Suzuki TS fourms?

Discussion in '2 smokers' started by wfopete, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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  2. Gham

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    EEEHHHH,whats $500,go grab it:rofl

    If your under the age of 35 it's perfectly acceptable to impulse buy dumb shit,if your over 35 hide it in a friends garage for a couple weeks and tell your wife/girlfriend you loaned him some money and are holding the bike as collateral(the money never gets paid back).Make sure it;s a friend your wife already kinda doesn't like!!!!
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  3. TheRadBaron

    TheRadBaron Been here awhile

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    With all the talk of TS125 Dusters above, I figure I'll chime in. Here's the '72 TS125 that I just got running and riding. I've had it for a few years and I've been working on it bit by bit when not working on other projects. It appears to be pretty low mileage and has been well maintained. Unfortunately it's been stripped of most of its road gear. Other than the missing parts, everything is in great condition. I got it for next to nothing because one of the engine cases was cracked. The boss that the oil injection pump mounts to had a crack around its perimeter. I can't figure out what would have caused that, but I bought a set of used cases and rebuilt the motor into them. I've spent most of the day today riding it around out in the country and while it's not the fastest 2-stroke I've ever ridden, it's probably the best running. This thing just runs great, and it's a blast to ride.
    When I saw this bike for sale I almost didn't buy it because I have a few other 100 and 125cc enduros, but I liked the shape of the exhaust on the TS so much I bought it anyway. After having ridden it, I'm very glad that I did. The black pipe with the chrome shield is striking, and I love the shape of it. It reminds me of early '70s Japanese big-bore motocrossers. The bike didn't come with a kicker, so I dug through my bin until I found one with the same splines. I think it might be from a CB750, and it's much bigger than needed.
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  4. Gham

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    Very nice! Glad to see your making progress bringing it back to life.:clap
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  5. judobiker

    judobiker Been here awhile

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    I found a couple more TS pics. What a great all around play bike

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  6. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    That's a good one! I'll use it next time.:lol3

    I've got to concentrate on this one first.

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  7. Gham

    Gham Long timer

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    First love or did someone give it to you? That is one homely girl:lol3

    P.S.Hope you can take a joke:D
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  8. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    Yea, pretty beat, but got it from the original owner. She got it new and rode it around 9K. Last ten years, it was left out uncovered.:cry I hope to clean it up, a lot!:lol3
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  9. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic

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    Like a 11K redline on that thing, if I remember correctly.. Sky high for its day
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  10. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    Sorry, I should have specified 9,000 miles. :D
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  11. Gham

    Gham Long timer

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    I know what your saying and your right! That thing must scream :lol3
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  12. wfrpalm

    wfrpalm Been here awhile

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    That is cool. Any more info?
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  13. whisperquiet

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  16. vtwin

    vtwin Air cooled runnin' mon

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    Hustler?

    Ok, ok, I got a thread in "Old's Cool" going while I sort the bike out.
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  17. killme_quik

    killme_quik the street n00b

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    My first bike was a 1975 TS185. That thing was great for its age and was absolutely bulletproof. Crack in the case? JB weld it and keep going, it should last another couple hundred miles! I loved that bike, I'm a bit sad that I sold it...
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  18. Hellracer.nl

    Hellracer.nl What the hack???

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    I bought one last Tuesday on the Dutch version of Craigslist for the shocking amount of 100 Euro (135 dollar or something like that), I can pick it up coming Saturday.
    It's my first endurobike ever, I' ve ridden pretty much all kind of heavy road bikes and before I had a licence I rode all kind of mopeds but never went off road.
    I can hardly wait. I feel like a young kid waiting for his birthday present..

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    It's without registration but I bought a 125 frame with reg's and papers a month ago (just 15 euro). I've got some spare parts from different kind of Suzuki's lying around so it shouldn't be a problem to get this road worthy within a week. I've even got a spare seat cover somewhere in my garage.
    According to the seller the motor is running well and there are just a few spoke's missing from the rear wheel, Nothing I can't fix.

    I'll keep you posted on my fixing-up results.
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  19. TheRadBaron

    TheRadBaron Been here awhile

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    A few years ago I bought a '72 TS125 that was in great shape except for a JB welded, cracked case. I ended up getting perfectionist on it and rebuilding it into some new cases. I'm glad that I did. It's probably the best running 2-stroke that I've ever ridden. Not the fastest, but it just runs perfectly from idle to redline.
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  20. Loghopper16

    Loghopper16 n00b

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    Heres my wifes '73 TC 100 Blazer. I restored it for her and she rides up into the mountains and picks tons of wild berrys. Wild berry jam for a restoration. I think I won!

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