'99- should I worry about the crank?

zoran zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Nov 16 13:19:41 PST 2008

Cryo will not keep it from breaking.
been there done that :) 

Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Randy Grein" <randygrein at comcast.net>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2008 12:52 PM
Subject: Re: '99- should I worry about the crank?

> Thanks for the reminder. (grin) About the cryo, too. So much of what  
> I've heard about the treatment sounds like Black Magic (tm) that I  
> took a bit of time talking to Dan Zlock about it. You probably know  
> all about it, but the rest of us are a bit in the dark. Dan did give  
> me enough information from his SAE conferences and his own experience  
> I'm convinced that it works, although it still seems to be 1 part  
> science, 2 parts art.
> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
> On Nov 16, 2008, at 12:27 PM, KC Gager wrote:
>> Gee thanks Randy
>> I guess you forgot about me hu. Too much working and not enough  
>> talking....
>> :-)
>> The first gen crank is really pretty good. The only time you get  
>> your self
>> into trouble is when you put heaver piston in. I.e. 1-2-or god  
>> forbid 3mm
>> pistons. You have to pay very close attention to the weight. As  
>> little as 5
>> grams will cause you a problems. If you blue print the crank, that  
>> is check
>> and set all your clearances, balance your rotating assembly, Replace  
>> all rod
>> bolts and nuts. We Cryo too. The bottom end is pretty good for about  
>> 3 years
>> of racing. This is pretty much what we do with the first gens and  
>> they have
>> lasted a good while and make very good power.
>> KC Gager
>> BRG Racing Products and Dyno Services
>> "We Have Sickness For Quickness"
>> KC at brgracing.com
>> http://www.brgracing.com
>> (925)680-2560

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