'99- should I worry about the crank?

zoran zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Nov 16 18:42:59 PST 2008


if you want few cryoed crank halfs just let me know :)


Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
775-786-4881
www.twfracing.com
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "KC Gager" <kc at brgracing.com>
To: "'Suzuki SV650 Mailing List'" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2008 6:12 PM
Subject: RE: '99- should I worry about the crank?


> 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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