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Author: chrisw1
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 34
Views: 1003

Re: Z1B back from the dead

As the bike had been sitting since at least 1989 in the same garage Im assuming its a UK bike so I will try and get as close as I can to Uk / Euro spec
Author: chrisw1
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 34
Views: 1003

Re: Z1B back from the dead

went shopping for parts and found some forks , wheels , tank etc , had some vapour blasting done and sent the frame off for checking ....... spent a fortune at ZPower but wont bore you with the parts list .....suffice to say it was extensive and expensive Got the frame back from Triple S powder coat...
Author: chrisw1
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 34
Views: 1003

Re: Z1B back from the dead

Clocks are z650 , seat is z1000 the more I got into it the more depressing it got but then I sold all the bits I didn't need for more than the purchase price so things started to look up
Author: chrisw1
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Z1B back from the dead
Replies: 34
Views: 1003

Z1B back from the dead

A few months ago I was told of an old kwak that had been in a garage in Manchester for 30 years .... had to have a look as the guy said it was a 21B .... mmmm ...... maybe he means Z1B ? A few days later this arrived home complete with gs1000 rear end and Z1000 front , Z1r tank and assorted bolted o...
Author: chrisw1
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Bike Help
Topic: z1b European special parts list
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Re: z1b European special parts list

I have a UK one and ran a similar thread recently ........

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=42135
Author: chrisw1
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Swinging arm spacer
Replies: 17
Views: 528

Re: Swinging arm spacer

Big Fluff wrote:I might make a few up anyway if any members are interested :roll:
I couuld knock up say 4 of and see where we go from there.


The guy who used to make them for ZPower has retired , Im sure they would like some
Author: chrisw1
Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Swinging arm spacer
Replies: 17
Views: 528

Re: Swinging arm spacer

thanks Big ...... I have sourced one in the states should be here in the new year but thanks for your offer
Author: chrisw1
Tue Dec 26, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mishmash Zed
Replies: 16
Views: 760

Re: Mishmash Zed

Great project ..if you decide to sell the euro document holder I would be interested
Author: chrisw1
Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: New Here?
Topic: Hi Folks
Replies: 5
Views: 298

Re: Hi Folks

looks like it has a lot of potential ........nice find and welcome :)
Author: chrisw1
Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Swinging arm spacer
Replies: 17
Views: 528

Re: Swinging arm spacer

I take it they are steel, not ally? Yes they are but looking at the assembly the bushes are top hat shape so I assume the spacer is just to stop the steel inner bushes " floating " down the swing arm spindle and I can see no reason why they it couldn't be machineable nylon unless anyone c...
Author: chrisw1
Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Swinging arm spacer
Replies: 17
Views: 528

Re: Swinging arm spacer

If anyone can supply dimensions I more than likely have one. Even if I haven't got one I can soon spin one up on my lathe. Will Hi Will They should be 22mm o/d ..... clearance on 17mm for the bore and 141.5mm long according to the ZPower parts book .... they are interested in stocking them if you m...
Author: chrisw1
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Steering lock
Replies: 8
Views: 381

Re: Steering lock

BigZCas wrote:Hello Chris,
Don't know if you got sorted.
If you look at the picture that I posted of the lock on my UK Z1a it is a Neiman Steering Lock.
Search EBay - NOS OEM LOCK KEY 270 and the exact lock comes up.

Cas


Thanks Cas ...Ive sourced a lock ...now the search for a cover :)
Author: chrisw1
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Swinging arm spacer
Replies: 17
Views: 528

Re: Swinging arm spacer

Thanks but they don't have any stock I was in there yesterday
Author: chrisw1
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bottom Shed
Topic: A Green One.....
Replies: 23
Views: 1280

Re: A Green One.....

lovely bike .not seen one as nice before
Author: chrisw1
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Wanted Adz
Topic: Swinging arm spacer
Replies: 17
Views: 528

Swinging arm spacer

Good evening

I am looking for a spacer that goes between the bushes on the swinging arm on a Z1B

Part number 33036-005

Regards

Chris

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