Looking for forks for '05 SV650

Ben Martinek keynesiandream at gmail.com
Thu May 5 10:51:33 PDT 2011


Cool, thanks for the heads up on that.

Just get some jackstands under the footpegs to remove the triples?

Hmmm at this point I am thinking it might be better to do after the end of
the weekend.

:-(

Anybody have some new forks :-D

-Ben

On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 10:44 AM, Zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Take lower triple and give to Garry also.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> TWF Racing
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com
>
>
>
>
> On May 5, 2011, at 10:41 AM, Ben Martinek wrote:
>
> > Definitely no crease at the bottom of the triple, I have seen that
> before. I
> > am sure Gerry will give me a thumbs up or down.
> >
> > See you there!
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Ben
> >
> > On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 10:36 AM, Zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> >
> >> That is enough to crease them, right at bottom edge of lower triple.
> >> Anything over 2mm I junk.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Zoran Vujasinovic
> >> TWF Racing
> >> 775-786-4881
> >> www.twfracing.com
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On May 5, 2011, at 10:12 AM, Ben Martinek wrote:
> >>
> >>> Fortunately they are not creased, but when dropped from the triples
> bend
> >> is
> >>> visually perceivable. Maybe 5-6mm out of true.
> >>>
> >>> -Ben
> >>>
> >>> On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 10:00 AM, Zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Yes, those have cartridge. If they are to bent you can always move
> >>>> cartridges to new forks.
> >>>> Problem with forks if they have crease is they are not safe to
> >> straighten.
> >>>> How much are they bent?
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks,
> >>>>
> >>>> Zoran Vujasinovic
> >>>> TWF Racing
> >>>> 775-786-4881
> >>>> www.twfracing.com
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On May 5, 2011, at 9:57 AM, Ben Martinek wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Thanks guys, I called Gerry and he is going to take the forks Sat
> >>>> evening,
> >>>>> so should be a bit straighter Sunday morning.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> @Zoran Thanks so much for the offer! I bought the bike from Scott
> >>>> Lewieski
> >>>>> (#69) and the forks ZX-6 internals, not sure about cartridges though.
> I
> >>>> will
> >>>>> have to double check with him.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> -Ben
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 9:36 AM, E Montague server <
> >> afm199 at earthlink.net
> >>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> GP is good
> >>>>>> On May 5, 2011, at 9:26 AM, Gregg Spears wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Call Gerry @ http://www.gpframeandwheel.com/
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> He should be able to straighten them if they are not to bad......
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Howdy,
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Longtime SV650 List troll, first time writer.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> After AFM round 2 I noticed my steering seemed a bit wonky so I
> >> dropped
> >>>>>> my
> >>>>>>> forks and found: WHAM! those things are super bent!
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> So if anybody has a pair of stock SV forks for a '05 SV650
> (non-GSXR,
> >> I
> >>>>>> am
> >>>>>>> racing proddy) I would love to talk to you about purchasing them.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Thanks,
> >>>>>>> Ben
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Gregg Spears
> >>>>>>>
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> >>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>>>>> From: Ben Martinek <keynesiandream at gmail.com>
> >>>>>>> To: sv650 at micapeak.com
> >>>>>>> Sent: Thu, May 5, 2011 9:11 am
> >>>>>>> Subject: Looking for forks for '05 SV650
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Howdy,
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Longtime SV650 List troll, first time writer.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> After AFM round 2 I noticed my steering seemed a bit wonky so I
> >> dropped
> >>>>>> my
> >>>>>>> forks and found: WHAM! those things are super bent!
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> So if anybody has a pair of stock SV forks for a '05 SV650
> (non-GSXR,
> >> I
> >>>>>> am
> >>>>>>> racing proddy) I would love to talk to you about purchasing them.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Thanks,
> >>>>>>> Ben
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>
> >>
>
>


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