first gen cam end-play

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Tue May 4 20:12:10 PDT 2010


Look on the cams, Yosh has japanese characters on them


On May 3, 2010, at 7:03 AM, Morgan Jones wrote:

> Ernest-- I'm just reading your email.  My guide indeed has scrape 
> marks from the cam bolts and the cam has bolts.  I wonder if maybe I 
> don't have Yosh cams?
>
> I love this bike but every time I open it up I discover all sorts of 
> interesting non-stock parts.  Fortunately it was clearly built and 
> maintained by someone that knew what they were doing.
>
> -morgan
>
>
> On Apr 30, 2010, at 12:32 PM, Ernest Montague wrote:
>
>> Yep, and the adjuster bolts on the sprocket will be scuffed on one 
>> side and across the top. But IIRC the yosh cams came with pressed no 
>> sprockets so unless they were replaced with adjustable this is not 
>> the problem
>>
>>
>> On Apr 30, 2010, at 9:05 AM, Ted Temple wrote:
>>
>>> Just pull the guide and look on the inside.  It will be pretty clear 
>>> if the chain was scraping it.  I actually drill the holes just a bit 
>>> larger so I can give the guide a little more clearance.
>>>
>>> Ted Temple
>>> LRRS #52 - WERA #552
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>>>
>>>
>>> --- On Fri, 4/30/10, Morgan Jones <morgan at morganjones.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> From: Morgan Jones <morgan at morganjones.org>
>>>> Subject: Re: first gen cam end-play
>>>> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
>>>> Date: Friday, April 30, 2010, 1:28 AM
>>>> Thanks Ted and Ernie--I'll give it a
>>>> look this weekend and report back.
>>>>
>>>> -morgan
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 29, 2010, at 12:19 PM, Ted Temple wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> That was my first thought as well Ernie.  Makes a
>>>> hell of a racket but easliy fixed by sliding that guide to
>>>> the outside as far as it will go.
>>>>>
>>>>> Ted Temple
>>>>> LRRS #52 - WERA #552
>>>>> Sponsored By:
>>>>> Spears Enterprises - www.SpearsEnterprises.com
>>>>> Street & Competition - www.streetandcomp.com
>>>>> Woodcraft - www.woodcraft-cfm.com
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --- On Thu, 4/29/10, Ernest Montague <afm199 at earthlink.net>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> From: Ernest Montague <afm199 at earthlink.net>
>>>>>> Subject: Re: first gen cam end-play
>>>>>> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
>>>>>> Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010, 10:52 AM
>>>>>> There might be a tiny bit of play.
>>>>>> Are the cam sprocket bolts hitting the cam chain
>>>> guard? (
>>>>>> the piece that covers the cam chain and has three
>>>> bolts
>>>>>> holding it down). That is common.
>>>>>> On Apr 29, 2010, at 7:45 AM, Morgan Jones wrote:
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