#
It is currently Tue Jul 29, 2014 1:53 pm


Post a new topicPost a reply Page 1 of 1   [ 2 posts ]
Author Message
 Post subject: 1978 Suzuki GS750
PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:45 pm 

Joined: Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:11 am
Posts: 24
Location: Norway
Hi there.
I'm a new gs owner, i'm 25, live in Norway and I just got my mc-license
The bike was actually my mum's bike but she lost here license a long time ago so it's been standing in storage for about ten years or so until I took over the bike now.
Naturally there are some small issues with a bike this old so I'll try to address some of them, maybe someone here can help to.

I guess you like pictures so here's two pics of the bike when I first went to check it out two months ago:
Image
Image

Since then i've replace all the brake calipers, oil and filter, put on new air filters, new clutch lever, new turn signal lens, removed the luggage rack and replaced a bent footpeg.
I drove it for the first time today, definately a lot different than the school bike I've been riding but then there is about 30 years difference to

Anyways, the things I noticed are the Speedometer:
-It's very slow and can't keep up when i'm accelerating. Cable or the instrument maybe
-Front brake cylinder or reservoir is leaking, there was brake fluid on the cylinder I noticed.
-Rear light doesn't work, only the brake light. I replaced the bulb but it didn't help.
-Starter doesn't turn the engine over, it just spins without engaging.
-Ticking noise coming from the right hand side when accelerating, valve clearances?

Thats about it I guess, I took it to a bike shop today for a carb tuneup, valve clearance adjustment and a dyno run.
Maybe I'll have him check some of the above things to but I don't like paying for stuff I can fix myself

Future plans originally included building it as a Café racer but then again I think it's pretty cool as it
So I guess i'll just clean it properly and just ride


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: 1978 Suzuki GS750
PostPosted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:36 pm 
User avatar

Joined: Sun Feb 01, 2009 1:24 pm
Posts: 31
Location: new zealand
nice bike man. shame its not a wire wheel. but at least your getting it going! :wink:

_________________
look at me.
look at me.
bang!........
dont look at me...


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post a new topicPost a reply Page 1 of 1   [ 2 posts ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  


Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
610nm Style by Daniel St. Jules of Gamexe.net