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SUZUKI T500 GT500
Ignition timing Piston Distance Below TDC 0.134", 3.4mm24 deg BTDC  Electronic Ignition 
Points Gap 0.012-0.016", 0.3-0.4mm 24 deg BTDC
Spark Plugs NGK B-77HC NGK B-7H S
Tyres    
Front  3.25-19" ; 24 PSI  3.25-19" ; 24 PSI 
Rear 4.00-18" ; 28 PSI 4.00-18" ; 28 PSI
Bulbs:    
headlamp 12v 35/25W  12v 35/25W 
tail/brake  12v 4/32cp  12v 4/32cp 
turn signal lamp  12v 32cp  12v 32cp 
turn signal indicator lamp  12v 1.7W  12v 1.7W 
neutral indicator  12v 3.4W  12v 3.4W 
speedometer  12v 3.4W  12v 3.4W 
high beam indicator 12v 3.4W 12v 3.4W
Capacities    
Sump  1200cc  1500cc 
2 stroke  1800cc 'Posi-force'  1800cc 'CCI' 
Fuel Tank 14 L 17 L
Dimensions:    
length  85.5"  86.9" 
width  32.9"  34.6" 
height  44.3"  44.7" 
wheelbase  57.2"  57.7" 
road clearance  6.3"  6.3" 
dry weight 412 lbs 395 lbs
Engine:    
Displacement  492cc  492cc 
Bore/stroke  70 x 64 mm  70 x 64 mm 
Compression ratio  6.6:1  6.6:1 
Cylinder sleeved aluminium twin, forward inclined sleeved aluminium twin, forward inclined
Transmission 5 speed constant mesh - left foot shift 5 speed constant mesh - left foot shift
primary reduction ratio   2.50:1   2.50:1
secondary reduction ratio  2.20:1  2.20:1 
Gear ratios:    
1st  2.500:1  2.500:1 
2nd 1.563:1 1.563:1 
3rd  1.158:1 1.158:1 
4th  0.955:1 0.955:1 
5th 0.870:1 0.870:1
overall reduction in top 4.79:1 4.79:1
Clutch wet multi disk wet multi disk
Steering    
trail  5.14"  4.76" (121mm) 
rake  61 deg  61 deg 
angle  40 deg right and left  40 deg right and left
turning radius 7.55ft (2.3m) 8.53ft (2.6m)
Carburettor 2x Mikini VM32SC 2x Mikini VM32SS
Brakes    
front drum single disk, hydraulic single piston caliper
rear drum drum
BHP 47 HP @ 7000 RPM 44 HP@ 6000 RPM
Max Torque 5.30kg-m (37.5ft-lb) @ 6000RPM 5.40 kg-m (39.0ft-lb) @ 5500 RPM
Top Speed (est.) 110 mph 105 mph
Fuel Consumption (est.) 45 mpg 50 mpg
Starter type Kick Start Kick Start
Colours ?? Candy Rose, Andes Blue Metallic