retrieving washer from bottom of engine

zoran zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 12 09:00:15 PDT 2008


drain oil.lay bike down on left side.come back couple hours later and washer 
will be by drain plug.pull it out with magnet.


Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
775-786-4881
www.twfracing.com
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John" <spam at onlineconcepts.com>
To: <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2008 7:11 AM
Subject: retrieving washer from bottom of engine


> I'm trying to get the bike ready for my first race ever this weekend, and 
> it's in bad shape.
>
> I dropped a washer down the 1x2 inch hole at the bottom of the crankcase, 
> on the clutch side of the motorcycle. I bought a magnetic wand, but I 
> can't see or reach the washer.
>
> Now my strategies are:
> 1) Beg for help; and
> 2) Cry.
>
> Large photo here
> http://www.floribamariders.com/images/sv650-shift-kit-install?size=_original
>
> More details here
> http://www.floribamariders.com/blogs/my-first-wera-race-bike-prep
>
> Note that the photo comes from a gen 2 SV650, and I drew in the arrows, 
> but mine is a gen 1. Now I have taken off the clutch cover and the inner 
> clutch cover. That ripped the paper gasket, but I think I can fill it in 
> with RTV silicone.
>
> So how do I get that washer out of the bottom of my engine? Can I leave it 
> there? (Cringe.)
>
> (Cross-posted to the Micapeak SV race list and SV-DL Riders.)
>
> -John
> '98 VFR800
> '99 SV650
> '70 El Camino 



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