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GT550 piston suppliers

Postby Stevengt750 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:42 am

Hi can anybody recommend A good supplier for a set of standard bore pistons for my GT 550 J also a rough idea how much they should cost . Would consider a secondhand set of standard or over sized if anybody's got some out there cheers Steve

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Re: GT550 piston suppliers

Postby crazy4557 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:32 pm

Try Ebay for NOS, aftermarket and used. Best place really unless anyone on here has some which is quite likely.
I bought a set of NOS for a 76 GT550A for about £60.00 with rings last year and used them so they do come up.
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Re: GT550 piston suppliers

Postby Stevengt750 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:50 pm

Thanks for reply i've been on eBay nothing suitable at the moment but will keep looking thanks

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Re: GT550 piston suppliers

Postby BATTS » Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:28 pm

Mitaka have just started manufacturing 550 pistons only standard bore available at the moment, of course Cruizinimage supply a set, many views about CI but I've never had any problems with them. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/72-77-SUZUKI ... ctupt=true
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Re: GT550 piston suppliers

Postby BATTS » Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:30 pm

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Re: GT550 piston suppliers

Postby Harrymail » Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:50 pm

BATTS wrote:Mitaka have just started manufacturing 550 pistons only standard bore available at the moment, of course Cruizinimage supply a set, many views about CI but I've never had any problems with them. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/72-77-SUZUKI ... ctupt=true

Baz has just put Cruzin Image pistons in my chrome bores. Only done 30 miles so far, but they seem fine. Baz ordered them as part of a full rebuild.
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Re: GT550 piston suppliers

Postby Alan H » Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:29 pm

Make sure your bores are ok for standard pistons first as pistons should be matched to bores. If you buy new pistons and need the bores reboring, you've wasted a lot of dosh.
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Re: GT550 piston suppliers

Postby BATTS » Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:55 pm

Just noticed CI has a silly postage price at the moment for pistons (£500!!!) probably means he hasn't got any in stock. They also do .50 and 1.00 oversizes. If you ask him about the postage, tread very carefully he can be very sensitive and has a tendency to block people he decides he doesn't like.
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Re: GT550 piston suppliers

Postby barney01 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:54 pm

Grampian motors in Liverpool stock Mitika pistons
http://www.mitaka.co.uk

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Re: GT550 piston suppliers

Postby BATTS » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:26 pm

barney01 wrote:Grampian motors in Liverpool stock Mitika pistons
http://www.mitaka.co.uk

Grampian are Mitaka
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