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  1. one for SAM - serious motor woes

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  2. stator cover woes need help

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    As simple as it sounds, I'm having hella trouble reinstalling this cover!!! I originally took it off to replace a leaky gasket. When i took it off a gear, shaft, and spacer fell out. So I put them in the most obvious order 1:shaft 2:spacer 3:gear. Well long story short, I try to put the cover...
  3. Idle adjustment woes

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    This is my first post so be gentle. I've recently purchased a 97 TLS that I know very little about. Things I do know: 1. The bike goes like a scalded cat. 2. Sometimes for no apparent reason the bike runs poorly from idle to 8000 rpm. This behavior directly corresponds to the idle adjustment or...
  4. Integrated taillight woes

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    HELP! Purchased integrated light from Clear Alternatives. The bike had LED rear signals installed when I bought it, which worlked fine. The taillight installed with one wire set that looks like the typical bulb fitting on the end (push and turn deals), and two yellow wires which you hook up to...
  5. Stock shock woes

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    My rear shock was feelin spongy and out of service recently and so I decided to purchase one from a guy on (don't slap me yet) Ebay. Anyway the guy claims it was off a bike that had 6k in the clock. And he said it still felt great. I figure cool so I buy it. Well I get it today and it looked...
  6. WTF? Power Commander Woes

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Ok, I have a quick question. Is your bike supposed to stop running or run like crap if you manually mess with a PC2?:dowhat I have it adjusted (middle, up one, up one from center) on the low,mid, high range adjusters. If I move them up from there my bike will run but when you really get on...
  7. Tank woes continue.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    After sealing up a couple of pin holes below the flange fuel pump sits on then fitting a new gasket all seemed good...or so i thought,went out to the garage and found a big puddle of gas on the floor,gas all over the frame etc so off with the tank again:banghead and found these buggers,they...
  8. sv chin on tls woes

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    K long story short got an sv1000 chin and bought the brackets from ron ayers, and now nothing is lining up. I joined sv riders forums figured they might help me get it straightend out, thinking I didn't have an oem chin or maybe there was a 1st gen and 2nd gen chins, ect.... but getting no where...
  9. 3rd gear woes

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Seems to be allot of these threads lately. Here are the symptoms, 1st 2nd gear are fine, shifting is a little on the notchy side, 3rd is fine if not romping hard on it, 4th is A OK as well as 5th and 6th. 3rd gear will seem to let lose and catch again as if the clutch was slipping for 1/2 second...