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  1. ThanksGuys. I ordered KS tonight. Anyone have a...

    ThanksGuys. I ordered KS tonight. Anyone have a line on a LF turn signal mount bracket?35681-43400

    Thanks RR
  2. 1984 GS550ES turn signal recommendations--- Please!!!

    My 84 550es has the typical bad turn signals. The fronts are gone the rears are hanging by the wires.

    Any other ES owners have a good line of turn signals which bolt on?

    Thanks Rich
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    Thanks a bunch guys.

    Thanks a bunch guys.
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    Best tires for a GS550es from 1984

    I'm looking for suggestions for tires on my new to me 1984 gs550es.

    Thanks

    Rich
  5. HELP IDK what this is--- 1978 GS550 Carb parts and adjustment screw

    61374


    I found this screw on the carbs. I cross referenced to Bikecliff's website. According the the Mikuni manual for the VM29s it is the shock adjuster. I am also missing a spring or two.
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  6. Got all my parts in today. The valve guides...

    Got all my parts in today. The valve guides measure 12.07mm. The manual calls for a 12.2mm reamer. I assume I am just cleaning up the top and bottom of the bore? If I pass it completely through the...
  7. OK. Thanks. Looks like we will make a trip to the...

    OK. Thanks. Looks like we will make a trip to the machine shop.
  8. So can they be lapped in or do I need to take it...

    So can they be lapped in or do I need to take it to a machine shop?
  9. Could you explain why?

    Could you explain why?
  10. No I didn't. Thanks for the heads up. POOP.

    No I didn't. Thanks for the heads up. POOP.
  11. We opened it a couple days ago. I found both...

    We opened it a couple days ago. I found both valves bent. The questionable head we are robbing parts from to fix the known decent one. As I was pulling seals since we had the head apart I had 2 snap...
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    Low compression issue you have already found. The...

    Low compression issue you have already found. The compression check and putting oil in the cylinders defined you need at least rings at least.

    Valve spring compressors run 20-40+. I believe the GS...
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    I read that the Brembo F08 calipers could bolt...

    I read that the Brembo F08 calipers could bolt directly on a 1000. The F08 has twin 38mm pistons. Am I misguided? AFAIK the caliper bolt patterns are the same between 79- and 80+
  14. Put air in the cylinders tonight and both blew...

    Put air in the cylinders tonight and both blew hard out the exhaust. I ordered a valve spring compressor tonight. It looks like 1 and 3 exhaust are bent. I'll make sure once I disassemble.
  15. Orginal head

    I pulled the top end off the "black" engine due to a bad #2 rod knocking. The engine ran well with consistent compression across all 4 cylinders 155-165psi.

    I pulled the silver topend due to bad...
  16. HELP PLease: GS650G valve clearance HUGE!!! 3.00 shim and has 14 thou clearance

    My son and I swapped a topend from 1 engine too another. When we pulled the buckets out of the head they all got rearranged. We slid them into the head and have 2 valves I can't get within spec. #3...
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    Jetsrus says they can't help. When I was...

    Jetsrus says they can't help.

    When I was installing the needle jet it got stuck. The NJ has a raised lip ~270* around the top which can be seen when looking into the bore of the carbs. I used a...
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    I can post a pick tonight or tomorrow morning. I...

    I can post a pick tonight or tomorrow morning. I was attempting to get the needle jet to seat. It has a raised area ~270* around the top I used a punch and tapped a couple times and smashed the...
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    Mikuni needle jet/emulsion tube X-1. I got...

    Mikuni needle jet/emulsion tube X-1.

    I got the part number from the microfiche. Mikuni says its only OEM and OEM shows discontinued.

    Thank you for the reply.
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    Nope. I just sent them a message.

    Nope. I just sent them a message.
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    Can anyone help?

    Can anyone help?
  22. OK I get it....

    I had a spare gs650gl bottom end laying about which had a bad rod bearing on #2. I pulled it apart to find it was worse than the one we are working on now.

    I started looking for a cheap donor...
  23. GS650 undersize rod bearings --- any other source than suzuki? Bottom end help please

    I tore apart the gs650g my son has due to a rod knocking when we cracked the throttle. I am attempting to scrape pennies at the moment since my wife, son, daughter and son in law are all out of work...
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    Spoke to MIkuni today. Mikuni says the BS series...

    Spoke to MIkuni today. Mikuni says the BS series are OEM owned. So they are able to help...
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    Would anyone have one I could purchase?

    Would anyone have one I could purchase?
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