1981 Suzuki GS 1000GX

 

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1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Full Specifications

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1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Performance Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Minimum turing radius2,600 mm
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Dimensions Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Overall length2,230 mm
Overall width875 mm
Overall height1,175 mm
Wheelbase1,500 mm
Ground clearance150 mm
Dry Weight255 kg (without fuel and fluids)
Maximum payload504 kg (rider, passenger, luggage and accessories)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Frame Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Rake / Caster angle62 °
Trail length112 mm
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Engine Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Engine capacity / displacement997 cc
Engine configuration4-stroke, air-cooled, DOHC
Bore and Stroke70 mm x 64.8 mm
Compression ratio9.2 : 1
Intake air filtrationPolyurethane foam element
Electric startyes
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Valves and Springs Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Intake valve stem diameter6.960 mm - 6.975 mm
6.90 mm (service limit)
Intake valve stem to guide clearance0.025 mm
0.090 mm (service limit)
Intake valve head thickness0.5 mm (service limit)
Intake valve head diameter38 mm
Intake valve seat width1.1 mm - 1.3 mm
Exhaust valve stem diameter6.945 mm - 6.960 mm
6.80 mm (service limit)
Exhaust valve stem to guide clearance0.040 mm - 0.070 mm
0.200 mm (service limit)
Exhaust valve head thickness0.5 mm (service limit)
Exhaust valve head diameter32 mm
Exhaust valve seat width1.1 mm - 1.3 mm
Intake valve spring free length43.00 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 length43.00 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)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Camshaft and Timing Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Camshaft journal diameter21.960 mm - 21.975 mm (outer service limit)
Camshaft journal clearance0.025 mm - 0.053 mm
0.150 mm (service limit)
Camshaft run-out0.10 mm (service limit)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Cylinder and Piston Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Cylinder bore diameter70.000 mm - 70.015 mm (bore)
70.080 mm (bore service limit)
Piston diameter69.945 mm - 96.960 mm (outer)
69.880 mm (outer service limit)
Piston diameter measurment point15 mm above skirt end
Top piston ring to groove clearance1.21 mm - 1.23 mm
Second piston ring to groove clearance1.21 mm -1.23 mm
Piston pin diameter17.995 mm - 18.000 mm
Piston pin bore diameter18.002 mm - 18.008 mm
Top piston ring groove width1.21 mm - 1.23 mm
Second piston ring groove width1.170 mm - 1.190 mm
Piston ring oil groove width2.51 mm - 2.53
Top piston ring end gaps0.15 mm - 0.35 mm
0.70 mm (service limit)
Second piston ring end gaps0.15 mm - 0.35 mm
0.70 mm (service limit)
Cylinder to piston clearance0.050 mm - 0.060 mm
0.120 mm (service limit)
Connecting rod big end side clearance0.10 mm - 0.65 mm
1.00 mm (service limit)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Clutch and Primary Drive Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Reduction ratio1.775 (87 / 49)
Clutch typeWet multi-plate type
Clutch spring free length39.0 mm - 40.5 mm
37.1 mm (service limit)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Transmission Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Type5-speed, constant mesh
Gear ratio1st 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)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Final Drive Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Final driveChain drive
Final drive ratio2.800 (42 / 15)
Chain typeTAKASAGO RK630GSO or DAIDO D.I.D.630 YL
Number of chain links96 links
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Lubrication Specifications Table

AttributeValue
System typeWet sump
Oil capacity3.7 litres (dry fill)
3.3 litres (wet fill, includes filter)
3.0 litres (wet fill, excludes filter)
Oil pump typeTrochoid
Oil pump rotor tip clearance0.2 mm (service limit)
Oil pump side clearance0.15 mm (service limit)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Fuel System Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Fuel tank capacity22 litres
Reserve fuel tank capacity4.2 litres
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Carburetion Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Idle speed900 rpm - 1,100 rpm
Carburetor typeMIKUNI BS34SS, four
Identification number49020
Pilot screwPre-set (DO NOT DISTURB)
Pilot jet15
Main jet95
Needle jetO-2 mm
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Ignition System Specifications Table

AttributeValue
TypeTransistorized
Ignition timingbelow 1,500 rpm 17° BTDC and above 2,500 rmp 37 ° BTDC
Spark plug typeNGK B-8ES or NIPPON DENSO W24ES-U
Spark plug gap0.6 mm - 0.8 mm
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Front Suspension and Steering Specifications Table

AttributeValue
TypeTelescopic, pneumatic/coil spring, oil dampened
Oil level140 mm (fork fully compressed, sping removed)
Oil volume251 ml (left fork dry fill)
251 ml (right fork dry fill)
Spring free length416 mm (service limit)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Rear Suspension Specifications Table

AttributeValue
TypeSwinging arm, oil dampened, damper 4-way / spring 5-way adjustable
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Front Brake Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Front brake typeDisc brake, twin
Front disc thickness6.5 mm - 6.9 mm
6.0 mm (service limit)
Front disc run-out0.30 mm (service limit)
Front master cylinder diameter14.00 mm (inner)
14.05 mm (inner service limit)
Front master piston diameter13.96 mm (outer)
13.94 mm (outer service limit)
Front caliper cylinder A diameter42.85 mm (inner)
42.89 mm (inner service limit)
Front caliper piston A diameter42.82 mm (outer)
42.77 mm (outer service limit)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Rear Brake Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Rear brake typeDisc brake
Rear disc thickness6.5 mm 6.9 mm
6.0 mm (service limit)
Rear disc run-out0.30 mm (service limit)
Rear master cylinder diameter14.00 mm (inner)
14.05 mm (inner service limit)
Rear master piston diameter13.96 mm (outer)
13.94 mm (outer service limit)
Rear caliper cylinder A diameter42.85 mm (inner)
42.77 mm (inner service limit)
Rear caliper piston A diameter42.82 mm (outer)
42.77 mm (outer service limit)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Wheels and Tyres Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Front wheel size19 inch
Front tyre size3.50 V19 4PR
Front tyre pressure25 psi (cold)
Front wheel axle run-out0.25 mm (service limit)
Front wheel rim axial run-out2.0 mm (service limit)
Front wheel rim radial run-out2.0 mm (service limit)
Rear wheel size17 inch
Rear tyre size4.50 V17 4PR
Rear tyre pressure28 psi (cold)
Rear wheel axle run-out0.25 mm (service limit)
Rear wheel rim radial run-out2.0 mm (service limit)
Rear wheel rim axial run-out2.0 mm (service limit)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Electrical Charging Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Battery voltage rating12 volts DC
Battery capacity14 ampere hour (Ah)
 

1981-1983 Suzuki GS1000GX Electrical Equipment Specifications Table

AttributeValue
Headlight12V 50 / 40W high/low beam
Tail / stop light12V 8 / 23W (3 / 32 CP)
Front turn signal light12V 8W (3 CP)
Rear turn signal light12V 8W (3 CP)
Neutral indicator12V 3.4W
Turn signal indicator12V 3.4W
High beam indicator12V 3.4W
Oil pressure indicator12V 3.4W
Main fuse rating10A / 10A / 10A / 15A amps (A)
 

 

 

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