1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Full Specifications
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Attribute Value Minimum turing radius 2,600 mm Dimensions 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Dimensions Specifications Table
Attribute Value Overall length 2,230 mm Overall width 875 mm Overall height 1,175 mm Wheelbase 1,500 mm Ground clearance 150 mm Dry Weight 255 kg (without fuel and fluids) Maximum payload 504 kg (rider, passenger, luggage and accessories) Frame 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Frame Specifications Table
Attribute Value Rake / Caster angle 62 ° Trail length 112 mm Engine 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Engine Specifications Table
Attribute Value Engine capacity / displacement 997 cc Engine configuration 4-stroke, air-cooled, DOHC Bore and Stroke 70 mm x 64.8 mm Compression ratio 9.2 : 1 Intake air filtration Polyurethane foam element Electric start yes Valves and Springs 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Valves and Springs Specifications Table
Attribute Value Intake valve stem diameter 6.960 mm - 6.975 mm 6.90 mm (service limit) Intake valve stem to guide clearance 0.025 mm 0.090 mm (service limit) Intake valve head thickness 0.5 mm (service limit) Intake valve head diameter 38 mm Intake valve seat width 1.1 mm - 1.3 mm Exhaust valve stem diameter 6.945 mm - 6.960 mm 6.80 mm (service limit) Exhaust valve stem to guide clearance 0.040 mm - 0.070 mm 0.200 mm (service limit) Exhaust valve head thickness 0.5 mm (service limit) Exhaust valve head diameter 32 mm Exhaust valve seat width 1.1 mm - 1.3 mm Intake valve spring free length 43.00 mm - 43.25 mm (outer spring) 41.3 mm (outer spring service limit) 35.3 mm - 37.0 mm (inner spring) 33.9 mm (inner spring service limit) Exhaust valve spring free length 43.00 mm - 43.25 mm (outer spring) 41.3 mm (outer spring service limit) 35.3 mm - 37.0 mm (inner spring) 33.9 mm (inner spring service limit) Camshaft and Timing 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Camshaft and Timing Specifications Table
Attribute Value Camshaft journal diameter 21.960 mm - 21.975 mm (outer service limit) Camshaft journal clearance 0.025 mm - 0.053 mm 0.150 mm (service limit) Camshaft run-out 0.10 mm (service limit) Cylinder and Piston 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Cylinder and Piston Specifications Table
Attribute Value Cylinder bore diameter 70.000 mm - 70.015 mm (bore) 70.080 mm (bore service limit) Piston diameter 69.945 mm - 96.960 mm (outer) 69.880 mm (outer service limit) Piston diameter measurment point 15 mm above skirt end Top piston ring to groove clearance 1.21 mm - 1.23 mm Second piston ring to groove clearance 1.21 mm -1.23 mm Piston pin diameter 17.995 mm - 18.000 mm Piston pin bore diameter 18.002 mm - 18.008 mm Top piston ring groove width 1.21 mm - 1.23 mm Second piston ring groove width 1.170 mm - 1.190 mm Piston ring oil groove width 2.51 mm - 2.53 Top piston ring end gaps 0.15 mm - 0.35 mm 0.70 mm (service limit) Second piston ring end gaps 0.15 mm - 0.35 mm 0.70 mm (service limit) Cylinder to piston clearance 0.050 mm - 0.060 mm 0.120 mm (service limit) Connecting rod big end side clearance 0.10 mm - 0.65 mm 1.00 mm (service limit) Clutch and Primary Drive 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Clutch and Primary Drive Specifications Table
Attribute Value Reduction ratio 1.775 (87 / 49) Clutch type Wet multi-plate type Clutch spring free length 39.0 mm - 40.5 mm 37.1 mm (service limit) Transmission 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Transmission Specifications Table
Attribute Value Type 5-speed, constant mesh Gear ratio 1st gear = 2.500 (35 / 14) 2nd gear = 1.777 (32 / 18) 3rd gear = 1.380 (29 / 21) 4th gear = 1.125 (27 /24) 5th gear = 0.961 (25 / 26) Final Drive 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Final Drive Specifications Table
Attribute Value Final drive Chain drive Final drive ratio 2.800 (42 / 15) Chain type TAKASAGO RK630GSO or DAIDO D.I.D.630 YL Number of chain links 96 links Lubrication 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Lubrication Specifications Table
