where oh where did the oil go?

Konneker, Tristan R Tristan.Konneker at qwest.com
Wed Oct 3 19:53:26 PDT 2007


Ohhhh... who the hell would want an SV for the street??? I broke my
first one in on the street for 500 miles... HATED it! It'd be a
different story after getting good suspension on it and buying a house
in the mountains. The FZ1 has spoiled me... 

-----Original Message-----
From: Randy Grein [mailto:randygrein at comcast.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 1:13 AM
To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
Subject: Re: where oh where did the oil go?

It's a secret place called the street Tristan.

Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Oct 2, 2007, at 4:44 PM, Konneker, Tristan R wrote:

> I've never (on 5 SV's) had one use any oil, but I've blown up 3 motors

> (bone stock) with under 5K on them...I'd love to know the secret to 
> getting 80K out of one!
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John [mailto:spam at onlineconcepts.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2007 7:12 PM
> To: sv650 at micapeak.com
> Subject: Re: where oh where did the oil go?
>
> Jo Rhett wrote:
>> So before I left for Infineon I had 2/3rds full showing in the 
>> window.
>> 4 15min practices on Friday. 1 practice, 2 races on Sunday.  That's 
>> not a lot of time.
>>
>> Oil is quite a bit below the window. [...]
>
> My stock '99 SV will start out on Saturday with oil at the top fill 
> line. After two long track days in Florida heat at Jennings GP, the 
> oil drops just below the bottom fill line. The motor has 80,000 miles,

> and I'm sure it's blowing by the rings.
>
> -John
> '99 SV650
> '98 VFR800
>
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