minimum race bike notes

Ernest Montague afm199 at
Tue Dec 25 12:18:20 PST 2007

I have run a scotts damper on my sv for three seasons with zero problems

On Dec 25, 2007, at 10:43 AM, Patrick Mullen wrote:

>> Don't use Scotts -- reports of problems on the SV650
> What problems?  I haven't heard of any and a 30 second web search
> didn't turn up anything.  I have one on mine and it works quite well.
> The previous owner of the unit did "fix" a fitment problem by grinding
> part of the base plate.
> Nice page.  Back when I started, I found a great "intro to racing"
> guide that used an SV650 as the base.  I can see if I can find the
> link again if you're interested, but you seem to have covered most
> of it.
> Don't the twin-spark SVs have plastic covers on both sides of the
> bike?  I haven't looked into them, and I haven't heard anyone talk
> about racing them
> ~Patrick
> -- 
> 2003 Triumph Sprint ST
> 2004 (race) / 2001 (street) Suzuki SV650
> 2000 Yamaha WR-400
> 1975 Harley FXE1200

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