Find or Sell Motorcycles & Scooters in USA

1976 Suzuki Other on 2040-motos

US $11000
YearYear:1976 MileageMileage:16 ColorColor: Blue

Milford, Connecticut, United States

Milford, Connecticut, United States
QR code
1976 Suzuki Other, US $11000, image 1

Suzuki Other photos

1976 Suzuki Other, US $11000, image 2 1976 Suzuki Other, US $11000, image 3 1976 Suzuki Other, US $11000, image 4 1976 Suzuki Other, US $11000, image 5 1976 Suzuki Other, US $11000, image 6 1976 Suzuki Other, US $11000, image 7

Suzuki Other tech info

Engine Size (cc)Engine Size (cc):500 WarrantyWarranty:Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty TypeType:Sport Bike For Sale ByFor Sale By:Private Seller

Suzuki Other description

Up for auction - 1976 Suzuki GT 500 very clean original mileage motorcycle. Nice paint. Recent thorough carburetor cleaning, tune-up - plugs, oil change. Oil injection system was cleaned, fresh oil and oil pump was tested to insure proper operation. Caliper and master cylinder rebuild and Brake fluid change. New battery. Original seat pan and foam with high quality cover.  It starts right up and runs very nice. Shifts as it should. Stops as it should.  All the electrical works correctly. It is in good condition and has slight patina. I replaced the points and clutch side engine decals (NOS). Nice bike to buzz around town with. Very easy to handle. Plenty of that 2 stroke power. Overall very good condition. The upgrades - battery, seat cover, spark plugs and engine cover decals. Everything else seems to be original. 

Please look closely at the detailed pictures. A $500.00 non refundable Pay Pal deposit is required within 48 hrs. Balance within 7 days via certified bank check or wire transfer. Absolutely NO Pay Pal for the balance. Sold "As Is"
Pick up within 30 days.  Please DO NOT bid unless you plan on going through with the sale !!! I have all the paperwork that is needed to register or export this motorcycle. Please feel free to email with any questions. 
Thanks for looking. 

The Suzuki GT500 replaced the T500 twin in 1975. The new model looked very much like the classic T500, once sensationally fast and well-built machine, but in the mid-seventies already old-fashioned and smoky two-stroker. Its days were outnumbered. Suzuki made a good effort trying to modernize the once very popular model by releasing the GT500 that had a bigger tank, electronic ignition and a front disk brake.

Confusingly, the T500 was renamed to GT500 already in 1971 in Japan, but the rest of the world didn't even know about it.
The GT500 wore a single
 front hydraulic disk brake, identical to that which had been fitted to the GT380 and GT550. The forks were similar as well having 35mm stanchions and identical triple clamps to the GT range. The instruments were also identical to those found on the GT range.
Another example of parts rationalization was the use of the GT750 fuel tank on the GT500. A plastic insert replaces the unnecessary radiator access flap on the front of the tank. The larger tank gave welcome extra range to the 500 but didn't necessary make the machine more beautiful (a matter of an opinion). A new seat accompanied the change of tank.

GT 500 A 1976
Overall Length: 2,195 mm (86.4 in)
Overall Width: 880 mm (34.6 in)
Overall Height: 1,105 mm (43.5 in)
Dry Weight: 187 kg (411 lbs)
Engine type: Air-cooled 492 cc inline-2, 2-stroke. 44 hp/ 6,000 rpm, 5.4 kg-m/ 6,000 rpm. 

Moto blog

New ÍHLINS products for GSX-R600 & GSX-R750

Fri, 25 Mar 2011

ÖHLINS Racing has completed final testing and is now ready to launch a complete range of suspension upgrade kits for the 2011 Suzuki GSX-R600 and GSX-R750 The GSX-R600 comes equipped with Big Piston Forks (BPF) as standard but Öhlins recommends fitting its NIX30 fork kit or pressurised system.  Aside from the perfermance improvements, these systems are much quicker and more simple to adjust with compression damping on the left fork leg and rebound on the right. The Öhlins TTX36 rear shock is the perfect accompaniment for the GSX-R600 and 750 and uses MotoGP developed Twin Tube technology, improving feedback by utilising positive pressure on both the compression and rebound stroke of the shock. The forks and shock can be interchanged between the 2011 GSX-R 600 & 750.

BSB 2012; Mystic Mac investigates

Tue, 03 Jan 2012

In my opinion, the smartest move in the BSB off season has to be Michael Laverty moving from Swan Yamaha to HM Plant Honda. With a ban on electronics for 2012, and in particular traction control, WFR's Graham Gowland has already proved to Laverty how competitive an EVO spec Fireblade can be - so I’m tipping both these riders to be bang on the money at the Brands Hatch season opener in April. Unlike BMW, Kawasaki and Yamaha, Honda have deliberately developed their road-going Superbike without electronics to give a user friendly feel with good mechanical traction, so it’ll be interesting to see how the opposition copes with their high-tech trickery stripped off.

WSBK 2013: Aragon Race Report

Mon, 15 Apr 2013

BMW Motorrad Goldbet racer Chaz Davies scored his first career World Superbike double victory, taking both races at Spain’s Aragon circuit. The wins were the second and third of Davies’ WSBK career (the first came last year at Nurburgring for the ParkinGo Aprilia team) and the second ever double in the series for BMW. The Welsh rider and former AMA Pro Racing competitor has had some success at Aragon, getting his first career WSBK podium at the Spanish track in 2012.