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  1. You guys ready to LOSE IT!!!!!

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Oh man I feel bad for even thinking about stirring the pot........ But !!!! I found a local guy with a f3 shock , brought it got home found out it was not a G601 so I went ahead and used this MAL G01 instead. Engine is out for rebuild. I weigh 175 with gear on I don't plan on track days but I...
  2. Showa Shock Mod

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    just did mine over the last few days and so far so good. seems to soak up the bumps pretty well. best $120 i've spent on the bike so far. it just looks so empty now not having the rotary dumper there. Thanks to Doug and all those that started investigating it.:) For anyone on a budget like...
  3. 98 TL1000R Race Bike - 141.3 bhp - sell as bike or break..?

    Looking to Sell
    £3500 for massive package, else break :-( Read on.... I'm afraid that it's the usual end for a TLR, especially one that cannot easily be reverted to a road bike... One last effort to sell as a complete bike, then although it will be upsetting I'll have to pull her apart. So, this means even if...
  4. Showa shock mod question...Ohlins F3 shock?

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Currently my TL has the Showa MAL-G01 shock from the F3 CBR with an Eibach spring, I was thinking since Ohlins makes a shock for the CBR600 F3 the would it work on the TLR also? I have no idea on what the length of the Ohlins unit is but if it were the same would it be another possible option...
  5. Official Showa - DIY

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I have read countless threads about the showa upgrade. Some of the info was hard to decifer, mostly due to the info being 3+ years old and the threads were missing photos. I propose this as a DIY Showa thread. It can be locked and stickied after all the info is up. (Disclaimer: This is a...
  6. TLR Showa shock conversion question...

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    OK.. ..so I have my shock... I have my 1150 lb spring... I have my new spring seat made... ...so now I need to grind this tab... ...and I need to know if I am suppose to grind all of it off or just 1/4" of it.. ..if I take it all of that would seem to remove any possibility of...
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