Breaking-up/sputtering revisited

Wayne Beaver wayne at acedsl.com
Wed Sep 3 12:09:28 PDT 2008


Hi Ernie,

I did this already - fuel filter was fine. I think I also forgot to mention that
I drained all gas and replaced with new gass....

wb


> From: Ernest Montague <afm199 at earthlink.net>
>
> Pull the tank and remove the fuel outlet. The filter on it is probably 
> clogged


> On Sep 3, 2008, at 10:42 AM, Wayne Beaver wrote:
>
> I have a very slight update to the below. Still grateful to hear an 
> ideas...
>
> Here's what I've done so far:
>
> Cleaned carbs, replaced air filter, replaced plugs (the color on the 
> old ones
> was fine, maybe a bit on the gray side of tan, but looked normal to 
> me...),
> visually inspecting wiring, checked fuel filter, verified fuel line
> routing/venting, visually inspected sure coil wires and spark plug 
> leads,
> verified that foam under tank was well glued, verified plug leads were 
> well
> attached to plugs with drain hole poining correct way, verified 
> against obvious,
> exhaust leaks, verified ground wire firmly attached to rear of engine, 
> verified
> negative battery lead OK.
>
> Here are results of my latest test ride:
>
> The first maybe mile was OK - accelerating
> powerfully through three or four gears with no sputters, no probs. 
> Then,
> suddenly, the tach stuck at 8K and the engine started sputtering again 
> - in
> seemingly all gears, all rpm ranges. I  *hobbled* home with severe 
> lack of power
> and inability to make the bike move forward. The Tach stayed stuck 
> unil I turned
> bike off.
>
> IIRC, the tach drives off a one coil, correct? So seems like problem 
> is either
> coil or upstream of coil? I had similar problem many years back with 
> an early
> 80's Honda Interceptor, - where an ignitor only shorted when bike was 
> hot, etc.,
> at which time tach danced, pulses to fuel pump stopped and I was left 
> stranded.
> Wondering if this could be similar?
>
> Unfortunately I don't have a peak voltage adapter for my voltmeter, 
> and not sure
> it would help anyway unless I could keep it attached while riding, 
> after bike is
> warmed up :-) Yes, I can start simple replacing all of the bits 
> one-by-one, as
> well, but just aksing again if anyone here has had similar experiences.
>
> wb
>
>
>> Quoting Wayne Beaver <wayne at acedsl.com>:
>>
>> Did a track day at NJMP/Thunderbolt yesterday, which was great fun 
>> until the
>> bike started acting up (which, unfortuantely, was mid-way through 
>> second
>> session).
>>
>> The bike feels like it's missing in various parts of the RPM range, 
>> which
>> changes slightly depending on which gear the bike is in. It often 
>> misses
>> between 5 and 6k, then again between 8 and 9k. Won't climb above 7k 
>> in top
>> gear. Seems to run fine at idle and through rev range when parked.
>> Only slight blip between 5-6k in first gear.
>>
>> Has something similar happened before to anyone here? Any ideas where 
>> I
>> should start?
>
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>    2. Re: Crank Bearing replacement (dchrysta at columbus.rr.com)
>    3. Re: Where to buy +3mm head gaskets? (zoran)
>    4. Re: Crank Bearing replacement (Dan Chrystal)
>    5. places to mount the shock reservoir? (Jo Rhett)
>    6. rear shock conflicts with sidestand... (Jo Rhett)
>    7. Re: rear shock conflicts with sidestand... (zoran)
>    8. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (zoran)
>    9. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (Henrik Bo Pedersen)
>   10. Re: rear shock conflicts with sidestand... (Patrick Mullen)
>   11. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (Jo Rhett)
>   12. Re: rear shock conflicts with sidestand... (Jo Rhett)
>   13. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (Jim Stewart)
>   14. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (Jo Rhett)
>   15. Re: rear shock conflicts with sidestand... (Ernest Montague)
>   16. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (Henrik Bo Pedersen)
>   17. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (Vero Anderson)
>   18. costs of time/labor (Jo Rhett)
>   19. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (Andy Preston)
>   20. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (Jo Rhett)
>   21. Breaking-up/sputtering revisited (Wayne Beaver)
>   22. Re: Breaking-up/sputtering revisited (Ernest Montague)
>   23. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (zoran)
>   24. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (Andy Preston)
>   25. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (Jim Stewart)
>   26. Re: places to mount the shock reservoir? (zoran)
>   27. Re: costs of time/labor (Jim Stewart)
>   28. Re: costs of time/labor (zoran)
>   29. Re: costs of time/labor (Jim Stewart)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 13:29:21 -0600
> From: srobertson at ssimicro.com
> Subject: Where to buy +3mm head gaskets?
