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  1. How loud is normal for the ticking

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hello i have owned my TL since april 09 and i finally got it put back together i bought a broken one to save money it sounded like i floated a valve but i swapped valves changed oil new gaskets everywhere and i still hear this nasty ticking i mean i looked at some on youtube but videos hide the...
  2. What is the normal operating temp for the TL?

    Help Forum
    My TLS used to run at 79oC ... it is currently running at 83/84oC ... is this bad ... ? It is also winter so I would expect to run cooler! I have just had the fuel filter changed (it has 50k miles), TPS, valve clearances and throttle bodies adjusted ... due to poor running and stalling at low...
  3. Valve Ticking - Normal or not ?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    It is normal to hear the valves ticking all the time ? Cause when it got hot my valves got alittle noisy.
  4. Is this normal chain Wear for the TL?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Had a knocking sound on the bike the past three days and got louder yesterday, Thought the front sprocket had came loose again but then saw my chain had 3 rollars missing. My Q, is this normal wear for the TL's or any Bike? When I first got the bike the chain it had on had the same problem...
  5. Cold running vs normal map

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    Who knows the differences between the cold running map and the normal (above 80C) map. Aside from the obvious richer mixture,is there a different timing curve or anything else different? I'm trying to tune out the dreaded hiccup at about 3700 revs and I've noticed that it doesn't do it until the...
  6. not your normal question, but someone has to know

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Well the time has come for me to do the TPS and TB ballance this winter (read that "mod season") and I have watched the vid a few times but I keep comming up with one question... What is the pressure out put from the fuel pump... or, if there is a fuel rail pressure regulator/relief what is...
  7. Jerking is this normal

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Ok guys I just got a new 1999 tl1000s tonight. It was raining and I noticed that when I wasn't accelerating it would kinda jerk. The previous owner installed an ignition retard box? I asked him why and he said that it help with the jerkiness of the TL? Can some give me some insight on this...