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Mar 17, 2001

Yoshimura Lists GSX-R1000 Parts Being Developed In Japan

Yoshimura Japan Co. Ltd. is developing a range of racing parts for the Suzuki GSX-R1000.<BR><BR>According to Keiko Oshimi of Yoshimura Japan, the company has already developed camshafts, a stainless-steel racing exhaust system and an ECU, and is working on a piston kit, valve spring retainers, head gaskets, a close-ratio transmission, an oil sump to go with the racing exhaust system, a 24-liter aluminum-alloy fuel tank and various ignition components.<BR><BR>Chassis parts being developed include a rear link and front fork inner cartridges.<BR><BR>"We do not know which parts will be available for sale and when and some products are used only for Yoshimura team," wrote Oshimi in an e-mail written to Yoshimura customer Nigel Murison of South Africa. Murison posted the e-mail on gixxer.com.