Two piece head 750,s

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lairdofsmoke
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Two piece head 750,s

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Right you lot, how many of you GT750 K owners out there have a two piece head model.
We don't seem to see anything about them anywhere these day's I used to know of 3 in the UK Years ago but have lost touch with Thier owners, one I knew of is no longer with us sadley, don't know what happened to his bike, other than to say it was the "yukkie" green one.
One other I knew of was a mate in the Wasserbuffel club, again the late Thomas Whalle his was the gorgeous red one, he snaffled that from the USA before I could.

Please note the one in the photo is NOT a split head, its just an example of what the rest of the bike looked like, and the one I was chasing. Before Thomas got his mitts on it first, he also snaffled the only Barton road bike in red that ever came on the market, I've got a photo of that somewhere, have to see if I can dig it out.
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Me :D Also known as Split heads there is a nice untouched one in Aldridge

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:tw Hi,a guy I use to know here in Sydney,now past on :cry: had lots of Kettles in various states of repair..had a Kettle Split head in his work shop,never fitted to a going bike though.Does anyone know how much extra coolant was added to the system :?: :idea: Suzuki must have thought some Country"s may have a hot climate that needed a greater cooling capacity :?:
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Right feller's.
This could we'll turn into an interesting topic, let's put the word out and try and find out how many there are out there, and get some piccies in.

Will look forward to to hearing about what theories people have, ive just been in contact with Ian Sandy in Canada, and he can't throw any light as such on this.

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Apparently officially they were Japanese domestic market only. Ian Sandy has a technical write up on his OJB site.

https://www.oldjapanesebikes.com/GT750_ ... e/page-A56
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