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    Got a call from the local Suzuki main dealer...

    Got a call from the local Suzuki main dealer about a 'cap' for the rear mudguard. Nice bit.....


    Popped in to see a London Boards who did my GS1000 carbs and showed me how to do them. Came away...
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    Another week and another week of very limited...

    Another week and another week of very limited progress.

    Been checking out parts, what I have in my own store and buts that I will have to order in.

    Still thinking about what way to go.

    I...
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    Well not a lot happening on the project at the...

    Well not a lot happening on the project at the moment.

    Had a small off of one of my other bikes so I am recovering at the moment. That said, its giving me time to sort out parts that I will need...
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    https://i.postimg.cc/Tw3rNXcK/51940313-DB20-4BB1-A...

    https://i.postimg.cc/Tw3rNXcK/51940313-DB20-4BB1-ADB6-F338DC152088.jpg

    Prior to garage. You can see no stub for the gear change to go to.
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    Saturday came and I popped to the welder...

    Saturday came and I popped to the welder fabricator. The answer was 'yes' they can fix the swinging arm bracket, weld the chain guard up and put a brace plate in to strengthen it so that's good. They...
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    Busy day in the workshop.....hit in the head a...

    Busy day in the workshop.....hit in the head a few times by different things such as bolts washer, brake fluid, brake cleaner in the eye and mouth!!!!


    Front end rebuilt with the spare forks....
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    Been busy sorting out rear brakes. The rear...

    Been busy sorting out rear brakes.

    The rear calliper had one moving piston and one seized piston. The moving one came out nicely, light rust on the lip where the boot seal goes but nothing on the...
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    Has to stop to collect daughter from school. When...

    Has to stop to collect daughter from school. When I got home had another play.

    After spinning the drive sprocket around a few times tried the gears again and finally found all the cogs in the box!...
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    Had some time with the bike today. New Yuasa...

    Had some time with the bike today.

    New Yuasa battery arrived and was fitted. Solved the lighting issue. It was suggested that I try the park light system as it doesn't go through the switch and I...
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    Well that's me for a few days. Busy with life...

    Well that's me for a few days. Busy with life till Tuesday.

    Expected arrivals are :-

    New Battery.
    Fuel hose for carbs.
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    Trying to find out why I only have 6.3v is the...

    Trying to find out why I only have 6.3v is the key. Wiring isnt my area of expertise.
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    Had a small delivery of a headlight bulb, tail...

    Had a small delivery of a headlight bulb, tail light bulb and a relay.

    Now the indicators work, the headlight works but sadly the tail light doesn't. The unit on the bike has 5 wires going into a...
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    Repeat 4 times hey..... ...

    Repeat 4 times hey.....


    https://i.postimg.cc/d1rvSJSV/3A179AEB-0397-4C48-BF22-22BF85E3FDFF.jpg


    I start with No's 2 and 3 carb. Line the fuel supply tubes up and squeeze then sort the...
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    This afternoons job...... Turn this..... ...

    This afternoons job......


    Turn this.....


    https://i.postimg.cc/cJpKWtJR/53D6AC92-01F1-48DF-BF5F-9E4A48F217E4.jpg


    Into this.....
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    A little bit more progress. My hands have...

    A little bit more progress.

    My hands have been bad the last few days with cracking, being sore and bleeding so I said I wouldn't do any work on the bike today. I ended up doing some electrical...
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    Just distilled water.

    Just distilled water.
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    After a long day playing for forks and strange...

    After a long day playing for forks and strange things lurking, sorting out what can be kept, what has to be sent away for restoring plus checking fleabay its come to that time.

    Carb bath time.
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    Good question and the answer is, I'm not sure....

    Good question and the answer is, I'm not sure. Looks like stuff you would use in a stern gland on a boat or that you'd pack water valves with to make them water tight. It's been in there 24 years so...
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    Here's a better view with the fork out and on the...

    Here's a better view with the fork out and on the bench for closer inspection.

    https://i.postimg.cc/y8tK9rLX/81CDF5C7-3A66-423B-A95C-EAEC5966F8FD.jpg
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    Started to remove the front end. Micron fork...

    Started to remove the front end. Micron fork brace was fun to get off.

    Any idea what this might be and its Suzuki part number?
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    As it was first day of UK lockdown restriction...

    As it was first day of UK lockdown restriction being lifted I drove over to collect a few spares that were too large to post. Also was a good time for my daughter to practice driving. With that being...
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    Yep, they are both front and rear. ...

    Yep, they are both front and rear.

    https://i.postimg.cc/mkDp33p7/DE6-F72-BB-BC8-E-4-B0-B-B7-E4-96-F19-F0-BA638.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/NFzJdyZS/FC07-A782-0587-4-BD6-AF68-8-FAE7-F425976.jpg
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    Saturday evening update. This is where I...

    Saturday evening update.


    This is where I am.


    Rear end together just waiting to go back on the bike.


    https://i.postimg.cc/bY9TYQnY/436-D5377-3662-48-CC-B581-7-E1-D702-D66-B3.jpg
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    Chatted with my 'Bro' this morning. He's a...

    Chatted with my 'Bro' this morning. He's a fabricator/welder of some 30 years experience (retired now) and he saw on reason why the Swinging arm lug thats missing and the crack in the mudguard...
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    Had a productive drive today. Picked up a...

    Had a productive drive today.

    Picked up a small part of the bike that I needed.

    https://i.postimg.cc/ZRK0Kjbz/76-FF7163-5-A8-B-4-DD8-B667-06906-F3-C73-D2.jpg

    Now I can make a rolling...
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