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{{DISPLAYTITLE:{{PAGENAME}}: history, specs, pictures}}
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{{Motorcycle
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|name            = Suzuki TS250
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|photo= 1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-0.jpg
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|aka              = '''Savage''', TS250X, TS250ER, TS 250 X, TS 250 ER, TS 250
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|manufacturer    = Suzuki
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|parent_company  =
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|production      = 1970 - 1981
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|model_year      =
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|predecessor      =
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|successor        =
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|class            = Enduro
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|engine          = single cylinder, two-stroke
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|bore_stroke      = 70.0mm x 64.8mm
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|compression      = 6.5:1
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|top_speed        = 75 mph (121 km/h)
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|power            = 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 7300RPM
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|torque          = 19.92 ft/lbs (27.0 Nm) @ 5000RPM
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|fuel_system      = [[Mikuni]] VM29SS carburetor, slide type
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|ignition        =
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|spark_plug      = {{sparkplug|NGK BP7ES}} '78-81<br />{{sparkplug|NGK B8ES}} '76-77<br />{{sparkplug|NGK B7ES}} '70-75 <ref name="wps_street_2019"/>
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|battery          = {{battery|YUASA 6N4B-2A}} '73-81<br />{{battery|YUASA 6N2-2A-4}} '70-72 <ref name="wps_street_2019">{{cite book|title=2019 Western Power Sports Catalog|publisher=[https://www.wps-inc.com/catalogs Western Power Sports]|date=2019}}</ref>
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|transmission    = Gear box: 5-speed <br>
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Clutch: Wet, multiplate <br>
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|final_drive      = {{chain|525x}} <ref name="wps_street_2019"/>
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|frame            =
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|suspension      =Front: Telescopic fork, leading [[axle]] oil damped <br>
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Rear: Swingarm, dual shocks, [[coil]] springs, 5-way adjustable
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|brakes          =Front: single disc <br>Rear: expanding brake
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|front_tire      = {{tire|3.25-19}} '70-73 <br />{{tire|3.00-21}} '74-81 <ref name="wps_street_2019"/>
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|rear_tire    = {{tire|4.00-18}} '70-79 <br />{{tire|4.60-18}} '80-81 <ref name="wps_street_2019"/>
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|rake_trail      =
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|wheelbase        = 55.2 inches (1402 mm)
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|length          = 87.4 inches (2220 mm)
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|width            = 33.5 inches (851 mm)
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|height          =
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|seat_height      = 32.52 inches (826 mm)
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|dry_weight      =
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|wet_weight      = 123.0 kg
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|fuel_capacity    = 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters)
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|oil_capacity    =
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|recommended_oil= Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
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|fuel_consumption =
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|turning_radius  =
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|related          =
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|competition      =
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}}
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The '''[[Suzuki]] TS250''' was a single cylinder, two-stroke Enduro [[motorcycle]] produced by [[Suzuki]] between 1969 and 1989. It could reach a top speed of 75 mph (121 km/h). Max [[torque]] was 19.92 ft/lbs (27.0 Nm) @ 5000 RPM. Claimed [[horsepower]] was 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 7300 RPM. 
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==Engine==
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The engine was a [[liquid cooled]] single cylinder, two-stroke. A 70.0mm [[bore]] x 64.8mm [[stroke]] result in a [[displacement]] of just 249.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a membrane & variable discharge openings. 
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==Drive==
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The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet, multiplate. 
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==Chassis==
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It came with a 3.00-21 front [[tire]] and a 130/80-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding [[brake]] in the rear. The front suspension was a  Telescopic fork, leading axle oil damped while the rear was equipped with a Swingarm, dual shocks, coil springs, 5-way adjustable. The TS250X was fitted with a 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 55.2 inches (1402 mm) long. 
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==TS250 SAVAGE==
 
==TS250 SAVAGE==
 
==1969==
 
==1969==
[[Image:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-0.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red]][[Image:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-1.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red]][[Image:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-2.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red]][[Image:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-3.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red]][[Image:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-4.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red]][[Image:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-5.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red]][[Image:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-6.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red]]
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<gallery mode="packed-hover">
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File:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-1.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red
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File:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-2.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red
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File:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-3.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red
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File:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-4.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red
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File:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-5.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red
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File:1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-6.jpg|left|thumb|1969 Suzuki TS250 in Red
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</gallery>
 
