No GIXXAH! Thread? GSX-R750 & relatives

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by garandman, Jun 8, 2018.

  1. vsvn

    vsvn Been here awhile

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    The local track record was held for a few years by an up-and-coming young rider on a GSX-R750 until Joan Mir came along on a Moto2 bike and broke it by about half a second.

    They're fast bikes. :lol3
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  2. garandman

    garandman Wandering Minstrel

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    I’ve owned a 2005 VStrom, 2007 SV650SF, 2009 VStrom, and this 2016 GSX-R750, and they all use standard JIS fasteners. As did my 1979 GS750.
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  3. garandman

    garandman Wandering Minstrel

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    Anybody bought new tires? I’m torn between Pirelli Diablo Rosso III (mostly street, some track) and Rosso Corsa II (mostly track, some street). Leaning towards the RIII because they are better in rain. I seem to bring clouds with me to track days.
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  4. Dilligaf0220

    Dilligaf0220 Miserablist

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    I meant different sizes compared to other bikes. What size socket do you need for the 2016 Gixxer 750 oil drain?
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  5. garandman

    garandman Wandering Minstrel

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    The rare and exotic 17mm.
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  6. Big John Sny

    Big John Sny Long timer

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    The only weird fasteners I have ran into on the Suzuki’s are the JIS screws, but that is all Japanese bikes.
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  7. garandman

    garandman Wandering Minstrel

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    A few changes for this season.

    Got rid of the big tacky GSX-R decal. Added stainless steel brake lines and Motul high temp fluid. Changed the pegs to beautifully-made WoodCraft rearsets.

    Still on the stock tires, looks like they will hang in for a few more sessions.

    Also got a new helmet as couldn’t see out the top of my Shoei. Bell Race Star.

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  8. 1 wheel peel

    1 wheel peel Been here awhile

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    If money isnt an issue Diablo Supercorsa SP2 all the way.......

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  9. OldManSandman

    OldManSandman Not really old

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    Stealth black looks good.

    I ripped a friend’s 750 a few seasons ago. Awesome machine. Wish I found it more comfortable (no fault of the bike, haha).
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  10. palinka

    palinka nope

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    Can you post a pic of what these look like installed?

    I'm a tall guy with bad knees and after a couple hours I'm miserable on the Gixxer.
    I've been looking for adjustable aftermarket rear sets but everything seems to be more aggressive and track oriented.
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  11. garandman

    garandman Wandering Minstrel

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  12. palinka

    palinka nope

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    I'll have to give them a try
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  13. Patek

    Patek Long timer

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    I wouldn't mind owning one but this thread full of purposefull misspellings only reinforces the stereotype of owning one.
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  14. garandman

    garandman Wandering Minstrel

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  15. garandman

    garandman Wandering Minstrel

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    Inadvertent misspellings are preferable?

    GSX-R's: not for pedants.
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  16. garandman

    garandman Wandering Minstrel

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    Anyone using a lap timer? Thinking about Aim Solo 2, which records all the track data and can display or download it to a PC.

    Also has an interface to read ECU data as well.
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  17. Mtneer

    Mtneer Been here awhile

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    CL59/60 or XBK5 plus big improvement would be a Brembo M/C if your budget allows.
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  18. garandman

    garandman Wandering Minstrel

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    Brakes are more than adequate for me. Just need new pads....
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  19. lucky13gsa

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    EBC HH Sintered perform well and should be fine for all around use. On my track bike I use those or Vesrah, which would be overkill on the street.

    I use an AIM Solo2 DL (the DL unit is the one that will grab ECU data.) The timer is easy to setup and use plus the wireless download to your PC to view data in Race Studio is a nice feature.
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  20. garandman

    garandman Wandering Minstrel

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    Ordered the AIM Solo 2 (not DL) with bracket and DP HH+ pads.
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