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    I'd not seen this on a Suzuki, nor heard the...

    I'd not seen this on a Suzuki, nor heard the clunk. A buddy has a CB1100F Honda & several yrs. back it started giving trouble starting. Starter would spin but didn't want to engage the crankshaft....
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    Awaiting the "clunk", looks like we should be...

    Awaiting the "clunk", looks like we should be getting nearer.
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    Your own fault Rob, you shouldn't have got such a...

    Your own fault Rob, you shouldn't have got such a new modern bike, the first 2 yrs the 1100E had the nicer looking emblems.
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    It's about time you got started on that thing....

    It's about time you got started on that thing. What kind of disturbing clunk, the GS1100E shouldn't do that. Welcome back & remember we're keeping an eye on the progress. And contrary to what Rob...
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    I must have a really sheltered life. I live 10...

    I must have a really sheltered life. I live 10 mi. from this place & knew nothing about it till Greg's post...Guess I need to get out more.
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    That is not a "part from" a GS1100. It's been a...

    That is not a "part from" a GS1100. It's been a long time but I think I would have remembered something that looked like that. A tool for r/r something????I couldn't imagine what.
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    ItsBork, I saw what you started with & what it is...

    ItsBork, I saw what you started with & what it is now, you did great. If you could find a good frame & get it all back as it should... it's amazing how proud you should be...Just my opinion.
  8. Dang, what a pile of parts & extra's of some of...

    Dang, what a pile of parts & extra's of some of them. And you got them all assembled except for a good frame. I don't know your ideas but I'd think a good GS400 frame may not be too hard to find....
  9. No issues & enjoyed the trip. Good to hear both...

    No issues & enjoyed the trip. Good to hear both were covered.
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    Honda Blackbird rotors should be no different...

    Honda Blackbird rotors should be no different than other rotors, how bout try a local machine shop truing it back up.
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    Storm...You should be ashamed of yourself...but...

    Storm...You should be ashamed of yourself...but good luck.
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    Completely understand... With the orig air box,...

    Completely understand... With the orig air box, R&R carbs is a real PITA, but there's no tuning nightmare as you seem to be going thru now...Hang in there, you'll get it.
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    Like they said, way too nice to cafe. You can...

    Like they said, way too nice to cafe. You can make a cafe out of any old beater & still have a cafe. You have a really nice old bike that needs a fender...Don't take this wrong, it's just my opinion....
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    Glad you got the info you were needing, seems...

    Glad you got the info you were needing, seems you're doing great. Just wondering why the pods if most all else is orig...The good is the bike stuff, ...All the other stuff nobody will see if they...
  15. Thread: At last!!

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    Congrats mad, looks like you did a great...

    Congrats mad, looks like you did a great job...Naw, It's a classic the way it is, it should stay that way. Wouldn't change a thing that couldn't easily be put right back to OEM. If you want something...
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    Condolences...Cherish the memories.

    Condolences...Cherish the memories.
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    No, no moving parts in the cavity where where the...

    No, no moving parts in the cavity where where the starter is.
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    Should have included & don't mean everything is...

    Should have included & don't mean everything is always late, I do get some things really quick, just seems the late arrivals are far more often than I'm accustomed to.
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    Sorry, I missed the picture the first time. Quite...

    Sorry, I missed the picture the first time. Quite nice looking & orig. Carbs been done, all electrics working, hoping not rude health at all. At 4K valves should be OK, but do check them anyway just...
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    I resurrected the thread cause I had noticed...

    I resurrected the thread cause I had noticed slower USPS back then & now, 10 mo. later, they are telling us about it. I apologize for missing the part of the news cast that said the prices had gone...
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    The early GS750"s had like a 4.8 gal fuel tank, &...

    The early GS750"s had like a 4.8 gal fuel tank, & appx. .9 gal on res. If the tank was empty & you put in 1 gal. you will go to res. very soon. If you put in .8 gal. it would not start unless on PRI...
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    "Grinding" noises rare on a GS. Only ones I...

    "Grinding" noises rare on a GS. Only ones I remember from a GS was either the clutch basket, big nut loose, or the starter clutch. GS starter clutch bolts are kind'f known for working loose.
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    Welcome & congrats. If you'd got a 250 or 450 you...

    Welcome & congrats. If you'd got a 250 or 450 you probably would have been wanting a bigger bike within 6 months. That GS650 is plenty big & you may never think about anything bigger. I've not owned...
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    Just watching our local news & saw the USPS is...

    Just watching our local news & saw the USPS is implementing new standards, today 10/1/21, that will raise prices & slow some delivery. Dang, I's hoping they had already done that.
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    Kind'f of what has been known forever. They're...

    Kind'f of what has been known forever. They're just commenting on the refinements that have been made over the past 40 yrs.... Would have been much the same if in 1982 if someone compared a GS1100 to...
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