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==1970 TS250II==
 
==1970 TS250II==
[[Image:1970-Suzuki-TS250II.jpg|left|thumb|1970 Suzuki TS250II]][[Image:1970-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-6957-0.jpg|left|thumb|1970 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]][[Image:1970-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-6957-1.jpg|left|thumb|1970 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1970-Suzuki-TS250II.jpg|left|thumb|1970 Suzuki TS250II]]
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[[Image:1970-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-6957-0.jpg|left|thumb|1970 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1970-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-6957-1.jpg|left|thumb|1970 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]]
 
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*FRAME #: N/A
 
*FRAME #: N/A
 
*ENGINE #: N/A
 
*ENGINE #: N/A
*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc 2 Strk.
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*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc [[Two-stroke]]
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 164
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 164
 
*COLOR: Strip Orange, Aspen Yellow
 
*COLOR: Strip Orange, Aspen Yellow
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==1971 TS250R==
 
==1971 TS250R==
[[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250R.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250R]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-0.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Enduro (Savage)]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-1.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Enduro (Savage)]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-2.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Enduro (Savage)]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-3.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Enduro (Savage)]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-4.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Enduro (Savage)]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-0.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-1.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-2.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-4.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-5.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-6.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-7.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-8.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-9.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-10.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-0.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-1.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-2.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-3.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-4.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-5.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-6.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]][[Image:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-7.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green]]
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<gallery mode="packed-hover">
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250R.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250R
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-0.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Enduro (Savage)
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-1.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Enduro (Savage)
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-2.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Enduro (Savage)
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-3.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Enduro (Savage)
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-4.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Enduro (Savage)
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-0.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-1.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-2.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-4.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-5.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-6.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-7.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-8.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-9.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Green-10.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-0.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-1.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-2.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-3.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-4.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-5.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-6.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-SAVAGE-Green-6848-7.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Green
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-5077-0.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-5077-1.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-5077-2.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-5077-3.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-5077-4.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1971-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-5077-5.jpg|left|thumb|1971 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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</gallery>
 
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*FRAME #: TS250-10001
 
*FRAME #: TS250-10001
 
*ENGINE #: TS250-10001
 
*ENGINE #: TS250-10001
*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc 2 Strk.
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*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc [[Two-stroke]]
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 300
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 300
 
*COLOR: Pop Green, Ascot Red
 
*COLOR: Pop Green, Ascot Red
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==1972 TS250J==
 
==1972 TS250J==
[[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250J.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250J]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-0.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-1.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-2.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-3.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-4.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-5.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-6.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-7.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-8.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-0.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-1.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-2.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-3.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-4.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-5.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-6.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-7.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-8.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-9.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue]][[Image:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-10.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue]]
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<gallery mode="slideshow">
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-0.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-1.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-2.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-3.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-4.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-5.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-6.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-7.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Orange-8.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 in Orange
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-0.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-1.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-2.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-3.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-4.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-5.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-6.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-7.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-8.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-9.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250-Blue-4313-10.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Blue
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File:1972-Suzuki-TS250J.jpg|left|thumb|1972 Suzuki TS250J
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</gallery>
 
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*FRAME #: TS2503-27153
 
*FRAME #: TS2503-27153
 
*ENGINE #: TS2503-27192
 
*ENGINE #: TS2503-27192
*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc 2 Strk.
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*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc [[Two-stroke]]
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 300
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 300
 
*COLOR: Strip Orange, Daytona Blue
 
*COLOR: Strip Orange, Daytona Blue
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==1973 TS250K==
 
==1973 TS250K==
[[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250K.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250K]][[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-0.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green]][[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-1.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green]][[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-2.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green]][[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-3.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green]][[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-4.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green]][[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-5.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green]][[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-6.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green]][[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-7.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green]][[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-8.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green]][[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-9.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green]][[Image:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-10.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green]]
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250K.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250K
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-0.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-1.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-2.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-3.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-4.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-5.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-6.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-7.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-8.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-9.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green
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File:1973-Suzuki-TS250-Green-3855-10.jpg|left|thumb|1973 Suzuki TS250 in Green
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*FRAME #: TS2503-48350
 
