Posts by Category: Suzuki

Suzuki May 20, 2009 posted by

1991 GSXR400 GK76A $4000 (SOLD)

Another find from a reader request is this possibly still for sale Suzuki GSXR400.  Here is the posting from the gsxr400.com forum:

Sadly I am buying a new house and need some cash to cover closing cost. I thought I'd give the people on the forum a chance to buy the bike before it goes on e-bay.
It is a 1991 GSXR 400 GK76A with a complete front end off of a 2004 Kawi 636. It has a new front tire, new computer, and a rebuilt starter. The motor was rebuilt not too long ago (and I have receipts to show). Red paint in great condition. The only draw backs are a bent shifter, which still works great, from a driveway drop after letting my cousin borrow it. Also the neutral switch likely needs to be replaced or bypassed...it used to start up intermittantly (hence all the new electrical) and I tracked it down to the neutral switch (by process of elimination). After a while I discovered when it would'nt start I would just wiggle the shifter and it'd start right up. Since the front end swap my mechanic rerouted the clutch cable and it now hasn't given me any issue, but I've only taken it out a handful of times since then so wanted to mention it. Anyways it is a great bike, very solid, and it comes with tons of spares and the entire original front end. Let me know if you are interested and I'll send you pix via email. I can be reached at (email removed). I have over $6,000 U.S. into this bike and I'm asking $4,000.
Cheers,
Andrew

If you are interested, shoot Andrew an email as the ad was only posted on 2/3/2009.  See the thread in it's entirety here.

(NOTE: BIKE WAS SOLD BEFORE WE WERE ABLE TO PUBLISH THIS POST)

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Suzuki April 23, 2009 posted by

Not 1, Not 2, But 3 Wes Cooley Replica GS1000S Suzuki’s For Sale!

Here's your chance to get a really rare early sportbike for you, and two for your best friends when they visit! This Craigslist ad has three Suzuki GS1000S bikes for sale at $4900 each, or $13900 as a package:

1979 SUZUKI GS1000S Wes Cooley Replica For SaleSUZUKI GS1000S Wes Cooley Replicas For SaleSUZUKI GS1000S Wes Cooley Replica For SaleSUZUKI GS1000S For Sale

quote from seller's Tampa Bay Craigslist ad:

1979 SUZUKI GS1000S, Wes Cooley Replicas, Beautiful collection of 3 motorcycles, Very rare, Only 535 produced, Only manufactured 2 years, Many spare parts, $4900 for one or 13,900 package deal for all 3 bikes

$4900 doesn't really seem that bad for such a cool and historic bike. I got up close and personal with a GS1000S at the Barber Motorsports Park Museum earlier this year, and it was a standout for sure!

Read all about the GS1000 at SuzukiCycle.org

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Suzuki April 9, 2009 posted by

Ultra Rare 1986 GSX-R 750 “Limited” Homologation Special For Sale

Check out this amazingly rare and immaculate 1986 GSX-R 750R Limited (GSXR750 RG) for sale on eBayMotors:

1986 Suzuki GSX-R 750R Limited GSXR750 RG For Sale1986 Suzuki GSX-R 750R Limited GSXR750 RG For Sale Dry ClutchSuzuki GSXR 750R Limited GSXR750 RG For Sale

quote from seller's listing:

Suzuki took the GSXR750 and added trick bits; the forks were very high tech for their time. They had what was called “Anti-Dive” technology. They were electric activated, telescopic, coil spring, oil damped, spring preload and were four-way adjustable. The rear shock was just as special with a gas charged remote reservoir and was aluminum bodied. Racing tail section that was hand laid fiberglass with a custom solo seat. Custom colored wheels. Racing clutch lever and dry clutch. This made swapping out clutch plates at the track a faster and cleaner job as well as keeping the oil free of clutch plate materials and they run cooler. The clip-ons were wider. Front brakes were upgraded. The engine got a magnesium cylinder head as well as sprocket covers to save weight. The front brakes had speacial-designed hoses. The fairing had additional cooling ducts as well as quick release fasteners. Even the emblem on the side was bike-specific. And finished with a gold plated chain with an all-aluminum chain guard. All this and it weighed in six pounds less than an off the shelf 750.

Don't you just love homologation specials?! The very best of everything and no expense spared. And when they're nearly 25 years old and never raced, AND hardly even ridden, they're truly a rare find. This one is currently at $12k (appears reserve has been met) with about 4 days to go.

And here's a quick video I found on YouTube of a limited being revved up (not the bike in auction):

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Suzuki February 11, 2009 posted by

1991 Suzuki RGV 250 VJ22 For Sale in California

This bike looks great in silver with the subtle markings. Spotted for sale in Chico on Craigslist is this Suzuki RGV250 for $6000:

1991 Suzuki RGV250 For Sale in California1991 Suzuki RGV250 For Sale in California

quote from seller's listing:
I’m selling a 1991 Suzuki RGV 250 VJ 22. It’s a 250cc water cooled V-twin 2-stroke. The bike was imported from New Zealand. It is currently plated and registered in California. The bike is fairly clean for it’s age. It has a few nicks and scratches. The bike runs great. I left the oil injection in place for street use. I have changed all the fluids recently and the power valves have been out and inspected for wear. It has a pair of Michelin Pilot powers with a lot of tread left on them. The chain and sprockets look good. The previous owner had the top end done at 18k kilometers.

$6k doesn't sound too bad, especially considering it's plated. And are those Arrow pipes? Yum!

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Suzuki December 21, 2008 posted by

1998 Suzuki RGV 250 SP Lucky Strike Replica in Washington

The photographs of this 1998 Suzuki RGV 250 SP Lucky Strike on Craigslist are absolutely beautiful!

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quote from seller's Craigslist posting:

1998 Suzuki RGV 250 SP
Lucky Strike
5000 Km
Perfect Condition
Washington State Title and Plate
Please, no stupid questions, or anyone other than a serious buyer who is a serious motorcyclist. If you do not know what this is, or how to ride it, I cannot sell it to you.

Pictures attached are the real deal.

$16,000.00 No offers, please.

This bike looks incredible, but the only problem is the asking price. It's $16k! It does have very low miles and a title, but this is an outrageous premium considering the market and other examples of the Lucky Strike replica's that we've posted on this blog.

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Update: This post is pretty outdated. Check out these Suzuki Lucky Strike listings on eBay right now:

[AffomaticEbay]Suzuki Lucky Strike[/AffomaticEbay]

Suzuki December 1, 2008 posted by

Beautiful and Original 1986 Suzuki GSX-R 750 For Sale

I've posted several original GSX-R's on this site in the past year, but this one is a very early model and looks pristine! Check out this eBayMotors listing for an 86 GSX-R 750 with only 12k miles:

quote from seller's eBayMotors listing:

Here is a blast from the past! This 1 owner GSXR-750 has only 12,720 actual miles! This is an Excellent example of a classic sport bike. Very collectible! Not perfect but close. Runs and rides perfectly. Tires are great, transmission shifts fine! Nothing needed here. Sorry we do NOT have the stock exhaust, seats or blinkers.

The red and black is a really stunning combination and I can't say the last time I saw an 86 this clean and original. And it's not like these are going to become easier to find...

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