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Suzuki TL1000 S/R to Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa - K9/K10 Front End Fork Conversion.

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This front end conversion applies to all years TL1000S & TL1000R to accept a 2009/2010 GSX1300R Hayabusa Radial Fork setup retaining the original TLS/TLR Front wheel and Brake rotors..

Reference Diagram



What you will need to complete this task:

* Any Year Model TL1000S or TL1000R

NOTE: The front ends for the Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa K9/K10 are both Identical this means you can purchase the parts required from both the 2009 and 2010 model.

*09/10 Hayabusa Forks NOTE: Hayabusa forks are 50/55mm Upper/Lower fork diameter dimensions which are the same as stock TLS/TLR

*09/10 Hayabusa Calipers

*09/10 Hayabusa Axle + Spacer

*07 GSXR 1000 front fender



NOTE: The K9/K10 Hayabusa Brake lines are identical to all TLS/TLR Brake lines, My calipers came with new brakes lines for a Hayabusa so I used them.

NOTE: The 2007 GSXR 1000 front fender is a DIRECT fit to GEN 2 Hayabusa forks.

*The Spacers required for this fitment are as follows.

* 2 off brake rotor spacers 69mm i/d x 89mm o/d x 2.5mm these spacers require 5 x 10mm holes at 91mm PCD (Pitch Circle Diameter) these spacers are required to space the rotor centres out from their existing TLS/TLR 134mm to Busa 139mm

*4 off Longer M10x70 x 1.25 Stainless Socket Head Bolts

*4 off 10mm i/d x 24mm o/d x 5mm Caliper Spacers

NOTE: These spacers do not have to be shouldered I just got mine done so.

NOTE: These spacers can now be purchased in a kit from Sam Matthewman on www.TLPLANET.COM




* I used some stands that I fabricated to hold the bike up under the particular frame sliders I had fitted to my TLS, for reference these stands were 590mm in height. You could support the bike in any way you see fit safely in order to remove the front end. Otherwise I will explain the process I used.



Step 1:

*Put your bike on a rear stand



*Put your bike on front stand



*Place fabricated stands under frame sliders to support bike and remove front stand



I'm going to assume you can perform general mechanical tasks, but if you get stuck feel free to PM me for further info..

*Bleed Brakes, remove calipers and brake lines, remove front fender



*Remove Wheel



*Loosen all triple clamp and clip on bolts, slide forks out





NOTE: You DO NOT have to remove any fairings at all, this whole process is easily done without the need to remove any

*Remove both rotors and put a 2.5mm caliper spacer on both sides then refit rotors changing the rotor centres from 134mm TLS/TLR stock to 139mm to suit K9/K10 Hayabusa Radial Calipers









*Slide in K9/K10 Hayabusa forks



*Fit wheel with axle spacer on the throttle side of bike



* Fit shouldered caliper spacers to suit stock TLS 320mm Rotors (Hayabusa Stock 310mm)



*Fit Calipers





*Fit brake lines & 2007 GSXR 1000 Fender



*Take off stands, Job Done, took about 2 hours comfortably taking my time..




*Sit back and admire your work.





I performed this whole conversion with a basic understanding of home/garage motorcycle mechanics using no special tools out of the ordinary from a standard tool kit.

I take no responsibility for any persons should they replicate this tutorial and fail to safely do so.
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