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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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The Flasher

So your turn signal/indicator relay just exited for its place in electronics heaven, and as a result you now have a distinct lack of flash about your machine. You can resort to arm waving, but I suspect most younger drivers … 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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Suzuki T and GT Resources Site – Update

For those folks out there who have an interest in old Suzuki’s, I made a few updates to the OJB web site this week. I try to do this about every six months and limit myself to just tuning and … Continue reading

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Carried Away

I admit that very occasionally I do get carried away – or at least perhaps allow ambition to get in the way of common sense. In 2015 I picked up a couple more 1972 model GT750’s and suddenly found I … Continue reading

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More Low Clouds – Part Three

So the day had come – after all this work not to mention a chunk of loose change, had these engine modifications actually improved anything ? Well, for one thing you will note there was a lot less smoke this … Continue reading

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