petcock, G1 fuel 'pump', and 750 fork angle

zoran zv30 at
Thu Sep 4 13:44:32 PDT 2008

vent hole on petcock is clogged,take it apart and clean.

Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "matthew patton" <pattonme at>
To: <sv650 at>
Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2008 1:39 PM
Subject: petcock, G1 fuel 'pump', and 750 fork angle

> Does anyone know which Pingel or other aftermarket one will work on a G1 
> tank?
> I have one malfunctioning fuel 'pump' (it stays open even with no vacuum) 
> and I'm rather tired of the silly hose routing and vacuum pickups. 
> assuming my tank isn't almost empty I can't think of a reason why gravity 
> feed won't work. what am I missing?
> I am putting gsxr750 K1-3 forks on the front of a G1 for a racebike setup. 
> this steepens rake and drops the front a bit. My racing partner is all up 
> in arms about how unstable it will be. Is it really that twitchy?
> I have a G2 length Penske, I figure using that will drop the rear to even 
> things out. no? Has anyone compared G1 and G2 shock rockers (the 3-hole 
> L-looking piece that's part of the linkage) and whether or not I should 
> just mount up the G2 rocker and tie rods with a G2 shock and things will 
> be back to ~stock G1 height?
> I've wondered about canting 41mm forks (mounted in 50/54mm 750 triples) at 
> up to 2deg more/less steep than the stock GSXR750 triples. anyone have 
> some thoughts? I need to measure relative offsets and hole-spacing of G1 
> stock vs GSXR750 too. somebody already do this I think?

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