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Author: PAULJAC47
Sat Jan 03, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: RE-SHIMMING AFTER HEAD RE-FURB
Replies: 27
Views: 2634

RE-SHIMMING AFTER HEAD RE-FURB

Hi All re-fitted the head to my Z1B today and got cam timing right after half dozen attempts!.As I thought may be the case after cleaning out all carbon and having new valve guides fitted my shim to cam clearances which were all about 2 thou before strip down have now been reduced to zero!. i guess ...
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: CAM END CAPS/CLEANING UP HEAD EXTERNALLY
Replies: 7
Views: 725

CAM END CAPS/CLEANING UP HEAD EXTERNALLY

Hi All,Just got my Z1b head back from engine shop they have made a good job of the valve guides and the couple of threads that had been butchered sometime in the bikes past.Trouble is they have lost one of the valve end caps, looked on Z power and you can get these as single items but do you need Ka...
Author: PAULJAC47
Sun Dec 07, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Regular checks Z900 A4
Replies: 8
Views: 1567

MANUAL

HI FOLLOW THIS LINK PROPER WORKSHOP MANUAL ALL THE BEST PAULJAC47........http://classickawasaki.se/Tekndokument/ ... manual.pdf
Author: PAULJAC47
Sun Dec 07, 2008 3:07 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1B IDIOT BRAKE LIGHT
Replies: 5
Views: 520

Z1B IDIOT BRAKE LIGHT

Hi All,,,,Can anyone clarify what the brake idiicator light on a Z1B actually does? On my A4 it comes on when you pull front brake.Is it the same on the B or is it a brake lamp failure indicator if so how is this wired? Thanks in anticipation to any replies and thanks for all the input i am getting ...
Author: PAULJAC47
Sat Dec 06, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: FORK SEAL REPLACEMENT
Replies: 16
Views: 1877

FORK SEAL REPLACEMENT

New seal fiitted, broom handle worked well(thanks to Pigford) used rounded end pinch bar which i covered with a piece of thick rubber car heater hose to stop damage to alloy on fork when levered old seal out.Thanks to all for their advice on this next job on Z1 b is to start to refit head to engine ...
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:24 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: FORK SEAL REPLACEMENT
Replies: 16
Views: 1877

fork seals

Pigford my response was aimed at my mate Paulstrees not yourself!!!!!
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: FORK SEAL REPLACEMENT
Replies: 16
Views: 1877

fork seals

Thanks Pigford do you need any special tools?
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:19 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: FORK SEAL REPLACEMENT
Replies: 16
Views: 1877

fork seals

Cheers Mate i thought for a split second it was an intelligent response..Dave
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Dec 04, 2008 6:47 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: FORK SEAL REPLACEMENT
Replies: 16
Views: 1877

FORK SEAL REPLACEMENT

Hi All next job i intend to do is the fork oil seals on my Z1B.Any tips on best way to go, manual is a bit vague.Any advice appreciated as always...Paulj..
Author: PAULJAC47
Sat Nov 29, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Stud Removal
Replies: 27
Views: 2418

Stud Removal

If you can get to base of stud get a pair of Stillsons on shaft or if studs are scrap weld a nut a couple a inches from base this is a last resort though but gave found the extra heat if u arc weld sometimes helps but it may make stud brittle Cheers Pauljac47
Author: PAULJAC47
Sat Nov 29, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Stud Removal
Replies: 27
Views: 2418

Stud Removal

Hi Try This use Plus Gas or Lever from Aztec Chemicals 01270-655500 http://www.aztecchemicals.com.If u are trying to get studs out lock two nut together on threaded portion use ring spanner and keep heating stud as hot as you dare and keep squirting one of the above release agents in.try half dozen ...
Author: PAULJAC47
Sat Nov 29, 2008 4:45 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Cleaning carbon from piston crowns and combustion chambers
Replies: 11
Views: 1103

Cleaning carbon from piston crowns and combustion chambers

Red x and soft rotary brass wire brush worked well ,a smear of vaseline around edge of piston stopped any crap going down bores it holds onto carbon when you turn engine over and piston goes down easily wiped out then with clean rag.......
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Nov 27, 2008 6:02 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Cleaning carbon from piston crowns and combustion chambers
Replies: 11
Views: 1103

Cleaning carbon from piston crowns and combustion chambers

Hi Guys thanks for suggestions have also been told Red X and carefull use of rotary soft brass brush in flexible drive will try out ideas and see if are effective Cheers Paul J..
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Nov 27, 2008 6:02 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Cleaning carbon from piston crowns and combustion chambers
Replies: 11
Views: 1103

Cleaning carbon from piston crowns and combustion chambers

Hi Guys thanks for suggestions have also been told Red X and carefull use of rotary soft brass brush in flexible drive will try out ideas and see if are effective Cheers Paul J..
Author: PAULJAC47
Thu Nov 27, 2008 6:02 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Cleaning carbon from piston crowns and combustion chambers
Replies: 11
Views: 1103

Cleaning carbon from piston crowns and combustion chambers

Hi Guys thanks for suggestions have also been told Red X and carefull use of rotary soft brass brush in flexible drive will try out ideas and see if are effective Cheers Paul J..

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