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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 27 Nov 2019 06:38 #814639

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Photos showing how I made the silencers, exhaust wadding will be wrapped around the perforated tube to keep the sound level down a little (I hope).
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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 10 Dec 2019 03:56 #815154

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Got the exhausts tacked in place, just need to weld it all up!
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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 10 Dec 2019 04:48 #815155

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I hope you have asbestos pants. :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: Ed
1977 KZ650-C1 Original Owner - Stock (with additional invisible FIAMM horn)

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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 10 Dec 2019 04:53 #815156

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650ed wrote: I hope you have asbestos pants. :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: Ed


I have a plan! Watch this space!

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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 13 Dec 2019 00:03 #815289

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Finished welding the exhaust, started the bike and it sounds great (if a little loud). Time to tear the bike down to get the frame painted.
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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 25 Jan 2020 09:27 #817850

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Think it's time for an update ( if anyone's interested). Stripped the bike down and finished the welding on the frame as it's a lot easier when you turn the frame upside down!
Cut all the brackets off the frame that I did not need, along with the centre stand. The frame is now at the powder coating shop, going with gloss black.
Started cleaning the engine, not going the whole hog and rebuilding it just a good clean. Also striped the forks today to fit new seals and change the oil, awaiting the seals.


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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 08 Feb 2020 07:07 #818807

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Thanks for the update. Wish I could see the pics. :(
1982 KZ1000 LTD parts donor
1981 KZ1000 LTD awaiting resurrection
2000 ZRX1100 not ridden enough

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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 10 Feb 2020 11:28 #818972

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The rebuild has started!
I've got the newly powder-coated frame back in the workshop, I'm very pleased with the finish, you can't see where the welds are.

I've inserted a photo but not sure if we get to see for a while, but I'm sure the boffins are doing their best to sort the forum.
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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 10 Feb 2020 11:31 #818973

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Well the photo uploaded okay this time so here is the earlier one!
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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 11 Feb 2020 23:59 #819066

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I had a call from the paint-shop yesterday, they wanted me to look at the swatch they had done, for the colour of the tank. I've gone for British Racing Green with a bit of bronze powder in satin, looks great!

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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 17 Feb 2020 03:17 #819475

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Being to collect (and pay for) the tank, I'm very pleased with the colour, just what I had in mind.
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1979 UK Spec Z400B2 17 Feb 2020 04:55 #819477

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Nice
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1981 KZ1000 LTD awaiting resurrection
2000 ZRX1100 not ridden enough

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