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Suzuki : Original 1979 Wes Cooley GS1000S GS1000 S With Many Extras

1979 Suzuki GS
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Jul 05, 2014
US $5,500.00
Approximately C $6,693.50(including shipping)
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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
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VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): GS1000524618 Year: 1979
Exterior Color: White Blue Make: Suzuki
Engine Size (cc): 1,000 Model: GS
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty Sub Model (Optional): Wes Cooley
Vehicle Title: Clear Type: Sport Bike
For Sale By: Private Seller Mileage: 38,680
Some bidders are not seeing all the photos. I use my own photo service so they are larger and shown below. Please scroll all the way down.

I am very careful about my descriptions having gone on many wild goose chases to see bikes and cars that turned out to be in far less condition than advertised. I am sure many of you have been in the same boat so I will do my utmost to describe this so that there are NO disappointments or surprises.

Fresh from long dry storage since last registered in 1994, 1979 Suzuki Wes Cooley model 1000cc. It has 38680 miles but the engine was completely rebuilt in 1994 by a certified Suzuki tech at about 37500 miles and before the then owner could put many miles on it, he bought an old Harley he had been chasing for years so this was stored until I purchased it. While it appears mostly stock and has the original paint, it has been totally worked over. The following were improvements made by him.

1100cc big bore kit with high compression dome pistons.

Chrome Molly Valves.

High Lift Cams.

All new gears and shifting forks.

Vance & Hines clutch basket and plates.

29mm Mikuni Smooth Bore Carbs.

K&N Air Filters.

New 630 chain and sprockets

Dyna Coils and Taylor Wires.

GSXR 1100 Swing Arm.

Fox Shocks.

Vance & Hines Sidewinder Competition Only exhaust and headers.

Daytona fork brace.

Michelin Hi-Sport tires 160/61x18 rear and 110/8x19 front in like barely used condition with no cracks.

In addition to the modified bike, I have the following parts that came off it when the work was done.

Stock exhaust and header in very nice condition. Stock swingarm.

Stock rear shocks.

Stock transmission gears.

Stock sprockets.

Stock pistons.

Stock Cylinders.

Stock lower bearings.

Stock head.

Stock cams.

and original air box and some misc parts.

The original paint is nice with a few small scratches and the 2 small problems I describe below. No rust on the forks or other small chrome parts.

Seat is perfect and original in every way.

Now the flaws which are cosmetic only.

The handlebars are either superbike bars, Honda 400F Super Sport or BMW R90s and are slightly lower then stock. This caused the right brake assembly to put a small ding in the tank when the bike fell against something in the garage.

One of the clear covers on gauge assembly is cracked (see close-up) and the panel was broken on right edge near fairing. There is also a small puck around the same area of tank on left side and scratch on left fairing.

Now more good and fun stuff. This bike is a brute and pulls strongly right off the bat. No smoke on startup or after being warmed up. Shifts crisply thru all the gears and handles surprising well. Extra parts included in the sale include the stock exhaust with an extra pipe. One photo shows black goo but that was just baked on road grime and chips off and I have no doubt that it is fine under the goo. An original factory plastic Wes Cooley fairing that has no flaws except someone bought it originally and put it on their GS and painted it to match their bike (I have heard of very high prices being paid for originals so this is a big bonus), original Wes Cooley tail piece and front fender and one extra tail piece off a stock GS. All pieces shown.

I have a clear New Hampshire title.

Please feel free to contact me thru eBay with any questions you may have. I will also answer any questions by phone if you wish.

Please note that I use my own picture service so you get larger and higher quality photos and I took many to show every aspect of this bike so you get no unwanted surprises. And unlike many of the listings on eBay, I have gone to great lengths to fully disclose any problems.

I cannot crate and buyer is responsible for shipping or can pick up here. Can hire local to deliver to Forward Air in Boston for an extra $100.00 if that helps although ground transport is quite a bit cheaper.

Motorcycle is sold as is as shown with no warrienties expressed or implied but I stand behind my description 100%.

Buyer must pay $500.00 deposit thru paypal within 1 day and balance within 7 days by cash in person or certified or personal check but payment must clear before being shipped.

I will sell overseas but new owner is responsible for all aspects of shipping.

Bike located in Nashua, New Hampshire. I will be happy to answer any questions and phone number is available if you have any questions or by email.

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