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    Rogerfock....

    i bought mine last year bout october......
    3.75...was quite cheap i thought was quite cheap
    but i saw one was a FN plate same as mine....
    but was only 2.5K!!!!

    amazing the price differences....
    but from what i heard from the agent...
    this bandit vv cost 13k when it first came out.....

    depreciation manz......

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    Rogerfock....
    depreciation manz......
    tell me abt it. My bandit aint that comparable to yr VVs guys. Mine's ancient in comparison!

    So much for the small talk, watz the news of the meet up?

     

     
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    Thanks for the offer Rocketman. It is much appriciated

    tele
    No worries, keep us informed when u hav gottn yr bandit!

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    hi, fate here.... i am riding a bandit4 too.. but nt vtec.. of course.. haha... wanted to join u all, but no time.... hmm.. hi, silver, i am interested to borrow the bandit 4 manual frm u... izzit possible? can pm me? thanks

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    Heres a list hope to have some feedback..

    1/ Kallang KFC(stadium there)
    2/ S11 next to National Library
    3/ Tanjong Rhu(towards the end)
    4/ Orchard?
    5/ Cheese Prata at NUS
    6/ Boon Lay Nasi Lemak
    7/ West Coast Food Centre
    8/ Alif at Bukit Gombak

    And a Saturday evening or late to be ideal??

    Please leave your names below to show your interest in the gathering..

    1/ Thirty Three
    2/ Rocketman2
    PS: hopefully silver can join us coz i owe silver something
    3/ joekia(94572041)

    ps rocketman, y dun u call silver??
    ermmm..... guys.... can we fix a date for this??

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    [quote="fate"] hi, fate here.... i am riding a bandit4 too.. but nt vtec.. of course.. haha... wanted to join u all, but no time.... hmm.. hi, silver, i am interested to borrow the bandit 4 manual frm u... izzit possible? can pm me? thanks [/quote

    my manual is with rocketman2. please get it from him. n return me when finished.

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    Hi guys ...I am still looking around. waiting for a guy to come back to say of he accepts my price or not.

    but during my research into this bike i did find a book online for the bandit V

    It may be what you are looking for.
    here is the web site http://www.sukbog.co.uk/tech/GSF400VV/Thumbnails.html

    see you soon .....

    Tele

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    Hi guys ...I am still looking around. waiting for a guy to come back to say of he accepts my price or not.

    but during my research into this bike i did find a book online for the bandit V

    It may be what you are looking for.
    here is the web site http://www.sukbog.co.uk/tech/GSF400VV/Thumbnails.html

    see you soon .....

    Tele
    you're the man... doug... u're the man...

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    Yeah~
    i hope we can agree on a time and location for the meeting.....
    im quite free on weekends.....

    by the way Telemark....

    GREAT JOB !!!!!!
    thanks man!
    ive been searching like mad for it!!!
    thanks a million....

    wish u all the best in the negotiations for your bike....~~~

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    hi, fate here.... i am riding a bandit4 too.. but nt vtec.. of course.. haha... wanted to join u all, but no time.... hmm.. hi, silver, i am interested to borrow the bandit 4 manual frm u... izzit possible? can pm me? thanks
    yo, y dunt i lend u mine and let me return silver's copy. i paisei lah, i hav taken it for so long . .

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    Rogerfock....

    i bought mine last year bout october......
    3.75...was quite cheap i thought was quite cheap
    but i saw one was a FN plate same as mine....
    but was only 2.5K!!!!

    amazing the price differences....
    but from what i heard from the agent...
    this bandit vv cost 13k when it first came out.....

    depreciation manz......
    I understand got depreciation .. but dun understand how come bandit depreciate so much!! damn!

    super 4 still got the price there.. haiz..

     

     
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    ok.. thanks rocketman... so when can i get the maunal? can we arrange a time to meet.. than maybe we can discuss.. things on bandit.. too

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    ...guys ...do u all know where can i get a 2nd hand mikuni... carb.. ? i wan to change leh... cause my carb.... is starting to give my a funny sound everytime.. i open trottle until rpm 5..... pls help me thanks..

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    ok.. thanks rocketman... so when can i get the maunal? can we arrange a time to meet.. than maybe we can discuss.. things on bandit.. too
    yo, this is my no 93828544. drop me a line when u want to meet up. cheers.
    abt yr carb, y dunt u try guan hoe? they might hav some

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    ...guys ...do u all know where can i get a 2nd hand mikuni... carb.. ? i wan to change leh... cause my carb.... is starting to give my a funny sound everytime.. i open trottle until rpm 5..... pls help me thanks..
    try pm this guy call FLEX in this forum... he might still have one... juz tell him joe told u bout it...

