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  1. GS550L high idle

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hey everyone, I recently bought my first bike (A 1980 Suzuki GS550L) and have been enjoying figuring it out, but something that worries me is, after a few minutes of riding, the idle jumps from a regular ~600 to a worrying ~2250. Anyone have suggestions on what to check or do? I'm pretty handy...
  2. Back to riding in FL

    New Member Introductions
    Howdy all, It's been several years since I owned a bike. My first three vehicles were bikes. I have recently purchased an old 1985 Suzuki GS550L. It's a bit rough around the edges but the engine is good. I am in Boca Raton, FL and hope to put a lot of miles on it.
  3. Engine Guards

    Vintage Forum
    I'm having a heck of a time finding engine gaurds for a 1986 GS550L. It is a rare part, but they do exist. I've been able to find 2 broken and scratched up used sets on Ebay/UK. Any advice would be greatly appriciated. I have given this bike some add-on LEDs, a new chain, complete carb...
  4. Avid DIY new to bikes

    New Member Introductions
    Hey there everyone. I'm from Union City, IN. Married w/2 girls. I'm new to motorcycles and am having a great time. I'm currently riding my starter bike wich is a 1986 Suzuki GS550L. I like it but it needed some love. That didn't scare me as I haven't taken a vehicle to the shop in 10 years...
  5. 1979 Suzuki GS550L bogs out at 30 MPH

    Motorcycle Repair
    I just got my first bike, it's a 79 Suzuki GS550L, and when I got it it wouldn't start. I took the tank off and throughly cleaned it, changed the fuel filter, and put premium gas in it and it fired right up. It idles at around 4000 RPM which I know is not right at all, I have to give it a lot of...
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