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    Maybe a Dunstall or Emgo Dunstall replica muffler...

    Maybe a Dunstall or Emgo Dunstall replica muffler will clear the footrests.
    I like the classic look of them.

    https://vintagetriumphparts.com/products/photos/3003_1990.jpg
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    Establishing a baseline is not what you asked....

    Establishing a baseline is not what you asked.
    And I think your original goal makes sense.
    Redo the system.
    You already have baseline :
    an old non-functional system that needs complete overhaul....
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    Why not take the brakes off as is, and just take...

    Why not take the brakes off as is, and just take them apart ?
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    https://oldskoolsuzuki.info/forums/topic/16534-gs-...

    https://oldskoolsuzuki.info/forums/topic/16534-gs-1000-essential-upgrades/

    You could try the Suzuki Owners club.
    Start reading halfway down the page.
    ...
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    You did not mention the exact model/year of your...

    You did not mention the exact model/year of your GS but here is an example : https://www.dynojet.com/jet-kit-for-suzuki-gs650/
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    A new harnass is near impossible to find. Why...

    A new harnass is near impossible to find.

    Why the need for a pod conversion ? These bikes run great in original setup.
    Cheap pods are hardly ever worth the money, K&N and alike are the first 250$...
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    Welcome to the latest game, called "The hunt for...

    Welcome to the latest game, called "The hunt for missing volts".
    You're not just missing 2.3 volts, you have a much higher current in the system than it was designed for.
    Which can cause...
  8. In my experience, electronic ignition suffers...

    In my experience, electronic ignition suffers when voltage drops below 10 volt.
    It may not work at all suddenly and will resume function when enough voltage gets through.

    Also i would not dismiss...
  9. These bikes are known for bad wiring. Corroded...

    These bikes are known for bad wiring.

    Corroded connectors cause bad connection and higher amperage.
    That causes heat, so some wires will be hard.
    Also you will find the transparent connector...
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    It's like riding a two stroke, it hardly has any...

    It's like riding a two stroke, it hardly has any engine brake.
    But power delivery is not as peaky with not much power in low
    rpm and much power in a specific and often small powerband.
    It has...
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    Yes, absolutely. In the past, my definition...

    Yes, absolutely.

    In the past, my definition of 'cool' was different.
    The 'bread box' cockpit ruined this bike for me.
    Nowadays i appreciate it for many other reasons than when i was younger....
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    re the Dyna S : The Dyna S will require the...

    re the Dyna S :

    The Dyna S will require the manual advance unit.
    There are 2 types : Nippon Denso and Kokusan Denki and they require another Dyna rotor.
    Just so you don't order the wrong Dyna S,...
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    You can check that here...

    You can check that here.

    It will not tell you if this specific engine came with your bike from factory, like
    some other bikes had matching numbers for chassis and engine, but at least
    it will...
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    Post says 600, sig adds K1GSXR

    Post says 600, sig adds K1GSXR
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    AFAIK the Rickman CR900 was the first...

    AFAIK the Rickman CR900 was the first "production" bike with dual front disc brakes.
    I have one :o
    This was a Rickman chromoly
    chassis with a Z900 engine.

    They worked with Lockheed to produce ...
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    In Europe they are for sure. That's a steal...

    In Europe they are for sure.
    That's a steal...
  17. Thread: My New GS1000

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    HahHa that sounded a bit like "what are your...

    HahHa that sounded a bit like "what are your intentions
    with my daughter?!"

    Sorry, just being enthusiastic.
    And Dutch - blunt.
    Next to the S your bike is
    my favorite model GS1000.
  18. Thread: My New GS1000

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    A great read is "Suzuki GS1000 performance...

    A great read is "Suzuki GS1000 performance portfolio".

    The spoke wheels version is described as better
    handling several times.

    Love the look of the chrome rims on yours.

    What is the plan...
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    Looking at the hole, and shape of the plug, maybe...

    Looking at the hole, and shape of the plug, maybe it is
    an option to tap thread in the carb body - looks like there's
    enough meat to tap a thread on the smaller part of the hole.
    Behead a bolt...
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    This thread...

    This thread may interest you.

    Edit - i see Chuck beat me to it.
    Agree, i would not worry about it.
  21. Thread: My New GS1000

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    This one appears to have the chromed steel...

    This one appears to have the chromed steel wheels, not the wheels with alu rims these bikes used to have.

    Useless fun fact about those alu rim spoke wheels : Suzuki only used those for the first 6...
  22. Thread: My New GS1000

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    I thought that name was reserved for the black...

    I thought that name was reserved for the black and white one with cast wheels ?
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    Thanks Rich :encouragement: i corrected that in...

    Thanks Rich :encouragement: i corrected that in my earlier posting.

    I re-read, usually multiple times before i post.
    But this one i did not notice ..
  24. The igniter has already been mentioned. ...

    The igniter has already been mentioned.

    Measuring 12v supply to the igniter would be nice.
    Less definitive but simple check : the starter relais is fed
    by the same 'source' (RH handlebar...
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    Original shims typically last forever. They may...

    Original shims typically last forever.
    They may wear a little bit but i measure them and welcome the worn
    shims as i would the 'X' intermediate shims.

    Aftermarket shims are sometimes not...
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