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  1. To nod or not to nod that is the question.

    Open Forum
    Some light relief after yesterday and todays intense discussions. Do you nod at other motorcyclists? Is this a country specific thing? Do the Americans, Ozzies, Danish etc that populate this site nod? I've noticed in London where I work some nod others don't. In fact some motorcyclists...
  2. Master cylinder question.

    UK Forum (Including Scotland)
    I have a 97 TLS with 6 pot callipers from TLR fitted, how can i visibly tell if i have the right 5/8 ths master cylinder upgrade fitted or old 1/2 inch m/c.Are they both round? are the fixing brackets different? thanks.:confused
  3. TL Exhaust question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Simple question: The headers on the S. Are they stainless and can i buff them up to be shining again?? They are painted black now.
  4. full power ecu question.

    Help Forum
    Hi all, i recently bought a 97 tls, while i am doing a few mods to it, i noticed my ecu has a breakers name on it and the numbers end in 02f40, is this a usa full power? i pressume it is a 97 but usa instead of a uk.Thanks for any help.
  5. Headlight question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Ok all before i get hit with the use the search function. Let me say that i did. What i am trying to find is where people are scoring the clear lens for the headlight assembly. I have been looking at doing the projector mod cuz it looks soooo sick to me. But have only seen people referencing to...
  6. Cooling system question.

    Help Forum
    Up until around a month ago my bike always used to run at a constant 82c whilst moving and even when giving a big hand full it would only rise a degree or two now for some reason even the shortest burst of high revs will result in the temperature immediately rising by 3 to 4 degrees, i recently...
  7. Valve clearance question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Just been looking at my valve clearances, and the gaps are tighter than specified clearances. Can this cause the tapping sound from the engine? Clearances are, front inlet .004mm both valves,spec is .10-.20mm, ex .008 both valves, spec is .20-.30mm. Rear inlet .006mm both valves, ex .004 both...
  8. Paint cost question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Any ideas on how much it would cost to have a shop paint a undertail and a hugger? I looked into Color Rite rattle cans and they want $100 for 1 can each of base, color, and clear coat. :dowhat
  9. Synthetic oil question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    No this is not another oil thread but a question about types of oil. A friend of mine just gave me about 5 qts of oil that he got from work. Its Mobil 1 15w40 synthetic that they use in their tractor trailers. He says that they only change the oil out every 50k miles or so. Does anybody know if...
  10. Hayabusa fork oil weights/air gap question.

    UK Forum (Including Scotland)
    Hi folks, I know its been a while since i last posted but i have been looking in from time to time to see whats been happening in the wonderful world of TL's.I've been wondering if any of you out there who have swapped over to hayabusa forks have changed the fork oil & what weight & air gap you...
  11. just a quick battery question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    i always assumed that bike batterys are Dry cell. But i asked for a TL battery from a bike shop the other day brought it home and saw that i had to put the liquid in. can anyone confirm that the TL battery is infact a liquid one? (excuse the nobish question)
  12. Another compatability question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hey all, Do Hayabusa cans have the same flange as the TLRs?
  13. fuel pump question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    So i sent my tank off to the painter and when i got it back i hooked it back up. WHen you turn the key on you dont hear the usual prim and the bike wont start. I know thats a little vauge but dose any one have an idea?
  14. Stock slip on question.

    Performance Enhancement
    Sure it's already been talked about answered but. If you cut off the stock TLS header right be for the four bolt flange, could you use a slip on from another bike if you welded on the hooks for the springs. Most slip ons have a 2" inlet, i know some are different. Cut at yellow line
  15. Another PCIII Question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I have a pcIII installed. the only other mods are the pair valve removal and slash cut exhaust with JC Whitney baffles inserted. Will quick do the airbox mod soon. I will get it dyno tuned as soon as I can, but right now I can tell it's obviously runing rich as I can smell gas in the exhaust...
  16. one more wheel question. please help me.

    Performance Enhancement
    hello, i read the FAQ on rear wheels but I'm still a little uncertain. Will a 01 GSXR 1000 Rear rim fit with no problems on an 01 TLR? would I need to use anything from the GSXR rim? thank you and please let me know because I need a new rim fast and this one is available now.:)
  17. Rookie starting question.

    Help Forum
    Recently traded my bike for a 01 TLR. The bike had no trouble starting. The bike stared after 3-5 cranks of the starter. However this afternoon after the bike was sitting on the parking lot for 9 hours, the bike did not want to start. I turned the key, waited for the fuel to prime, the pushed...
  18. Adjustable Rearset Plates Question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I've wanted these for ages but no one makes them for the TL. I've looked at the SV rearset plates on Ebay and SV forum and wondered why not something similar for my TLR taking into consideration the three hole spacing difference on left and right side footpeg plates. They may not be fancy but...
  19. got a question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    i have a 97 tls how hard is it to put a tlr kit on it is it the same kit? just tweated different?
  20. ECU question.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Can the original TL1000s ECU can be remaped? My bike had an PCIII connected in his history . My bike uses one litre of fuel for every 9 km , it drives me crazy that every 120 km I have to refuel.:banghead What can I do? Thanks, Adrian.
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