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    I did not know they made reliable Honda pistons...

    I did not know they made reliable Honda pistons (i never look at their forum :-#)
    For me this is a challenge building a block from the ground up.
    And this is the first time i am looking for...
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    Well, Cruisin image sells a set for 150 $...

    Well, Cruisin image sells a set for 150 $ compared to 440 $ for a original 1mm oversize set.
    Not that the original set is available but the huge difference made me suspicious.
    There are no long...
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    Hi Chuck, Thanks for the offer. I am gonna...

    Hi Chuck,

    Thanks for the offer.
    I am gonna pass cause i don´t want to go over 71mm.
    Maybe i just use my old 750 bank and go for the Wiseco´s.
    I have a 850 cv head and vm 28mm. carbs so that...
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    Ah, my mistake; thanks for the warning. I have 2...

    Ah, my mistake; thanks for the warning.
    I have 2 cilinder blocks with the first overbore (0.50) so no 69mm Wiseco´s for me...
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    Thanks Zed, Just what i needed to know ! The...

    Thanks Zed,

    Just what i needed to know !
    The bore is no issue, the liners can easily take 2mm. more. (69mm original)
    I will contact Nick when he´s back.
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    750/850 hybrid pistons search

    I am building a Suzuki GS750E with GS850G cilinder block and head.
    The cylinders fit the casings after some persuasion.
    I expected to buy some nice forged pistons but all i can find are the 69mm...
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    I got a cilinderblock from ´79 and it had...

    I got a cilinderblock from ´79 and it had interference.
    Not shure wich year the casings are.
    Just the last inch or less on the front half circle of the cilinders and a bit on the rear corners of 1...
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    Oke, thanks for the reply.

    Oke, thanks for the reply.
  9. GS 750 E air filterbox rusts at the breather pipe

    Altough i love my air filterbox ( easy to remove vs 1000, easy acces to carburettors) there is something that´s bothers me.
    The pipe where the breatherhose is connected is rusting away and leaves...
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    8V 750/850 top end swap

    I have read about it but can´t find it anymore.
    The first gen. 850 cylinders should fit the 750 (8V) casings.
    But what was that little detail about clearance; was it a problem with the second gen....
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    I want to thank you all for talking me out of my...

    I want to thank you all for talking me out of my obsession that my exhaust was wrong.
    Because i had cleaned my carbs and because i have an electronic ignition i thougth it was the only possible...
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    Yes, it´s converted. I guess it is the only non...

    Yes, it´s converted.
    I guess it is the only non original part.
    i will check if it is electronically advanced or still has the mechanical advancer behind the plate.
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    Thank you all for helping out ! I will check the...

    Thank you all for helping out !
    I will check the ignition system as this is my last possible cause of trouble. (and for me the hardest cause i don´t know much about electronic ignitions)
    It is good...
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    i am comparing it with my old Suzuki GS1000E same...

    i am comparing it with my old Suzuki GS1000E same year 1978.
    And I have owned a lot of old Japanese bikes; so I am sure it lacks power.
    I already thoroughly cleaned the carbs (unfortunatly i forget...
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    It´s the same here, petrol tanks and exhaust...

    It´s the same here, petrol tanks and exhaust systems...
    But i want the original 4 in 2 exhaust and it should not block the gasses.
    I´ll try to respect the system and force the mufflers out without...
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    i will try to get the mufflers out and grind the...

    i will try to get the mufflers out and grind the ´endcap´ off
    Hopefully they are only welded at the end of the exhaust otherwise it might be difficult.
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    Hello Dave, Thanks for watching; that´s exactly...

    Hello Dave,
    Thanks for watching; that´s exactly the bike i have !
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    @Big T, I have read it on suzukicycles.org and...

    @Big T,
    I have read it on suzukicycles.org and on motorcycle specs.
    Anything is possible with a 40 year old bike.
    Maybe it went from USA to Canada before it came to England and then to Holland....
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    Could someone with a Gs 1000 E (1978-1979) please...

    Could someone with a Gs 1000 E (1978-1979) please take a look at the muffler inside the exhaust and check if
    the muffler is closed at the end as in the picture ?
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    Okay, thanks for the input; i am going to check...

    Okay, thanks for the input; i am going to check the bike ones more.
    So the picture of the exhaust muffler is also normal with one end of the muffler closed ?
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    I made a mistake it is not completely stock; it...

    I made a mistake it is not completely stock; it has a electronic ignition...
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    I have read somewhere online that Canadian bikes...

    I have read somewhere online that Canadian bikes were restricted in the seventies to meet tighter emission regulations.
    This could be ´squezing´ the exhaust gasses flow by rings or other means...
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    61721 Seems like the end is closed...

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    Seems like the end is closed...
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    Canada restrictive exhaust.

    Hello fellow GS´s,
    I have found a ´new´ GS 1000 E but it lacks power.
    It is imorted from Bitish Colombia ad has the VM26SS carbs.
    Looking into the exhaust it seems unlike my previous GS 1000 E...
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    from another angle 51995

    from another angle
    51995
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