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  1. Suzuki Marauder VZ800 Surge, Pop, Backfire, and Die.

    Mechanics Corner
    Greetings all, THE BIKE: So, I have a beautiful blue Suzuki Marauder VZ800. 2001. About 268k miles. It has Vance and Hines debaffled exhaust with proper jetting as well, done by the previous owners mechanic. The pipes are wrapped and the bike does still have the PAIR valve still on (this may...
  2. 2001 suzuki marauder vz800

    Hello everyone! I'm brand new here and was hoping someone could help me. I was gifted a 2001 suzuki marauder vz800 that had a dent in the left side of the tank. Outside of this, the bike has been very well maintained. To me, getting something like this fixed should be simple but I'm learning...
  3. VZ800 Marauder (carb) misfiring???

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    Hello Motorcycle forum. I have a 98' VZ800 Marauder, I think it's a Canadian import. Anyway, I have a problem with my rear jug (cylinder 1) It seems to be misfiring. It takes 10 times as long to warm up from idle, the front jug exhaust header will be un-touchable whiten a minute while the back...
  4. 1998 Suzuki vz800 Starting / Staying started issue

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    I will try and make a long story short. I bought a vz800 as my first learning bike. It is a 1998 with only 3300 miles on it. Seller said it had sat for around 12 years in a garage. It of course wouldn't start at all but did turn over. After some research I found that I needed to replace the...
  5. Need help with a 1999 Suzuki gz250

    Marauder M50 Secret Hideaway
    My 1999 Suzuki gz250 is repeatedly losing power and bottoming out. Happens if I let it idle too long, and when in gear. It seems the only way to keep it from doing this is to constantly be on the gas. Maintenance I've already done: Carburetor taken apart and blown out with compressed air (hit...
  6. 00 vz800 about to get pushed off a cliff!

    I have a 2000 rauder 800 that is getting the best of me. I have been searching and searching for someone who maybe had the same problem as me but no luck. So for some reason, the bike is running on the front cylinder only I believe. Started off, it had been sitting so I got it, fixed some...
  7. new member from ironton ohio. Also a new owner of a 2002 Suzuki Marauder VZ 800

    New Member Pitstop
    Hello everyone. I recently became the new owner of a 2002 Suzuki Marauder vz800. I was told it had a 9:20 big bore kit and a stage 5 jet kit. My question is how can I tell if it has a bore kit or a jet kit? And for some reason the font is huge on my phone I hope it doesn't post that way. I set...
  8. Marauder 800 Wheels replacement ??

    Marauder M50 Secret Hideaway
    Hi guys , i have a marauder 800 2004 and i'd like to know if both Rear and front Honda shadow 750 wheels would fit or any kind of Spokes Wheel ? -Thanks Here's my project , Still need lot of work tho...
  9. VZ1600 Marauder Engine Problem

    A friend of mine has a Suzuki VZ1600 which needed two timing chains. It was left with "Bike Mechanics" who fitted two timing chains and a tensioner. We went to lift the bike and when we started the bike it was off the timing, it sounded like a qaud. After a lot of arguing the mechanics would not...
  10. Yet another hard-to-start Suzuki Marauder VZ800

    I've been roaming this forum for a while now, looking at all the hard-to-start Marauder posts, so I'm sorry to be posting another one. Truth is, even after that and Spacer Jim's help, it's still not working properly... So I humbly request your help! This could take some serious detective work...
  11. 1998 suzuki marauder 800 will not start

    I have a 1998 suzuki marauder. When I first got this bike it ran ok but backfired a lot. Would only run on full choke checked the spark plugs and the front plug wasn't firering. Changed the plugs both are fireing now. Still was backfirering. And would only run on full choke. Now will crank and...
  12. 1998 marauder vz800 fuel pump?

    hello there, I am new to this site and thought i would throw out an issue i am haveing with my recently purchased motorcycle in hopes that someone can help me. the bike is a 1998 marauder vz800 and it has a starting and running issue. I believe the issue is fuel delivery related as i removed...
  13. Suzuki Marauder won't start

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    Hello Everyone, I have been doing some internet searching the last few days regarding my problem and seems like this forum has some knowledgable people so I'm hoping I can get some direction on my problem from you guys. I have a Suzuki Marauder VZ800 2001. I have gotten the Hard To Start and...
  14. '99 VZ800 Hypercharger

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    I've been trying to find a hypercharger/big air kit for my 99 Suzuki Marauder 800, but haven't had any luck. I've found several for the newer M50, but unsure if it'll work on my ride. Anyone have a suggestion?
  15. 2001 Suzuki Marauder VZ800 13k Detroit, MI $3500 OBO

    Bikes For Sale Street or Other
    For sale is a 2001 Suzuki Marauder 800cc motorcycle. This bike is in excellent condition and has been kept very clean. It has around 13k miles on it and gets around 45 mpg. New tires were put on the front and rear in the spring of 2007 and a new battery was installed summer of 2008. Bike has...
  16. Clutch Slipping / 04 Marauder VZ800

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    My clutch seems to slip when I'm riding in 4th or 5th gear, and when I give it some gas, I hear the engine rev up, but I don't speed up. :mad: How can I fix this issue? Does anyone know...? Any assistance you can offer will be appreciated. Dean