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  1. Tricky Issues, experts needed

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hello! :grin: I've got this '96 Bandit 600, andI've got some problems. The issue in itself is that when I idle it, it won't really run without stalling. So I turn up the idle screw under the carbs, which results in the bike idling at 3,5k rpm when riding (so when I pull the clutch it goes up to...
  2. I come bearing Greetings! AND Questions :p

    New Member Introductions
    HI! Names Ben and just registered on "the damn thing" I happily own a Bandit GSF650s! Had it for around 2 years now and its been perfect for my current needs.. And done a couple of European/Nordik trips too date on it. All was Bliss.. Until very recently (long story) Ive owned a fair few bikes...
  3. instruments dont work

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hello guys, hope I can find some help here... My 2003 Bandit 600cc got immersed in water in a flood here in Austin a year ago. I got it back running but my instruments wont work - speedometer/tachometer and digital panel. I saw an used one for sale but my fear is that the problem might not be...
  4. Think I fried my electrics

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hello First time owner here with a Suzuki Bandit GSF250 Recently I had a busted solenoid. My lights could turn on but the bike but all I got when I tried to turn it on was a clicking from the solenoid. I was able to jump start it with the screwdriver trick (using a screwdriver to connect the +...
  5. Could someone help me out with my 2002 Bandit 1200s?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    I've posted this on forums with no luck, but I just want to know what's wrong with my bike. If anyone can help, the symptoms are, studdering all throughout the rpm range. Tough start and tough idle. Doesn't want to do anything other than idle. Wants to die with choke on, and any throttle given...
  6. Suzuki 650 Bandit first bike tips anyone?

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi, I've brought this as my first bike. Its got 30,000 miles on it and 2006 model. As Far as I can tell its not got any mods on it but i'm not really technical with bikes. Is there anything I should be looking out for? should I get it serviced first?
  7. New owner of a project bike! Comments/Suggestions are VERY welcome!

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all! I'm the proud new owner of a 2002 Suzuki GSF600S (Bandit). It was wrecked by the previous owner, and now I have the pleasure of restoring it to it's past glory. I'm very open to comments and suggestions, so please tell me what you think about it! I have an album of pictures of the...
  8. 96 Suzuki Bandit GFS600S Tachometer

    I have a 1996 Suzuki bandit 600 and on my way home in the rain and the tachometer completely stopped working. also after that ride the neutral indicator light stopped working. I would like to know any ideas as to why these problems have occurred. Also I would like to know where the main fuse is...
  9. Dropped bolt down...

    Anyone here know a lot about late 80's gsxr motors? I have a 97 bandit, and was doing valve cover work, when a bolt fell down the cam chain crevice. im getting a flexible magnet-on-a-stick tomorrow to try and fish it out. if that doesnt work im taking the exhaust and oil pan off. hoping i wont...
  10. Kiwi In Orleans!

    New Member Introductions
    Hey! Cool site, I just joined up from Orleans. Have a GSF1200/S! Beautiful bike. I'm a kiwi in New Orleans for the last 12 months but have to go soon unfortunately. Black and Gold Superbowl =P Jared
  11. quick question about headlight fork mounts?

    Motorcycle Repair
    hey yall, im trying to put a round headlight on my 96 bandit. im trying to figure out where to get a mount for a headlight, preferably one that mounts from the forks, (seems easier). i've found some on ebay from earlier suzuki models, and i was wondering if they would fit? i guess the real...
  12. 96 bandit wont start at all.

    Motorcycle Repair
    hello, im new to the forum, but looking forward to posting here. i just had the opportunity to buy a 96 suzuki bandit (600) for 600 bucks. the guy who had it replaced the headlight, and after that, the bike wouldnt start. it won't click or anything when the button is pushed. the lights...
  13. 2007 Suzuki Bandit / GSF 650 ABS, something wrong?

    Hello, Bike: 2007 Suzuki Bandit (aka GSF 650) ABS This is my first bike. I purchased it in 2008 (so i've had it for less than 5 months) and it has less than 2000km (1250 miles) on it. Here are a few concerns I have about the bike. First of all the fuel consumption is quite high. I am getting...
  14. GSF400 Bandit Electrical Start Issue

    92' Suzuki Bandit GSF400 - electric start will not produce spark, won't start. -I can bump start it 100% of the time pretty easily (catch it in gear) -Bike runs great after that -Have service manual, did most ignition tests (all relays, switchs, coils, check grouds, spark plugs, ohm out to...