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <41405.1220383761 at ssimicro.com>
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> 
>  
> 
> 	Where is the cheapest place to buy  84mm (+3mm)  head gaskets? The
> best I can find so far is $70 for a pair. 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 15:29:40 -0400
> From: <dchrysta at columbus.rr.com>
> Subject: Re: Crank Bearing replacement
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Cc: zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net>
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> 
> Zoran,
> 
> The dealer wants $300, one of the wholesale parts places wants $250!
> 
> Looks like something I could make in a couple of hours, if I only had a lathe
> and mill.
> 
> Dan
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ---- zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote: 
> > yes,you need tool.don't try without.
> > I made my own tools for it but I have lathe/mill.
> > 
> > 
> > Zoran Vujasinovic
> > Twin Works Factory
> > 775-786-4881
> > www.twfracing.com 
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Ernest Montague" <afm199 at earthlink.net>
> > To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 7:26 AM
> > Subject: Re: Crank Bearing replacement
> > 
> > 
> > > Send it out. Zoran will do it/
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Or buy the part from suzuki I think it is a couple hundred bucks and 
> > > you need a pres.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > On Sep 2, 2008, at 4:39 AM, Dan Chrystal wrote:
> > > 
> > >> Where can I get a Journal bearing remover installer for the SV
> > >> Suzuki part number 09913-60220?
> > >>
> > >> Any tips on how to do the crank bearing replacement without it?
> > >>
> > >> Thanks,
> > >>
> > >> Dan
> > >>
> > >
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 3
> Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 12:32:27 -0700
> From: "zoran" <zv30 at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: Where to buy +3mm head gaskets?
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <00b601c90d32$a255fd00$6401a8c0 at zman>
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> 
> I don't think you have choice
> 
> 
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> Twin Works Factory
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <srobertson at ssimicro.com>
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 12:29 PM
> Subject: Where to buy +3mm head gaskets?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Where is the cheapest place to buy  84mm (+3mm)  head gaskets? The
> best I can find so far is $70 for a pair.
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 4
> Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2008 23:27:45 -0400
> From: Dan Chrystal <dchrysta at columbus.rr.com>
> Subject: Re: Crank Bearing replacement
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <48BE0431.9020000 at columbus.rr.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> 
> That may work on my Harley, Don't think it will work on my SV.
> 
> 
> Beth wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 4:39 AM, Dan Chrystal <dchrysta at columbus.rr.com>
> wrote:
> >> Where can I get a Journal bearing remover installer for the SV
> >> Suzuki part number 09913-60220?
> >>
> >> Any tips on how to do the crank bearing replacement without it?
> > 
> > MotionPro makes a low cost alternative.
> > 
> > http://tinyurl.com/6myujg
> > 
> > -Beth
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Dan Chrystal
> 
> Fasttrax's and WERA #812
> 
> SV650   Race bike
> FZR400	Race bike
> 87 FLHS	Street bike
> XR100	Pit Bike
> 
> http://home.columbus.rr.com/dchrysta/
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 5
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 00:59:22 -0700
> From: Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> Subject: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
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> 
> So I'm clueless.  My old Ohlins had a really long cable so I mounted  
> it to the bar with the cable ties, but the Penske's really short cable  
> leaves me nowhere useful.  It's mounted to the chain guard right now,  
> but I'm sure this is going to end in tears.  Anyone got a better idea  
> than this?
> 
>
http://www.fastlizardracing.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=207&g2_serialNumber=2
> 
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 6
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 00:59:52 -0700
> From: Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> Subject: rear shock conflicts with sidestand...
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
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> 
> I finally upgraded to a Penske on the street bike.  Unfortunately the  
> much taller Penske pushed down the triple-whatever thing at the bottom  
> and the sidestand won't mount back up.  Look at the picture -- I'm  
> using a single bolt to hold the sidestand on.  Any good ideas on how  
> to solve this?
> 
> http://www.fastlizardracing.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_itemId=202
> 
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 7
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 02:06:43 -0700
> From: "zoran" <zv30 at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: rear shock conflicts with sidestand...
