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Author: ZedHead
Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Which amperage wires to use?
Replies: 15
Views: 2214

ZedHead wrote:Using the formula I=V/R 12/3 = 4 amps for 3 ohm coils. Your 5 amp wire will suffice


Better still z650 uses 4 ohm coils so only draw 3 amps
Author: ZedHead
Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Which amperage wires to use?
Replies: 15
Views: 2214

Using the formula I=V/R 12/3 = 4 amps for 3 ohm coils. Your 5 amp wire will suffice
Author: ZedHead
Tue Jun 10, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Compression Test
Replies: 17
Views: 3039

As already said hot engine, wide open throttle and fully charged battery. I would also use engine oil rather than wd40 to give a better seal around the rings. If number 3 is still low then it is time for the head off sorry to say.
Author: ZedHead
Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: popping through exhaust z1b,
Replies: 8
Views: 1152

I believe this can happen if screws on the inlet rubbers are overtight
Author: ZedHead
Sun Jun 01, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: New Z1B Front Brake Caliper
Replies: 5
Views: 673

Send the alloy parts to Mikey for anodising. Lovely job and not attacked by brake fluid
Author: ZedHead
Fri May 30, 2014 8:14 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Rubber ring
Replies: 10
Views: 666

Re: Rubber ring

Wayne1960 wrote:What goes through the rubber ring that loops round the rear engine mount. Is the battery breather pipe?


sounds like a cue for Jimmock :roll:
Author: ZedHead
Wed May 28, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: paint & exhaust
Replies: 6
Views: 893

PM sent
Author: ZedHead
Mon May 26, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: standard coils for Z1B
Replies: 1
Views: 423

standard coils for Z1B

Think my coils are breaking down causing misfire after around 10 miles. Anyone have good set they want to part with?
Author: ZedHead
Wed May 14, 2014 8:32 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: brake disc skimming
Replies: 7
Views: 1281

Author: ZedHead
Wed May 14, 2014 8:26 am
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: brake disc skimming
Replies: 7
Views: 1281

Stainless discs will chatter if you try to skim them. I used Coventry Boring to surface grind mine.
Author: ZedHead
Mon May 12, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Help for transport
Replies: 5
Views: 991

Good bloke John. I have used him a couple of times
Author: ZedHead
Sun May 11, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: main fuse
Replies: 4
Views: 800

Inspect the blown fuse if it is heavily blackened or shattered you are looking for an intermittent dead short, which you will only find though a process of elimination. A lightly blown fuse indicates a slight overload. I have had problems with the poor contact in the fuse holder causing it to overhe...
Author: ZedHead
Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: Meetings & Events
Topic: Yorkshire meet squires this sunday 4th may
Replies: 24
Views: 3341

Hope to be there
Author: ZedHead
Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Smokin..........suggestions pls
Replies: 13
Views: 2455

Do a compression or better still a leak down test. If this doesn't point to anything then go back to your valve seals/guides.

I would recommend Buzzard for any head work if it needs doing.
Author: ZedHead
Thu Apr 17, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: What's Blue and covered in 20 years of Oxidisation ??
Replies: 24
Views: 5538

Love Kettles are they easy to get bits for them? Where do you go?

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