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Old 08-26-2008, 05:38 PM   #1
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Default 94 gsx500 Idle and shift questions

I just bought a 1994 gsx500 as my first bike. I have a couple of questions. How do I adjust the idle, and what should the idle be for this bike? It appears low to me in relation to other bikes I have ridden. Also, at approximately what speed should I be shifting into second gear, as I think I am shifting way too soon. Thank you, Dan
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Old 09-09-2008, 04:51 PM   #2
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Alright im just a mechanic. but in my oppinion when you hear the rev going pretty high thats when you should shift, but like i said im a mechanic. i just recently picked up my cousins bike and i have the same question about the carbs. i would like too ask if anyone knows the specs for the duel carbs on a 1993 GS 500 E. if anyone can help me let me know. I hope i helped a little bit on your question Dan, talk to you later.
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Old 09-09-2008, 06:02 PM   #3
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