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  1. Help Forum
    Trying to figure out if my tlr is out of timing, so my question is where should the gear behind the water pump impeller be when the front cylinder is at tdc because mine is there right now and the two punch marks are not lining up. Wish this freakin thing would run! Picture down below shows you...
  2. Help Forum
    I have been looking around and it seems there are several TRE's out there. I have seen them from 20 bucks all the way up to 110. What have you guys had success with and which TRE would you recommend? any help appreciated
  3. Motor Tear Down and Rebuild
    I took my engine apart for the first time and dont know how to set the cams to get them timed right. The manuel I have is not very clear on how to line up the marks any help would be greatly appreciated.
  4. Motor Tear Down and Rebuild
    Right, now that I am a master engine builder :laugh (due to Sam's great instruction ) and much hair pulling, knashing of teeth on my part :banghead Anyone else notice/find that the No.2 cylinder is not actually 90* to the No.1 cylinder - mine is 87* :dowhat I assume that's why we can buy an...
  5. Open Forum
    so i was right in the middle of sandblasting my frame 2 days ago and my air compressor decided that it did not want to participate anymore, and it died. i should have known better as it is only a 5 gal. it is just sad to see it go, i made a lot of money with that old thing installing cabinets...
  6. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    why is it possible to replace the spring on one of them but not on the other?:confused
  7. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Timing chain? Chain tensioners? Chain guides? I want to know if I need to buy new ones. Thanks, Adrian.
  8. Help Forum
    My TLs is all stripped getting a good service for the "summer" :confused came to checking the valve clearances today and the front went great all lined up as it should cam out measure the one shim that was slightly out then came the rear and no matter what i did the cam timing marks would...
  9. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    ok i posted thread before about timing, possible suspect spark plugs... so i had tested the coils (in spec) got new spark plugs (cr9ek's). Now started it up, and the rear cyl. puffs every now and again back through the tb, and the front makes a sucking noise under slight acceleration...
  10. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Ok, i have recently had '98 tlr engine rebuilt at 80k. the shop did the bottomend and i assembled and installed the top end. I ama 4th yr apprentice mechanic, so i understand how important itis toget the timing right. now the bike is together and seemsto be running right, But something doesnt...
  11. Performance Enhancement
    maybe i should have searched this first,but,ok,so i'm asking 'cause i know i'll get an answer that is real....wev,e been discussing a lot of tuning lately,squish,hi-compresh and if i set the squish by machining the bottom of the cylinders then i also at the same time retard cam...
  12. Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    So I am reassembling the clutch side of things after replacing a broken clutch basket etc. Got everything back together, lined up the dots on the primary and cam gears, went to turn it over by hand and felt valves meet piston. Double checked and everything looked fine, so I removed the battery...
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