looking to acquire a 1st-gen B12 engine and already have plans to turn it into a monster. Here's what I have in mind:
Hayabusa pistons and rods, it'll punch out the motor to a 1216cc while being stronger too. I've read that 81mm is the max you can bore the OEM sleeves to before needing new...
We need a thread devoted to pictures of old school gixxers..:punk
Yours....Mine.....And everyone else.
Race bikes...the one you just bought.....the one you ride...the one you fixed up.....All of them.
I'll Kick it off with the new ones after the USD switch:cheers
Please guys help, I have some badly maintained carbs I'm restoring, but the manuals I have are vague or the diagrams are fuzzy.
Is there such a thing as a "VM29SS maintenance manual" anywhere??
Just picked up a '87 1100 on the cheap cheap, that is not shifting or shifting very hard, running and not running, thinking possible bent shift forks, or shift rod, will probably get into it on the weekend, wondering if this is an issue for these bikes, and if so where the problem usually lies...
So let me start off by saying I live up in Canada where on our hottest days we are at best mid 80’s but on average riding days are probably in the low 70’s, I have an 87 1100 and am seriously considering removing the cooler all together and just installing a bypass hose, I’m pretty sure my oil...