Originally Posted by Rob Farmer
The GS rear end isn't crap it works well and gives a much better ride than the g/s rear. I take it you mean the rear end is crap because the drive shafts have a tendency to fail.
I've no compaints over mine on my '91 GS. Yes my bike is on it's 4th shaft but that's over 265,000 miles, at least 150,000 of which were on rough roads with my home swinging around on the back of the bike. Balance that out against chain drive and...
However, having said that, shafts are known to last the lifetime of a g/s...
Whatever, really happy with mine. Wouldn't change the ol' girl in for anything!!!!