As I start my Cafe Racer build based on a 1977 z650B1 I discovered that most of the wheel bearings are the same as a classic “Zed”, but the sprocket carrier is different. This led me to start recording minor details like wheel bearing part numbers so I didn’t have to research the same bearing information later. The 1977 z650 B1 …
Category: Technical Data
Various bits of technical data gathered from both the web and service manuals.
Zx9R Frame Numbers
Some collected data on the various zx9r models, B models engine range C1 up – Frame Numbers 94 zx9r b1 (Engine Numbers) United Kingdom ZX900BE000001 – ZX900BE18000 US <to verify> 95 zx9r b2 United Kingdom ZX900BE018001 – ZX900BE28000 <to verify> 96 zx9r b3 United Kingdom ZX900BE028001 – ZX900BE38000 <to verify> 97 zx9r b4 United Kingdom ZX900BE038001 – <to verify> Country …
GPz1100 Update – 530 Chain Conversion
Updated 2019-10-23 Just 30klm shy of completing my 6000klm ride from Brisbane to Tasmania and back in March 2019 I snapped my chain on the freeway. I was travelling at 100klm/hr and felt the chain change pitch, I slowed down to 80 but obviously not quick enough, next the clutch lever pulled in and the engine locked up and we …