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <01f501c90da4$62dd7cd0$6401a8c0 at zman>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
> 	reply-type=response
> 
> you have to bend little bracket side stand switch is mounted to.or cut it 
> off,who needs switch :)
> 
> 
> 
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> Twin Works Factory
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jo Rhett" <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 12:59 AM
> Subject: rear shock conflicts with sidestand...
> 
> 
> >I finally upgraded to a Penske on the street bike.  Unfortunately the  much
> 
> >taller Penske pushed down the triple-whatever thing at the bottom  and the 
> >sidestand won't mount back up.  Look at the picture -- I'm  using a single 
> >bolt to hold the sidestand on.  Any good ideas on how  to solve this?
> >
> > http://www.fastlizardracing.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_itemId=202
> >
> > -- 
> > Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> > #553 WERA / AFM
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 8
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 02:07:44 -0700
> From: "zoran" <zv30 at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <01fc01c90da4$8717eea0$6401a8c0 at zman>
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> 
> definitely not there.on subframe rail,either behind passanger peg bracket or
> 
> above.
> 
> 
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> Twin Works Factory
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jo Rhett" <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 12:59 AM
> Subject: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> 
> 
> > So I'm clueless.  My old Ohlins had a really long cable so I mounted  it 
> > to the bar with the cable ties, but the Penske's really short cable 
> > leaves me nowhere useful.  It's mounted to the chain guard right now,  but
> 
> > I'm sure this is going to end in tears.  Anyone got a better idea  than 
> > this?
> >
> >
>
http://www.fastlizardracing.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=207&g2_serialNumber=2
> >
> > -- 
> > Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> > #553 WERA / AFM
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 9
> Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 09:06:03 -0400
> From: Henrik Bo Pedersen <henrikbp at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <C4E403FB.2F43%henrikbp at gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain;	charset="US-ASCII"
> 
> This is my little write-up on a decidedly low-tech option. I was originally
> concerned that the metal in the tube would fatigue and crack, but it's held
> up for some 8 years now.
> 
> http://svrider.com/tips/penske_install.htm
> 
> Henrik
> 
> on 9/3/08 3:59 AM, Jo Rhett at jorhett at fastlizardracing.com wrote:
> 
> > So I'm clueless.  <snip>  Anyone got a better idea
> > than this?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 10
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 10:32:36 -0400
> From: "Patrick Mullen" <pmullen.lists at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: rear shock conflicts with sidestand...
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID:
> 	<834b37990809030732i8d5f5cdof450dee111b04b69 at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
> 
> When you cut the switch off, splice the wires together to complete the
> circuit so the bike always thinks the kickstand is up or you won't be
> able to start the bike.  :)
> 
> And yeah, get rid of the switch.
> 
> 
> ~Patrick
> 
> On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 5:06 AM, zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > you have to bend little bracket side stand switch is mounted to.or cut it
> > off,who needs switch :)
> -- 
> 2003 Triumph Sprint ST
> 2004 (race) / 2001 (street) Suzuki SV650
> 2000 Yamaha WR-400
> 1975 Harley FXE1200
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 11
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 09:18:12 -0700
> From: Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID:
> 	<65CC99A7-C583-45D3-98B3-7674C2B11E28 at fastlizardracing.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed; delsp=yes
> 
> Playing around with it, I'm fairly certain that if I tie it to the  
> passenger bracket that the tire will rub against it with full  
> compression (ie, riding 2-up, which I do a lot on the street bike)
> 
> What do you mean "above" ?
> 
> On Sep 3, 2008, at 2:07 AM, zoran wrote:
> > definitely not there.on subframe rail,either behind passanger peg  
> > bracket or above.
> >
> >
> > Zoran Vujasinovic
> > Twin Works Factory
> > 775-786-4881
> > www.twfracing.com
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jo Rhett" <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com
> 
> > >
> > To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 12:59 AM
> > Subject: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> >
> >
> >> So I'm clueless.  My old Ohlins had a really long cable so I  
> >> mounted  it to the bar with the cable ties, but the Penske's really  
> >> short cable leaves me nowhere useful.  It's mounted to the chain  
> >> guard right now,  but I'm sure this is going to end in tears.   
> >> Anyone got a better idea  than this?
