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post #1 of 5 Old 03-17-2012, 09:07 AM Thread Starter
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1976 Suzuki gt250

This is my bike I am rebuilding. It is in rough shape. Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 5 Old 03-17-2012, 09:28 AM
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Take your time. Do it justice and do it professionally.

Those were sweet little smokey pots and I remember sitting on them brand new in the showrooms. You'll turn heads everywhere you go on that restored scoot of history.

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post #3 of 5 Old 03-17-2012, 05:27 PM
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Take it to OCC to 'fix' ..........

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post #4 of 5 Old 04-01-2012, 12:43 AM
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I had a green and white one in about 1973/4!!

If you have trouble with engine parts, it might be worth checking out the "350" of the time. IIRC, it only displaced 315cc and was a big bore version of the same bike.

Good luck, man! It might be worth checking out auction sites in Australasia - we paid so much for everything down here that folks made them last and last.

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post #5 of 5 Old 02-01-2013, 12:23 PM
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I had a '75 GT250 in gold. Wish I hadn't sold it as it was a great little around town bike. Very simple to maintain/repair, low operating cost & even though it was only a 250 it still had some get up & go. Loved the oil injection, 800 miles to a quart of Suzuki oil & no smoke. Truly a start (one kick or press the button) & ride bike.

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