100,000 mile sv finally dead (long)

zoran zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Mon Oct 19 12:05:25 PDT 2009


In one piece :)
email me price.


Thanks

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: Monday, October 19, 2009 12:03 PM
Subject: Re: 100,000 mile sv finally dead (long)


> Zoran I have a 03 crank if you need one
> 
> 
> On Oct 19, 2009, at 11:59 AM, zoran wrote:
> 
>> I be interested in motor.
>>
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Zoran Vujasinovic
>> Twin Works Factory
>> 775-786-4881
>> www.twfracing.com
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "David kerr" <ddjj660 at yahoo.com>
>> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
>> Sent: Monday, October 19, 2009 11:45 AM
>> Subject: 100,000 mile sv finally dead (long)
>>
>>
>>> So, my beloved and well used SV is finally dead. I have no idea 
>>> what's it's worth in it's current condition and i was hoping to get 
>>> some help or if someone here is interested in purchasing it.
>>>
>>> I am the original owner of a baby blue '99 SV650X. The bike has about 
>>> 95,000 miles on it and I have ridden it into the ground. This has 
>>> been my trusty ride in the canyons before kids and my daily commuter 
>>> after kids. Ridden in every kind of weather imaginable and 
>>> maintenance neglected since fatherhood 7 years ago. The bike has 
>>> never been crashed at high speeds. The bodywork is in fine shape. The 
>>> bike is completely stock except for:
>>>
>>> cartridge emulators
>>> ohlins rear shock (about 70k on it)
>>> Corbin seat (seat cover ripping at the seams)
>>> Heated hand grips
>>> tach is broken
>>>
>>>
>>> At around 40,000 I was an idiot and blew the original engine. With 
>>> some help from you all I put a 2nd generation engine in the frame and 
>>> now with about 70,000 miles on this one (60k by me and 10k on it when 
>>> purchased), the second engine seems to have developed a compression 
>>> problem. The local shop say it has good spark and fuel. He thinks the 
>>> valves may have tightened, bent or burned.
>>>
>>> At this point in my life I need a trusty commuter, i've certainly 
>>> gotten my money's worth out of it and I don't see any reason to 
>>> invest in this bike anymore. Hopefully you guys can help me with a 
>>> plan. Do I:
>>>
>>> Sell it as is locally or on ebay?
>>> swap the ohlins and corbin back to stock and then sell?
>>> Part it out?
>>> Fix it if it can be done for $___ and then sell it?????
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> David
>>> San Francisco bay area
>>>
>>> P.S. I'm also in the market for a $2,500 and under commuter. Maybe 
>>> another SV?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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