Originally Posted by RBnite
even if the engine seems frozen, take the plugs out-carefully- and squirt some WD-40 down the cylinders. Many projects I have done had some surface rust on one cylinder. won't take much to get it going. Then if it is missing or won't start at all then tear it apart! Time and money?? what else you got to do besides hang out on forums?
+100! Especially since this is a Suzuki GS series. I believe these had roller bearing cranks. Also - this is the motherlode for Suzuki GS info: http://www.thegsresources.com/
Generally speaking, the "L" series Suzukis (or Honda Customs, Kawasaki LTDs, Yamaha Maxims, etc.) more lend themselves to a bobber mod than cafe due to the small rear wheels, stepped seats, long forks and forward-mounted front axles.