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I just recently picked up a 1972 suzuki 125 enduro i have since stripped the bike and removed the motor. my question is what are my options for motor swaps. i can get custom motor mounts/brackets made but i have no idea which motors will be the most compatible. looking for a little get up and go as well.
 

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i dont want a significant jump in power..... the bike was given to me for free so im trying to make the most of it.
 

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the 125 motor that came with it is junk so im seeing what other engines will be compatible im not talking about shoving a cb550 or something like that in there just asking for opinions on what motors would be a good fit.
 

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I've had a lot of Suzuki 185's and the motor and frame on the TS or TC 185 is very comparable in dimension to the 125, they also perform a lot better. The 250 engine is significantly larger by comparison. Where do live? I can give your a smoking deal on an engine if you live in Canada, otherwise shipping costs would probably make it impractical.
 

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because this bike was given to me for free ..... theres nothing in the area of florida where i live
 

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Lies, you just suck at finding stuff.

just becase something is free doesn't mean it is a good idea.
 

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"There is nothing more expensive than a free motorcycle".:D Your plan will verify this saying.
 

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because this bike was given to me for free ..... theres nothing in the area of florida where i live
Free bikes are more than nice running bikes in the long run.........and usually comes with constant wrenching and headaches.

The TS, TC and TM share a common heritage and the 185 might just slip right in. The 250 might not be a fit but in all honesty the 185 engine is just as good and perhaps more readily available. Considering the TS185 was being manufactured until very recently in foreign markets (perhaps still is) it could be a good option.

Just curious.......is its current power plant not repairable? And if so...why?
 
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