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GSX1100s: the Katana | ACP Customs


1982 GSX1100s Suzuki Katana, shaved down and beefed up where it matters.
This iconic muscle bike quickly turned into a labor of love for us here at ACP Customs.
Ground-up build with suspension upgrades, frame mods, engine mods, custom parts and much more!
All work was done in-house.


All original pieces prepared and coated:

Powdercoated frame, engine covers, top triple
Frame mods: These frames were notorious for twisting, so bracing is key to keep everything square

Triangular, capped bracing in the rear frame
Curved bracing in the rear frame
All unnecessary tabs removed
Nitro Racing rear-sets
Front End: Top-shelf products and one-off parts


ACP designed top triple, machined out of billet aluminum
Brushed finish with powdercoat
ACP designed bottom triple, machined out of billet aluminum and cored (removal of excess material) for weight reduction
Woodcraft clip-ons
Brembo levers and perch
Motion Pro throttle kit
Suspension: Only the best with this upgrade


Over Racing Project braced swing arm
Ohlins front forks (2006 GSXR 1000)
Ohlins reservoir rear suspension
Breaking: When you need to stop on a dime…


Brembo front rotors and caliper
Brembo rear rotor and caliper
Brembo master cylinders
Wheels: When the rubbers weigh more then the rims, you know the bike will fly down the street


Custom Dymag magnesium wheels with ceramic bearings
Michelin Pilot Power 3 tires
Body: It’s just not a Katana without the front fairing!


Unicorn Racing Carbon fiber headlight fairing and accent pieces
Carbon One carbon fiber front fender
Smoked windscreen
Engine & Driveline: Beefed up because…why not?


The massive motor came to us bored out to a 1200cc
Ward top end oil kit with ACP designed adapter
Earl’s oil cooler with braided lines
Yoshimura sprocket cover
Ohno Racing pulsar cover
Flat-side FCR39 Keihin carburetors
New drive line components with D.I.D chain and Dymag sprockets
Electronics & Lights: Quality parts


Dyna Dyna2000 digital ignition
Anti-Gravity Battery
Custom wiring harness
Motogadget electronic system; M Unit, M Button, Motoscope Pro digital gauge, M Lock RFID ignition
Brightech headlight
LED tail light and turn signals
Exhaust: Handbent to perfection

4 into 1 Nitro Racing titanium exhaust system
Seat: Custom wrapped, by Mike’s Upholstery in Hamilton





















Photography:

Tishan Baldeo Photography
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