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Thread: Twinpot Brake Upgrade on GS1100E, GS750E, GS750ES, GS1000G, GS1000E, GS850G

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    Default Twinpot Brake Upgrade on GS1100E, GS750E, GS750ES, GS1000G, GS1000E, GS850G

    This mod works on all these models & I do now have some brackets on the shelf.

    Currently steel version. Powdercoated black. $82 a set shipped in the US 48.

    (Australia - $47 with tracking, $28 without - at your risk)

    Click link for pics etc

    http://www.thegsresources.com/_forum...d.php?t=140253

    1980 GS1000G - Sold
    1978 GS1000E - Finished!
    1980 GS550E - Fixed & given to a friend
    1983 GS750ES Special - Sold
    2009 KLR 650 - Sold - gone to TX!
    1982 GS1100G - Rebuilt and finished. - Sold

    www.agadisplay.com
    www.parasiticsanalytics.com

    TWINPOT BRAKE UPGRADE LINKY: http://www.thegsresources.com/_forum...e-on-78-Skunk/

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    I have some more bracket kits on the shelf if anyone is in need.

    1980 GS1000G - Sold
    1978 GS1000E - Finished!
    1980 GS550E - Fixed & given to a friend
    1983 GS750ES Special - Sold
    2009 KLR 650 - Sold - gone to TX!
    1982 GS1100G - Rebuilt and finished. - Sold

    www.agadisplay.com
    www.parasiticsanalytics.com

    TWINPOT BRAKE UPGRADE LINKY: http://www.thegsresources.com/_forum...e-on-78-Skunk/

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    Still a few left so figured I'd bump this up again

    1980 GS1000G - Sold
    1978 GS1000E - Finished!
    1980 GS550E - Fixed & given to a friend
    1983 GS750ES Special - Sold
    2009 KLR 650 - Sold - gone to TX!
    1982 GS1100G - Rebuilt and finished. - Sold

    www.agadisplay.com
    www.parasiticsanalytics.com

    TWINPOT BRAKE UPGRADE LINKY: http://www.thegsresources.com/_forum...e-on-78-Skunk/

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    Still have some sets here

    1980 GS1000G - Sold
    1978 GS1000E - Finished!
    1980 GS550E - Fixed & given to a friend
    1983 GS750ES Special - Sold
    2009 KLR 650 - Sold - gone to TX!
    1982 GS1100G - Rebuilt and finished. - Sold

    www.agadisplay.com
    www.parasiticsanalytics.com

    TWINPOT BRAKE UPGRADE LINKY: http://www.thegsresources.com/_forum...e-on-78-Skunk/

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    What year CBR 600 rotors will work for this upgrade?
    1979 GS 1000E
    Southside Chicago

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    Check the other thread, it's all in there... I also PM'd this information to you last week.

    1980 GS1000G - Sold
    1978 GS1000E - Finished!
    1980 GS550E - Fixed & given to a friend
    1983 GS750ES Special - Sold
    2009 KLR 650 - Sold - gone to TX!
    1982 GS1100G - Rebuilt and finished. - Sold

    www.agadisplay.com
    www.parasiticsanalytics.com

    TWINPOT BRAKE UPGRADE LINKY: http://www.thegsresources.com/_forum...e-on-78-Skunk/

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    Some more units on the shelf. Also I believe I have enough parts for one complete "kit" right now.


    1980 GS1000G - Sold
    1978 GS1000E - Finished!
    1980 GS550E - Fixed & given to a friend
    1983 GS750ES Special - Sold
    2009 KLR 650 - Sold - gone to TX!
    1982 GS1100G - Rebuilt and finished. - Sold

    www.agadisplay.com
    www.parasiticsanalytics.com

    TWINPOT BRAKE UPGRADE LINKY: http://www.thegsresources.com/_forum...e-on-78-Skunk/

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    I have got a few more of these - any colour you want (in the style of Henry Ford)



    Yes - Black

    1980 GS1000G - Sold
    1978 GS1000E - Finished!
    1980 GS550E - Fixed & given to a friend
    1983 GS750ES Special - Sold
    2009 KLR 650 - Sold - gone to TX!
    1982 GS1100G - Rebuilt and finished. - Sold

    www.agadisplay.com
    www.parasiticsanalytics.com

    TWINPOT BRAKE UPGRADE LINKY: http://www.thegsresources.com/_forum...e-on-78-Skunk/

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    Just completed a twin pot brake and fork upgrade on my 1976 GT750. Salty_monk's adapter kit (painted with POR15 chassis black), EBC CBR900RR 296mm rotors #MD-1014X (centers painted dark gray), ZX600C calipers (painted with POR15 chassis black and rebuilt with Kawasaki parts), EBC semi-sintered pads FA129V, forks from a 1979 GS750E (leg bottoms brushed clean and clear coated), chrome fender from a GS550. Bolts for mounting the adaptor brackets are grade 10.9 zinc plated flange head M10X40mm 1.25 pitch and 2 washers, 2 lock washers, and 2 nuts. Overall the conversion saved a bunch of weight and gave better damping and travel than the stock GT750 setup. This made the front feel better, turn better and STOP similar to my 2011 DL650. Still looks classic with a huge improvement. Thank you Salty_monk for a great adaptor kit.
    Note for anyone doing this conversion: the speedo cable needs to be longer, I ordered one for a 1979 GS750E it's 3" longer and should fit the speedo, brake lines need to be custom made.
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    Very nice. The GT must be slightly different, you can get away with stock length brake lines & Speedo cable on most bikes.

    1980 GS1000G - Sold
    1978 GS1000E - Finished!
    1980 GS550E - Fixed & given to a friend
    1983 GS750ES Special - Sold
    2009 KLR 650 - Sold - gone to TX!
    1982 GS1100G - Rebuilt and finished. - Sold

    www.agadisplay.com
    www.parasiticsanalytics.com

    TWINPOT BRAKE UPGRADE LINKY: http://www.thegsresources.com/_forum...e-on-78-Skunk/

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