where oh where did the oil go?

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Thu Oct 4 22:14:39 PDT 2007


Heh. Guess it's just that I started riding because I couldn't afford  
a car and see a bike as transport first. I do have the perfect  
commute (express lanes the whole way) but it's even more important  
when traffic gets tough. If only we could split lanes.

Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Oct 4, 2007, at 2:23 PM, Konneker, Tristan R wrote:

> Top speed has zero to do with it. I'll be 40 in December- I don't
> consider myself spoiled or a youngster. And commuting??? That I'll  
> leave
> to the brave (stupid?) motorcyclists. I'll stick to the backroads  
> where
> the cagers trying to kill me are at a minimum. Hell, if I could afford
> to race more I'd swear off the street completely.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Randy Grein [mailto:randygrein at comcast.net]
> Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2007 9:12 AM
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
> Subject: Re: where oh where did the oil go?
>
> Live and commute in Seattle where top speed is a fantasy. The  
> suspension
> could be improved, but you youngsters are just spoiled.
> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>
> On Oct 3, 2007, at 7:53 PM, Konneker, Tristan R wrote:
>
>> 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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