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  1. Mint 2000 TL1000R only putting out 107 bhp (something's wrong)

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hi all, First a bit of history: I previously owned a 99 TLR (31k miles) with standard mods, full RS3, TRE, PCII, and lower gearing in the back. That's all that was done, as far as I know (2nd owner). The bike was a beast. I could easily power wheelie in second gear (which is expected with...
  2. Navigator issues... Any advice appreciated!

    Suzuki SV650, SV1000, & Others
    Hi all! I have a 2000 Cagiva Navigator, and am really happy with it - I've only ever seen 2 others in Oz, so that makes me smile too... I've been reading through the site to find out how to cure its fuelling issues, though I am a complete numpty and will probably stuff it up. My main issues...
  3. any advice will help?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hello all, just joined the site..cool. the last bike i rode back in the 80's was a kawasaki kr 250 tandem twin. The bike itch is still around so i'm back in the market for a bike. I always liked the tl1000s (love the twin sound) but have never ridden one. The tl1000r really looks great and this...
  4. Another new member that needs some help and advice, please

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    :laugh Hi Just wondering if anyone out there can help me at all. Im not new to V-twins having owned an Aprillia RSV and for my sins a Buell but have just bought my first TL1000s. The bike I have bought is a W reg import with 9000 miles and a very full service history. She is in pretty good...
  5. looking for advice on buying a TL-R

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hi there,havn't been on here for ages and looking for a bit of advice,someone I know has a year 2000 TL-R for sale for £2600 or so with 20,000miles on the clock,just wondered if this was a fair price? Its a trader so I know its likely to be a bit high but it looks like its in good...
  6. Advice on buying

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I am looking at buying a '97 TL1000S. It is owned by a friend of mine who doesnt ride it as much as they used to. My problem is I am a little unnerved by some of the things I have read up on the model. The biggest I have ever ridden before was a bandit 600, and I was just wondering if there is...
  7. TL1000S advice required.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Firstly let me say hello :). I currently have a bandit 1200 (previous bike was a 2005 zx6r), im selling it as i fancy a meaty twin, ive been doing alot of reading and it seems the TL is favoured over the SV1000...when the suspension has been sorted out. From my understanding i want to be buying...
  8. Break in procedure - engine builders advice please

    Open Forum
    There's a discussion on another forum that's probably about to go ballistic, over break-in procedures for a KTM 990SMT that a guy bought here new ... people are suggesting the motoman/mototune whatever his name is method and getting quite excited when someone else says "follow the manual" ...
  9. TLR not starting :-( Some advice please

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    So ive nearly got my TLR back on the road after dropping it last year (i know, i know). Got some new pipes, fired it up after letting it sit for a few months. It would crank over but was quite difficult to get it to catch. Once it warmed up a bit it was ok. That was about a week ago. In the...
  10. Engine fully apart... advice please

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I have my motor torn down to get to the tranny. I had a problem with fourth gear. Turned out to be a worn out gear. Now shes ready to go back together, but should I change anything else inside the case? Like the oil jets?? She has 76 thousand on her.
  11. Rearset advice ?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I'm in the market for some new rearsets for my 97 tillis. I found some on eBay and was wondering if you guys could check them out and see if thier worth my money. The item number is ( 190337539647 )
  12. Advice for purchase?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hello to all, I'm considering the purchase of a 97 s. I have read on the frame, ecu, and tb's. the seller says the frame is absolutely clear of cracks and has never been welded or replaced. He does have a ohlins rear on it so does that eliminate that possibility or is that only the biturbo one...
  13. Greetings from Phoenix...

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hello all. I have been a member for a little while now but this is my first post. I have not felt the need to talk about anything yet because the TLZone family pretty much has all the bases covered. :cheers I bought a 2001 TLR about six months ago as a daily driver. I love it!!! It has...
  14. Ebay Advice

    Open Forum
    Bit of a problem that I've never run into before. Some of this will sound a little crazy but I really couldn't help myself. I've wanted to do a turbo bike for a while and came across this: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140334149242 The guy has good feedback and...
  15. Advice on pazzo levers

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I'm looking at getting some pazzo levers for the TLS and wondering if I can get away with putting shorties on. I'm also getting some stronger clutch springs. Whats your thoughts?
  16. I need some help and advice

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hi all. I have a problem ... i have mounted a full system akrapovic instead of the slipons .. but now after some time ..i feel that the bike has lost power .....alot of power .. in the midrange area.. the pull power is totaly gone ..but on the highway after 7000 rpm ..and after 120 miles per...
  17. Need some urgent chain advice

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Folks, I've just dropped a big ball.:banghead I've cut a brand new DID 530ZVM2 chain too short. I'm fitting an 18/40 sprocket combination and ordered a 108 link chain. It was far too long so I cut it to 106 links. It still seemed too long so I reduced it too 104. It's now far too...
  18. Newbie Needs Advice

    UK Forum (Including Scotland)
    Hi All, Been after a TL for a while and just seen this on ebay: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=180373715044#ebayphotohosting Was wondering what it was worth approximately as was going to swap it for my 'T' reg ZX9R. Also, anything that I should...
  19. Dyno Drama's any advice welcome!

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Ive had issues with back firing stalling sitting at traffic lights and either 1/3 things would happen 1. bike just die's 2. all of a sudden idle ramps upto 2500rpm or it will be fine??? Turns out the PC2 was faulty disconected the PC2 and bike seemed to work fine ??? now i have a new Aussie...
  20. Chain and Sprocket Advice

    UK Forum (Including Scotland)
    Folks, I posted up a query on the general forum, but didn't get a definitive answer, but thanks to Moose and 133bhp for their input. I'll try here and maybe Sam can give me some advice? My chain and sprockets are on their way out. I have standard gearing on my bike and it suits me fine. I...
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