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PostSubject: 1983 suzuki GR 650   Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:53 pm

So my latest project is in the shed,its a 1983 suzuki GR 650. I got it off a guy in Whangarei who was not impressed when i told him of my plans for the bike and replied "oh you're one of those''. I had to bite my tongue as he clearly was of the opinion that it was a good looking bike in stock form and was worthy of restoring, I don't think so Tim. Anyway took it round the block a few times and it seemed to run fine so up on the stand it went.
The plan so far is to change the tank, bars, seat, lights and a few other bits and pieces , the frame and rims will be powder coated.Will post the photos. Ps found a cool old tank off a 67 TS suzuki 200.
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PostSubject: Re: 1983 suzuki GR 650   Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:23 am

Hi Keith. Good catching up yesterday. I don't even remember those 650s. Mustn't have made it to the UK. Good job on that frame rail. Keep the pictures coming.

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PostSubject: Re: 1983 suzuki GR 650   Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:51 am

Hi Irish
was good to catch up,what did you think of the bikes at the show? I know it is realy a hot rod show but was a bit surprised at the lack of custom shed built bikes that rolled in.
Yea i dont think the gr650 came here in big numbers ,in the states they badged them Tempters!!! but did not sell that well ,must have been the gay name.
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PostSubject: Re: 1983 suzuki GR 650   Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:34 pm

Shocked Keith, that tank is ugly enough to eat gorse, bro. (just my opinion, of course) And talk about a serious nut crusher !!!. affraid
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PostSubject: Re: 1983 suzuki GR 650   Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:03 pm

Cheers for the comment Bob,and for the concern for my nuts! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: 1983 suzuki GR 650   Sun Feb 26, 2012 5:55 pm

Question Just looking at that suzie again, is it as short coupled as it appears, or is it trick photography.
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PostSubject: Re: 1983 suzuki GR 650   Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:09 pm

Na mate think its just the angle of the dangle
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