1. Guest,
    We need good tech writers that are willing to help out here at ZL-OA. If you like taking photos of jobs as you perform the steps on your repairs, have historical ads/documents from old magazines, or any else you think belongs in the Technical Library than you might be able to help. Send a private message to Furchin, Mudrunner88, Chris, Jarney, Wuputt, or Markus56 and we can lead you in the right direction to get started.
    Dismiss Notice

ZL1100 from a gpz1100

GaryD Jul 21, 2019

  1. GaryD

    GaryD Supporting Member

    So...finally got round to stripping the engines...sorry no pictures at the moment.:wtf:

    At the moment there is a GTR/ZG engine in the bike. I'm goine to use the head from this.
    I have a GPZ1100 bottom end and barrels which will form the basis of the engine.
    I also have a ZL750 from which I'll steal all the parts I need to make it a ZL...sump etc.

    So far so good except I had to trash the a sump filter bolt as some monkey had overtightened it. :thumbsdown:One chizel and lump hammer sorted that issue.:whistling:

    Still need to learn by heart what I need to make all the bits work together...and don't hold your breath as I only get the odd day each month to play motorcycles.:popcorn:

    P.S. I'll have a lot of engine bits left over so in any of the Brit guys need anything:thumbsup:
  2. Speed Engels

    Speed Engels Member

    I've got a Zl900 with a GPZ1100 lump in it. You might find you need to delete the anti smog in order to fit the coils in their original place. and getting the middle two spark plugs/plug caps in place takes a bit more effort than with the 900 lump. I did consider going for stick coils but I'm not sure they'd fit.
  3. GaryD

    GaryD Supporting Member

    Stick coils will fit but you have to force them pasr the frame.
    Fortunately Euro bikes didbt have the smog stuff at that time.

    No further progress as I've been on Hols for the last couple of weeks in Tunisia...43 Degrees...Didn't know the temp at the time & wondered why the locals were sweating. Thought I'd become a lightweight and couldn't handle a hot country. Food got me though....it always does when I go to Africa!!

Share This Page