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    ok... thanks... rock... tink i will get frm u when i have the time... so.. any1 of u... did any outlook mod.. to yr bike? ... any1 of u wants to mod.. yr bike ... ?

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    ok... thanks... rock... tink i will get frm u when i have the time... so.. any1 of u... did any outlook mod.. to yr bike? ... any1 of u wants to mod.. yr bike ... ?
    i wld love to but seriously $$ is the problem.
    il4 quoted me $400 for my monoshock which I'm very interested in but the $4 is the problem. I also noticed that i can actually fit dual disc brakes to my front (evil thoughts abound) . . .

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    icic today is really a bad day 4 me man... haiz... while i was riding half way at amk.... , i felt something like water splashing at my legs... at 1st is cooling, but after a while , i find it hot.... there was some greenish water splashing out.. of the bike... at the rite hand side of my bike... haiz... i nt sure wat happen leh.... dun know whether is it coolent spoil or izzit... the retifier... leh.. any 1 can help me...? any 1 knows wat happen actually... any1 of u encounter this b4.?

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    icic today is really a bad day 4 me man... haiz... while i was riding half way at amk.... , i felt something like water splashing at my legs... at 1st is cooling, but after a while , i find it hot.... there was some greenish water splashing out.. of the bike... at the rite hand side of my bike... haiz... i nt sure wat happen leh.... dun know whether is it coolent spoil or izzit... the retifier... leh.. any 1 can help me...? any 1 knows wat happen actually... any1 of u encounter this b4.?
    greenish water? might be yr coolant leaking or the overflow mayb?
    any luck in finding the exact spot?

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    Guys, there is talk of a gathering down http://www.singaporebikes.com/forum/viewto...er=asc&start=20 for all suzuki bikers

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    ...i think its somewhere below the fuel tank... there is 2 tubes connecting with each other.. i think.... do u all think its going to be very expensive to repair?

     

     
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    ...i think its somewhere below the fuel tank... there is 2 tubes connecting with each other.. i think.... do u all think its going to be very expensive to repair?
    hi, correct me if im wrong, if 2 tubes connect together to a common outlet, 1 should be from your fuel tank drainage hole & the other from your coolant reserve tank. There should be a tube going from the common outlet to drain the water to the ground clipped beside the engine oil cover(or somewhere nearby)

    so maybe it could be the coolant reserve spill over due to expansion from the main system?

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    hi, correct me if im wrong, if 2 tubes connect together to a common outlet, 1 should be from your fuel tank drainage hole & the other from your coolant reserve tank. There should be a tube going from the common outlet to drain the water to the ground clipped beside the engine oil cover(or somewhere nearby)

    so maybe it could be the coolant reserve spill over due to expansion from the main system?
    if i'm not wrong it should be juz a normal case of the coolant tube burst... coz old bikes mah... the tubes normally harden up liao... and due the the intense heat, burst... juz my 2 cents worth... rectifier confirm is out of the question... so dun worry...

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    ...i think its somewhere below the fuel tank... there is 2 tubes connecting with each other.. i think.... do u all think its going to be very expensive to repair?
    oi, where do u stay? maybe i can one day drop by both yr place and silver's place to drop off the manuals

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    It shouldn't be toooo expensive to repair...
    iF im not wrong just change the cables can already..

    get it down to guan hoe to ask the price then....

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    ...i think its somewhere below the fuel tank... there is 2 tubes connecting with each other.. i think.... do u all think its going to be very expensive to repair?
    I also have similar experiences with you..
    I go repair, there say my coolant pump leaking...
    repair abt $120!
    But there din repair on the sport! so dunno whether is pump or tube spoilt.

    So when tat time you go repair remmeber go take a look b4 he starts.

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    I also have similar experiences with you..
    I go repair, there say my coolant pump leaking...
    repair abt $120!
    But there din repair on the sport! so dunno whether is pump or tube spoilt.

    So when tat time you go repair remmeber go take a look b4 he starts.
    where did u get it repaired??

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    Today's impromptu outing was great. Here r the pics with the first of the whole group (Hang on, I need to reduce the size!

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    Today's impromptu outing was great. Here r the pics with the first of the whole group (Hang on, I need to reduce the size!
    yo dude... it's great... still awake ah??

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    yo dude... it's great... still awake ah??
    trying to get the pics up but my damed ms office photo editor is mia on me!

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    trying to get the pics up but my damed ms office photo editor is mia on me!
    still waiting for the pix man.. ..it was nice to meet you all

    Don't think too hard about it. You don't need a reason.
    JUST RIDE.

     

     
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    Wah got outing.....
    so sad missed it....

