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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.
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