*FRAME #: TS2503-48350
 
*ENGINE #: ..... TS2503-48387
 
*ENGINE #: ..... TS2503-48387
*ENGINE TYPE: . . . 246cc 2 Strk.
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*ENGINE TYPE: . . . 246cc [[Two-stroke]]
 
*MODEL CODE: . . . 300
 
*MODEL CODE: . . . 300
 
*COLOR: Pine Green, Sunset Orange
 
*COLOR: Pine Green, Sunset Orange
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==1974 TS250L==
 
==1974 TS250L==
[[Image:1974-Suzuki-TS250L.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250L]][[Image:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-0.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red]][[Image:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-1.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red]][[Image:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-2.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red]][[Image:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-3.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red]][[Image:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-4.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red]][[Image:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red]][[Image:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-3771-0.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 in Red]][[Image:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-3771-1.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 in Red]][[Image:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-3771-2.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 in Red]]
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File:1974-Suzuki-TS250L.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250L
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File:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-0.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red
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File:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-1.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red
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File:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-2.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red
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File:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-3.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red
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File:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-4.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red
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File:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 Savage in Red
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File:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-3771-0.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 in Red
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File:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-3771-1.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 in Red
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File:1974-Suzuki-TS250-Red-3771-2.jpg|left|thumb|1974 Suzuki TS250 in Red
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*FRAME #: TS2503-66063
 
*FRAME #: TS2503-66063
 
*ENGINE #: TS2503-66131
 
*ENGINE #: TS2503-66131
*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc 2 Strk.
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*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc [[Two-stroke]]
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 300
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 300
 
*COLOR: Marble Scarlet
 
*COLOR: Marble Scarlet
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*FRAME #: TS2503-86770
 
*FRAME #: TS2503-86770
 
*ENGINE #: TS2503-86853
 
*ENGINE #: TS2503-86853
*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc 2 Strk.
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*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc [[Two-stroke]]
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 303
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 303
 
*COLOR: Silver Mist
 
*COLOR: Silver Mist
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==1976 TS250A==
 
==1976 TS250A==
[[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250A.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250A]][[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7304-0.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]][[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7304-1.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]][[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7304-2.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]][[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7304-3.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]][[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7304-4.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250A.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250A]]
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[[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7304-0.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7304-1.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7304-2.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7304-3.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]]
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[[Image:1976-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7304-4.jpg|left|thumb|1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow]]
 
<br style="clear: left"/>
 
<br style="clear: left"/>
  
 
*FRAME #: TS2503-102989
 
*FRAME #: TS2503-102989
 
*ENGINE #: TS2503-102612
 
*ENGINE #: TS2503-102612
*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc 2 Strk.
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*ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc [[Two-stroke]]
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 303
 
*MODEL CODE: ... 303
 
*COLOR: Laredo Red
 
*COLOR: Laredo Red
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==1977 TS250B==
 
==1977 TS250B==
[[Image:1977-Suzuki-TS250B.jpg|left|thumb|1977 Suzuki TS250B]]<br style="clear: left"/>
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<gallery mode="slideshow">
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File:1977-Suzuki-TS250B-Yellow-5142-0.jpg|left|thumb|1977 Suzuki TS250B in Yellow
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File:1977-Suzuki-TS250B-Yellow-5142-1.jpg|left|thumb|1977 Suzuki TS250B in Yellow
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File:1977-Suzuki-TS250B-Yellow-5142-2.jpg|left|thumb|1977 Suzuki TS250B in Yellow
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File:1977-Suzuki-TS250B-Yellow-5142-3.jpg|left|thumb|1977 Suzuki TS250B in Yellow
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File:1977-Suzuki-TS250B-Yellow-5142-4.jpg|left|thumb|1977 Suzuki TS250B in Yellow
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File:1977-Suzuki-TS250B-Yellow-5142-5.jpg|left|thumb|1977 Suzuki TS250B in Yellow
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File:1977-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7426-0.jpg|left|thumb|1977 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow
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File:1977-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7426-1.jpg|left|thumb|1977 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow
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File:1977-Suzuki-TS250-Yellow-7426-2.jpg|left|thumb|1977 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow
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File:1977-Suzuki-TS250B.jpg|left|thumb|1977 Suzuki TS250B
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</gallery>
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<br style="clear: left"/>
 
