fell down go boom - need parts and advice
zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jul 9 19:45:18 PDT 2007
your forks are junk,most like triples also.
yes on shock,easy fix.send it to me.
I may have all woodcraft stuff.
email me at zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message -----
From: "Architeuthis dux" <rg-sv650 at v0.net>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Monday, July 09, 2007 7:25 PM
Subject: fell down go boom - need parts and advice
>I crashed my 2003 SV650 at Thunderhill on Saturday in T2.
> Lost the back end. Bike didn't have the decency to merely slide,
> decided it wanted to hop around a bit as well. Impact to front left
> upper, tank, rear left upper.
> The really obvious things I need:
> gas tank
> fork upper tube(s?)
> Armour Bodies tail
> LP screen
> Vortex fairing stay
> 1 rearstand spool + hardware
> 1 Woodcraft clipon bar
> 1 Woodcraft peg + hardware
> Attempt repair:
> Armour Bodies upper
> Rear subframe
> Penske shock (Zoran, can I send this to you?)
> If anyone can hook me up with any new or lightly used items from my
> above shopping list cheaply, I'd be very appreciative.
> If one fork inner tube is bent, should I just assume the other is as
> well? Is there other probable damage, and I should just go find a
> GSXR750 front end now?
> After I take off all the obviously damaged stuff, what else should I do
> to check things? I assume I should plan on making a trip to find out if
> the frame is bent?
> Also, any theories on what happened to my rear shock? I had possibly
> stressed the hydraulic line a bit when installing it and maneuvering the
> reservoir around, but not really all that much. I'm not sure if it blew
> off during the crash, or caused the crash by splooging oil on my rear
> tire while I was leaned over. I suspect the former, but it clearly blew
> onto a spinning chain because the chain is soaked and it pulled enough
> up onto the front sprocket that it got blown out the gap in front of the
> plastic cover onto the left side engine cover. Sudden impact on the
> rear wheel when the bike launched itself made it blow? (There's a bunch
> of weeds n stuff between the tire and the rear wheel.. I'm running a DOT
> rear at 22psi as per Michelin's recommendation.) There's zero damage or
> dirt in the area where the line attaches, so its not like anything
> impacted inside there.
> My novice race season is not quite panning out the way I hoped. :-/
> Cringing in anticipation of painful advice... :-)
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