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    Wah got outing.....
    so sad missed it....
    bro, sms me yr no lah. i was looking high and low for it but to no avail. here's mine 93828544. Cheers

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    Here r the pics from that day. Sorry again ThirtyThree

    Here's the rest of the motely crew of bandits and their riders

    From the left:
    Skybono (Stanley), Rocketman2 (Rashied), Telemark (Douglas), AJ (Karim), Joekia (Joe) Correct me if I'm wrong

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    Some more pics

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    So interesting.....
    count me in pls for the next one....my no. is 97555945

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    So interesting.....
    count me in pls for the next one....my no. is 97555945
    hehe, on

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    hey mr rocket,you spelled ma name wrongly dude...it is KHAMIZ

    BTW,i think i have come to a decision on the location for the Bandit mania SGP meeting...

    Venue : Kalllang KFC..as there's plenty of parking space..
    Time : 2200hrs
    Date : 07/06/03

    Bikes : BANDITS

    Outfit : frm G-strings to anything

    After the talk-cock session,go riding from tanjong rhu to changi...if any1 want to include oso can....bring passport in case going to JB or KL...he.he..

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    I will try and make it ..lots of reports to get done this weekend.

    But I will try and make it.

    Tele

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    hey mr rocket,you spelled ma name wrongly dude...it is KHAMIZ

    BTW,i think i have come to a decision on the location for the Bandit mania SGP meeting...

    Venue : Kalllang KFC..as there's plenty of parking space..
    Time : 2200hrs
    Date : 07/06/03

    Bikes : BANDITS

    Outfit : frm G-strings to anything

    After the talk-cock session,go riding from tanjong rhu to changi...if any1 want to include oso can....bring passport in case going to JB or KL...he.he..
    Hehe, will do. Me n joekia shld finish at 8 if we both get the job from expo.

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    rocketman2, if you going can bring the bandit manual with you?
    i finish work ard 10.30 -11pm, may drop by.

     

     
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    rocketman2, if you going can bring the bandit manual with you?
    i finish work ard 10.30 -11pm, may drop by.
    wld love to meet up wif yah. me qing ke, at least i owe u that.

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    hey mr rocket,you spelled ma name wrongly dude...it is KHAMIZ

    BTW,i think i have come to a decision on the location for the Bandit mania SGP meeting...

    Venue : Kalllang KFC..as there's plenty of parking space..
    Time : 2200hrs
    Date : 07/06/03

    Bikes : BANDITS

    Outfit : frm G-strings to anything

    After the talk-cock session,go riding from tanjong rhu to changi...if any1 want to include oso can....bring passport in case going to JB or KL...he.he..
    **** mates... i finish work at 3am tomorrow... but if u guys' butts aren't tired by then, i'll most probably go find u guys...

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    Check these out

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    ThirtyThree , is that a pic of u???

    FIERCE is the word........

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    hi bros of this club, anyone knows any good condition bandit v for sale?

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    I am not too sure if jokia still has one for sale

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    I am not too sure if jokia still has one for sale
    hey man, very sorry, i haven't been out of the house this weekend. busy mugging. My exams ends this tuesday morning. I'll call you then.

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    No it's not me........
    No way a bike can be mod like this man in Singapore!

    And Tele....
    hope u can be there for our next outing.....
    it was fun during the recent one at Kallang.....

    cheers

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    The much sought after 250 is still very popular in Japan and Australia and thanks to grey imports more are getting to our shores in the UK. It has all the popular looks and finish of its bigger brothers with a very revvy 248cc motor.

    How do they go? Well, I'd be lying if I said it was fast. anything over 400cc will leave you behind but the bike feels quick. It flies to 70 - 80 in no time and the very buzzy motor is much like the 400. It redlines at 15,000 and gets there easily! What a lot of people like with the 250 is not the outright speed but the sensation of speed and the satisfaction this bike gives you.


    There isn't a lot below 5,000 in the higher gears; at 8,000 it starts to flow but for real progress it needs to be kept above 10,000. You've still got 5,000 to play with and the motor thrives on it. You can keep it at 85 - 90 all day on the motorway with no problems. The transmission is pretty faultless too, although with so little fly wheel effect you need to balance the revs on downshifts to avoid any snatching. The riding position is good with the seat height at 745mm and it is very easy to flick about with a weight of only 146kg. Good on the open road as well as through town and an ideal bike for those just passed there test or novice riders returning. Having said that though, once you've had one would you really want to get rid of it?
    The 400 Bandit was born in 1990. Compact and light it is a very adaptable bike, pleasant to use about town and a dream on the open road where the nature of the engine and the balance of the bike makes it possible to connect with the curves with precision and delight.

