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Author: PAULJAC47
Tue Mar 03, 2009 7:11 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: carb replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 517

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: 346

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: 1819

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: 513

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: 2045

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: 513

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: 1106

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: 1106

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: 2120

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: 843

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: 1492

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.
Author: PAULJAC47
Sun Feb 01, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Compression readings Z1B......
Replies: 8
Views: 1067

Just curious, now i have rebuilt top end before was running fine just smokey on start up...was getting 125 psi when warm on three pots slightly less on one.yet my a4 gives 150 psi on all four!!!.By the bye you dont have a decent colour coded circuit diagram for a z1b by any chance? or a description ...
Author: PAULJAC47
Sun Feb 01, 2009 4:44 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Compression readings Z1B......
Replies: 8
Views: 1067

Hi Pigford what do you reckon is the minimum psi you should expect? Cheers Paul J....
Author: PAULJAC47
Sun Feb 01, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Outage Switch
Replies: 9
Views: 1492

Hi Bigmac been having same probs myself trying to get hold of better circuit diagram.To save taking your clocks off to get at lamp put 12v on to the brown and green/white wire that feeds lamp if it lights you know that parts ok.Does your brake light come on with front brake? if not short out pair of...
Author: PAULJAC47
Sun Feb 01, 2009 4:25 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Re-spoke wheels. Any recomendations in the midlands
Replies: 6
Views: 1429

Ray Phillips & Son at Unit 3, Seven Stars Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, 0121 544 9060 just a couple of minutes from J2 of the M5. These will get original rims re-chromed as well seem cheaper also was going to get them to rechrome my a4 wheels.Cheers Paul J....

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