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Old 17 May 2009
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To all here I have also have a old TS185, but no carburetor. I do have questions.

All I have found so far are spigot mount mikunis, but no adapters for them, does anyone know where they can be found? Can the seals particularly the RH from what I read above be replaced without tearing the engine apart? This bike has been sitting outside so I have gotten a seat from ebay, ordered a gasket set but need a carb to get it to check out. The seals are from what I read about in a magazine when a guy wrote in with a problem and they recommended R&R of seals.

Can I get a copy of your scans, the book I bought is very basic and really doesnt help much. Its a clymers.

Also Nigel in NZ, are there carbs for these available down your way? Can find all kinds for hondas etc all 4 stroke related.

we are going to teach my sons girlfriend to ride if I can get it going, messing with it the other day, showed some positives, oil still in the tank, no leaks, 99% complete but will need the usual stuff, tires, sprockets, chain, brake lever. Bike Bandit has some of this stuff so it appears some stuff still is available. need a gas cap if anyone has one.

Thanks in advance.

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You could always try ebay. you can get good as new carbs for the ts185 for less than $50.

I have some scans on my site: suzukits.tk

I am going to upload the clymer manual very soon as well.

Best of luck
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this thread came to my attention once again due to a spammer posting on it!
Sadly suzukits.tk and .com seem to be non-existent, so feel free to post Suzuki TS here in the Suzuki Tech forum.

I have a big soft spot for Suzuki TS's, especially the 185 - I raced one successfully way back when! GREAT bikes.
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New forum

Hi Grant. I was just here to clean up the spammer's work too.
The new TS forum is here:
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