Clearance issue with Sharkskinz

Morgan Jones morgan at
Thu May 1 08:25:22 PDT 2008


Can you cut off some of the back of the fender?


tlc at wrote:
> I have a 2003 SV650 that I purchased with a Sharkskinz race fairing and a 2003
> GSXR1000 front end installed. 
> I've just realized that there appears to be a clearance issue with the front end of
> this setup. By my measurements, the front fender is contacting the underside of the
> Sharkskinz upper with approximately 1-inch of fork travel left. 
> I've spoken to Sharkskinz about this, and they indicate the the race upper has no
> clearance issues with the stock SV650 front end. Which leads me to believe that their
> are some serious differences with the GSXR forks. 
> I'm planning on taking various measurements to compare the stock SV frontend with the
> GSXR. But has anyone experienced this problem? 
> Thanks.
> -dave

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