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05 GSXR frame cracking...
« on: June 24, 2005, 12:26:12 PM »
Remember the threads about 05 GSXR frames cracking...

yikes http://www.tlplanet.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&postid=634962#post634962
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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2005, 01:02:31 PM »
damn, are they making them out of tin foil now or what?  That's fucked up.

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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2005, 01:34:40 PM »
 :-X  Those frames are as fragile as glass!!!  Well, there's your suzuki build quality for ya... :P

Gotta warn a friend who is looking to get the 05 Gix1k!!!  I told him about the race bike coming apart in mid corner.  He said, that's probably just that bike and it's an isolated incident.  I thought the same.  But, not anymore.  In the picture, you can see the frame ripped apart like it was made of cardboard!!!
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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2005, 01:39:08 PM »
I keep telling my Suzuki loyal friend about those G1K frames but he doesn't want to listen.  I guess he'll have to find out for himself.

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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2005, 02:25:37 PM »
Damn th epics aren't there anymore as it says bandwidth exceeded son of a bitch I wanted to see the pics of another busted Gixxer frame.
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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2005, 01:20:27 AM »
just saw the thread & pics, SUSMARYOSEP!!! i will really never gonna buy a Suzuki after seeing what happened to it on a minor crash, the frames on these bikes are designed to shave every last gram of weight & has to be strong enough to hold the weight of rider & itself, nothing more that's why when they're exposed to forces beyond what they're designed for they break-up like toothpicks.

this goes to show that there's a price you have to pay for weight reduction especially when it's about the frame, the lighter it is the quicker the handling becomes but the trade-off is durability or toughness against abuse.

sure our CBR maybe a bit porky compared to other 600's but it will definitely take on any abuse we can dish out & still go on, i have yet to see a CBR have problems with the frame, i'm glad we chose the CBR over the R6.

btw you can bet your ass mladin's & corser's Gixxer1 K5 race bike sports a different frame (or a heavily reinforced one) from the production units.
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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2005, 04:19:48 AM »
That sucks for new 05 gixer 1k owners..

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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2005, 08:50:45 AM »
Fuck the frame how about the dick weed that did a stupid pass and stuffed a Harley and himself ???
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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2005, 08:04:40 AM »
true, some people shouldn't have a supersport 600 or 1000 as their first bike or shouldn't ride a bike at all, stupidity can be very fatal.
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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #9 on: June 29, 2005, 12:21:30 AM »
Didn't honda do some weight saving on the 05 CBR 600rr?  I wonder if the frame is as fragile as the gsx-r's?
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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2005, 08:33:04 AM »
Didn't honda do some weight saving on the 05 CBR 600rr? I wonder if the frame is as fragile as the gsx-r's?

Think of the Honda motorcycle reputation and then decide if they did something that would jeopardize the integrity of the frame?
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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #11 on: June 29, 2005, 07:22:14 PM »
There are now 9 reported cracked and or broken 05 Gixxer 1000 frames in Ontario. This was reported by Tri City Cycle in Guelph Ont and they are a Suzuki dealer.
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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #12 on: June 29, 2005, 09:31:38 PM »
And my Suzuki friend still denies that there is a problem

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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2005, 08:41:01 AM »
Well, my Suzuki friends are starting to get worried now...  But, none of them own the new 1k.  They all got 600s and 750s.
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Re: 05 GSXR frame cracking...
« Reply #14 on: June 30, 2005, 08:45:02 AM »
is it just isolated on the 1000cc model or there's alo reports of 600 & 750's breaking?
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