Join Date: Mar 2009
Motorcycle: GSXR1K5, GSXR1100G
Re: 85-87 750 and 86-88 1100 Parts Interchange Info
Pegs - 1100/750(xc LTD) interchange but 1100 have rubber insert, small front/large rear. 750's have no rubber either one.
Peg brackets - 1100/750(xc LTD) interchange front & rear. Rears are big & ugly & never break.
Upper Cowl big bracket - 1100/750 interchange but 1100's have a NEAS relay mount on right lower tube. NEAS relay is same as headlight relay.
Upper Cowl T bracket - 1100/750 interchange.
Instruments - 750/1100 interchange but 1100 has lower redline & higher speed; some warning panels are missing sidestand light (85 750??).
Mid cowl - 1100 & 86-87 750 interchange xc LTD but 750 rear bolthole is about 1" lower due to shorter cylinder. Can bodge it. 85 750 has different vents. 1100/750 use same head/cowl isolator bolt thru slingshots.
Lower cowl - 1100 & 86-87 750 interchange. 85 750 does not curve forward at front bottom.
Side panels - 1100/750 same xc LTD.
Tail sections - 1100/750 same xc LTD has protruding taillight lens. Tail light ass'y is now NLS.
Rear Inner Fender - 1100/750 are same both front & rear sections. Beware of butchered cutoff rear license plate section in used units. Rubber flap extension to front section protecting shock is NLS.
Fuel tank - 1100 & 750 are same but California versions are different - smaller and complex vents. Cannot fix dents from inside due to baffles so need to clean out, tack weld bungs and pull out. New tank is NLS.
Fuel tank breather plug - 1100/750 identical, screws out(special wrench), has gasket. California version differs again.
Fuel tank cap - 1100/750 identical.
Forks - 1100/750 appear to be same 41mm conventional xc 1100 has NEAS and 750 has PDF. Springs probably differ.
Shock - 1100/750 not same, neither is cushion link.
Swingarm - 1100/750 not same, 1100 has lower box-section bracing at front & is longer.
Clipons - 1100 bars are internally weighted & attached to fork mount with 2 bolts; 750 are lighter & fixed to fork mount.
Sidestand - 1100/750 are same dimensions but sidestand lever & sidestand switch tab are in different locations.
Fusebox - 1100/750 identical.
Circuit Breaker (under batterybox) - 1100/750 identical.
Starter solenoid (front of batterybox) - 1100/750 identical.
CDI ignition Igniter - 1100/750 will interchange but 1100 (ends in L) has lower rpm limiter than 750(ends in H) & do not know if identical timing curve.
Exhaust - OEM not same as 1100 engine is taller, but 1100/750 aftermarket may interchange - try it before buy it. Reported that appropriate size Slingshot & Bandit exhausts may be modified to fit.
Last edited by remusr; 06-26-2012 at 01:43 PM.
Reason: CDI pn