Originally Posted by bambam7689
hey i was wondering... in ideal conditions i mean treating the bike right oil changes... not beating on it ridiculously... how many miles have people gotten out of previous gsxrs i have a 96 gsxr 6 and k8 gsxr7 and i was just wondering whats the most amount of miles people have gotten out of them b4 they died... my 96 has 12,000 on it and still running as nice as my k8
I bought my race bike with 5k on it, put 22k on it one season (before it was race trim). That was 4 yrs ago, still on stock motor - no repair work, making 100ish on a dyno.
I'd guess it probably has 35k on it.
You want to check and adjust the valve clearances every 15k, or maybe every other season - probably a bit more often on a 96.
The motors are tough as nails, and you can almost always get a salvage spare.