> >>
> >>
>
http://www.fastlizardracing.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=207&g2_serialNumber=2
> >>
> >> -- 
> >> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> >> #553 WERA / AFM
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> 
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 12
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 09:20:08 -0700
> From: Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> Subject: Re: rear shock conflicts with sidestand...
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID:
> 	<A7943779-FED7-454F-BC9D-96C39BE93005 at fastlizardracing.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed; delsp=yes
> 
> So when I looked at it carefully it's not the switch itself, but the  
> piece of metal supporting the switch which is the problem.  Even  
> removing the switch I will have to hacksaw off the bracket... if a  
> hacksaw is strong enough, even.
> 
> On Sep 3, 2008, at 7:32 AM, Patrick Mullen wrote:
> > And yeah, get rid of the switch.
> 
> >
> > ~Patrick
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 5:06 AM, zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> >> you have to bend little bracket side stand switch is mounted to.or  
> >> cut it
> >> off,who needs switch :)
> > -- 
> > 2003 Triumph Sprint ST
> > 2004 (race) / 2001 (street) Suzuki SV650
> > 2000 Yamaha WR-400
> > 1975 Harley FXE1200
> 
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 13
> Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 09:21:42 -0700
> From: Jim Stewart <js at strappe.com>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <48BEB996.3000709 at strappe.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> 
> Here's my solution: http://www.strappe.com/pics/sv650/penske_mount.jpg
> 
> -js
> 
> -- 
> http://www.strappe.com
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 14
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 09:29:36 -0700
> From: Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID:
> 	<7C2F160E-9F19-4949-8259-E6455C41F135 at fastlizardracing.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed
> 
> Same thing as Bo did?  Add a mounting rod to the passenger peg?
> 
> On Sep 3, 2008, at 9:21 AM, Jim Stewart wrote:
> > Here's my solution: http://www.strappe.com/pics/sv650/penske_mount.jpg
> >
> > -js
> >
> > -- 
> > http://www.strappe.com
> >
> >
> >
> 
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 15
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 09:32:31 -0700
> From: Ernest Montague <afm199 at earthlink.net>
> Subject: Re: rear shock conflicts with sidestand...
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <4bd78d5e3780f5f552b5d70196f36ed1 at earthlink.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed
> 
> Jo take a chisel and pound the bracket forward, or hacksaw it off, I 
> have done both.
> 
> 
> On Sep 3, 2008, at 9:20 AM, Jo Rhett wrote:
> 
> > So when I looked at it carefully it's not the switch itself, but the 
> > piece of metal supporting the switch which is the problem.  Even 
> > removing the switch I will have to hacksaw off the bracket... if a 
> > hacksaw is strong enough, even.
> >
> > On Sep 3, 2008, at 7:32 AM, Patrick Mullen wrote:
> >> And yeah, get rid of the switch.
> >
> >>
> >> ~Patrick
> >>
> >> On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 5:06 AM, zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> >>> you have to bend little bracket side stand switch is mounted to.or 
> >>> cut it
> >>> off,who needs switch :)
> >> -- 
> >> 2003 Triumph Sprint ST
> >> 2004 (race) / 2001 (street) Suzuki SV650
> >> 2000 Yamaha WR-400
> >> 1975 Harley FXE1200
> >
> > -- 
> > Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> > #553 WERA / AFM
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 16
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 12:34:25 -0400
> From: "Henrik Bo Pedersen" <henrikbp at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID:
> 	<c2acb4a20809030934h7640e002m4c916bb02ddfe671 at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
> 
> Except that Jim went all high end fancy w/ a machined rod and I went
> hillbilly with a flattened piece of 1/2" conduit  ;-)
> 
> Henrik
> 
> On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 12:29 PM, Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> wrote:
> > Same thing as Bo did?  Add a mounting rod to the passenger peg?
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 17
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 12:43:31 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Vero Anderson <vero at thorasaurus.com>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
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> 
> I went high class and cut a hole in my bodywork so I could mount it 
> directly to the subframe.
> 
> -Vero
> 
> On Wed, 3 Sep 2008, Jo Rhett wrote:
> 
> > Same thing as Bo did?  Add a mounting rod to the passenger peg?
> >
> > On Sep 3, 2008, at 9:21 AM, Jim Stewart wrote:
> >> Here's my solution: http://www.strappe.com/pics/sv650/penske_mount.jpg
> >> 
> >> -js
> >> 
> >> -- 
> >> http://www.strappe.com
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >
> > -- 
> > Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> > #553 WERA / AFM
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 18
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 09:51:03 -0700
> From: Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> Subject: costs of time/labor
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID:
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> 
> You know, I feel good when I get a fairly major bit of work done...  
