help with racebike

Ernest Montague afm199 at
Mon Oct 8 07:22:15 PDT 2007

As John said, check the primary coil leads.

On Oct 8, 2007, at 7:02 AM, John Linder wrote:

> The wires that go into the coil are loose.
>> From: Brian Bonner <indy1992 at>
>> Reply-To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at>
>> To: <sv650 at>
>> Subject: help with racebike
>> Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2007 09:48:29 -0400
>> Hi guys, I'm new to the list since I'm new to SV's but I've been 
>> impressed with the knowledge here and now I'd like to tap into it if 
>> I could.
>> Yesterday was my first time out on my '01 SV racebike (been 
>> roadracing five years on GSXR's and R6 and a Duc). I bought it as a 
>> salvage title naked and built it into a racebike over the summer. It 
>> has a BMC race filter, full Yosh pipe, and an Ivan's jet kit (can't 
>> remember exactly which jets at the moment, that's written down in my 
>> toolbox). The problem is that it runs fine when not under a load 
>> sitting in the pits but once out on the track it runs like crap. It 
>> won't pull, it stutters, and feels like it may be cutting out a 
>> cylinder off and on.
>> I did ride one lap of wet morning practice where it exhibited a 
>> little of this problem but it ran fine after that sitting in the 
>> pits. I did check the drain hole for the front cylinder and it was 
>> clear. It ran fine on the pre-grid but as soon as we started the warm 
>> up lap I knew I was in trouble. I ran about four laps and called it a 
>> day since it wasn't getting any better and I was a moving roadblock 
>> on the straights.
>> Anything jump to mind about these symptoms? Thanks very much in 
>> advance.
>> Brian Bonner
>> LRRS #97

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