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Author: PAULJAC47
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Air Screw setting on Z1
Replies: 8
Views: 254

Re: Air Screw setting on Z1

Thats good its running now,check batt volts at 3k revs should be around14.6 volts,check coils getting full battery voltage,when bike not running.ign on.Best to take her out and give it the beans ,check plugs then, doing a plug chop if poss,starting up and letting it run a lot always seems to do more...
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Valve seal
Replies: 24
Views: 578

Re: Valve seal

100 PSI is service limit,would guess 10% extra when hot on your cold readings,throttle fully open.
Author: PAULJAC47
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Issues with Z1b
Replies: 7
Views: 324

Re: Issues with Z1b

Chris sounds like a set up or advance prob,set the dyna with a strobe on full advance making sure it goes on the f mark,you say you timed it statically if find it best to do it dynamically and this will check as Mark says that it is advancing correctly.Have alaso known Dyna s units to be assembled b...
Author: PAULJAC47
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Air Screw setting on Z1
Replies: 8
Views: 254

Re: Air Screw setting on Z1

Hi, Best way is to lightly turn screws in clockwise till they bottom out,put a light centre punch dot or scribe a scratch is and indicator in line with screw slot,start at 1 1/4 turns out and go from there..If it was running ok before,would start with fresh fuel and some decent denso plugs,let us al...
Author: PAULJAC47
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: New Here?
Topic: Hello for Edmonton, Alberta
Replies: 6
Views: 191

Re: Hello for Edmonton, Alberta

Hi Good pair of bikes,welcome to the Forum...
Author: PAULJAC47
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1000 a2 rear brake piston
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Re: Z1000 a2 rear brake piston

If using hollow pistons be sure to use 9mm thick pads non sintered,if using solid type pistons with heat sink, you should use sintered 8mm thick pads,not a lot of movement on these back discs and you can end up with brake drag and over heat issues...
Author: PAULJAC47
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Valve seal
Replies: 24
Views: 578

Re: Valve seal

As Phillipe says,the only seals worth using are gen or Viton,all the ones out of gasket sets give up in very short order!its is possible to replace seals without head removal,never done it myself but have seen vids using compressed air and coiled rope,know at least one respected member on here who h...
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Spark Plug Cap
Replies: 8
Views: 237

Re: Spark Plug Cap

If you are replacing the plugs be certain to get genuine Ngk loads of copies out there,Denso are a better bet...
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Z1000-A1 OEM Service manual
Replies: 5
Views: 204

Re: Z1000-A1 OEM Service manual

Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: DIY Plating
Replies: 1
Views: 179

Re: DIY Plating

Have seen one of these(or very like it used) seems to be a lot of work to get good results ,especially with cleaning up parts,the results were ok but not as good as pro job.Got a place local who would do(at one time at least) a bucket full for £25....
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Exhaust refurb
Replies: 5
Views: 301

Re: Exhaust refurb

Good advice,i would leave alone,its opening a can of worms,been there got the T shirt...
Author: PAULJAC47
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 28
Views: 969

Re: Engine oil

Sage advice i reckon zed1015,i just stick to a good classic mineral and change it often,never had a prob.
Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Cylinders 1 & 3 hot header pipes discolouring
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: Cylinders 1 & 3 hot header pipes discolouring

Mark,get hold of a Gunson colourtune,tells you issues straight away...
Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Haynes manual
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: Haynes manual

Author: PAULJAC47
Mon Sep 03, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Exhausts: Any experiences of OS Pipes or Bazar de la Becane?
Replies: 6
Views: 340

Re: Exhausts: Any experiences of OS Pipes or Bazar de la Becane?

Os pipes made some v good cans for a Gs i had(its the one pictured on their site).Their 4/4 pipes were hideous,have seen cans from them grafted onto original down pipes and were very good.If its still Roy there he had issues getting the down pipes correctly bent.at the time...The French jobbies i ha...

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