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  1. Help me, should I replace my gearbox?

    Motor Tear Down and Rebuild
    I've torn down my TLR engine to check that it's ok before I reassemble it and mount it in my TLS. Everything in the engine looks more or less pristine, but when I got to the gearbox I began feeling hesitant to just put it all back together. What's your take on the wear from the photos below...
  2. TL1000R 4th Gear - Gearbox Problem

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hi Gents, Just thought i'd run this past you guys before Me and my mate begine stripping like crazy, the gearbox from his 2001 TL1000R This bike has done 25k he's owned it from new and has never skipped a beat, very reliable, however... It has started to play up in fourth gear? Sometimes you...
  3. 1st gear problem, cant find a specific answer someone please help :/

    Help Forum
    Hi guys, recently bought a 2000 tl1000r with 35k miles on it and basically took it out for a spin amd in first gear when it hits 5k rpm itll jump in the gear like its jumping a tooth om the sprocket all through the rev range in first gear, 2nd 3rd 4th etc all are smooth and work perfectly...
  4. Problem finding neutral on a 98 TLS

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    .....and another thing! Just in the process of getting my '98 TLS back on the road and I need to resolve an old problem that I had & think I probably still have. For about a year before I laid it up, I couldn't get neautral while the engine was running. If I cut the engine it would slot...
  5. gearbox noise 1997 tls

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    hi everyone i`m writing this at work has i was due to go on my bike but, Within 5 mins of setting off the gearbox has started to make a whiring noise in 6th gear which i`ve never heard before when riding the bike so i turned back round and used my car instead. The weird thing is the noise is...
  6. Gearbox Problems

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I have a 98 TL1000R which has been stripped down & made into a street fighter. I have put a 17 tooth on the front & a 43 on the rear to gear it down a bit. Today I went for a ride & as I took off I fanned the clutch in 3rd to pop a wheelie & soon thereafter noticed a horrible clunking rattling...
  7. danaged gearbox shaft

    Help Forum
    hi everybody on tlzone , brought a tls engine inbits as it had been stripped down due to a dropped gearbox bearing. On closer inspection the first gear shaft (drive end )is cattletrucked every think else is ok, has any one had the same problem if so have they had the shaft metal sprayed and...
  8. Gearbox problem. Downshifting impossible

    Motor Tear Down and Rebuild
    Hi all My race TLS doesn't shift down any more. When I wanted to shift back from 4th to 3rd, the lever didn't move. I ended up with the transmission blocked in 6th gear. Note the bike still runs, but I can't change gear any more. I inspected the shifter mechanism and everything seems normal...