Unfortunately the engine vibrations were transmitted to the passenger footpegs making the ride less comfortable for the passenger as it was for the fellow in front of him. If you send me pictures of your own bike, please follow instructions. This free site is managed by Jarmo Haapamäki. Remaining balance is to be made by bank transfer or cash only. The plush saddle and four gallon gas tank have been changed in very minor ways - a new piece of vinyl here and a fresh paint stripe there.
Thanks for visiting Moto Republic and Happy Bidding! The little Four was a brilliant motorcycle and a big seller. Suzuki's intricate oil injection system lubricates the pistons and crankshaft bearings individually and includes a recycling arrangement which removes fuel mixture accumulation from the crankcase areas and feeds it directly into the combustion chambers. As many of the roads in Trøndelag was gravel roads my the Dunlop K70 tyres was my favourite choice of tyres at worked very well on the rough roads. Porting, timing, compression, carburetor size etc. I have owned it since 2010 and has clear title in my name. Presented in February 1976 Japan, B5. At the end of the ride, the testers were asked to fill out score-sheets.
I found these at the. All the rubber on the foot pegs are nice. I found this on a Japanese website somewhere on the Internet. The bike starts and runs. The broad main stay was grounding even at moderate cornering speeds with a shower of sparks in the wake of the 380. You won't find one cleaner.
Possible scores ranged from zero - unacceptable, to nine - outstanding. Before the rebuild the engine cases and cylinders were vapour blasted and the carburettors and their components were ultrasonically cleaned and rebuilt with new gaskets and fuel hose. Bike is listed locally so I reserve the right the end the auction early and without warning. Presented in January 1974 Japan, B3. The cylinder head was cast in one piece.
The carburetors became 28 mm in size instead of 26 mm, the mufflers were modified to cater for the increased airflow through the engine and the transmission ratios were revised to more evenly match the new powerband. Both brochures were printed in Japan. Suzuki's innovative design of the Ram Air cylinder head shroud system has endured, unchanged, since the beginning. Click on the image for larger format. The motorcycles featured engines with. These brochure scans were sent to me by Niels Christian Jessen, Denmark.
No accidents and never down. . Click on the image for larger format. Happy to work with your shipping company! The five-speed gearbox is identical to the transmission in the big 750cc Suzuki LeMans. The bore and stroke of the Sebring are the same as Suzuki's 250cc street twin. Unrestored bike in unrestored original condition. The H-1 500 was a menacing little monster: quick, unstable, unpredictable and terrifyingly fast.
But it would have done better than the current 500T, because the old 450 was a better motorcycle. Yes, I have the left side cover. But the handling was only so and so. This free site is managed by Jarmo Haapamäki. This one is a total original!!! I don't want to store this bike outdoors for the winter. It was actually forced to change their minds and start making four-stroke engines. The gearbox, still clunky and uncertain after five years, is another item you'll have to put up with.
Modern brake pads and Goodridge hoses can improve the original braking power and cure sponginess. This brochure was scanned by Triple Ed. The conventional triple-point ignition system is driven from an independent idler gear to prevent timing fluctuation associated with crankshaft flexing. Need to sell due to neck and back problems. It was a known problem that two-stroke engines lost power when the cylinder head temperature rose too much. There was nothing wrong with the bike, the engine was nice and its power band was nearly as wide as the rev range, the clutch was easily controlled and the shifts were quick and precise. Total Motorcycle is my pride and joy and being able to reach out 300 million people has been incredible but I could not have done it without the support of my visitors, readers and members, thank you so much! A detail from a 1972 Suzuki full line brochure page.
It had a six speed gearbox and starting was kickstart. If further delivery needed, it will be up to buyer to arrange and at buyers cost. Its tiny features have come to be expected from the Japanese, and they're there in droves on the 550F. I would put their names on here but ebay will not allow me to. Categories in which the bikes were evaluated were Overall Engine Performance, Overall Comfort, Fit and Feel, Overall Noise Level, Vibration Control, Suspension Compliance, Mountain Road Handling and In-Town Ease of Operation.