Attribute Value System type Wet sump Oil capacity 3.7 litres (dry fill) 3.3 litres (wet fill, includes filter) 3.0 litres (wet fill, excludes filter) Oil pump type Trochoid Oil pump rotor tip clearance 0.2 mm (service limit) Oil pump side clearance 0.15 mm (service limit) Fuel System 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Fuel System Specifications Table
Attribute Value Fuel tank capacity 22 litres Reserve fuel tank capacity 4.2 litres Carburetion 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Carburetion Specifications Table
Attribute Value Idle speed 900 rpm - 1,100 rpm Carburetor type MIKUNI BS34SS, four Identification number 49020 Pilot screw Pre-set (DO NOT DISTURB) Pilot jet 15 Main jet 95 Needle jet O-2 mm Ignition System 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Ignition System Specifications Table
Attribute Value Type Transistorized Ignition timing below 1,500 rpm 17° BTDC and above 2,500 rmp 37 ° BTDC Spark plug type NGK B-8ES or NIPPON DENSO W24ES-U Spark plug gap 0.6 mm - 0.8 mm Front Suspension and Steering 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Front Suspension and Steering Specifications Table
Attribute Value Type Telescopic, pneumatic/coil spring, oil dampened Oil level 140 mm (fork fully compressed, sping removed) Oil volume 251 ml (left fork dry fill) 251 ml (right fork dry fill) Spring free length 416 mm (service limit) Rear Suspension 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Rear Suspension Specifications Table
Attribute Value Type Swinging arm, oil dampened, damper 4-way / spring 5-way adjustable Front Brake 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Front Brake Specifications Table
Attribute Value Front brake type Disc brake, twin Front disc thickness 6.5 mm - 6.9 mm 6.0 mm (service limit) Front disc run-out 0.30 mm (service limit) Front master cylinder diameter 14.00 mm (inner) 14.05 mm (inner service limit) Front master piston diameter 13.96 mm (outer) 13.94 mm (outer service limit) Front caliper cylinder A diameter 42.85 mm (inner) 42.89 mm (inner service limit) Front caliper piston A diameter 42.82 mm (outer) 42.77 mm (outer service limit) Rear Brake 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Rear Brake Specifications Table
Attribute Value Rear brake type Disc brake Rear disc thickness 6.5 mm 6.9 mm 6.0 mm (service limit) Rear disc run-out 0.30 mm (service limit) Rear master cylinder diameter 14.00 mm (inner) 14.05 mm (inner service limit) Rear master piston diameter 13.96 mm (outer) 13.94 mm (outer service limit) Rear caliper cylinder A diameter 42.85 mm (inner) 42.77 mm (inner service limit) Rear caliper piston A diameter 42.82 mm (outer) 42.77 mm (outer service limit) Wheels and Tyres 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Wheels and Tyres Specifications Table
Attribute Value Front wheel size 19 inch Front tyre size 3.50 V19 4PR Front tyre pressure 25 psi (cold) Front wheel axle run-out 0.25 mm (service limit) Front wheel rim axial run-out 2.0 mm (service limit) Front wheel rim radial run-out 2.0 mm (service limit) Rear wheel size 17 inch Rear tyre size 4.50 V17 4PR Rear tyre pressure 28 psi (cold) Rear wheel axle run-out 0.25 mm (service limit) Rear wheel rim radial run-out 2.0 mm (service limit) Rear wheel rim axial run-out 2.0 mm (service limit) Electrical Charging 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Electrical Charging Specifications Table
Attribute Value Battery voltage rating 12 volts DC Battery capacity 14 ampere hour (Ah) Electrical Equipment 1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Electrical Equipment Specifications Table
Attribute Value Headlight 12V 50 / 40W high/low beam Tail / stop light 12V 8 / 23W (3 / 32 CP) Front turn signal light 12V 8W (3 CP) Rear turn signal light 12V 8W (3 CP) Neutral indicator 12V 3.4W Turn signal indicator 12V 3.4W High beam indicator 12V 3.4W Oil pressure indicator 12V 3.4W Main fuse rating 10A / 10A / 10A / 15A amps (A)
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