Tag Archives: Gauges

1972 Suzuki GT750 Gauge Shells – Update

After six long years, I am finally down to my last twenty sets of GT750J reproduction gauge shells and about fifty reproduction speedometer reset knobs. It has been a journey, but I have no regrets. Recall that I started this … Continue reading

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The Oily Purple

You will recall from an earlier post (see this link) , that the first of the three 1972 GT750’s I am restoring was to be in ‘oily rag’ condition, so no new paint, no new fresh chrome but rebuilt/refurbished mechanicals … Continue reading

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1972 Suzuki GT750 Reproduction Gauge Shells

When I picked up my 1972 Suzuki GT750J rebuild project, there was an obvious issue with the gauges. The plastic gauge shells for my speedometer and tachometer were both cracked up into the lens, and when I started asking around … Continue reading

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Re-Gauged !

The gauges to fit my 1973 GT750 arrived this week from Barbados, where they were rebuilt by a friend of mine, Allan Tucker. He operates a small Suzuki gauge repair business from his home there, and he is passionate about … Continue reading

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GT750 Rebuild – Instruments

For my GT750 project bike, I was faced with the option of either rebuilding or replacing the gauge set as I was starting with just a box of bits as seen to the right. I have been collecting these for … Continue reading

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