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Author: buzzard
Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: too much compression ??
Replies: 25
Views: 3336

Needaz1100r, your right, slight slip up there but you know what I ment, starting the engine at 10 degrees btc is much easier than 20 degrees btc, that's the setting I used on my 1425cc aspirated bike without any grief. And answering you other question I haven't seen Colin Cowley for 20 years, but th...
Author: buzzard
Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: too much compression ??
Replies: 25
Views: 3336

compression

I would try advancing the ignition timing so it fired at 10 degrees btc instead of 20 degrees standard , this would then make fully advanced timing 30 degrees btc instead of 40 degrees btc, but this is fine in a high comp motor. Alternatively if you fit a Z1 advance/ retard assembly they fire at 5 d...
Author: buzzard
Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: Out and About
Topic: Buzzards Blitzkrieg Tour
Replies: 9
Views: 1893

Belsen

Chris, your dad was correct it was razed, but there is still stuff there and the place is huge, also there is quite a large museum there but not for the faint hearted!!!!. Probably the most disgusting place I've ever been, but having said that Germany is a lovely country, everyone is polite and help...
Author: buzzard
Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Out and About
Topic: Buzzards Blitzkrieg Tour
Replies: 9
Views: 1893

z1 tour.

Forgot to mention, the bike is not mine, it was lent to me by my friend Stuart Penny after I did a full cyclinder head guide replacement and valve seat recut and engine rebuild over the August bank holiday. How good is that for a mate!!! The bike is up for sale if anyone is interested. Buzzard.
Author: buzzard
Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Out and About
Topic: Buzzards Blitzkrieg Tour
Replies: 9
Views: 1893

Buzzards Blitzkrieg Tour

Just got back from a nine day,2400 mile tour around some WW2 historical sites inc Arnhem,Belsen,Berlin,the Great Escape Camp in Sagan,Poland.Then Dresden,Colditz,Nuremberg,Lake Lucerne, and Reims.The Z1, only finished from total rebuild a week before the trip performed faultlessly exept for bust spe...
Author: buzzard
Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Z1b Cylinder Head
Replies: 2
Views: 647

cyclinder head

What wrong with the existing head?
Author: buzzard
Fri Jul 27, 2012 2:44 pm
Forum: Out and About
Topic: Fatty's big day out
Replies: 36
Views: 11793

z1r Andy

Thanks for the complement Andy, I didn't think I did that much. Anyway as Zorded pointed out plenty of scope for mods and improvement, so much so I'll have to get my arse in gear and finish my bikes so you got someone to race against. Buzzard.
Author: buzzard
Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: Germany 2012 - 40th Zed Anniversary!!!!
Replies: 368
Views: 70415

trophy

I was there,what trophy are we talking about? Any one know what won lowest frame number? Any pictures of the other winners.[/b]
Author: buzzard
Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: 70's Bike Day at the Ace Cafe...
Replies: 15
Views: 2395

ace day

Also drag racing at Northweald, could do the ace in the morning then Northweald in the afternoon, what more would you want? Buzzard
Author: buzzard
Sun Jul 01, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1R-TC
Replies: 24
Views: 8251

Z1R-TC

My mate imported one in from the USA last year, had a couple one goes on it, its an animal,its got the stage 3 engine build, 137 BHP dyno readout with it ,in 1978 on a 4.25 tyre . Buzzard
Author: buzzard
Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: disc & carb rubbers
Replies: 0
Views: 320

disc & carb rubbers

Need a z900 front disc (4bolts) or z1000 rear disc. Also need z1000j or GPZ1100 carb rubbers. Buzzard
Author: buzzard
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: front sprocket washer
Replies: 8
Views: 1210

washers , crap

Leave the washer in place, but use Loctite 243 on the threads when assembling, good stuff and it won't come undone. Buzzard
Author: buzzard
Tue May 08, 2012 3:22 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: z1000 sprocket carrier
Replies: 3
Views: 541

z1000 sprocket carrier

As it says, I need a sprocket carrier for a Z1000 A1 (spoke wheel type) Buzzard
Author: buzzard
Mon Apr 09, 2012 6:33 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: valves and shim tool
Replies: 3
Views: 458

valves

I would'nt ponce around with second hand valves which will probably need re-faceing anyway,and £60 for 8 new valves from evilbay/z-power is the way forward. if you need seats recut,I have a full set of seat cutters and this is a job i have done many times. BUZZARD
Author: buzzard
Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Z1 front master cylinder
Replies: 9
Views: 1314

z1b

kin hell Rattle you tosser, your not thinking of putting it back on the road after all this time, Turbo aswell ? BUZZARD

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