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Old 08-07-2010, 02:00 PM
fudoken fudoken is offline
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I need some advice a 1980 Suzuki gsx 750 (overbore to 816cc) just came up for sale for 430.

Question 1
Will the motor fit this frame www.hard-up-choppers.com/page008.html or is there a better frame available

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She will need a mot but with the custom frame will it need a sva

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Any advice on tools, equipment and legal stuff

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Am I completely insane

Sorry for all the noob questions I have never done anything like this just a few bits and pieces on my 125
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Old 08-07-2010, 09:40 PM
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The motor will fit and the frame is a well made frame and a good price.
The mot isnt a problem. There are ways around the SVA etc.
Tell your missus you need lots of tools and equipment.
Dont worry about the legal stuff. (Just dont get caught)
And finally. If your on here asking for advice then yes, you are insane.
But so are we....Welcome.
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Old 09-07-2010, 08:46 PM
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gsx(air cooled) engine has different mounts to gsxr (oil cooled)engine. so, whilst it may possibly fit in the frame, dont expect the mounts to line up. i know this cos im fitting a gsxr engine into a katana (gsx) frame and every single engine mount is different.
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Old 10-07-2010, 08:12 AM
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Also, you could buy a decent GSXR750 motor for that money - or even an 11 if you're in the right place at the right time.
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Old 10-07-2010, 11:58 AM
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The hardtail frame your on about comes without engine mounts fitted. You fit them yourself so as I said. No problem with the frame although Minxy makes a very good point.
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Old 10-07-2010, 07:16 PM
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it is ment to be a cheap project while i get my self a full licensce (only got a cbt at the moment ) and no car licence so it is a bit difficult to get something to chop up and the cheapest gsxr i can find is 1000 and it is going to need a restrictor ??? and do not forget about the the insurance i am 19. unless some one can think for a better way???
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