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Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 22-07-17, 09:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,986
Posted By Redmist
Re: Brakes still soft after rebuild

I'll add my own experience too!

I have two SVs (Show off) one for track and one on road.
Both have twin steel lines, both have had rebuilds in the last year by me, done in the exact same way....
Forum: Idle Banter 13-07-17, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By Redmist
Re: My new Bike Dealership

That's really cool, I like the detail in the tyre change section and workshop area. Hope it does well!
Forum: Mini-Twins 12-07-17, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,275
Posted By Redmist
Bemsee at Oulton Park - August 4th/5th

Hi All,

On Friday and Saturday of the first weekend in August, I'll be joining the minitwin grid again as part of the BMCRC championship.

No idea why they don't race on Sundays there (Circuit...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 09-07-17, 02:50 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 32,295
Posted By Redmist
Re: SVBMX Build Thread

That looks really good! Top job!
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 03-07-17, 06:27 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 66,429
Posted By Redmist
Re: Trackday project K3

Yes mate easy as that!
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 30-05-17, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Redmist
Re: Starting to convert to track bike

Depends on budget of course, but linear fork springs and fork valves do wonders for the front end (160)
Then scrub Supercorsas (100) and for the extra mile: Tyre warmers (100) to maximise track...
Forum: Mini-Twins 27-05-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By Redmist
Re: Bemsee at Snetterton May 20th/21st

Also if you didn't see it yet, here's my weekend report:

http://forums.sv650.org/showthread.php?p=3069984#post3069984
Forum: Mini-Twins 26-05-17, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By Redmist
Re: Bemsee at Snetterton May 20th/21st

Hi nutz, as far as I know I finished one race in 10th, another two in 11th and one race I finished 12th.

Not where I wanted to be but not bad for a first attempt at going round snetterton....
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 24-05-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 66,429
Posted By Redmist
Re: Trackday project K3

The weekend just gone saw the Bemsee crowd descending on Snetterton race circuit on Norfolk.

Having never been, it was with some nervousness that I rolled out to qualify and see where the track...
Forum: Mini-Twins 09-05-17, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By Redmist
Re: Bemsee at Snetterton May 20th/21st

That sucks but should be back there in October if you can make it then?
Forum: Mini-Twins 09-05-17, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By Redmist
Bemsee at Snetterton May 20th/21st

Will be back out on the Minitwin for some rookie action at Snetterton 300.

Never even been before and my first lap of the track will be in Qualifying, what could possibly go wrong:D

So pop...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-04-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By Redmist
Re: Mystery find in pointy tail wiring

A google search of the part number confirms it as a reed switch :)
Forum: Racing and Paddock Chat 10-04-17, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,083
Posted By Redmist
Re: First Trackday :) Half a Success!!!

Looks like a great day, apart from the spill, but least you've got one out the way :)
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 06-04-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 66,429
Posted By Redmist
Re: Trackday project K3

So at last we were back out racing!

Qualifying went ok and I managed a mid pack start of the 17 or so rookie minitwins.

First race was damp and so I used my local knowledge and maybe some...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 30-03-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By Redmist
Re: Fork rebuild - squeaking

Fun fact, the reason your fork oil goes all dirty and silvery, is that the spring continuously rubs itself during travel and its the metal dust that turns the oil silvery.

Who knew!
Forum: Mini-Twins 28-03-17, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,653
Posted By Redmist
Re: Bemsee at Cadwell Park. April 1st /2nd

The practice/qually starts at 9am on Saturday and the racing begins around 11.30.

Timetables here...
Forum: Mini-Twins 23-03-17, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,653
Posted By Redmist
Re: Bemsee at Cadwell Park. April 1st /2nd

Cheers Stilo, agree with you about the circuit. Most of my track time has been at Cadwell park and I'm still learning it! But I feel comfortable there too. So hopefully I can be competitive in the...
Forum: Stuff Wanted 20-03-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Redmist
Re: Any Debrix emulators kicking around?

I'd hope the YSS ones come with instructions. they may have a different strength spring so the 2.5 turns may not match. Hopefully the instructions will guide you.

the small hole is welded up and...
Forum: Mini-Twins 20-03-17, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,653
Posted By Redmist
Bemsee at Cadwell Park. April 1st /2nd

Hi All,

If you can make it to Cadwell on those dates, the Bemsee club will be making it their home for the weekend.

I'm entered in the rookie minitwins class #92 so come along and watch me...
Forum: Stuff Wanted 20-03-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Redmist
Re: Any Debrix emulators kicking around?

Try searching the forum for YSS emulators as they seem to be more readily available and I hear, do not require adapter bushings for fitting to the damper rods.
...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 13-03-17, 09:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,248
Posted By Redmist
Re: Bob's Track Project

Great write up Bob, pleased to have another convert :)

I forgot to add my ten penneth about "the tall guy" features I've found to work.

For instance, rearsets! I bought and since discarded some...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 10-03-17, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,248
Posted By Redmist
Re: Bob's Track Project

See here for compatible shock options:

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t247/bigfastyellow2/SV650/ShockSwapChart.jpg
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 09-03-17, 09:06 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 66,429
Posted By Redmist
Re: Trackday project K3

No the later ones wont fit! There is a compatibility chart somewhere on the forum.
The 06/07 was the easiest to fit on road going sv's.

I'll be back soon with more info.
Forum: Photos 09-03-17, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By Redmist
Re: Oulton Race Car test day 7th March 2017.

Brilliant work and a lovely way to spend the day. Good stuff.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 08-03-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 66,429
Posted By Redmist
Re: Trackday project K3

Hey Rob, thanks for the kind words!

In answer to your questions:
I used ktech 9.0 linear springs from Brook suspension online.
Send him an email including your weight and he will advise better....
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