100,000 mile sv finally dead (long)
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Mon Oct 19 12:05:25 PDT 2009
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----- 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.
>> Zoran Vujasinovic
>> Twin Works Factory
>> ----- 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?????
>>> 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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