Suzuki GSX 550 ES 1983

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Suzuki GSX 550 ES 1983

#1 Post by Yizi » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:21 am

Hi all, new to the game and the forum, picked up a Suzuki GSX 550 ES yesterday for a small sum. Looking to rebuild it to my standards, I will have lots of questions in the next few months from you experts :)
Will load up some before pictures when I get back home.

If anyone wants to help I'm based in Manchester (north), I never say no to a helping hand

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Re: Suzuki GSX 550 ES 1983

#2 Post by Smithers » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:45 am

I liked the early 80's when Suzuki and Kawasaki were coming out with new and innovative bikes. I had the Suzuki GS 750 which was the most modern bike I ever owned at the time, a great machine even by todays standards. I look forward to seeing photos of your resto. :thumb:
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Re: Suzuki GSX 550 ES 1983

#3 Post by fastbob » Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:25 pm

Oh lovely, I'm looking forward to this one ! I've had mainly Suzuki's as my main bike over the years . GS 550, 850 , GSX 1100 and two GSXR 1100s . This bike looks like it's got one foot in the GS camp and the other in the GSX / GSXR camp with a hint of Katana thrown in . In other words bits of all my past bikes rolled into one. I will follow this build with great interest but on one condition, it has to be black and red ! Just kidding . Here's a little inspiration for you . Welcome to the forum .
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