Question about 1988 Suzuki Rg 250

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Thanks tombones. My computer hates me so it wouldn't let me reply. How would i have damaged my forks. I haven't dropped it "yet". could it be my clutch?

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  • mareew Nov 19, 2009

    Hi
    Tombones replyed to a question I asked earlier but i couldn't reply to him.
    I'm having trouble changing gears on my suzuki 750 gsx. Tombones suggested it may be bent forks. It has only done 8000km. I have noticed that the resistance has changed in the clutch lever.
    I'm a female rider, who isn't very mechanical but will have a go at fixing little things.

  • mareew Nov 19, 2009

    Hi
    Tombones replyed to a question I asked earlier but i couldn't reply to him.
    I'm having trouble changing gears on my suzuki 750 gsx. Tombones suggested it may be bent forks. It has only done 8000km. I have noticed that the resistance has changed in the clutch lever.
    I'm a female rider, who isn't very mechanical but will have a go at fixing little things.

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    who is "tombones"?

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The shift forks are the weakest part on these motorcycles. The clutch has nothing to do with a hard shift lever. If the clutch engages and dis-engages as it should then it is fine. A friend (or yourself) may have shifted up and down while the engine was not running. If the gear dogs didn't happen to line up at the time, a bent fork or two can happen. If your bike is a 1988 the forks have had a good life. The shop will likely charge $1000 or so for the repairs. You can reply by just posting a comment instead of posting from scratch. Could you rate my answer?
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This means the clutch is wearing out, have had Suzuki's my entire adult life, 8 of them.

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