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  1. Rent me your bearing tool

    Help Forum
    I have my TLR motor split and the crank out. The Journal bearings are wrecked. The special tool to press the bearings in is more than $300!!! Would someone here rent me the tool? I realize sending an expensive tool to someone you don't know is risky, but I would give you my name, adress, and my...
  2. Wheel Bearing Front and Rear Wheels TLR Part Nos.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Help needed.... Does anyone have the SKF or equivalent manufacturers part nos. for all of the bearings and seals needed to change out both sets of wheel bearing for the front and rear? I don't need the OEM part nos. as I don't want to order from the dealer. Thanks Roy
  3. Front wheel bearing help

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hey folks! Do any of you have a trick/novel way or idea on how to pull the front wheel bearings?? Havnt done this before and my wheel started clunking. I kinda get the idea of the tool in the manual, and I can make my own fitting tool. Its just the removal i would like some help with!!:O
  4. Spun tie rod bearing update

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    ok, so some time back I thought I broke my TL with some hard riding on the way home from work. This was confirmed by trying to turn the engine over by hand and finding it to be seized hard, would not turn in either direction. I left the oil in, but will be draining it prior to splitting the...
  5. Brand New Ceramic Bearing

    Looking to Sell
    Price Drop $300 USD + shipping. Here is the bearing info: TL1000R/S Bearing size for V6 Carrozzeria wheels: Front---6205-2RS x 2ps Rear----6006-2RS x 3ps The fronts will fit OEM wheel for TL R/S thanks to D'Ecosse for info. But I want together.
  6. Question on head stem bearing torque?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    What torque setting for head stem bearings , tapered bearings! Not sure if tapered are same torque as oem bearings ??? any help appreciated , thanks and happy wheelieing :)
  7. Wheel bearing removal/instillation...

    Help Forum
    Hey guys... another question that will need the help of any one on here that has done this work in the past, since I've never taken any motorcycle wheels apart. Can the wheel bearings be removed and reinstalled without special tools, or should I plan a trip to the local shop to have them...
  8. bearing HELP! (motor bearings)

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    so i im in the process of fixing a damn spun bearing:banghead......just got a new crank....going to have the rod re-sized tomarrow..... and i was just looking online for oem replacement parts and i got to bearings and.... should big end bearings really cost $14 each ( total of 4 needed, $56...
  9. spun bearing, new crank, new rods?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum i've torn my motor apart to find that the big end bearing spun:banghead....i just bought a new crank..... my quetions are: one of the rods looks good ( didnt spin the bearing ) and the other one spun ( scarred the crank and the rod )..... can i still use both the rods ( with new bearings...
  10. Not another big end bearing question?

    Motor Tear Down and Rebuild
    New guy here. I was given a basket case '99TLR. The motor was approx. 90% torn apart. When I got the connecting rods off I found out why it was "given" to me. The front piston's con-rod bearing wore out damaging the crank journal. After searching the forums I found this to be a rather...
  11. Swingarm Bearing Removal

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Final steps before powder coat... All I have left is to remove the swingarm bearings and the bearings that are in the setup for the rear shock. I don't know how to remove them. Was wondering if I'll need to take her to a machine shop to get the pressed out or beat them to death with a hammer...
  12. replacing steering stem bearing inner races?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    In the course of my swapping over to a GSXR front end I read in the manual that I need to replace the inner races for the steering bearings. Does anyone know where the hell I would get some of those? Would I have to get new bearings to get them? Also, the gsxr steering bearings I have (which...
  13. Stem Roller Bearing Installation ( Write up )

    Performance Enhancement
    Search and didn't find anything like this so I did a small write up for installing top roller bearings. ( I'm sure someone else has but oh well ) Very easy but, it might be worth something to someone. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Installing "All Balls"...
  14. HELP..........shock bearing

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I am in need of the needle bearing that goes in the middle hole of the wishbone. I have checked all the local bearing places and they all say it is a special bearing. I don't want to order this from ron ayers because I am leaving for the dragon on the 26th and last time I ordered from them it...
  15. TLS Wheel bearing size??

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Did the '97 and '98 S come out with different size front wheel bearings? My TLS was manufactured 3/97, my mates in 10/97. He had just replaced his bearings, so I thought ,rather than take them out and wait while the engineering supply shops sends away for that size, I'd take my mates old ones...
  16. Big end rod bearing ?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Wondering what the cost would be to have big end rod bearing changed. Just need an estimate to compare to local shop price.Thanx
  17. Steering head bearing alternative

    Performance Enhancement
    Manged to locate these taper bearings to suit the TL . these cost me $10 each from a bearing supply shop. The part number is a 32006 not sure if anyone else is using these but I thought I'd post then "just in case". Aftermarket equivalents thru the bike shop were $85 a pair.
  18. Wheel bearing install - Problem ?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I have another post right now asking about steering head bearings and wheel bearings. I have replaced both but figured I would post some photos here to ask for some advice. Im going to reiterate that im...
  19. crankshaft bearing color code

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    2000 TL1000R i need to rebuild an engine, basically change the crankshaft bearings. Suzuki parts weren't helpful, I need to know the dimensions of the 4 color codes. From smallest to largest diameter. I did a search on here, and someone said you could find the color code by checking crankpin...