The following models are encompassed by this manual: GSF1250S, GSF1250SA / Suzuki Motor Corporation
Engine: 1255cc, SACS/liquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC inline-four, 97.89 HP (72 kW) @ 7500 rpm, 108 Nm (79.66 lb-ft) @ 3700 rpm (crankshaft)
2007 Suzuki GSF1250SK7 Bandit
2007 Suzuki GSF1250SAK7 Bandit ABS
2008 Suzuki GSF1250SK8 Bandit
2008 Suzuki GSF1250SAK8 Bandit ABS
2009 Suzuki GSF1250SK9 Bandit
2009 Suzuki GSF1250SAK9 Bandit ABS
Production year(s): 2007, 2008, 2009
Manual Language: English
Printable: Yes (with all printers)
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"Download the Manual for Service and Repairs of Your Naked Bike"
Looking to service and repair your naked bike? Look no further! We present the 2007-2009 Suzuki GSF1250S and GSF1250SA Bandit, powerful and versatile naked bikes designed for exhilarating rides. Whether you're cruising through the city streets or embarking on a long-distance journey, these bikes deliver performance and style. In this guide, you'll find a comprehensive list of engine specifications, interesting facts, maintenance tips, tuning options, available accessories, owner reviews, and more.
• The naked bikes are equipped with a 1,255cc, liquid-cooled, inline-four engine.
• The engine features dual overhead cams (DOHC) for efficient power delivery.
• Fuel is delivered through electronic fuel injection (EFI) for precise fuel-air mixture control.
• These models have a maximum power output of approximately 97 horsepower at 7,500 RPM.
• Torque peaks at around 108 Nm at 3,750 RPM, offering strong low-end and mid-range power.
• The bikes come with a 6-speed manual transmission for smooth gear changes.
• A wet multi-plate clutch ensures efficient power transfer to the rear wheel.
• The fuel tank capacity is approximately 19 liters, providing ample range for long rides.
• The front suspension consists of telescopic forks with adjustable preload, offering a comfortable ride.
• The rear suspension utilizes a monoshock with adjustable rebound damping and spring preload.
• The bikes have front and rear disc brakes for excellent stopping power and control.
• Wheelbase measures approximately 1,485mm, providing stability and maneuverability.
• The seat height is set at around 785mm, offering a comfortable riding position for most riders.
• The front tire size is 120/70ZR17, while the rear tire size is 180/55ZR17, providing good traction.
• The bikes feature a twin-spar aluminum frame for a balance of strength and lightness.
• The instruments panel includes an analog tachometer, digital speedometer, and other essential information.
• The bikes have a dry weight of approximately 228kg, making them manageable for various riding conditions.
• The Bandit models comply with emission standards, ensuring a cleaner and more environmentally friendly ride.
• The motorcycles feature a minimalist design with exposed mechanical components and a sporty stance.
• The bikes come with an upright riding position, providing comfort and good visibility.
Facts and Details:
- The Suzuki GSF1250S and GSF1250SA Bandit are often referred to as "naked" bikes due to their stripped-down, sporty design.
- These models offer a balance of performance, comfort, and versatility, making them suitable for a wide range of riders.
- The Bandit models feature a half-fairing that provides some wind protection during higher-speed riding.
- The bikes' inline-four engine delivers smooth and linear power delivery, making them ideal for both city commuting and highway cruising.
- The GSF1250SA Bandit is the ABS version, featuring an anti-lock braking system for enhanced safety and control.
- These motorcycles are known for their reliability and durability, requiring regular maintenance for optimal performance.
- The Bandit models offer ample storage options, with a lockable under-seat compartment and optional hard saddlebags available.
- The bikes have a reputation for fuel efficiency, allowing for long-distance rides without frequent refueling.
- The GSF1250S and GSF1250SA Bandit come with adjustable windshields to tailor the wind protection to the rider's preference.
- These models have a strong aftermarket support, with various accessories and parts available to personalize the bike to the owner's liking.
- The bikes feature a comfortable and spacious seating position, allowing for extended rides without fatigue.
- The GSF1250S and GSF1250SA Bandit are praised for their smooth suspension, offering a compliant ride over various road surfaces.
Maintenance Intervals, General Maintenance Tips, and Common Issues:
+ Follow the recommended maintenance schedule provided in the owner's manual for regular service intervals.
+ Change the engine oil and filter every 4,000-6,000 kilometers or as recommended by the manufacturer.
+ Clean or replace the air filter regularly to ensure optimal airflow to the engine.
+ Inspect the tires for wear, damage, and proper inflation before each ride.
+ Check and adjust the chain tension to maintain proper alignment and prevent premature wear.
+ Lubricate all control cables to ensure smooth operation.
+ Keep the battery terminals clean and ensure the battery is adequately charged.
+ Check the brake system regularly, including brake pads, rotors, and brake fluid levels.
+ Inspect the suspension components for leaks, wear, or any signs of damage.
+ Address any abnormal engine noises, loss of power, or poor fuel economy promptly to prevent further damage.
+ Regularly clean and maintain the bike's appearance, including washing, polishing, and protecting the paint and chrome surfaces.
Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications:
* Exhaust System Upgrade: Install an aftermarket exhaust system for improved performance and sound.
* Suspension Upgrades: Upgrade the front forks and rear shock absorber for enhanced handling and comfort.
* Comfort Seat: Replace the stock seat with a more comfortable aftermarket option for long rides.
* Handlebar Riser: Install handlebar risers to adjust the riding position for added comfort.
* Performance Air Filter and Tuning: Replace the stock air filter with a high-flow aftermarket filter and adjust the fuel mapping for improved performance.
Available Accessories and Aftermarket Options:
Luggage Systems: Install top cases, saddlebags, or tank bags for increased storage capacity during touring.
Windshields: Choose from various aftermarket windshields for improved wind protection.
Crash Protection: Install frame sliders, engine guards, or fork sliders for added protection during accidents or tip-overs.
Comfort Upgrades: Add heated grips, throttle lock, or bar-end weights for increased comfort during long rides.
Lighting Upgrades: Upgrade to LED headlights or auxiliary lights for improved visibility.
Owner Reviews and Opinions about the Strengths and Weaknesses:
Strong and smooth inline-four engine
Comfortable riding position for both short and long rides
Versatile performance for commuting and touring
Good fuel efficiency for long-distance rides
Reliability and durability
Some owners have reported issues with the fueling system, including occasional hesitation or throttle response.
The half-fairing on the GSF1250S provides moderate wind protection but may not be sufficient for extreme weather conditions.
Repairs that Need to be Carried Out Most Frequently:
- Regular maintenance tasks such as oil changes, filter replacements, and chain adjustments.
- Brake pad replacement due to wear.
- Wheel bearing replacement over extended use.
- Clutch cable adjustment or replacement for smooth clutch operation.
- Spark plug replacement as part of regular maintenance.
- Replacement of worn or leaking gaskets and seals.
- Electrical component troubleshooting and repair if issues arise.
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