> but last night I spent 5 hours working on the bikes, and in retrospect  
> I wish I had someone nearby I could have just taken it to and paid  
> them to do it in a single hour instead.
> 
> Find a way to prop up the race '02, now that I've taken the pegs off  
> the subframe
> Remove the old shock
> * clean all the parts thoroughly
> measure the old shock
> adjust the new shock to the same measurement
> mount up the new shock
> 
> (that was fairly easy)
> 
> Prop up the '01 street bike on the subframe pegs
> Go to remove old shock, find a bunch of emissions crap in the way
> Get it unscrewed, find that shock won't come out.
> Finally figure out I have to take off kickstand, shock comes out.
> Take some more parts off to clean everything thoroughly
> (try to) Mount up the new shock
> Figure out I have to remove bracket for emissions crap or shock won't  
> fit.
> Finally get shock mounted.
> Learn I can't remount the kickstand due to bracket for ignition kill.
> Spend a half hour whistling dixie and smacking head against wall until  
> I figure out an improv solution that will get me to work today.
> Do the same thing all over again mounting the reservoir
> 
> Collapse into bed at 1am.
> 
> Am I really a better person for having done this?  This is the kind of  
> thing that Jim, Ernie or Zoran would have done in a half hour most  
> likely.   I really wish I had a decent mechanic within a reasonable  
> distance.
> 
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 19
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 08:50:31 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Andy Preston <andy at prestonmedina.com>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
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> 
> I flipped it around than people normally,
> 
> http://prestonmedina.com/img_1755.jpg
> 
> 
> Andy
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 20
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 10:38:48 -0700
> From: Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
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> I can't see -- what is it mounted to there?
> 
> On Sep 3, 2008, at 8:50 AM, Andy Preston wrote:
> > I flipped it around than people normally,
> >
> > http://prestonmedina.com/img_1755.jpg
> >
> >
> > Andy
> 
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 21
> Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 13:42:20 -0400
> From: Wayne Beaver <wayne at acedsl.com>
> Subject: Breaking-up/sputtering revisited
> To: sv650 at micapeak.com
> Message-ID: <1220463740.48becc7cef06f at www.acedsl.com>
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> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I have a very slight update to the below. Still grateful to hear an ideas...
> 
> Here's what I've done so far: 
> 
> Cleaned carbs, replaced air filter, replaced plugs (the color on the old
> ones
> was fine, maybe a bit on the gray side of tan, but looked normal to me...),
> visually inspecting wiring, checked fuel filter, verified fuel line
> routing/venting, visually inspected sure coil wires and spark plug leads,
> verified that foam under tank was well glued, verified plug leads were well 
> attached to plugs with drain hole poining correct way, verified against
> obvious,
> exhaust leaks, verified ground wire firmly attached to rear of engine,
> verified
> negative battery lead OK. 
> 
> Here are results of my latest test ride:
> 
> The first maybe mile was OK - accelerating
> powerfully through three or four gears with no sputters, no probs. Then,
> suddenly, the tach stuck at 8K and the engine started sputtering again - in
> seemingly all gears, all rpm ranges. I  *hobbled* home with severe lack of
> power
> and inability to make the bike move forward. The Tach stayed stuck unil I
> turned
> bike off.
> 
> IIRC, the tach drives off a one coil, correct? So seems like problem is
> either
> coil or upstream of coil? I had similar problem many years back with an
> early
> 80's Honda Interceptor, - where an ignitor only shorted when bike was hot,
> etc.,
> at which time tach danced, pulses to fuel pump stopped and I was left
> stranded.
> Wondering if this could be similar?
> 
> Unfortunately I don't have a peak voltage adapter for my voltmeter, and not
> sure
> it would help anyway unless I could keep it attached while riding, after bike
> is
> warmed up :-) Yes, I can start simple replacing all of the bits one-by-one,
> as
> well, but just aksing again if anyone here has had similar experiences.
> 
> wb   
> 
> 
> > Quoting Wayne Beaver <wayne at acedsl.com>:
> > 
> > Did a track day at NJMP/Thunderbolt yesterday, which was great fun until
> the
> > bike started acting up (which, unfortuantely, was mid-way through second
> > session).
