Jordans 1982 Suzuki TS185 dirt/street tracker

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On 4/14/2017 at 23:51, woodfireash said:

where did you find spokes that allowed you to put an 18 on the front ? what width rim is it? i want to put 2.15 x 18 on the front and 2.5 on the back. of my ts185 build project it needs new rims asap and want to just buy a random so called universal rims but don't no where to find spokes the will fit an 18 on the front.. 

Hey mate, I was lucky and a 18" old suzuki wheel just popped up on trademe. It I brought it and it fitted up sweet!

From memory a old drum GN250 front wheel will work. But I'm not 100%.

Theres a forum somewhere with all the old suzuki rim/brake/axle sizes and you can just find something that'll work. I was keeping my eye out for an old DR rear wheel as it should fit the TS and is half an inch wider.


Good luck!

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Hey team, done a couple wee things on this ol girl lately! Chucked some new bars, grips and throttle on, made a front mudguard, and got rid of the ol oil tank. Also passed a warrant which is rad!

Been having loads of fun ripping around the streets, exhaust pops and farts and is pretty loud so it's sweet for winding people up. Got pulled up the other day though, Cop said he was trying to catch me for 5 mins haha! But he was a GC and let me off with compliance for not having a motorbike license haha..

Also brought a new motor thats been ported and had a few other bits, apparently it'll be an extra 10hp which would be epic! Will try and get that in over the next couple weeks. Also brought a bunch of jets off Ebay so I can try get this running good with the new motor. Also will try and mod my PE175 pipe to fit at the same time. 

Happy days!



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Have done a couple wee tidy up jobs lately - Got new control switches for the bars, rewired a bunch of old messy crap, painted a couple wee things, jetting the carb a bit better. Still needs a wee bit of fine tuning though, I need to go and get some more plugs!

Also I finally got my license so have been riding everywhere, so much fun.

Will work on getting on expansion pipe and popping the new motor in soon!





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