Cheap Mods

Konneker, Tristan R Tristan.Konneker at qwest.com
Tue Dec 9 18:25:49 PST 2008


I've used JBweld (stick) to repair small (and not so small) radiator
holes with great success. 15 minutes cure time and we were back in the
race! 

-----Original Message-----
From: David Ingram [mailto:dlingram at pipeline.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2008 9:20 PM
To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
Subject: Re: Cheap Mods

Thanks for all of your input. I have been racing the poor thing since
2000 and am tired of catching guys in the twisty bits just to be left
behind on the strait. The engine is completely stock even the valve
clearances haven't moved in 8 years. Over the last couple of years my
lap times have not improved so I thought I'd just throw money at the
problem.

How about VP fuel?

The cam replacement is that the exhaust cam put on the intake side? Does
anyone have a cam?

Does anyone have a M4 Exhaust?

I am also looking for a radiator. It leaks just below the mounting
bracket on the left side. The local radiator shop said they would
probable destroy it trying to fix it. Stop leak hasn't worked either.

Thanks again for your help.



> [Original Message]
> From: Patrick Mullen <pmullen.lists at gmail.com>
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Date: 12/7/2008 6:31:06 PM
> Subject: Re: Cheap Mods
>
> > If you want to lower your laptimes, forget about HP as hard as that 
> > is to do and get your suspension sorted out.
>
> And don't forget to adjust the wingnut between the handlebars and the
seat.  :)
>
>
> --
> 2003 Triumph Sprint ST
> 2004 (race) / 2001 (street) Suzuki SV650 2000 Yamaha WR-400
> 1975 Harley FXE1200



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