low power and brake issue

KC Gager kc at brgracing.com
Tue May 27 08:30:03 PDT 2008

Stop the guess work and take it to a Factory pro dyno, and get it tuned. You
can take weeks to get tit right, where at the dyno we can take a coupler of
hours and have it right. Right Erne? 

KC Gager
BRG Racing Products
"We Have Sickness For Quickness"
KC at brgracing.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Ernest Montague [mailto:afm199 at earthlink.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 6:04 AM
To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
Subject: Re: low power and brake issue

Raise the needle to 40 thou and if you have not changed pilot jets, 
move the fuel screws to three turns out.

Clean the rotors, bead blast or scotchbrite and brake cleaner. I had 
the same problem.
On May 27, 2008, at 4:50 AM, Wendell Crain wrote:

> Put together a bike for races at the end of this month. In testing 
> this past weekend, it seems kind of sluggish until rpms get above 
> 4-5K. Then it runs fine on up from there. Did not push to redline 
> since I was on the road to my house and my neighbors would not have 
> appreciated much. It is a stock first gen motor, K&N filter, M4 full 
> system. Jetted the carbs with DJ146 main, a spacer on the needle, and 
> 2.5 turns on A/F. The second issue is the brakes. Braided lines with 
> brand new pads and they seem only marginally better than stock lines 
> and pads. The M/C is the "S" version. My other bike has "N" version 
> and the system is rock solid, all you have to do is breathe on the 
> lever and it'll stop you. This one you pull on the lever and it has no 
> bite until half way through the lever. The lines are Goodridge, but 
> they are a little older. Nothing has any visible damage. I am not sure 
> if I need to try a different M/C or try to pick up some different 
> lines.
> Any suggestions for either of these would be appreciated. Since I have 
> 3 days before I pack up, probably will have to live with the bike the 
> way it is. Unless it is easy change.
> Thanks!
> Wendell
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