Suzuki gs125 broken exhaust

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Suzuki gs125 broken exhaust

#1 Post by TheGnome123 » Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:17 pm

My exhaust is welded onto the pipe but it is broken further up on the exhaust not the pipe and I want to know if I can fix it myself or it needs to go to the garage.
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Re: Suzuki gs125 broken exhaust

#2 Post by fatboy » Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:52 pm

Some images would give more of a clue.
When you say zorst do you mean end can or header pipe?
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Re: Suzuki gs125 broken exhaust

#3 Post by TheGnome123 » Sat Jun 13, 2020 3:20 pm

End can around a centremeter from the pipe

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Re: Suzuki gs125 broken exhaust

#4 Post by mangocrazy » Sat Jun 13, 2020 5:28 pm

Pictures would help, but it sounds like you need the services of a welder. Is it a clean break (i.e. broken all the way round) or is it just a split in the metal? And what caused it (if you know, of course)?

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Re: Suzuki gs125 broken exhaust

#5 Post by TheGnome123 » Sat Jun 13, 2020 5:33 pm

Clean break all the way around and I would add a picture but I don’t know how.

I think it happened when I caught it with my foot while using the kick start.

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Re: Suzuki gs125 broken exhaust

#6 Post by mangocrazy » Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:10 pm

For an exhaust to break all the way round the end can normally means it's as rotten as a pear. What material is the end can made of? Is it chromed steel? And how many miles has the bike done? You might be able to put a band around it and hold it with clamps but it will only ever be a short term fix. I think you're looking at a new exhaust - sorry...

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Re: Suzuki gs125 broken exhaust

#7 Post by fatboy » Sun Jun 14, 2020 4:46 pm

If you can get a welder/fabricator to look at it then you will find out if its repairable, if not then look for a similar bike being broken
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Re: Suzuki gs125 broken exhaust

#8 Post by Dr Ridin » Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:59 am

A shiny new complete exhaust is only 30 - 40 pounds on Ebay (if you are in the UK). Might be easier just to buy one.

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