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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #15 on: February 13, 2018, 05:08:12 PM »
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Suzuki-GS1000-GS1000-1978-On-Rare-Original-Exhaust-System-Silencers-Downpipes-/351885440976?hash=item51ee01b7d0

Of any interest Roy?
Thanks for that. My ongoing eBay search pulled that one up. Unfortunately DK's says the link pipes are very rusty and thin. Seen quite a few of these and they are all the same. I think the water from the engine must sit in the link pipe and rot it away. At some point a good set will turn up off a bike that was written off in 1979 and stored in a dry garage. Some hope eh. ;D

DK's also have these for sale, dented and bashed all over. A snip at the price. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Suzuki-GS1000-Circa-1978-1982-4-Into-2-Exhaust-System-Silencers-Pipes-DGM33922S-/332537921621?hash=item4d6cce0055
« Last Edit: February 13, 2018, 06:55:11 PM by royhall »
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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #17 on: February 13, 2018, 06:54:42 PM »
Probably worth that money Phil, about what I paid for mine (3k). Looks like a good one but the USA seat and handlebars would have to go. Why is it whenever you put a bike back on the road the exhausts are always a pain.
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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #18 on: February 13, 2018, 07:53:57 PM »
It's usually acid as well in the water that sits in the lowest part of the pipe Roy, so no wonder that most older stuff rots.

I found reference and pictures of some repro original design in searching that states "made in double skin thicker guage" with some pictures but couldn't determine if they'd been produced for sale or he'd just had a set produced as one off.

Edit,   also this one. Seems to be in denver http://www.ebay.ie/itm/80-SUZUKI-GS1000-GS-1000-EXHAUST-MUFFLERS-HEADERS-XE47/352266267137?hash=item5204b4aa01:g:kMMAAOSw8H1abNpB

Looks move solid.
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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #19 on: February 13, 2018, 08:15:21 PM »
The exhausts changed in 1980 so not 100% sure they will fit. Also the centre pipes became bolt on instead of welded?

Andy. Really sorry mate I appear to of accidently hijacked your thread.
« Last Edit: February 13, 2018, 08:17:14 PM by royhall »
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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #20 on: February 13, 2018, 09:07:02 PM »
On that note,  looks like you've got a nice example for yourself Andy.

I remember they arrived with road tests saying they'd get to 133mph,  I think,  pretty quick by any standard at the time.

Interesting link of the development here
https://www.cycleworld.com/suzuki-gs750-and-gs1000-motorcycle-history-cycle-world-classics-remembered#page-5



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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #21 on: February 13, 2018, 09:35:48 PM »
I remember when Paul Dunstall was selling standard GS1000 Exhausts for buttons in the early 80's - as he was producing Dunstall GS1000's and fitting his own (very load) systems. I changed my HC for a shaft drive G in 1980 (backward step as it happened) and bought one for the G when the exhaust rotted (had to mod slightly)
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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #22 on: February 14, 2018, 07:24:04 AM »
The reason Paul was changing the exhaust was because it made them a "Dunstall Suzuki" which could be re crated and sold to Japan where they were not allowed anything over 650 at the time unless it was an import---he also fitted English tyres and sold the Japanese 450/17's cheap, the shop i worked at bought loads

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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #23 on: February 15, 2018, 09:06:23 AM »
Silencers on the GS750 are Marving.
Here's a couple more pics.  Bike will be in my physical possession this w/end or early next week....can't wait!  :)

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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #24 on: February 16, 2018, 08:34:32 AM »
That is a cracker of a bike Andy. If it runs as well as it looks you have found a real gem.
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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #25 on: February 16, 2018, 10:43:11 AM »
Thanks Roy,

I see you have a GS1000 as a project bike...should be superb when it's finished!  :)
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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #26 on: February 16, 2018, 01:03:53 PM »
It's just about done Andy. Just needs setting up etc and tank/side panels back on. Just really need a full day at it to get it all spot on. Will post some pictures when it's done.
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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #27 on: February 16, 2018, 06:16:44 PM »
It's just about done Andy. Just needs setting up etc and tank/side panels back on. Just really need a full day at it to get it all spot on. Will post some pictures when it's done.
Looking forward to seeing that Roy.

I’ll be tackling this one in a few months....




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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #28 on: February 16, 2018, 06:20:22 PM »
Wow an S model (ice cream van), that's the one to have. Looks like it needs the full works James.
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Re: Adding a GS750EC to the stable!
« Reply #29 on: February 16, 2018, 06:29:35 PM »
Yeah it's an Italian import Roy. Needs a full restoration but it’s all there minus the seat and 4-2 pipes (luckily I have a set of 4-2 pipes and the correct seat). Will probably be one for late 2018/early 2019