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  1. Oil!!!

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Doing an oil change so I figured I would ask what type of oil and how much do you guys use in your bikes??
  2. Duration between wheel bearings going?

    Help Forum
    Hey all, I was just wondering how long yours have lasted, or when you decided to change em? :cheers
  3. Need 2 swap 01' tlr motor into 99' tls.... Will pay for help

    Suzuki SV650, SV1000, & Others
    I have a 99 TLS and broke a timing chain. the motor had the common knock/misfire until warmed up so I bought an 01 TLR streetfighter'd out to swap the needed motor/harness. two issues. I don't have time to do it and I'd rather pay someone who KNOWS what they are getting into to do it. I would...
  4. fork oil change on tlr 2000

    UK Forum (Including Scotland)
    hi everyone need advice. thinking of changing the fork oil on my bike, i've been looking on you tube, and the tl web site for advice, is it a hard job to do,did work on my bike but nothing this big to attempt, and what kinda oil to use.i'm an experienced vehicle mechanic ( more cars than bikes)...
  5. Belly pan colour change

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    :deviousI just recently changed the colour of my belly pan on my TL1000RW from the weird not anywhere else on the bike blue to black and i wondered if anyone had made any vinyl to fit over the blue decals that make the belly pan look straight instead of dipping front and rear i can get vinyl to...
  6. change front sprocket tl1000r

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    i have just bought a 16 tooth front sprocket for my tl1000r and am asking if anyone could give me a step by step instructions on how to change it, because i want to get it right the first time. do i need to drain and remove the water pump i looks like i might have. i would be very grateful of...
  7. Tlr wiring harness change

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Do i need to drop motor to change main wiring harness on a tlr?What mods should be done to new harness going in? :O
  8. Front tire: Keep or change

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    i would still ride it, but then i'm a cheapo :) 4yrs isn't that long. as long as i don't see any degrading rubber (small cracks etc..), i would ride it. I would take her up to speed, and do more or less do a panic-stop, to test the rubber for grip, and if that's OK, i would ride it...
  9. want to change wheel colour

    UK Forum (Including Scotland)
    hi all new to this site want to change the colour of my wheels on my tlr from white to black do you paint them or powdercoat them cheers
  10. how to change user name?

    Site Questions, Comments, & Suggestions
    originally I just thought the user name was used as part of the log in procedure, now I realise its a name that everyone on the zone views you as, so how can I change it?? :confused
  11. Oil change questions

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Does anyone use synthetic oil? Good idea or no on a TLR?
  12. Fork oil change DIY?

    Help Forum
    Bought a second hand 98TLS a while ago and want to do some servicing myself. Its got 64000 km on the clock and I'm unsure of the service history. Can one change the fork oil easily? How often should it be changed.
  13. Some good news for a change

    UK Forum (Including Scotland)
    Finally I am out of the wheelchair. On Friday my physio gave me a zimmer frame (queue the old fart jokes) then yesterday after a spell of tuition he sent me away with crutches. Now I can get upstairs, so can finally use the toilet, shower bath and marital bed! I've just been on a solo flight to...
  14. Cant change my profile pic

    Site Questions, Comments, & Suggestions
    i would like to make this pic my profile but when i try it says upload unsucessfull. When i click on image properties it says its 200px x 296px and only 30.1kB so it should work. no?
  15. charge mod power change

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hi folks , I just got around to doing the zippy charge mod and it works great. However the power characteristics of the engine seem to have changed . Slightly less bottom end and when I punch it in 1st gear it reaches a higher rpm before the front end comes up.second gear is harder to bring up...
  16. Need to Change Front Fork Seal

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I have a right front fork seal that I need to change. Can anyone tell me what is the best way to jack up and support the bike so I can remove the wheel and fork? Thanks!:)
  17. Change color of the instrument

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Does someone have a good guide for changing the diods in the speedometer and RPM gauge on a TLR? I would like to get bright blue LED there instead. Someone have the guide and know what diods that will fit?
  18. Lifestyle/career change

    Open Forum
    Big change coming up in my life over the next few months. I've been thinking about getting out of IT consulting for a while now, I hate it. I still enjoy the work a little, though most everything I do bores me. I really hate the corporate office bullshit and lately have been getting a lot of...
  19. Sound change issue ?!

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hi guys, In hot day, when i ride my bike for a while it changes it sound, its not so smooth anymore is something machinegun like, and it comes with more engine vibrations, and slightly performance loss. Is someone familiar with this? I dont think that this is normal behavior, and also my valves...
  20. TLS / V-STROM thermostat change

    Help Forum
    Is the change a plug right in or does it need some changing. The reason is for me to optain the higher running temp for my TLS 99. Mine keeps change from 78 - 84c and that will ofcourse make the ECU run rich/lean constant.
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