ve got the foot plates on mine, as well as the headlight and re...
Author: Pigford
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Z1000R2/ Z1000J Front wheel (Gone)
Replies: 14
Views: 600

Re: Z1000R2/ Z1000J Front wheel (FREE)

Would you be able to post it to me? Go halves on postage?????
Author: Pigford
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Stainless Steel Bolts - Ok or Not?
Replies: 19
Views: 918

Re: Stainless Steel Bolts - Ok or Not?

Glad to see this post and the opinions about stainless bolts. In addition to the cam cover, I've also bought stainless cap nuts, washers & studding for the exhaust. The only place I can think of that might be a problem to use stainless is the camshaft bearing caps, but they're pretty well prote...
Author: Pigford
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Stainless Steel Bolts - Ok or Not?
Replies: 19
Views: 918

Re: Stainless Steel Bolts - Ok or Not?

Blackseven wrote:Why would it be a problem to use stainless on the camshaft bearing caps?



Think he means there's no real advantage?
Author: Pigford
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Stainless Steel Bolts - Ok or Not?
Replies: 19
Views: 918

Re: Stainless Steel Bolts - Ok or Not?

Lets be honest - s/s is going to be stronger than 95% of the metal on a Zed - so you can guess which material will fail first...... :blah
Author: Pigford
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Idiots guide to setting up carbs
Replies: 18
Views: 856

Re: Idiots guide to setting up carbs

If the pipes are "repro" - they are restrictive and can upset mixture.

A common problem with std A4's is a stumble just off throttle...... but check spark/compression/filter first.

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