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Author Topic: Suzuki GR650 Scrambler/Tracker - The Strangler!  (Read 25133 times)

Offline Kolby198

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Re: Suzuki GR650 Scrambler/Tracker - The Strangler!
« Reply #70 on: Jun 28, 2017, 21:14:54 »
Hey! Wondering if this thread is still alive. i love what your doing, ive got a gr of my own that im trying to resurrect right now. I was wondering if you know anything about using pod filters?

Offline Cookie

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Re: Suzuki GR650 Scrambler/Tracker - The Strangler!
« Reply #71 on: Jun 28, 2017, 23:38:18 »
Hey! Wondering if this thread is still alive. i love what your doing, ive got a gr of my own that im trying to resurrect right now. I was wondering if you know anything about using pod filters?

Hey there and welcome to DTT!

Generally speaking, the CV carbs on Tempters, DOHC CB's etc. Don't really get along well with pods. A few folks on here have had luck switching to round-slide or flat-slide direct pull carbs but putting pods on CV's will result in driveability concerns and infinite tuning headaches.
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81 CB750C
84 Tempter - well, most of it...

Offline Joe Suzuki

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Re: Suzuki GR650 Scrambler/Tracker - The Strangler!
« Reply #72 on: Jul 18, 2017, 14:54:14 »
Still working on it, haven't made much progress as of late.  I had planned on using pods with long runners to try to smooth out the airflow some, along with a rejet.  But it remains to be seen if this will work out well.  My original plan was to fuel inject, but I want to finish the build and get it running again before going that far.  If the carbs end up being a nightmare, I may punt and do the injection (it's a different nightmare I guess...).

Offline Chris9178

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Re: Suzuki GR650 Scrambler/Tracker - The Strangler!
« Reply #73 on: Jul 26, 2017, 23:10:22 »
Hey everyone, I'm new to DTT and I also have just purchased an 84 tempter!!  This is my first bike and so far I love the look of it.  There is few problems that need to be fixed for safety.  1. fork seals 2. chain needs to be tightened (may need new sprockets and chain,it looks like the adjuster on swing arm is almost as far as it can go 2 notches left ) 3. Need turn signals in front and replace the rear broken ones (which I've replaced all 4 but now can't figure out the wiring from 3 wire to 2 wire in the rear) I would love to be able to transform this bike to make it look as close to naked as I can.  I live in a small town called Midland about 1.5hrs north of Toronto incase anyone is wondering.

Offline Cookie

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Re: Suzuki GR650 Scrambler/Tracker - The Strangler!
« Reply #74 on: Jul 26, 2017, 23:32:52 »
I know where Midland is! Welcome to DTT Chris, from Kitchener (about an hour west of Toronto).

Swing on over to the Introduction section and introduce yourself.
« Last Edit: Jul 26, 2017, 23:34:23 by Cookie »
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81 CB750C
84 Tempter - well, most of it...

Offline Chris9178

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Re: Suzuki GR650 Scrambler/Tracker - The Strangler!
« Reply #75 on: Sep 10, 2017, 22:34:38 »
Well been riding the bike to work and saving some money on gas.  But my carbs are a little screwed I need a good reccomendation for a carb kit including a needle jet for this here bike.  I seen one called 6sigma but it doesn't come with a needle jet and I can't seem to find that part anywhere.  Anybody have any ideas?

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Offline SuZacki

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Re: Suzuki GR650 Scrambler/Tracker - The Strangler!
« Reply #76 on: Jul 28, 2018, 04:08:24 »
Hoping to revive this thread. I'm loving this project and want to see if it's still going. I have a GR650 and plan on doing a similar build to it. I'm new to DTT, so I'll jump over to the intro section, but this thread is what made me register.
Current:
1985 Kawasaki GPz 550
1986 Suzuki GR 650
In the past:
1982 Kawasaki KZ 1000
198x Suzuki GS 450x
1976 Kawasaki KZ 400

Offline SuZacki

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Re: Suzuki GR650 Scrambler/Tracker - The Strangler!
« Reply #77 on: Aug 01, 2018, 00:22:50 »
Anybody...know...anything...whatsoever...about this? Seems pretty slow around here...
Current:
1985 Kawasaki GPz 550
1986 Suzuki GR 650
In the past:
1982 Kawasaki KZ 1000
198x Suzuki GS 450x
1976 Kawasaki KZ 400

Offline Brodie

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Re: Suzuki GR650 Scrambler/Tracker - The Strangler!
« Reply #78 on: Aug 01, 2018, 03:06:41 »
You are asking on a thread that has not been updated by the OP for nearly 2 years...
I'm not sure, but don't ask Brodie.

Way to many build and half done projects to list here.
Sr250, Gs750, Z50A, XV1100, A10, Z160A.