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Old 08-28-2011, 06:07 AM   #1
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Default Picked up a new toy today. GSXR 750


Picked up a new toy today. 1997 GSXR 750. It doesnt have to best paint but theres no cracks in the plastic and its in amazing shape mechanically (16k on the odo) Has new tires and a leo vince pipe. All in all I couldn't pass it up for only $1600. At first I was a little weary about white rims but they really grew on me and now I wouldn't have them in any other color. Plus all my gear is black/white/grey




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Very niiiice!!!
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Very nice, I love this bike. Personally I prefer the white/blue GSXR colors, but at $1600 and 16k on the odo, you sure can't pass it up.
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Thanks guys, ya I love it. I'm trying to figure out what to do with it to kinda spice up the look just a tad just to break up the all-one-colorness. I'm looking on ebay, for $30 I can get an all white decal kit that I think will look pretty good. Threw something together in paint in like 2 minutes but you get the idea...
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dont like the chromey frame, but 1600 is a steal, nice pickup!
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Polishing the rear subframe helps, makes it match the rest of the frame.

Very nice bike, I might be picking up another one myself this week.
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Nice deal! I'm not as familiar as I used to be with old gixxers but I think that era's 900 engine bolts in. If at some point you need to replace the 750 mill.

EDIT: I may be thinking of the kawasaki's. Disregard.
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are you black?
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are you black?
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no?
in my area, only black dudes ride Suzukis
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in my area, only black dudes ride Suzukis
lol, I ride a sv650 and I am not black.
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haha yeah I was about to mention the SV. Suzuki makes nice bikes.
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lol, I ride a sv650 and I am not black.
everyone knows to watch out for the black dudes on stretched busas. I watched one yank my homeboy's T88 Supra.
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You *watched* this happen? You sure are a deuchebag of a homeboy. Should have pulled the remington 12ga out of the back seat of your bronco and blasted that bitch.
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"Bronco".....LOL. OJ, you killed more than just yo wife, dawg. You also killed the Bronco. I'm so ******* white.
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You *watched* this happen? You sure are a deuchebag of a homeboy. Should have pulled the remington 12ga out of the back seat of your bronco and blasted that bitch.
"yank" meaning the busa pulled a bus-length on the Supra, therefore winning the race
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Good deal on a nice bike...regardless of the rep the "Gixxer" gets.

Adjust the valves and give it a better color combo and enjoy.
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in my area, only black dudes ride Suzukis
Lol ya, thats true with busas around here. Out every of 10 busas you see only one will have a white guy on it.

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haha yeah I was about to mention the SV. Suzuki makes nice bikes.
Ya my roomate drives a sv1000s, I like it. Atleast now I can keep up with my roomates somewhat. (the other one rides an rc51) Before this I had a gs500 I picked up to learn on, it was a great little bike but it struggled on long hills and wouldn't hardly take my fat *** past 100. The roomate with the sv picked his first bike up the same week as I got my gs500, he gave me **** about my slow bike, I told him he got too much bike for a beginner. Lets just say I'm not the one with scars.

Thanks gospeed
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Ugh it's snowballing into a nightmare! The key broke off in the ignition, tried removing the ignition and while fiddling with one of the ignition wires had a tiny hole in it or something because it arced between the wire and the frame via the Allen wrench I was using. Little spark didn't think much of it. Well fast forward a few hours past giving up on removing the ign, making a lock pick tool out of a Bobby pin, fishing the key out, having a new key made... Having a second new key made that finally works... Getting on to ride it to work and realizing there's no power to the bike! Argh! Now I'm heading to the parts store to pick up a main fuse. All of it's 100% my fault but it's frustrating none the less lol!

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Got everything going again, only took 5 minutes to replace main fuse but still had to call into work. Oh well I got some paid time off built up. I guess I can wire up my wideband gauge in the mata this afternoon.

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Is it just me or is the rear lowered? If it is please fix that squid bullshit.
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