2005-2006 Engine Swap
zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jun 23 22:00:35 PDT 2008
bearings do walk around sometime :)
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message -----
From: "Randy Grein" <randygrein at comcast.net>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 9:57 PM
Subject: Re: 2005-2006 Engine Swap
> i'll bow out and let you and Dan duke it out on that. (grin) Actually, I
> think I got it wrong - it's the bearings that eat into the crank. I see
> how it can happen (crank flex is the culprit) but not how the bearings
> (which I always thought were soft) do it. I haven't seen them myself;
> maybe there's a hard outer shell?
> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
> On Jun 23, 2008, at 9:31 PM, zoran wrote:
>> I have not seen one yet to saw in to cases.
>> 07 got better rods.they did screw up heads with that dual plug :)
>> Zoran Vujasinovic
>> Twin Works Factory
>> www.twfracing.com ----- Original Message ----- From: "Randy Grein"
>> <randygrein at comcast.net
>> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
>> Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 9:27 PM
>> Subject: Re: 2005-2006 Engine Swap
>>> Engine mods? Depends on what you're doing. Street stuff? Probably not.
>>> Racing? Probably. I had a long talk with Dan Zlock (Zlock Racing)
>>> about this recently. There's a missing thrust bearing for the crank;
>>> without it the crank tends to saw into the cases. Weird. 2nd gen rods
>>> are weak and tend to break racing, a few other things.
>>> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>>> On Jun 23, 2008, at 1:24 PM, cb at venividivroom.com wrote:
>>>> I have a 2005 bike and engine, is the 2006 engine an exact bolt in
>>>> Also are there any internal mods to the 06 to aid reliability?
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