low power and brake issue

Wendell Crain wendell_crain at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 4 04:16:45 PDT 2008


KC, I agree. Knowing what is in and how the motor is setup is the way to go. It was my intention to do just that. I've got pistons and cams to put into that engine sitting in my toolbox drawer. Unfortunately, events caught up with me and I ended up having to throw together the bike and not do the things I had planned. Not having a heated garage really was a pretty big issue this past winter. That and my day-job cutting into my hobby. :-) The other problem is that until I started with the first track bike 2 years ago, I would not work on any motor. So, at 40+ years of age, I am way behind in the learning curve when it comes to this stuff. That is one of the reasons I subscribe to these lists, is to learn.Wendell

> From: kc at brgracing.com> To: sv650 at micapeak.com> Subject: RE: low power and brake issue> Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 20:24:57 -0700> > Here is a suggestion. When we have a problem with something not running> right. We start out with checking the following. Charging system, charging @> 13.5 min @ 6000 I think. Z is probably more up speed on that. Check the> compression, leak down valve adjust. Detail all the jets and setting in the> carbs. IE know what is in the carb and where stuff is set at. Jet sizes> needle position floats. Are the big things. But you want to read up on the> repair manual. The step back looks at the number and see what pops out. This> is a race bike; small problem can cost you big hp. Just a shitty valve> adjustment can cost 3 to 4 hp. And yes I have the dyno sheet to prove> that.:-)Wendell I think do these set are import in the fact that you don't> know anything about this motor any way. Doing these sets will get you up to> speed with the condition on the motor and its power potential.> Good luck I'm off to Colorado for a week of R&R. Witch I really need. > > KC Gager> BRG Racing Products> "We Have Sickness For Quickness"> KC at brgracing.com> http://www.brgracing.com> (925)672-5789> > > -----Original Message-----> From: Ernest Montague [mailto:afm199 at earthlink.net] > Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2008 6:54 PM> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List> Subject: Re: low power and brake issue> > throw away the dynojet main and get a stock 146 to 150. Don't confuse > things with dynojet. The stock needle shimmed 40 thou works great. 17.5 > pilot jets or turn fuel screws out 3 turns. Shim the stock needle 40 > thou PAST the stock setting. If you need shims send your address and I > will mail you some.> > Ernie> > > > > > On Jun 3, 2008, at 6:35 PM, Wendell Crain wrote:> > > I think I may have found something. One of the wires for the front > > coil was loose. Intermitten firing or non-firing of the front cylinder > > would also cause all these symptoms, yes? We are in the middle of a > > monsoon here, so testing it will have to wait. And unfortunately, I am > > back to testing on the road to my house. Next round is in 2 weeks. > > Maybe have to take it to a local test-n-tune at the dragstrip. What > > does everyone think about the needle/jet combo? It has a stock needle > > with just the plastic spacer and a 132 Dynojet main. Stock motor with > > K&N and a M4 full system.> >> >> >> >> From: kc at brgracing.com> >> To: sv650 at micapeak.com> >> Subject: RE: low power and brake issue> >> Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 20:34:34 -0700> >>> >> Had you run this motor before you had done at this work?> >>> >> KC Gager> >> BRG Racing Products> >> "We Have Sickness For Quickness"> >> KC at brgracing.com> >> http://www.brgracing.com> >> (925)672-5789> >> >> > _________________________________________________________________> > It's easy to add contacts from Facebook and other social sites through > > Windows LiveT Messenger. Learn how.> > https://www.invite2messenger.net/im/?source=TXT_EML_WLH_LearnHow> 
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