Looking for forks for '05 SV650

Ben Martinek keynesiandream at gmail.com
Thu May 5 11:01:57 PDT 2011


Sounds like a plan, I have a feeling other things may be bent as well. Bike
has had a hard life from what I can tell.

-Ben

On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 10:58 AM, Zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Just give whole bike to Garry and he can check and remove triple if needed.
> :)
> Stock triples bend really easy and you have to fix both forks and triple.
>
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Zoran Vujasinovic
> TWF Racing
> 775-786-4881
> www.twfracing.com
>
>
>
>
> On May 5, 2011, at 10:51 AM, Ben Martinek wrote:
>
> > 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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