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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. 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...
  4. suzuki boulevard m50 horrible nosies??? help!!! please :)

    The Boulevard
    HI :) So i just brought a bike!!!! about a week or so ago, 2007 suzuki boulevard m50 and its been going great!!!! ive done a about 200k's on it so far. was driving home from work yesterday on the highway and it started making these horrible nosies, decided to pull off and on the exit ramp and...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Suzuki Marauder won't start

    Mechanics Corner
    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...
  8. 01 VZ800 possible clutch problems

    Under load my VZ800 seems to ever so slightly surge. the engine speed sounds constant and so does power delivery. My first inclination is that the clutch plates are slipping very lightly, but under full load in high gear they lock up solid. I can't get it to fully involuntarily slip at all...
  9. Gas Leakage 2001 Suzuki VZ800

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    I went to prepare my bike for the winter & tried to start my Bike. (once again a 2001 Suzuki VZ800) My Bike would'nt start. I turned my Bike off & Inspected it then noticed it was leaking Gas from the top of the Cylider Head, I believe. There's a guy who parks next to me (I park in what I...
  10. '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?
  11. 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...
  12. 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