Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Welcome to suzuki800 Intruder forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50, Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder.

You will need to register before all the area's become visible, before doing so please enter & read the first thread in the Introductory area

It will only take a minute to register & it would be great to have you on board
This is a free to access and use site.
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Welcome to suzuki800 Intruder forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50, Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder.

You will need to register before all the area's become visible, before doing so please enter & read the first thread in the Introductory area

It will only take a minute to register & it would be great to have you on board
This is a free to access and use site.
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, M800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50 Model Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder
 
HomeRegisterLog in

 

 hello from Malta

Go down 
AuthorMessage
dabrucru
Prospect



hello from Malta Empty
PostSubject: hello from Malta   hello from Malta Icon_minitimeThu Aug 01, 2019 10:07 am

Hello , I m David and I just bought a 1986 intruder vs750. i Know this is a VS800 forum but its the most informative forum I found, and my bike is fitted with a 21 inch front wheel from an 800 so... Wink

I bought it after months abandoned in all weather condition and the weather has done its damage, mainly on the rear wheel, but I managed to clean all superficial rust. Some aftermarket chrome , like forward controls also rusted a bit, but nothing serious. Otherwise engine chrome is very nice and shiny. Also Mileage is not high , 57500 kms.

I change minor things, like fork oil seal, disk brake and fuel hose. I m waiting for a brand new tank I found online to replace existing one, as it has been repaired and is leaking just a little fuel. All the bike needed was a garage in which it can sleep, and a little love. I am using it 2 times a week to go to work with, and to get use on the wide (very wide) handlebars and forward controls, this is also my fist custom bike, my other bike being a Moto Guzzi v7 Racer and a modern Vespa, it was quite strange in the beginning, but now i m enjoying every minute of it, and considering its age, it handles pretty well.

I think I will converting it into a bobber , I think its a great bike for a bobber conversion. A little thing that is keeping me thinking is the front wheel shaft. Previous owners changed the factory fork yokes with wider ones, and I think the shaft is a bit short for this set up. Can anyone advise me from were I can buy a longer shaft that fits. or maybe another solution?

Thank you in advance

David
Malta
Back to top Go down
stingray
Very Valued VIP Member
stingray


hello from Malta Empty
PostSubject: Re: hello from Malta   hello from Malta Icon_minitimeThu Aug 01, 2019 11:16 am

Hello David and  hello from Malta 2610028573
Back to top Go down
ardie
Valued Member
ardie


hello from Malta Empty
PostSubject: Re: hello from Malta   hello from Malta Icon_minitimeThu Aug 01, 2019 4:49 pm

Hello and welcome hello from Malta 304308752
Back to top Go down
lechy
Prospect
lechy


hello from Malta Empty
PostSubject: Re: hello from Malta   hello from Malta Icon_minitimeMon Aug 19, 2019 2:44 pm

Welcome to the world of Intruders.You may be one of the lucky folks. Take a look at the log book, if the frame # begins:VR51A-xxxxxx you have the Sportster killer (does not count for the 800's), pre export model kicking out 62 hp as compared to the later de-tuned 55 hp models. These little monsters will rev up to 9000 rpm as opposed to the limited 7000 rpm on later models. Give her a good service, synch the carbs and don't be afraid of the beautiful sound at WOT. As for the front axle, a local machine shop can knock you up one to your spec's pretty cheaply.
Keep the shiny side up and the rubber on the ground.
Back to top Go down
dabrucru
Prospect



hello from Malta Empty
PostSubject: Re: hello from Malta   hello from Malta Icon_minitimeMon Aug 19, 2019 3:11 pm

Hi, yes the chassis no starts like the one you mentioned 😊 . I spoke with someone at a ride and told me exactly what you said re a nachine shop..

Thanks for your reply
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




hello from Malta Empty
PostSubject: Re: hello from Malta   hello from Malta Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
 
hello from Malta
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» MALTA - 2011
» EJU Kata Championships 2013 (Malta): Nage-no-kata
» MALTA April 2010
» Jessica Farrugia breaks through for a win
» Creepy Crawlies

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum :: Introductory area :: C'mon in & say hello-
Jump to:  
Slide Show
A random selection of suzuki800.com member bikes.
Latest topics
» Hello from Norway
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby StewG Today at 8:09 am

» No spark on 1 cylinder
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby Pawel Today at 7:15 am

» Hi there
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby ros Yesterday at 11:02 pm

» New Intruder Owner (Wakefield, West Yorkshire)
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby Colin70 Yesterday at 9:00 pm

» Hello
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby botskabouter Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:26 pm

» thanks for letting me in
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby bigroger Sun Jul 25, 2021 6:32 pm

» air flow sensor is doing my head in
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby Pawel Sun Jul 25, 2021 12:50 pm

» Spark on one cylinder issue.
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby Pawel Sun Jul 25, 2021 12:48 pm

» Remapping or tuning
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby Nikkifitz21 Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:28 pm

» Introduction
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby Nikkifitz21 Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:22 pm

» G'Day from Australia
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby icetechaus Sat Jul 17, 2021 1:23 am

» 2016 m800 exhaust slip ons
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby Badger Mon Jul 12, 2021 12:56 pm

» front brake caliper pistons - need equivalent
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby Billy Bananahead Wed Jul 07, 2021 8:45 am

» Introduction
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby bjbeach Tue Jul 06, 2021 12:16 pm

» Change of Speedo
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby PoppyDazza Tue Jul 06, 2021 3:36 am

» Front Brake Caliper Upgrade ?
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby 81ker Mon Jul 05, 2021 6:34 pm

» Front brakes
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby 81ker Mon Jul 05, 2021 5:11 pm

» Newbie from Kent VX800 just purchased
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby Petrolhead Wed Jun 30, 2021 3:19 pm

» EFI conversion on VS800
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby DIYer Fri Jun 25, 2021 2:35 pm

» VS800 Rear Wheel to VL800 ?
hello from Malta Icon_minitimeby Badger Fri Jun 25, 2021 10:54 am

Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password