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Author: Tonto
Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Chrome plating
Replies: 2
Views: 173

Re: Chrome plating

Hi, For a few years I've been using a guy called Aaron Walkinshaw at Chrome & Classics, based in Hinckley not too far from you. He's done lots of bikes for me (and my mates) been pleased with the price and quality - he's an honest guy to deal with. He's just done my rims and mudguard (see pic - ...
Author: Tonto
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: BZP - plating services
Replies: 0
Views: 110

BZP - plating services

Chaps, can anyone recommend a good plater for some bits (engine mounting bolts, torque arm etc) off a current Kwak project that I need re bright zinc plating. Not needed this service for ages, my regular chromer cannot do it and Ive lost the details of the last company I used (think they were in Nor...
Author: Tonto
Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Tank sealer
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Re: Tank sealer

I used Flowliner on my Z900 approx 5 yrs ago, and (so far) it has stood the test of time. Worth mentioning though, is that my tank had some pin hole leaks and the Flowliner slightly blistered the paint were it bled thru - no big issue, and better than a leak :D Also used POR15 Rust Prep and Sealer o...
Author: Tonto
Sun Dec 13, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Gpz 1100 A2 (Uni-Trac) restoration
Replies: 27
Views: 1966

Re: Gpz 1100 A2 (Uni-Trac) restoration

Excellent work as always Philippe :up :up
Author: Tonto
Sun Dec 06, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Show us Yours
Topic: Poncherello,s big spruce
Replies: 18
Views: 1286

Re: Poncherello,s big spruce

Ted, thats some transformation mate - well done :up :up
Cheers Tim
Author: Tonto
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000A1 Restoration
Replies: 39
Views: 3198

Re: Z1000A1 Restoration

That looks lovely Philippe :up :up
Deeply envious of that OEM exhaust system.

Cheers Tim
Author: Tonto
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1R - The Work Begins!
Replies: 54
Views: 20010

Re: Z1R - The Work Begins!

That's one lovely looking Z1R you've built - great job, well done :up :up
Author: Tonto
Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: UK 73 Z1 Paintwork
Replies: 10
Views: 657

Re: UK 73 Z1 Paintwork

Steve,
Sean has recently done a couple of Zed paint sets for me: a Z1000a1 & a Z900A4 - I was pleased with both jobs.
He's also very competititive on price which is nice :D
Cheers Tim
Author: Tonto
Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z900 Fork oil seals - basic question
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Re: Z900 Fork oil seals - basic question

Steve,
thanks for clarifying that: raining all weekend so be a good tine to re-assemble.
Cheers Tim
Author: Tonto
Fri Oct 02, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z900 Fork oil seals - basic question
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Z900 Fork oil seals - basic question

Chaps, I really should know the answer to this but :oops: :oops: just re-assembling the forks on my Z900, need to fit a pair of genuine Kawa oil seals - its weeks since I took these apart and my memory is failing me, but is correct fitment with the writing on the oil seals facing up or down ?? Cheer...
Author: Tonto
Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Fork damper removal problems
Replies: 14
Views: 1027

Re: Fork damper removal problems

Gav, hi
I need a set doing, who are you using for the hard re-chrome (HCP Mansfield or Philpotts) - what turn around time are they offering you ?
Cheers Tim
Author: Tonto
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: REX 1200R A6F SOLD
Replies: 18
Views: 1719

Re: REX 1200R A6F SOLD

Garry,
coincidence but, after I sold my ZRX I ended up buying a "marmite" Guzzi: bit odd ball and like a fast tractor really, but an involving ride all the same :D
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Is it a Le Mans your after ?
Author: Tonto
Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: REX 1200R A6F SOLD
Replies: 18
Views: 1719

Re: REX 1200R A6F SOLD

Looked lovely Garry - someone has got themselves a good un !
Curious - what V twin are you after ?

Cheers Tim
Author: Tonto
Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: New Here?
Topic: Membership
Replies: 17
Views: 1611

Re: Membership

Hi Ted, good to see you back.
Long time no see - hope all is well with you mate.
Cheers Tim
Author: Tonto
Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Lockdown Z900 refresh
Replies: 10
Views: 1218

Lockdown Z900 refresh

I've had my Z900 for about 9 years and she was needing a bit of a refresh: lockdown arrived and cocked up all planned ride outs- so was an ideal time to tidy her up. Had a couple of paint defects to resolve so turned her a lovely shade of the unpopular "brown", and she had the (wrong) 72-7...

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