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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-08-2006, 09:49 PM Thread Starter
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could you take an sv650, replace most of suspension (front end, rear shock) with GSXR parts to make it have clip-ons and handle better? what type of work would this take? is this a good idea? i've heard of ppl doing it before, but....ive just HEARD it, havent seen it. also, what about brakes? how would someone go about doing this?


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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-08-2006, 10:29 PM
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I would imagine for the amount of money and work it would take, you could buy a fairly new GSXR or even fix up an older one... but if you thinking of it as a fun project, I doubt you would be able to get the same out of a SVXR (SV+GSXR, heheh I make a funny) performance wise as you would a GSXR. But then again, you might get the best of both worlds somehow...

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-09-2006, 04:20 AM
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You can have the forks of an SV re-valved fairly cheap, and a Gixxer shock will bolt right up in the rear. That'll improve your bikes handling dramaticly.

I don't know anything about clip ons, but I know rearsets are available for the SVs, and you can definately modify plastics to fit.

Check out, there's a regular there who has his SV all done up. His handle is SVS. He'll tell you everything you want to know.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-09-2006, 08:34 AM
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couldnt you do it and nickname it the "sexxer"

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