Looking for forks for '05 SV650

Aaron Turner synfinatic at gmail.com
Thu May 5 11:02:48 PDT 2011


How does he remove the lower triple with the stand holding the bike by
the headstock?


On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 10:57 AM, E Montague server <afm199 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> You need a front stand that supports under the headstock preferably. The footpeg support is still front heavy.  You can do footpegs ( or rearstand) and a jack under the motor just behind the oil filter.
>
>
> 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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