Wheel fitment

Chris Burgess chris at chrisburgess.com
Mon Feb 1 14:04:38 PST 2010


You can also have the cartridges setup so that one leg is rebound and the
other is compression.

-Chris

On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 1:03 PM, Ernest Montague <afm199 at earthlink.net>wrote:

> cartridge forks on an sv can give you external rebound adjustment at the
> top, but internal compression adjustment means pulling the valving, or using
> the AK20 traxxion bolt adjustment.
>
>
>
> On Feb 1, 2010, at 12:35 PM, Paul Danger Kile wrote:
>
> The ABS sensor is on the wheel itself. ABS helped me out enough times to
>> appreciate it. If I could install the wheel sensor on a GSXR fork and
>> wheel,
>> (or if one is available with it) then that would be great, but I don't
>> think
>> that's an easy option.
>>
>> I apologize if this is an ignorant question, but what does it take to
>> install cartridge fork internals? Do you pull the cartridges out to make
>> adjustments? Do you need a system with all of the adjustments on the top?
>> Is
>> there a Web page to cover this?
>>
>> Thank you,
>> Paul Danger Kile
>> http://dangerismymiddlename.com
>>
>>
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>>> Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2010 11:50:33 -0800
>>> From: vik anderson <eeeeek at gmail.com>
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>>> Zoran doesn't use brakes. He says they just slow him down.
>>>
>>> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 12:31 PM, matthew patton <pattonme at yahoo.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> it should be easier with a Gen2. That said you'd have to find a custom
>>>> bearing to fit the big GSXR axle - I don't believe the dia is the same.
>>>>
>>> My
>>>
>>>> personal route would be to make collars to upsize the stock SV axle to
>>>>
>>> the
>>>
>>>> GSXR fork bosses instead. I did that on a ZR7 wheel+ZX6E fork pairing
>>>>
>>> since
>>>
>>>> they were off by just 2mm.
>>>>
>>>> I believe rotor offset ie. hub width is same between Gen2 and GSXR
>>>> wheels
>>>> so rotor offsets shouldn't be necessary. Pad sweep could well be a
>>>>
>>> problem
>>>
>>>> since I'm pretty sure the SV rotors are smaller in diameter. Solution
>>>>
>>> there
>>>
>>>> is to bolt up GSXR rotors.
>>>>
>>>> a GSXR wheel is $100 or less. Why you'd even bother trying this hack is
>>>> beyond me though.
>>>>
>>>> If you want to run fully adjustable cartirdge forks on your SV, just
>>>> swap
>>>> the guts. Zoran maintains the SV brakes are good enough. I doubt radials
>>>>
>>> are
>>>
>>>> really worth the bother. Radial MC might be a different story.
>>>>
>>> --
>>> Vik
>>>
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