'99- should I worry about the crank?

KC Gager kc at brgracing.com
Sun Nov 16 18:12:43 PST 2008


Sorry Z I know you have almost immortal status up on the forms :-). And in
most cases I agree with you. But if you start with a part that is not been
hurt. It does help in the wear and the longevity department. 

KC Gager
BRG Racing Products and Dyno Services
"We Have Sickness For Quickness"
KC at brgracing.com
http://www.brgracing.com
(925)680-2560

-----Original Message-----
From: zoran [mailto:zv30 at sbcglobal.net] 
Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2008 1:20 PM
To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
Subject: Re: '99- should I worry about the crank?

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


Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
775-786-4881
www.twfracing.com 
----- 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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