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78 suzuki TS185 frame
« on: January 02, 2020, 04:56:13 PM »
1978 TS185 frame or frame & motor. Frame # TS1852-24007 up to TS1852-39022

will also consider 77 frame if it uses  8mm foot peg bar bolts

* These frames have 2 down tubes at the front. The exhaust comes out the middle

* The back  end of the frame is open

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Wanted - 1978 TS185 frame or frame&motor. Frame # TS1852-24007 up to TS1852-39022

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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2020, 11:14:01 AM »
I'll check the details on the '77 engine & frame l have here, l'll swap it for something of interest ;-)
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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2020, 12:47:09 PM »
I was hoping to have some Ohlins shocks to swap but have not found any at right price yet so all i have is cash at the moment.
Wanted - 1978 TS185 frame or frame&motor. Frame # TS1852-24007 up to TS1852-39022

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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2020, 08:56:03 AM »
Pokey ....   time to chime in ole mate.

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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2020, 04:17:05 PM »
ER reed valve engines twin down tube frames Stewey, Im strickly PP engines and they finished 76. Leith has been after one of these frames for a while and most of these style you trip over will be 81.

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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2020, 06:30:00 PM »
guy on facebook (in us ) has just done one up, looks good

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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2020, 12:46:10 PM »
I have had a few leads over ther yrs but they always end in dead end. Had a few 'yeah i got one' but when they check or send me photos its either a 76 or older or one from the 80's. I will find one eventually i hope.
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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2020, 10:33:27 PM »
Sorry l just dug-up the frame, it must be a '76, it is a single dowtube.
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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2020, 01:17:15 PM »
Yeah 76 is last of single downtube.
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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2020, 09:12:09 PM »
Yes but not a whole bike.
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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2020, 03:43:03 PM »
I have one or 2 here. does it need those number s or just the 8mm

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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #13 on: March 13, 2020, 06:45:42 PM »
Thanks but its a 79. i need 78 or 77.
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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #14 on: March 13, 2020, 06:56:47 PM »
ok, I will keep my eyes peeled
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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #15 on: March 13, 2020, 08:30:23 PM »
My friend has one sitting in his his shed withe engine still in it . Plastics are faded and the guards are rusty . Wouldn't be expensive , I think .
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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #18 on: March 24, 2020, 08:30:55 PM »
I always try to be an extra set of eyes and ears fore everyone on here.
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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #19 on: July 01, 2020, 09:37:54 PM »
You still looking for this, LWC82PE?

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Re: 78 suzuki TS185 frame
« Reply #20 on: July 06, 2020, 06:23:13 PM »
Yes
Wanted - 1978 TS185 frame or frame&motor. Frame # TS1852-24007 up to TS1852-39022