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A4 progress

#1 PostAuthor: Wrigers » Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:00 pm

A refurbed crank courtesy of Chris Appleby, and some new rims. Progress is on the slow side but should be good for summer.
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Re: A4 progress

#2 PostAuthor: BigZCas » Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:32 am

Looking really nice.
As they say, “you could eat your dinner off that” !
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Re: A4 progress

#3 PostAuthor: Garry.L » Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:29 am

Nothing looks cleaner than a nice Satin Silver block surrounded by a deep gloss black frame. :)
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#4 PostAuthor: PAULJAC47 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:49 am

Quality!
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Re: A4 progress

#5 PostAuthor: ZedHead » Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:22 am

That looks fantastic. Just one question, are you going to fit the cam chain on the crankshaft before you put the top on?

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#6 PostAuthor: kev edwards » Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:15 pm

ZedHead wrote:That looks fantastic. Just one question, are you going to fit the cam chain on the crankshaft before you put the top on?


Look closely, it's already on.

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Re: A4 progress

#7 PostAuthor: ZedHead » Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:43 pm

kev edwards wrote:
ZedHead wrote:That looks fantastic. Just one question, are you going to fit the cam chain on the crankshaft before you put the top on?


Look closely, it's already on.


I wasn't sure if could see it or not. :roll:

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Re: A4 progress

#8 PostAuthor: Wrigers » Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:51 pm

Hi chaps, yes the cam chain is on, I've also fitted new bearings whilst I've got the block split. There will also be new roller bearings, clutch plates etc. Deep joy, keeps me out of mischief .

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Re: A4 progress

#9 PostAuthor: DogsbolloxofZ1B » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:01 pm

Any updates? I’d like a Z900 again at some point.

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#10 PostAuthor: Ultim8pc » Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:13 pm

Looking very nice - will be watching your progress!
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Re: A4 progress

#11 PostAuthor: Savage » Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:48 pm

Gosh, that is pristine. were the cases ultrasonically cleaned?
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Re: A4 progress

#12 PostAuthor: Wrigers » Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:57 pm

Thanks for the encouragement, not much happened lately. Work is in progress on the head, ( curtousy of Buzzard) and managed to dig deep and purchase a set of new exhausts, big box on the left!!!!! and managed to get a replica headstock sticker which im very pleased with, and clocks from Z Power.

Shouldn't be to long before i can start her up and test things out. So far its gone ok, help on here along the way, but im no rivet counter and it was always going to be a full resto, not much of the original bike left as it was a none runner and it appeared to have been left out in the elements for a long time.
But i enjoy the challenge and when ive finished I'll have two of my favourite bikes from the 70's, a Z9 and a kettle, what more could a man ask for,,,,,,,,,,,
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Re: A4 progress

#13 PostAuthor: BigZCas » Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:39 pm

That's looking fantastic Wrigers :D
Think that we must be running about parallel :lol:
I got my engine back from Buzzard a couple of weeks ago (Lovely Job) and today I have undone my "Big Box on the left" should be fitting them one evening next week.
Keep up the good work.
p.s. Love the Kettle :wink:
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Re: A4 progress

#14 PostAuthor: hartyb » Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:29 pm

this is my Kettle

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and my Z900 A4 you will be pleased to here that the day glow yellow has been binned
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Re: A4 progress

#15 PostAuthor: Wrigers » Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:15 pm

Lovely kettle Sir,,,,, i really do like the B model.


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