Looking for forks for '05 SV650

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Thu May 5 11:20:25 PDT 2011


I got a set of these: 
http://www.pit-bull.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=PBMSA&Product_Code=F0062-000 
and use the crash bungs. Works for front, motor or rear shock removal. 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "E Montague server" <afm199 at earthlink.net> 
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com> 
Sent: Thursday, May 5, 2011 11:14:32 AM 
Subject: Re: Looking for forks for '05 SV650 

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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