    The engine is derived from the GSX-R 400 and offers a good reliable service. The revvy engine likes to buzz and you only feel the power kick in from about 6000 revs. Over this the motor is happy to run all day and can do 100mph up the motorways without a care. The 400 is a much sort after bike in the UK and thanks to the grey imports there is a lot about.


    Officially released in the UK in 1995 for about 6 months, the 400 came as standard with single front disc, mild steel exhaust system, large bulky indicators, a rather large rear fender and handlebars a little like monkey bars. It is hardly surprising that most people looking to buy the 400 go for the Jap import which came as standard with a full stainless exhaust system, twin disc, clip-ons, small bullet indicators and no rear fender. All in all, a more exciting bike to look at.
    The 400 is a very easy bike to maintain. The variable valve model has a lot more checks in the motor but with regular service you should not get major problems. A service manual is available for all models written in English which is nice to know!
    Many people wonder why Suzuki took so long to make the Bandit 600. The formula had been there for years. The 400 Bandit was an official import in 1992 and most agreed that it would be brilliant if it only had a larger engine to match the curvaceous chassis. It seemed that only the success of the Yamaha Diversion stirred Suzuki into action and the rest as they say is history. Where the Diversion seemed to stutter along in sales the Bandit 600 went from strength to strength.


    The engine that didn't get good reviews in the GSX600F and was criticized for being slow had come of age in the Bandit and was suddenly known as a screamer! It had been slightly retuned for more mid range power, which meant slightly less at the top end, but you'd hardly notice. The 600 revs cleanly and a slick gearbox ensures smooth delivery. Crazy cornering is not hard to do and like all Bandits, is its hallmark.

    Restyled for the Millennium the Bandit oozed improvement. Sharper handling, better braking and more responsive suspension. The uprated front fork internals have all but eliminated the wandering over road repairs and white lining. You can spend your money on the Bandit and know you'll have some great times on it and if you come to sell it you'll get a very good price. Not many bikes can boast that. You can go touring or commute, the Bandit will do it all.


    There's only one bike when it comes to paint, shiny bits and bolt on extra's. Get a group of Bandits together and it's very hard to find two the same. You name it and you can get it. The Bandit is pure art and lets your imagination run riot. Value for money? There's no other bike like it.
    Only available as a Japanese import, the 750 appears to be a mixture of both the 600 and the 1200. It sold in droves in Japan using a de-tuned GSX-R750 motor. They cause quite a stir when appearing at rallies or shows with people spotting the silver engine and assuming its a 600, but it has 1200 clocks and rear hangers, but 600 fork legs and brace, but....... and on it goes!


    The powerful acceleration starts from a low 1500rpm and keeps going to 7000. The engine, fed by CVK32 carbs, responds well to the throttle, different to the GSX-R which didn't react strongly at the low revs. Top end is not as sharp as the GSX-R but you don't need to use the high revs on the Bandit as it's for riding rather than racing!


    The brakes work well and the riding position is typical of the Bandit. Comfy and usable. The one thing you'll notice with the 750 is that there are no grab rails which could be fun for the pillion! The 750 is still a bit of a mystery to some people. Why produce the 750 when they've built the 600? Well, as the 750 was only for Japan it was the middle Bandit. They had the 250, the 400 and the 1200 - but no 600.
    There's something really wicked about the 1200 Bandit, I mean really BAD. The 1200 is a muscle bike, a streetfighter, a true retro. The engine's been tried and tested in the early oil/air cooled GSX-R1100 and this well proven, reliable motor is ripe for tuning with a huge range of after market parts available. High wide bars offer excellent leverage for low speed riding and traffic filtering.

    The 1200 is as close as you'll come to a production stunt bike. Stoppies are as easy as pie thanks to the four-pot nissin calipers biting on the big discs. Wheelies are fun too. In first, the front end will rise at the command of the throttle and it will travel through the box without the front dipping, with only a slight head shake as the front end kisses the tarmac on touch down. Sheer poetry!


    It's this madness, on top of its all round chuckability that wins it so many friends. Touring, scratching, stunting, track days and everything in-between are all handled beautifully by the 1200. Since its launch the Bandit has consistently topped the muscle bike class in sales, fun and outright usability and a make over in 2001 was to ensure it stayed top of its class. At first glance there does not appear to be a lot of difference but with 116 changes to the motor alone you begin to wonder at this 'new' Bandit. The low and mid range torque has been improved, the throttle response sharpened up and emissions reduced. The new carbs have throttle position sensors linked to the ignition timing. The frame has straightened lines and the fuel tank holds 20 ltrs. The side panels are reshaped and a single grab rail fitted behind the seat. The best news of all is that there are now loads of customizing gear available for this new shape to. Fantastic!

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