Search found 5 matches

by brown12633
Tue May 02, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Show it off
Topic: Hello and CB650Z Cafe Racer build
Replies: 5
Views: 1507

Re: Hello and CB650Z Cafe Racer build

And the fun begins again. 3 of the head bolts sheared off and one had a rounded head that even with special sockets I still couldn't get a hold and just made it worse. I had to turn out a collar in my lathe that would fit in the recess with a hole to fit a 16mm drill down dead centre and drill off t...
by brown12633
Tue May 02, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Show it off
Topic: Hello and CB650Z Cafe Racer build
Replies: 5
Views: 1507

Re: Hello and CB650Z Cafe Racer build

The saga continues. continued the strip down of original engine but what a B$&@H. First there was no way in hell the alternator rotor would come off. Even with a puller or using the rear axle as suggested in the manual which now has a slight bend in it and knackered. But I plodded on and removed...
by brown12633
Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: Show it off
Topic: Hello and CB650Z Cafe Racer build
Replies: 5
Views: 1507

Re: Hello and CB650Z Cafe Racer build

Well its been a couple of months now and progress has been slow through one thing or another. However I have tackled the wiring which as normal has been hacked and bodged along its long life and with lots of added 240v wiring removed and proper connecting blocks replaced I have the basic wiring loom...
by brown12633
Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Show it off
Topic: '79z Modern Cafe Build
Replies: 9
Views: 3934

Re: '79z Modern Cafe Build

Great looking build. Im just starting one of the same. Have you got any specs of some of the parts you have changed like the front forks, yoke swing arm and wheels. Were these a straight swap or did they need some mods.
Cheers Dave.
by brown12633
Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Show it off
Topic: Hello and CB650Z Cafe Racer build
Replies: 5
Views: 1507

Hello and CB650Z Cafe Racer build

This is another one of those projects in boxes that I promised myself I wouldn't do again. But the lure of a promised FULL bike and 2 engines for £199, well who could say no. Got up to rolling chassis and all parts appear to be present so gamble paid off. wiring loom bodged with numerous 240 wiring ...

Go to advanced search