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Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Front stop switch ?
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Does the 650 have an outage switch? if so this could be problem as brake lights and outage indicator go through this unit it is switched by front or back brake switch i modified my mates a4 with a standard 12v relay, genuine outage switches seem as rare as hens teeth and are not cheap if you can fin...
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Mar 05, 2009 4:58 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: BRAKE BLEEDING
Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Put bike on sidestand,tip bars to left,make sure plenty of fluid in resevoir cover with rag,Then give brake lever a number of hard slaps letting it go sharply,bring steering to centre position repeat,turn steering to right repeat,then go back to left and squeeze slowly you should see bubbles if not ...
Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:25 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Are all speedos the same on z1,a,b,a4?
Replies: 6
Views: 828

Hi All thanks for trying to help good idea about it being dressed up KPH unit but i just did a conversion and 70 kph is 43.5 mph at an indicated 70 mph on my speedo i know i was doing 53 mph???
Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Mar 03, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Are all speedos the same on z1,a,b,a4?
Replies: 6
Views: 828

Are all speedos the same on z1,a,b,a4?

Hi all following on from my post" optimistic speedo" are all speedo the same on z1,a,b ?? i notice on z power parts book they have diff parts numbers.my z1b speedo looks the same as on my a4 160 mph with intermittent small and large number increments.i am guessing the ratio may be differen...
Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Mar 03, 2009 7:11 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: carb replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 552

Hi your airbox should be very soft and supple if its gone hard it will be very hard to fit and you will have a hard time making it seal well.one trick is to remove airbox and put in a plastic bag with some silicon spray for a few days .fit carbs first,removing starter cover gives a bit more clearanc...
Author: PAULJAC47
Sun Mar 01, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Optimistic speedo
Replies: 0
Views: 363

Optimistic speedo

Hi All,Took the Z1b out for first time today after winter fettling,i always thought the speedo seemed optimistic which was confirmed today when i went through a digital roadside MPH indicator at a registered 70 on my speedo it clocked 53,any ideas anyone if this can be corrected? Cheers Paul J.,
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Still want donor exhausts any condition (3 sets Buell XB9)
Replies: 9
Views: 1901

Try Roy at OS pipes Hixon 01889271713 makes up all sorts of stailnless pipes and exhausts worth a try Cheers Paul J...
Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Braided brake hoses
Replies: 4
Views: 540

Picked up and fitted new hoses from Al today all i can say is what a difference
even though the old hoses seemed fine they must have been flexing under pressure Cheers Al....Paul J...
Author: PAULJAC47
Sun Feb 22, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: None starter
Replies: 19
Views: 2179

Check all earth connections,check battery voltage sounds electrical to me,is bike spinning over fast on starter?
Author: PAULJAC47
Sun Feb 22, 2009 6:54 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Braided brake hoses
Replies: 4
Views: 540

Braided brake hoses

Hi all any advice on the best place to obtain braided brake hoses for my Z1B? i would ideally like to get them with a plastic coating that at least look like originals.
Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:32 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Metal number plates
Replies: 9
Views: 1161

Thanks mick,checked out their website they look just the ticket Cheers Paulj.
Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Feb 17, 2009 7:44 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Metal number plates
Replies: 9
Views: 1161

Metal number plates

HI All,what style of number plate would have been fitted to a 1975 bike i guess you cant fit the black metal type? would it have been the yellow metal ones with raised lettering or by then were they plastic?does any one know were i can get some authentic ones made up? Cheers Paul j...
Author: PAULJAC47
Wed Feb 11, 2009 6:45 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Original 73 Coils - Can I replace the HT leads?
Replies: 15
Views: 2258

Hi you can reclaim coils if careful,cut into body of coil where ht lead goes in with small hacksaw and sharp knife.solder on new h/t wire to stub of winding and seal with araldite or similar resin type compound.i did this on my old z1000st and it ran well for many miles.Cheers Pauljac...
Author: PAULJAC47
Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:36 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Popping on Throttle off
Replies: 1
Views: 881

Popping on Throttle off

Hi all just got my Z!b back together after head rebuild,Starts and run fine but getting popping on throttle off,have checked headers,carb rubbers all seem fine,carbs cleaned and jets ultrasonic cleaned.have altered pilot screw but does not seem to alter engine tick over speed? always thought popping...
Author: PAULJAC47
Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:48 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Outage Switch
Replies: 9
Views: 1590

Does the Outage relay have the flasher circuit within it? or does it switch a separate flasher unit as i cant see one on my rather poor circuit diagram.

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