*FRAME #: TS2504-10001
 
*FRAME #: TS2504-10001
*ENGINE #: .. S2504-10001
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*ENGINE #: S2504-10001
*ENGINE TYPE: 246cc 2 Strk.
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*ENGINE TYPE: 246cc [[Two-stroke]]
 
*MODEL CODE: 305
 
*MODEL CODE: 305
 
*COLOR: Yellow
 
*COLOR: Yellow
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* Black hubs
 
* Black hubs
 
* Tucked-in exhaust
 
* Tucked-in exhaust
 
  
 
==1978 TS250C==
 
==1978 TS250C==
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*FRAME #. TS2504-21294
 
*FRAME #. TS2504-21294
 
*ENGINE #: .. TS2504-21606
 
*ENGINE #: .. TS2504-21606
*ENGINE TYPE: 246cc 2 Strk.
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*ENGINE TYPE: 246cc [[Two-stroke]]
 
*MODEL CODE:  305
 
*MODEL CODE:  305
 
*COLOR: Maroon
 
*COLOR: Maroon
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*FRAME #: TS2504-33581
 
*FRAME #: TS2504-33581
 
*ENGINE #: .... TS2504-33592
 
*ENGINE #: .... TS2504-33592
*ENGINE TYPE:  246cc 2 Strk.
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*ENGINE TYPE:  246cc [[Two-stroke]]
 
*MODEL CODE:  305
 
*MODEL CODE:  305
 
*COLOR: Red
 
*COLOR: Red
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*Leading axle forks
 
*Leading axle forks
 
*White TS on seat
 
*White TS on seat
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==1980 TS250T==
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[[Image:1980-Suzuki-TS250T.jpg|left|thumb|1980 Suzuki TS250T]]<br style="clear: left"/>
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*FRAME #: TS2504-100841
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*ENGINE #: TS2504-38344
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*ENGINE TYPE: 246cc [[Two-stroke]]
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*MODEL CODE: 309
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*COLOR: Blue
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* White outlined TS on seat
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* Champagne gold swing arm
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==1981 TS250X==
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[[Image:1981-Suzuki-TS250X.jpg|left|thumb|1981 Suzuki TS250X]]<br style="clear: left"/>
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*V.I.N. #: JS1SJ11A B 100001
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*ENGINE PREFIX: TS2504-
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*ENGINE TYPE: 246cc [[Two-stroke]]
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*MODEL CODE: 309
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*COLOR: Blue
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* Blue TS250 on side covers
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* Black swing arm
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==1969 - 1972 Suzuki TS 250==
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[[File:suzuki-ts250-1969-1972-0.jpg|600px|1969 - 1972 Suzuki TS 250]]
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Suzuki claimed the TS was heavily influenced and based upon the motocross machines of 1968 but, in reality the TS turned out to be a completely new design five-speed gearbox that is significantly beefier than the off road competition machine’s transmission. The design of the early motocross machine suffered because of its having been patterned after the dated Villiers engine, with it’s under square, 66 x 72mm bore and stroke set up.
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==1973 - 1981 Suzuki TS 250==
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[[File:suzuki-ts250-1973-1981-4.jpg|600px|1973 - 1981 Suzuki TS 250]]
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[[File:suzuki-ts250-1973-1981-3.jpg|600px|1973 - 1981 Suzuki TS 250]]
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[[File:suzuki-ts250-1973-1981-0.jpg|600px|1973 - 1981 Suzuki TS 250]]
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 +
Easily distinguishable from later models due to the lack of any tank branding except the S logo, at 127kgs it was also the heaviest of all the TS250’s. It was known as the in Japan and the Savage in the US, the UK didn’t get a name though just the designation letters and numbers.
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==In Media==
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/howards-way#suzuki-ts250 Howards' Way]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/brun-bitter#suzuki-ts250 Brun bitter]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/minder#suzuki-ts250 Minder]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/i-corpi-presentano-tracce-di-violenza-carnale#suzuki-ts250 I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/dian-dan-che#suzuki-ts250 Dian dan che]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/fear-and-loathing-in-las-vegas#suzuki-ts250 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/moeru-yusha#suzuki-ts250 Moeru yusha]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/uchu-keiji-sharivan#suzuki-ts250 Uchû keiji Sharivan]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/oddballs#suzuki-ts250 Oddballs]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/bergerac#suzuki-ts250 Bergerac]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/supaidaman#suzuki-ts250 Supaidâman]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/squadra-antifurto#suzuki-ts250 Squadra antifurto]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/alien-seed#suzuki-ts250 Alien Seed]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/squadra-antiscippo#suzuki-ts250 Squadra antiscippo]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/gojira-tai-megaro#suzuki-ts250 Gojira tai Megaro]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/the-a-team-2#suzuki-ts250 The A-Team]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/le-fantome-de-la-liberte#suzuki-ts250 Le fantôme de la liberté]
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==See Also==
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*[[Suzuki TS50]]
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*[[Suzuki TS75]]
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*[[Suzuki TS90]]
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*[[Suzuki TS100]]
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*[[Suzuki TS125]]
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*[[Suzuki TS185]]
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*[[Suzuki TS400]]
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== References ==
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{{reflist}}
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{{Suzuki}}
  
