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Forum: For Sale - SV's and SV related items 23-10-18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: SV650S GSXR front end & shock offers over 99p

I've always wanted to question someone who doesn't appear to understand how something as simple as eBay auctions work...

You appear to have listed the bike twice via item 292779131860 and...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 19-10-18, 11:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,120
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: New project... 86 GSXR 1100

As you're making the tank yourself why not add some baffles into it as opposed to the foam? Also do you know how much foam is required and how long it lasts?
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 17-10-18, 11:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,320
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: SV Curvy retro racer project

Thats a nice looking bike. I would look to the exhaust next though, the can, link pipe, and headers don't match. The can goes nicely with the bike, but the different materials let it down a bit. Not...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 17-10-18, 11:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,120
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: New project... 86 GSXR 1100

Good progress.

The latches to hold the shell down are different, depends on the overall look that you are going for...

As for the tank or fuel cell, why fill it with foam and whats the detail...
Forum: Stuff Wanted 11-10-18, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: Polite vest

I always thought it was an offence to impersonate a police officer?
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 02-10-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: Factory Pro Velocity stacks

Are you saying that changing the velocity stacks as described in the original post does not work?
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 24-09-18, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: 2000 sv650 won't start

So a curvy SV doesn't have a tip over switch, if the bike goes over it should dump its float bowls and thus stop running (though this doesn't always happen). Also if the main fuse is blown bridging...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 12-09-18, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: Crank shaft swap. injected for Carby

Not sure the years unfortunately. I just remember reading that the first injection engines occasionally suffered on the generator side. Might be worth checking the part numbers out across the years,...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 11-09-18, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: OMO Pop n Go, what is it

So you're fitting a turbo and a supercharger to it? An excellent little project, keep us updated on the progress...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 11-09-18, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: Crank shaft swap. injected for Carby

Later injection crank would be good, but you will still have the same bearing and thrust measure and install as you would with the curvy crank swap.

Swapping the top end and the associated bit is...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 11-09-18, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: Crank shaft swap. injected for Carby

I have looked into this myself and from what I could discover yes it should fit straight in as they are essentially the same item. However you will need to ensure that the bearing shells are the...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 11-09-18, 12:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: ABS Defeat Switch

Interesting and reasoned.

Would be like to read a follow up once you make the changes and a guide of how you did this...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 06-09-18, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: ABS Defeat Switch

I'm intrigued, having ridden bikes with and without ABS I have my own views on the technology...

But what is your reason for wanting to do this?
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 31-07-18, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: Poor running after cam chain swap

Throttle bodies/ injectors, are they seated correctly with no air leaks?

And why were you swapping the cam chains?

Are you running the standard cam chain tensioners?

What did you remove and...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 31-07-18, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: 1999 Curvy broken clutch plates

Yep I've had the same thing:

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s216/squirrel_hunters_photos/Engine%20Rebuld/31082009495.jpg

And no, no idea why it happend.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 31-07-18, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: Poor running after cam chain swap

The first thing I'd be interested in is what was dropping into your drain bucket of oil?

Next I'd look at the injectors, are the on properly? Same question for the airbox and suchlike, what did...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 24-06-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: 2001 SV650 Engine Diagnostic Help

If you have found play in the main bearings in short, that engine is done I'm sorry to say.

If you were to continue to run the engine it will get worse as it wears more. At the moment other parts...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-06-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: 2001 SV650 Engine Diagnostic Help

From your videos the tension on the front cam chain looks fine. Yes there is a little more slack in the rear but there wasnt any rock in the cam shaft when you pressed the chain so I wouldn't be so...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 20-06-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: 2001 SV650 Engine Diagnostic Help

A loose spark plug can make some nasty noises as you won't have the correct compression, the air fuel mixture will be out, and it may not be sparking when needed. But then like I say its hard to...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 19-06-18, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: 2001 SV650 Engine Diagnostic Help

Its never easy to diagnose an engine fault from a video clip over the internet, but I've heard SV engines like that before and its not been a good outcome. However to be sure you will have to strip...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 27-05-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: SV not running right

Hard to be sure from remote diagnostics, but I would suspect an air leak at some point. If you have balanced the carbs are you sure that you've blanked off the balance connectors fully and there are...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 22-05-18, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: Trx 850

Rode a mates TRX many years ago. Was very impressed with it. Good power and handling and it felt small. Downside I found was it wasn't that comfortable in the seat. But on the plus side very ripe for...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 22-05-18, 10:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 851
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: 99 sv650n worm drive failure?

It seizes and snaps your clutch cable 60 miles from home.

As the above, go through the adjustment routines and lube the worm up good.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 17-05-18, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: Clear clutch cover- home build

I'm never one to dissuade someone from making something themselves. However...



Cyberdyne Clutch Cover Suzuki SV650...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 07-05-18, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By squirrel_hunter
Re: Fuel tank refresh- torque settings?

Its your bike and your choice, however from experience every bike I've found tat like that on I've found enough other things to make me think the previous owner should have their tools taken away...
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