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Author: chrisw1
Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Few Zed Bits
Replies: 12
Views: 613

Re: Few Zed Bits

Hi Phil

I need a set of adjusters / kickstart and gear lever please .....
Author: chrisw1
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 34
Views: 1820

Re: Z1B back from the dead

well that wasn't too bad .....and they are translucent green numbers just like I was after
The little bit of white around the stop lamp will wipe off
Author: chrisw1
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 34
Views: 1820

Re: Z1B back from the dead

My first attempt at clock restoration . I have gathered parts from all over the place and think I now have enough to put a set of Z1B together from this motley assortment I have had some covers powder coated at Triple S and sourced some transfers from America ......now to sand down the old faces and...
Author: chrisw1
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: zir tc project
Replies: 28
Views: 1760

Re: zir tc project

very nice ...... by coincidence I was looking at a TC in my mates garage less than an hour ago .....fantastic bikes
Author: chrisw1
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build
Replies: 67
Views: 5869

Re: Z1000A1 - Basket Case Build

You DID have a good day ....chuffed for ya fella .....wont be long before the first ride eh
Author: chrisw1
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Show us Yours
Topic: My new zed build
Replies: 12
Views: 1922

Re: My new zed build

great looking bike ...... hope the head hurries back
Author: chrisw1
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 34
Views: 1820

Re: Z1B back from the dead

Only had one free day to get in the workshop but made some progress Rear guard fitted properly , footrests on , grab rail fitted , battery box fitted properly , front wheel and back wheel , tyres , I got a 2nd disc so need another caliper now ( more expense ) and opted for BT45 tyres Sorted out all ...
Author: chrisw1
Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: My Ultimate Zed
Replies: 187
Views: 38101

Re: My Ultimate Zed

loving this thread ......some very nice mods and engineering but keeping the soul of a z
Author: chrisw1
Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: The Z900A4 I "stole"
Replies: 22
Views: 1792

Re: The Z900A4 I "stole"

going to be a pretty bike when its finished .you decided on a colour yet ?
Author: chrisw1
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: Piston rings
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Piston rings

Could someone let me know please
Is there and physical difference between the first and second rings on z series piston rings and is there a right way up to fit them
They seem to be the same dimensionally and interchangeable but I would like to be sure

Thanks Chris
Author: chrisw1
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: z1 rear brake torque arm
Replies: 8
Views: 318

Re: z1 rear brake torque arm

That would be great ... thank you
Author: chrisw1
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: z1 rear brake torque arm
Replies: 8
Views: 318

Re: z1 rear brake torque arm

nick sanderson wrote:I have been offered a couple but with the wrong date codes :sad


I am after one for a May 75 bike but not really concerned about the date codes if you can point me in the right direction
Author: chrisw1
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 34
Views: 1820

Re: Z1B back from the dead

wheels trued up and assembled ...I used the same finish on the brake plate ( vapour and laquer )

I think it looks quite smart now
Author: chrisw1
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 34
Views: 1820

Re: Z1B back from the dead

Laced up the wheels with some after market rims .... I do have some original coded ones but the costs are getting away from me

Trueing them up and watching telly ....... very relaxing
Author: chrisw1
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 34
Views: 1820

Re: Z1B back from the dead

Good progress today .... bottom half of engine fitted , swing arm bushed and fitted , shocks on , forks and yokes etc in Fitted the rear guard but forgot to fit the seat lock so had to take it all off again and do that , healamp bucket and indicator stems along with battery box etc Made another list...

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