 
[[Category:Suzuki motorcycles|TS250]]
 
[[Category:Suzuki motorcycles|TS250]]
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[[Category:Suzuki TS series]]
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[[Category:Enduro motorcycles]]
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[[Category:1960s motorcycles]]
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[[Category:1970s motorcycles]]
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[[Category:1980s motorcycles]]

Latest revision as of 20:05, 23 November 2019

1969-Suzuki-TS250-Red-5221-0.jpg
Suzuki TS250
Manufacturer
Also called Savage, TS250X, TS250ER, TS 250 X, TS 250 ER, TS 250
Production 1970 - 1981
Class Enduro
Engine
single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 70.0mm x 64.8mm
Compression ratio 6.5:1
Top Speed 75 mph (121 km/h)
Horsepower 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 7300RPM
Torque 19.92 ft/lbs (27.0 Nm) @ 5000RPM
Fuel System Mikuni VM29SS carburetor, slide type
Spark Plug NGK BP7ES '78-81
NGK B8ES '76-77
NGK B7ES '70-75 [1]
Battery YUASA 6N4B-2A '73-81
YUASA 6N2-2A-4 '70-72 [1]
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Clutch: Wet, multiplate
Final Drive Chain: 525x [1]
Suspension Front: Telescopic fork, leading axle oil damped
Rear: Swingarm, dual shocks, coil springs, 5-way adjustable
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 3.25-19 '70-73
3.00-21 '74-81 [1]
Rear Tire 4.00-18 '70-79
4.60-18 '80-81 [1]
Wheelbase 55.2 inches (1402 mm)
Length 87.4 inches (2220 mm)
Width 33.5 inches (851 mm)
Seat Height 32.52 inches (826 mm)
Weight 123.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

Brochures ·


The Suzuki TS250 was a single cylinder, two-stroke Enduro motorcycle produced by Suzuki between 1969 and 1989. It could reach a top speed of 75 mph (121 km/h). Max torque was 19.92 ft/lbs (27.0 Nm) @ 5000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 7300 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 70.0mm bore x 64.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 249.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a membrane & variable discharge openings.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet, multiplate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.00-21 front tire and a 130/80-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic fork, leading axle oil damped while the rear was equipped with a Swingarm, dual shocks, coil springs, 5-way adjustable. The TS250X was fitted with a 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 55.2 inches (1402 mm) long.


