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Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By sp600
Just as an update for thread closure, I had...

Just as an update for thread closure, I had re-threaded the pressure plate holes, and long story short didn't thread them far enough so the bolts weren't completely flush when tightend.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,163
Posted By sp600
Sp400

Sweet little bikes, never ridden one but I own its bigger brother. There could be several things wrong: the valves might not be sealing completely, the head is cracked, the head gasket...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By sp600
Thanks for your response. Now it seems to be...

Thanks for your response. Now it seems to be slipping when I accelerate even with the cable properly adjusted. I can't even get out of first gear!
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By sp600
Clutch Dragging??

Hi,

I just replaced my clutch this weekend and put in new friction plates and springs. I also installed a new clutch cable. I have really strong feel in the lever and about 2-3 mm of play up top....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 42,756
Posted By sp600
Naperville

Andrew
Naperville
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Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Eek Thrust washers

Quick question about the thrust washers... are they supposed to be the same size? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Stussels - Sorry to hear that about your clutch....

Stussels - Sorry to hear that about your clutch. It was a little confusing, is the bike pulling forward when the lever is pulled in?? I could see that being very annoying.

Tdrrally - Yea, I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 673
Posted By sp600
NSU Precautionary Tightening 1985 SP 600/ DR 600

NSU Precautionary Tightening 1985 SP 600/ DR 600<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Here are the steps for accessing and tightening the two...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Yep

COMPLETELY MISSED that bolt, wow, thanks Stussels. After that, the case popped right off. :norton Time to order a new clutch.

-Any suggestions on clutch plates or springs? I'd like to make the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Loctite #2

It looks like this gasket sealant works pretty well in petcock applications. It was pretty pliable after "drying" for the first day or two but has since grown a little harder. When one problem ends a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Well, the petcock is fubar and will not stop...

Well, the petcock is fubar and will not stop leaking no matter what I use. I've read up on alot of forums and found some golden things to try out but it still leaks. :cry Its leaking from the base...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Pissed I want to ride so badly.

I want to ride so badly.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By sp600
Jetting is not fun.

If you have a modded exhaust/ airbox, you'll most likely need ti change to a 47.5 idle jet.

This article, here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=347184, is very informative. See...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 41,886
Posted By sp600
Interesting thread! I am really interested in...

Interesting thread! I am really interested in owning an EV motorcycle one day. Passing up gas stations on every ride must be very free-ing. The fact that the maintenance cost is low is great but it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Plastic Tank

The tank is a 3.5-4 gallon oversize universal plastic tank. The holes are the same width as the oem petcock though. Here's a link:...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By sp600
Wheel Conversion

Hello,


I'm trying to do a more street oriented conversion for my motorcycle (an sp600). I found a pair of spoked rims from a Ducati gt1000 and was wondering if they would work. The axle diameter...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Finally got around to fixing my petcock

http://s834.photobucket.com/user/acwagner13/media/SDC10212.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0

Didn't turn out too bad.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Nice job!

I like the last pic, you can really see a difference in size. Which parts did you end up using exactly? I noticed the dual caliper piston and steel braided brake lines. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
After the crown nut side, the axle is completely...

After the crown nut side, the axle is completely smooth. Sorry I'm not too helpful. You could try heating it with a blow torch... It must really be stuck.:huh
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Take out the axle? and you should be good. If you...

Take out the axle? and you should be good. If you have the cotter pin out and the crown nut off, which should have been on the left side of the bike (rotor side), then all you have to do is take out...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Fork Oil Seal Change

Hi guys!

Unfortunately one of my fork seals is leaking oil. Since one is leaking I'm just going to buy a pair of new seals and do both forks while I'm at it. I got as far as draining the old oil...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Definitely keep us updated on this. On a...

Definitely keep us updated on this.

On a side note: There's an entire sp600 being parted out on eBay right now. sp600 Parts...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Front Caliper

I had a similar problem as you Rider Rat when I bought my sp 600. The front caliper piston was seized. I took it apart and tried sanding down the piston to no avail so I ended up buying a Gsp piston...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Wow!

I can't believe that. Haha, too funny.:lol2 I noticed there was a second brochure sold, but I didn't think it was you Stussels.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Wink That does

look good and quite beefy.
Which years fit the SP?


I was searching for some parts on eBay and came across an interesting listing. Here's the link:...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Great thanks.

Great thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
No problem Stussels. So I'm having this issue...

No problem Stussels. So I'm having this issue with my petcock where it still leaks fuel in the off position. Any ideas/ suggestions why? It doesn't have a diaphragm inside or a vacuum hose so it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Exhaust Diameter: 1 13/16" Intake Diameter: 2...

Exhaust Diameter: 1 13/16"
Intake Diameter: 2 1/4"

I measured the outer diameter of the carb intake/ outtake holes instead.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By sp600
Material as in the diaphragm or material as in...

Material as in the diaphragm or material as in crud in the system. Also, how do I clean schmeg off?
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By sp600
Gas Leaking Problem

Hi,

I recently re-jetted the carb. on my suzuki sp600. I went up two sizes on the main jet, and at that time I checked that the float height was in spec, which it was, and then left it alone. I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Thanks :D

Thanks :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Cool2 Pictures

I uploaded a few more pictures of the beast onto photobucket, but this time clean and with a few upgrades.

I installed MSR Dominator Handguards (really quite a pain), Dirtskins neoprene shock...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 1,848,306
Posted By sp600
Happy Birthday Clayton

From what I've read, I believe it was Clayton's birthday yesterday, 9/20.

I just finished his 13 Chapter blog that he conceived before he killed himself. WOW. Shocked would be an understatement....
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 354,263
Posted By sp600
Wink Saving to read later.

Saving to read later.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
LR turn signal

Does anyone have an oem left rear turn signal I can buy?? Doesn't matter to me if it's new or used.

Are there any particular websites I should check?
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Installed tha kit

Much more responsive and I've also noticed that it's - the bike - is much easier to start.

To fix the fuel leak I lathered silicone all around the base of the petcock and tank. Hopefully, it will...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By sp600
Don't think so.

The brake lever switch looks good. It shoots back out after depressing it with my finger, and it appears to be going all the way out. I'm thinking it must be in the wiring then. :puke1 BTW. Thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By sp600
Update:

A new dual-filament brake bulb didn't do the trick. Any other ideas? :huh
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By sp600
Electrical Problem

Hi, I have a 1985 Suzuki sp600 and have an issue that has just recently come up. When I bought the bike the brake light worked fine, with a running light when the headlight was OFF and the key was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,338
Posted By sp600
Six Sigma Jetting

I caved in and bought me a six sigma jet kit off eBay. I couldn't take the jerkiness right after startup anymore. The kit comes with three main jets, some shims for the jet needle, and a 5/32" drill...
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