AFM 650 Production rules

zoran zv30 at
Mon Mar 24 14:37:44 PDT 2008

only 06 and newer section apply for 650P class.
dont read 05 and is going away next season.
call afm to clarify rules.anything else is guessing the way they operate.  

Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Architeuthis dux" <rg-sv650 at>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at>
Sent: Monday, March 24, 2008 2:30 PM
Subject: AFM 650 Production rules

> I've been watching the griping on the rules, but I tried to puzzle 
> through them myself to see if my 2003 naked is legal, and I can't really 
> tell.
> 9.1.2k - can't modify lighting
> 9.1.13 - you can remove the brake light
> 9.1.35d - can remove tail light assembly
> 9.1.35e - can remove headlight glass, shell
> Ok, so what's the purpose of 9.1.2k?  Can I take off all the lights, or 
> not?
> 9.1.18 - handlebar type may be changed but the mounting method may not
> I have Woodcraft clip-ons.  The original SV had bars.  I can't use bars 
> with a fairing.  The SVS has clip-ons though.
> 9.1.26 - aftermarket fairings may not be fitted to bikes not originally 
> equipped with a fairing.
> My bike was a SV.  The SVS has a fairing, but no bellypan.  I have a 
> Cheetah full fairing on my bike.  What I'm reading here implies to me 
> that its illegal.
> Just to further complicate things, the 2006-and-newer section says:
> 9.2.5 The following emissions equipment may be removed....
> It doesn't say that anywhere in 9.1.x that I can see, though.  I've 
> taken out the emissions stuff, did that make me illegal?
> Also, what's the current opinion on a good DOT tire setup?  I have 
> slicks on right now, so I guess those will have to go... :-/
> Thanks for any suggestions,
> -rg

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