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Getting Pumped !

Oil pumps, and more specifically Suzuki oil injector pumps, have been occupying a good deal of my attention recently. For an in depth understanding of what they are and how they work, I suggest you take a look at the … Continue reading

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Hooters, Guards and Etc.’s

The chain guard (or chain case if you prefer) on the 1972 and 1973 model GT750 is plastic, and you often find that the mount points are damaged. Over time the two special ‘top hat’ washers typically go missing, and … Continue reading

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Bake at 350 F for 45 Minutes Till Done …

The build continues – just steadily working through sub-components and checking and refurbishing as required. The bearings on the points cover were shot, and so needed to be replaced. There are two, one of which (09262-30020) is no longer available … Continue reading

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The Annual Updates

It is an annual event, and this year was perhaps a bit larger than usual. In addition to the ongoing changes and small additions I do as a part of normal house-keeping, I also do rebuilds on sections of the … Continue reading

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Setting the Anchours

I realise that ‘anchour’ is an archaic form of ‘anchor’ , but as it could be said that a drum brake is archaic when compared to a disc, I’m going to go with it ! This article then is about … Continue reading

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Adding Some Kwak to my Suzy

Some time ago I wrote a post about repairing the oil injector lines used on the GT750, and indeed the sort of oil injector line used on most of the late 1960 through 1970’s Suzuki two stroke models. You can … Continue reading

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It Had a Hard Life

The build continues. As mentioned previously, the frame had some damage that needed repair, and Jonathan and Derek at Trillion Industries did a great job. The area around the brake pivot post has been completely rebuilt, reinforced and I suppose … Continue reading

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‘Regal Red’ Rides Again !

Well – that is the plan at least ! 🙂 With “Oily Purple” on the road and running well, it was time to start work on one of the two sequentially numbered bikes. These are about 3000 frame numbers younger … Continue reading

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OJB on Facebook

I’m not completely certain this will be a good idea, but I have gone ahead and set up an OJB page on Facebook. You can take a look at it via this link. It is ‘public’ so you don’t actually … Continue reading

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Airbox Gasket

A fellow I know in the UK by the name of Ian Beardsley (an excellent first name by the way 🙂 ) has been making reproduction bits and pieces for the Suzuki GT750 for some time now. I bought a … Continue reading

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