TS250 SAVAGE[edit]

1969[edit]



1970 TS250II[edit]

1970 Suzuki TS250II
1970 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow
1970 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow


  • FRAME #: N/A
  • ENGINE #: N/A
  • ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: ... 164
  • COLOR: Strip Orange, Aspen Yellow
  • S tank emblem
  • Chrome fenders


1971 TS250R[edit]


  • FRAME #: TS250-10001
  • ENGINE #: TS250-10001
  • ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: ... 300
  • COLOR: Pop Green, Ascot Red
  • Silver side cover
  • Steel lower forks

1972 TS250J[edit]


  • FRAME #: TS2503-27153
  • ENGINE #: TS2503-27192
  • ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: ... 300
  • COLOR: Strip Orange, Daytona Blue
  • Steel lower fork
  • Side covers and fender are primary color


1973 TS250K[edit]


  • FRAME #: TS2503-48350
  • ENGINE #: ..... TS2503-48387
  • ENGINE TYPE: . . . 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: . . . 300
  • COLOR: Pine Green, Sunset Orange
  • Aluminum lower fork
  • Flip-up gas cap
  • Round headlight

1974 TS250L[edit]


  • FRAME #: TS2503-66063
  • ENGINE #: TS2503-66131
  • ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: ... 300
  • COLOR: Marble Scarlet
  • Curved rear fender

1975 TS250M[edit]

1975 Suzuki TS250M


  • FRAME #: TS2503-86770
  • ENGINE #: TS2503-86853
  • ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: ... 303
  • COLOR: Silver Mist
  • Headlight mounts and housing primary color


1976 TS250A[edit]

1976 Suzuki TS250A
1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow
1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow
1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow
1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow
1976 Suzuki TS250 in Yellow


  • FRAME #: TS2503-102989
  • ENGINE #: TS2503-102612
  • ENGINE TYPE: ... 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: ... 303
  • COLOR: Laredo Red
  • Black engine
  • White fenders

1977 TS250B[edit]


  • FRAME #: TS2504-10001
  • ENGINE #: S2504-10001
  • ENGINE TYPE: 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 305
  • COLOR: Yellow
  • White fenders
  • Black hubs
  • Tucked-in exhaust

1978 TS250C[edit]

1978 Suzuki TS250C


  • FRAME #. TS2504-21294
  • ENGINE #: .. TS2504-21606
  • ENGINE TYPE: 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 305
  • COLOR: Maroon
  • White tank decal
  • White fenders

1979 TS250N[edit]

1979 Suzuki TS250N


  • FRAME #: TS2504-33581
  • ENGINE #: .... TS2504-33592
  • ENGINE TYPE: 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 305
  • COLOR: Red
  • Fenders primary color
  • Leading axle forks
  • White TS on seat


1980 TS250T[edit]

1980 Suzuki TS250T


  • FRAME #: TS2504-100841
  • ENGINE #: TS2504-38344
  • ENGINE TYPE: 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 309
  • COLOR: Blue
  • White outlined TS on seat
  • Champagne gold swing arm

1981 TS250X[edit]

1981 Suzuki TS250X


  • V.I.N. #: JS1SJ11A B 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: TS2504-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 246cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 309
  • COLOR: Blue
  • Blue TS250 on side covers
  • Black swing arm


1969 - 1972 Suzuki TS 250[edit]

1969 - 1972 Suzuki TS 250

Suzuki claimed the TS was heavily influenced and based upon the motocross machines of 1968 but, in reality the TS turned out to be a completely new design five-speed gearbox that is significantly beefier than the off road competition machine’s transmission. The design of the early motocross machine suffered because of its having been patterned after the dated Villiers engine, with it’s under square, 66 x 72mm bore and stroke set up.


1973 - 1981 Suzuki TS 250[edit]

1973 - 1981 Suzuki TS 250 1973 - 1981 Suzuki TS 250 1973 - 1981 Suzuki TS 250

Easily distinguishable from later models due to the lack of any tank branding except the S logo, at 127kgs it was also the heaviest of all the TS250’s. It was known as the in Japan and the Savage in the US, the UK didn’t get a name though just the designation letters and numbers.


In Media[edit]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.