> > 
> > The bike feels like it's missing in various parts of the RPM range, which
> > changes slightly depending on which gear the bike is in. It often misses
> > between 5 and 6k, then again between 8 and 9k. Won't climb above 7k in top
> 
> > gear. Seems to run fine at idle and through rev range when parked. 
> > Only slight blip between 5-6k in first gear.
> > 
> > Has something similar happened before to anyone here? Any ideas where I
> > should start?
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 22
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 10:50:31 -0700
> From: Ernest Montague <afm199 at earthlink.net>
> Subject: Re: Breaking-up/sputtering revisited
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <774ce9b396478663e3b3dfe0bd3b11eb at earthlink.net>
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> 
> Pull the tank and remove the fuel outlet. The filter on it is probably 
> clogged
> 
> 
> On Sep 3, 2008, at 10:42 AM, Wayne Beaver wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have a very slight update to the below. Still grateful to hear an 
> > ideas...
> >
> > Here's what I've done so far:
> >
> > Cleaned carbs, replaced air filter, replaced plugs (the color on the 
> > old ones
> > was fine, maybe a bit on the gray side of tan, but looked normal to 
> > me...),
> > visually inspecting wiring, checked fuel filter, verified fuel line
> > routing/venting, visually inspected sure coil wires and spark plug 
> > leads,
> > verified that foam under tank was well glued, verified plug leads were 
> > well
> > attached to plugs with drain hole poining correct way, verified 
> > against obvious,
> > exhaust leaks, verified ground wire firmly attached to rear of engine, 
> > verified
> > negative battery lead OK.
> >
> > Here are results of my latest test ride:
> >
> > The first maybe mile was OK - accelerating
> > powerfully through three or four gears with no sputters, no probs. 
> > Then,
> > suddenly, the tach stuck at 8K and the engine started sputtering again 
> > - in
> > seemingly all gears, all rpm ranges. I  *hobbled* home with severe 
> > lack of power
> > and inability to make the bike move forward. The Tach stayed stuck 
> > unil I turned
> > bike off.
> >
> > IIRC, the tach drives off a one coil, correct? So seems like problem 
> > is either
> > coil or upstream of coil? I had similar problem many years back with 
> > an early
> > 80's Honda Interceptor, - where an ignitor only shorted when bike was 
> > hot, etc.,
> > at which time tach danced, pulses to fuel pump stopped and I was left 
> > stranded.
> > Wondering if this could be similar?
> >
> > Unfortunately I don't have a peak voltage adapter for my voltmeter, 
> > and not sure
> > it would help anyway unless I could keep it attached while riding, 
> > after bike is
> > warmed up :-) Yes, I can start simple replacing all of the bits 
> > one-by-one, as
> > well, but just aksing again if anyone here has had similar experiences.
> >
> > wb
> >
> >
> >> Quoting Wayne Beaver <wayne at acedsl.com>:
> >>
> >> Did a track day at NJMP/Thunderbolt yesterday, which was great fun 
> >> until the
> >> bike started acting up (which, unfortuantely, was mid-way through 
> >> second
> >> session).
> >>
> >> The bike feels like it's missing in various parts of the RPM range, 
> >> which
> >> changes slightly depending on which gear the bike is in. It often 
> >> misses
> >> between 5 and 6k, then again between 8 and 9k. Won't climb above 7k 
> >> in top
> >> gear. Seems to run fine at idle and through rev range when parked.
> >> Only slight blip between 5-6k in first gear.
> >>
> >> Has something similar happened before to anyone here? Any ideas where 
> >> I
> >> should start?
> >
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 23
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 10:51:52 -0700
> From: "zoran" <zv30 at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <004701c90ded$bf8d0470$6401a8c0 at zman>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
> 	reply-type=response
> 
> subframe.
> you can also put it across under battery.
> 
> 
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> Twin Works Factory
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jo Rhett" <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 10:38 AM
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> 
> 
> >I can't see -- what is it mounted to there?
> > 
> > On Sep 3, 2008, at 8:50 AM, Andy Preston wrote:
> >> I flipped it around than people normally,
> >>
> >> http://prestonmedina.com/img_1755.jpg
> >>
> >>
> >> Andy
> > 
> > -- 
> > Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> > #553 WERA / AFM
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 24
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 09:59:13 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Andy Preston <andy at prestonmedina.com>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID:
> 	<Pine.LNX.4.64.0809030953250.27290 at linuxbox2.prestonmedina.com>
> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed
> 
> On Wed, 3 Sep 2008, Jo Rhett wrote:
> 
> > I can't see -- what is it mounted to there?
