Looking for forks for '05 SV650

E Montague server afm199 at earthlink.net
Thu May 5 11:14:32 PDT 2011


Pick the bike up with your left hand, balance it on your shoulder, and remove the triple, then replace. Of course

( I misread, thought is was forks.) I take the triples out with rearstand/jack



On May 5, 2011, at 11:02 AM, Aaron Turner wrote:

> 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
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> 
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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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