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1979 Suzuki GT250 X7, road to legality

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Hello,

 

I bought a motorcycle, as per below.

 

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So I took it for a ride and I wondered why it was kinda sluggish.

 

 

Ebayd me some new pistons, gave all the crap to the machinist and now I play the waiting game for my gasket set.

 

Oh, needs a re vin too.

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Choice! I heart X7's, my uncle used to have one and would let me hoon on it when I was visiting Chch.

That's an unhappy piston 

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whata lush bike! lol at piston!!!!

 

replace your crank seals etc when you put new pistons in! no doubt they're old and leaky

 

 

edit: godam I love those rims so much

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Excellent new motorcycle you have there good sir!

Ashame about the Piston. At least you can rev to your hearts content when its all rebuilt!

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edit: godam I love those rims so much

 

I've got a spare pair with disc/forks/calliper even I think...

 

X7s are awesome, the first 250 to do a genuine 100mph I believe

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this is my mates x7 

 

these things are nuts his has has some serious work runs rgv250 cans has some port timing adjustments and is around 300cc had had the head cut in half to get squish bands all tuned in makes about 60hp and is rather mental to ride 

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Took all my crap to Taupo for the weekend and assembled it with the help of handsome (rookie) Dave.

Makes all the right noises and goes real good, so I'm happy.

 

Should probably get my license this week if I get time.

 

No pics because I forgot :doubt:

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Lol no licence or any of that shit done yet, just been hooning around.

 

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Simon.

 

This has to be:

  • Going
  • And
  • Legit
  • For
  • Summer

 

 

So we can ride eachother around with our beards in the wind.

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Yea ok, it runs terribly and I hate it atm. Pretty sure I almost soft seized it last friday.

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Really? Wai DAT?

 

Crank seals could be HAM if everything else is too legit to quit.?

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replace your crank seals etc when you put new pistons in! no doubt they're old and leaky

 

 

 

heheeeeeeee

 

/you prob just need to do more burnouts

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Found some enthusiasm again.

 

Balanced the carbs as best I could, adjusted the oil pump timing and it ran heaps better which was cool.

Pulled the baffles out for maximum rowdy.

 

The clutch has always been real average, it was kinda better after i put the correct clutch lever on but still poo. It stuck after sitting overnight and slipped from my sloppy gear changes.

So i pulled that guy out today and found heaps of debris in the gearbag, looks like it has had water sitting in there at some stage. There are rust particles and goo everywhere.

I ordered a clutch last week so hopefully that turns up by next weekend.

 

After remembering what kirk said about crank seals, I had a geez in behind the clutch to be faced with a bearing held in by roll pins which is hiding the crank seal.

I'll roll it round to the bike guy tomorrow and see if he can do the crank seals because it looks way past my ability.

 

 

 

Hawkes Boes or bust?

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