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Im at 20 without any work. Yay type 1 diabetes :technical: lol
Aaron
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Tard Farm / Re: Last Post Wins - V3
« Last post by yamahonkawazuki on Today at 07:09:45 AM »
Idk. Thinking testarossa aka redhead.
Aaron
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General GS500 Discussion / Re: Preparing for carb rebuild
« Last post by Toner on Today at 05:42:50 AM »
buy jets and allen head bolts from The Buddha, then get o-rings from thisoldtractor,

and drill out the brass plug covering the pilot mixture screw, as it allows you to dial that circuit in nicely, plus you'll look cool doing it when you stop for coffee on the group rides   ;)

Do they have a store or do I just PM them? 

Is this the brass plug you are talking about?

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General GS500 Discussion / Re: Preparing for carb rebuild
« Last post by Toner on Today at 05:20:13 AM »
A set of JIS screwdrivers will save you a lot of headache. I got screwdriver bits from here. The shipping was more than the bits, but the bits fit the screws perfectly.

If you have an ultrasonic cleaner handy the jets are easy to clean. Otherwise, as suggested above, they are inexpensive to replace.

Check to see if your throttle shaft seals have been weeping. You can tell by discoloration/residue built up around them. If you need new seals I found Suzuki 13651-51010 fit properly on my '02.  They should fit your '00.  If you need to replace them removing the carb butterflies takes a little patience: you need to file down the peened end of the screws. The JIS screwdrivers really make a difference here. Plan on installing new butterfly screws with some red Loctite. Suzuki butterfly screws are 13604-44080, but can be found aftermarket for less.

The Motion Pro sync tool is great, but an additional expense. I bench sync'd my GS500 carbs by measuring the butterfly height with digital calipers. Measure one then use the sync screw to adjust the other. She purrs with just the bench sync. :)

measure the butterfly height with digital calipers?
I've seen people sticking needles in to gauge the gap but cannot picture being able to use calipers.
I've been looking at more videos of homemade carb sync tools.   
If I get two meters of 5mm tubing like this, do you know what If I need anything to get the tubing attached to the carbs or will it just slide on nice and tight?

Thank-you very much for supplying the part numbers. 
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progressive springs have gotten cheaper. get .85s should be right for you with 10wt oil
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swapped stock horn out with the nautical horn I had bought

Please tell me you've got a video/sound-bite!
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I use to shop bike bandit, my last buy will be the last, they burned me too many times. misleading parts descriptions is a big issue. and customer service has fallen through the cracks these last 2 years. like 4 people work for their whole "customer service" department.

all I gotta say is use paypal if you decide to go through them.
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General GS500 Discussion / Re: Preparing for carb rebuild
« Last post by Darkstar on Today at 01:10:01 AM »
buy jets and allen head bolts from The Buddha, then get o-rings from thisoldtractor,

and drill out the brass plug covering the pilot mixture screw, as it allows you to dial that circuit in nicely, plus you'll look cool doing it when you stop for coffee on the group rides   ;)
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Took carbs apart to find out why it flooded and found white crust under the inlet valve brass holder. Cleaned that and replaced o-ring. Leveled both floats, changed oil because it had fuel in it. Removed some rust and sprayed anti-corrosion spray on those, swapped stock horn out with the nautical horn I had bought
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$150? You got that in parts easy. I'm envious, I really wish I had a garage and a truck. Id spend my weekends running around looking for deals like this.
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