Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this 1986 Suzuki GSX-R1100. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.
While the GSX-R750 debuted in 1985 for most countries, the US first got it and the bigger brother 1100 in 1986.
It was an instant classic – an aluminum box frame housed a 128 horsepower oil-cooled engine, and it looked the part thanks to the full bodywork. The dry weight was 433 pounds, an impressively low number for the time.
Manufactured in April of 1986, this example is VIN: JS1GU74A5G2103292, Engine #: U703-103867. The seller acquired it two years ago from a private party in Washington state on Craigslist.
He acquired it as a project as has not ridden it. The odometer shows 17,640 miles.
The seller is a long-time client and friend of Iconic who “ became overzealous with my project intentions. I have realized that I cannot focus on more than 1 or 2 at the moment and I still have 6 or 7 to still complete or let go. I have done zero maintenance and have only stored the bike since receiving it for the previous owner. I would say this needs more than a general recommissioning. My approach is that everything needs to be looked at. It has a great aesthetic but appears that it will all need to be refurbished. Please have a look at the case behind the #2 and #3 cylinders as it appears to have had a repair.”
“I wanted this colorway in a 1100. It was a project bike from the get go. Hasn’t been run in years and my plan was to do a nut and bolt resto. The basic period upgrades have been started. I still believe it is a good base for what my intentions were but now for someone else that has the time and passion to bring it back to life.”
Second generation front end with 17″ wheels, slotted rotors.
Factory optional rear cowl.
Aftermarket bar ends.
Blue Lockhart Phillips Speedscreen.
Flush mount front turn signals.
Flush mount rear turn signals along with OEM rear turn signals.
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Cosmetic Blemishes: please see the album up top for all known cosmetic blemishes. Here is a selection:
Inside of the tank:
It is riding on Dunlop D204 tires that have aged out.
The sale includes two keys.
Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this Suzuki is offered on a clean Washington title. Have any GSX-R1100 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!
Haul Bikes will ship anything sold through Iconic for $750 (this went up on 5/12 due to increases in gas costs) in the Continental US, and Iconic will handle the paperwork on your behalf. You do not need to crate your bike or drain the gas/disconnect the battery if you go with Haul Bikes. We are glad to work with the shipper of your choice as well, but you will have to arrange it.
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