What does this part do?
Marcus Andre Worsley
dawerz at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 30 16:57:03 PDT 2007
Aha! That's why I'm going slower. Mine must be in backwards!
vik anderson <eeeeek at gmail.com> wrote: I thought it was what made time travel possible.
On 8/30/07, zoran wrote:
> that part came out in year 00 better known as recall plate.
> it was suzuki way of fixing oil starvation at pump after rod bearings
> started to go bad because they were using sv400 cases.
> 99 cases have another plate right next to it.this first 99 cases are direct
> from sv400.later they added little to case in casting proces but not
> enough.reason for that recall plate.in 03 they made new cases and closed
> without that plate you are risking rod bearing failure due to pistons
> pumping oil away from pick up.
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> Twin Works Factory
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Greg McCullough"
> To: "'Suzuki SV650 Mailing List'"
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 11:42 AM
> Subject: What does this part do?
> > Totally unimportant question for the engine guys. Just curious. I was
> > rebuilding my motor this weekend for the first time with my buddy Jason,
> > and
> > we were debating the purpose of this part:
> > http://www.ronayers.com/fiche/300_0305/crankcase_model_k1_k2/crankcase_model
> > _k1_k2.bmp
> > 11B - right bottom corner. It's labeled as "PLATE, OIL". 11391-20F20
> > It slots into a dished out area in the other crankcase half. It doesn't
> > look strong enough to reinforce anything, and if it's just blocking oil
> > flow. why isn't the other crankcase half designed to be solid there
> > instead?
> > Thanks
> > Greg
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