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Offline Red01

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Repair and Service Manuals
« on: March 11, 2005, 09:04:14 PM »
To see service and repair manual options:[/i][/u]
click here http://www.repairmanual.com/motorcycles/
Select:[/b] YEAR / MAKE (Suzuki) /  1200cc / MODEL
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SUZUKI FACTORY REPAIR MANUALS[/u]
1996-2000 Suzuki GSF1200 Bandit #99500-39134-03E
2001-2004 Suzuki GSF1200 Bandit #99500-39203-03E


Haynes Suzuki GSF600 & 1200 Bandit Fours 1995-2001 Repair Manual[/u]
Haynes item # 3367


Clymer Suzuki GSF1200 Bandit 1996-2003 Repair Manual[/u]
Clymer item #M353
Paul
2001 GSF1200S
(04/2001-03/2012)
2010 Concours 14ABS
(07/2010-current)


Offline Red01

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Service manual threads
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2005, 09:05:00 PM »
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banditbaby
(9/2/04 10:56 am)
All  Service manuals


Does anyone know where I can download a service manual? FOR FREE??
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Tacoman
(9/2/04 12:10 pm)
manual


I don't believe there's any out there for free. The download would be huge as most manuals are several hundred pages. Check ebay, someones usually selling one for cheap. Whitehorsepress.com sells manuals for good prices if nothings on ebay.
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B12MHudson
(9/2/04 12:14 pm)
Re: Service manuals


You might find someone who has scanned one and will send you a CD, or store it online for download, but good luck... I have scanned individual pages from mine to email friends, but scanning the whole thing seems a little time consuming, plus the print quality is lost when you print it. I have the 2001 Naked B12 Suzuki factory repair manual, cause the aftermarket manual wasn't made yet when I bought the bike in 2001.

Your best bet and cheapest alternative now is an aftermarket manual. Plus, you'll have it handy in the garage when working on the bike for reference. If you print scanned document pages for th same purpose, the picture quality is lost.

Not sure what bike you have from your post, but here are the Haynes and Clymer manuals:

Haynes Suzuki GSF600, GSF1200 Bandit Repair & Service Manual 1995-2001 ($18.87)

Clymer Suzuki GSF1200 Bandit 1200 Repair & Service Manual 1996-2003 ($20.97)

Clymer Suzuki GSF600 Bandit 600 Repair & Service Manual 1995-2000 ($20.97)
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Ray Nielsen
(9/2/04 12:15 pm)
Re: Service manuals


The Suzuki factory manual is good, although expensive. Check Ron Ayers at <www.ronayers.com> for usually good discounts, plus shipping and handling of course.

The Clymer manual covers the late models well and is cheaper than the factory manual, but not quite as thorough.

I think you could order one through a local dealer, or check out <www.denniskirk.com> and searcn under metric bikes, then books and manuals.
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B12Teuton
(9/3/04 4:32 pm)
Re: Service manuals


Bah!  I got the manual from Amazon.com for $16.

It's three hole punched loose leaf, so I just "borrowed" a three ring binder from work.

You don't want to download that thing... it's WAY too long. I bet mine is close to 300 pages, with detailed pics and all. You'll want to have it right there in the garage when you are working anyway, so an electronic version wouldn't be real helpfull... unless you got your computer in the garage like a real man

Printing it out would cost you more in paper and toner than it would to just order the one I got.

Just my $0.02
Manny
www.beanpolio.com/
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LongIslandBandit99
(9/20/04 10:23 pm)
Re: Amazon dot com


Which one did you get? The Clymer book I am assuming.
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B12Teuton
(9/21/04 10:50 am)
Re: Amazon dot com


no, factory.
It's pretty basic, but has everything you need.
Manny
www.beanpolio.com/
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magna99
(9/21/04 10:46 pm)
Re: service manual


Somewhere on the 'net I found a complete 2nd gen (2001)service manual in .pdf format, but I don't remember where I found it. I'm sure it violates all kinds of copyrights. Anyway, I have it and if anyone wants it, drop me an email and I'll be glad to send it to ya. Just don't tell Suzuki!

Dave
general@carolina.rr.com
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Paul
2001 GSF1200S
(04/2001-03/2012)
2010 Concours 14ABS
(07/2010-current)


Offline Red01

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Repair and Service Manuals
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2005, 09:13:36 PM »
Don't forget to check Ebay! There's folks selling the different print manuals all the time, and usually several selling factory manuals on CD.

A couple weeks ago, I picked up a copy of the 2001 B12 parts catalog (worldwide version) from a guy in the UK who specializes in service manuals and parts catalogs on CD. The parts catalog was under $5 US, including the international shipping - which was ~2x what I paid for the disc. (I won the bid at 0.99 GBP)

While I was searching, I found others doing the same thing, and one guy even had the Bandit manual, parts catalog, Adobe Acrobat reader (no biggie, that's free anyway) and a m/c related screensaver. I don't recall his price, but it was pretty cheap, too.
Paul
2001 GSF1200S
(04/2001-03/2012)
2010 Concours 14ABS
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regarding 600/1200 FAQ sticky - repair and service manuals
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2005, 07:29:10 PM »
Recieved this as a PM:

Quote from: "ribbitism"
 
From:             ribbitism
  To:                 Red01
  Posted:          Thu Sep 01, 2005 8:11 am
  Subject:         regarding 600/1200 FAQ sticky - repair and service manuals
                                                                                                                         
  hi :)
  I did try posting a comment in there, but only site mod's can, and since you have posted there.. I thought I'd PM you! apologies :P

  I noticed someone had asked if anyone knew where they could download some of the manuals.. I'm just wondering if you can post a followup in that
  sticky for people to see to hopefully save them money if they wish to download manuals.

  I have downloaded both a suzuki dealer manual and a haynes manual for my 2002 600 bandit from links posted in:
  http://www.bikechatforums.com/viewtopic.php?p=420640

  There are 1200 manuals available too. Just as a random point, my haynes manual is 50.7mb, the suzuki dealer one is 378mb and although the haynes
  one says its for specific years, ie: 95-01, it still covers 04 etc as from what I can gather the engines pretty much haven't changed as I'm sure you're
  aware :)

  Sorry if this is a hassle etc, I'm just attempting to help some people out.
  -Dave.
Paul
2001 GSF1200S
(04/2001-03/2012)
2010 Concours 14ABS
(07/2010-current)


Offline Red01

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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2005, 05:39:22 AM »
And another PM:
(the second link is the same as in the post above)

Quote from: "stian"
From:   stian
To:   Red01
Posted:  Sat Sep 03, 2005 1:32 am
Subject:   Some online manuals  
Hi... Just read the forum about bandit manuals, an thought maby you could post this somewhere..?
Found it at another forum, manuals for many different bikes... incl. the bandit

http://www.aberdeenbikers.co.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=4029
http://www.bikechatforums.com/viewtopic.php?p=420640

-stian
Paul
2001 GSF1200S
(04/2001-03/2012)
2010 Concours 14ABS
(07/2010-current)