> >
> The bottom end of the subframe, using the rubbers and clamps that came 
> with the shock. The clamps are real close together because that all the 
> space that there is just there.  You can also see if you look closely that 
> the sidestand switch has been hacksawed off. Actually with that exhaust, 
> the springs are also missing as it wouldn't fold up high enugh to be 
> useful, so I kept a bolt and the stidestand in my tankbag and just mounted 
> it whem I needed it.
> 
> Andy
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 25
> Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 11:13:16 -0700
> From: Jim Stewart <js at strappe.com>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <48BED3BC.6080305 at strappe.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> 
> Henrik Bo Pedersen wrote:
> > Except that Jim went all high end fancy w/ a machined rod and I went
> > hillbilly with a flattened piece of 1/2" conduit  ;-)
> > 
> > Henrik
> 
> 
> ;-)
> 
> It's easy enough if you have a lathe.
> 
> -js
> 
> -- 
> http://www.strappe.com
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 26
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 11:15:31 -0700
> From: "zoran" <zv30 at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <006e01c90df1$0de8a680$6401a8c0 at zman>
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> 	reply-type=response
> 
> pipe is easy way.just put one end in wise and flaten it.
> 
> 
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> Twin Works Factory
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jim Stewart" <js at strappe.com>
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 11:13 AM
> Subject: Re: places to mount the shock reservoir?
> 
> 
> > Henrik Bo Pedersen wrote:
> >> Except that Jim went all high end fancy w/ a machined rod and I went
> >> hillbilly with a flattened piece of 1/2" conduit  ;-)
> >> 
> >> Henrik
> > 
> > 
> > ;-)
> > 
> > It's easy enough if you have a lathe.
> > 
> > -js
> > 
> > -- 
> > http://www.strappe.com
> > 
> > 
> >
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 27
> Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 11:19:02 -0700
> From: Jim Stewart <js at strappe.com>
> Subject: Re: costs of time/labor
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <48BED516.9060701 at strappe.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> 
> Something wrong there, Jo. I've never had to remove the sidestand or any 
> emissions stuff to remove/replace the shock.
> 
> Just remove the dogbones and the lower knuckle and the shock comes out
> downwards.
> 
> On my '01 all the emissions gear is in the original location. When I mounted
> my 
> GSXR shock I had to grind a bit on the knuckle because the shock is longer,
> but 
> no mods necessary to install a Penske.
> 
> -js
> 
> -- 
> http://www.strappe.com
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 28
> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 11:24:05 -0700
> From: "zoran" <zv30 at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: costs of time/labor
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <007901c90df2$3fcfa7b0$6401a8c0 at zman>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
> 	reply-type=response
> 
> it is normal.when you extend shock to 13 3/4 or more it hits switch mount on
> 
> kick stand.
> 
> 
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> Twin Works Factory
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jim Stewart" <js at strappe.com>
> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 11:19 AM
> Subject: Re: costs of time/labor
> 
> 
> > Something wrong there, Jo. I've never had to remove the sidestand or any 
> > emissions stuff to remove/replace the shock.
> >
> > Just remove the dogbones and the lower knuckle and the shock comes out 
> > downwards.
> >
> > On my '01 all the emissions gear is in the original location. When I 
> > mounted my GSXR shock I had to grind a bit on the knuckle because the 
> > shock is longer, but no mods necessary to install a Penske.
> >
> > -js
> >
> > -- 
> > http://www.strappe.com
> >
> >
> > 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 29
> Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 11:47:48 -0700
> From: Jim Stewart <js at strappe.com>
> Subject: Re: costs of time/labor
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> Message-ID: <48BEDBD4.9090703 at strappe.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> 
> zoran wrote:
> > it is normal.when you extend shock to 13 3/4 or more it hits switch 
> > mount on kick stand.
> > 
> 
> Right. I wasn't clear, I think. I had to grind on the knuckle and on the
> switch 
> bracket, but didn't have to remove the switch.
> 
> But I've never had to remove any emissions stuff to remove/replace a shock.
> 
> -js
> 
> 
> -- 
> http://www.strappe.com
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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