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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 07-26-2005, 03:11 PM Thread Starter
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Whats up everyone!

Whats up everyone! I'm a newbie to the forum and I like it this site it has alot of info. and I have been getting new ideas for my sv.Just alittle about my self I'm a Cop in Waco,TX and I ride a Sv650s and I already started to mod my bike and I have a few things done to her.My sig should tell you what I did.Anyone that has a svs please shoot me a mod list I like getting all the ideas I can get.

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Welcome to SBW. My best friend lived in Waco about a year ago I used to visit all the time. There are some awsome roads in that area. It looks like your bike is very much modded out. Personally I recommend saving your cash for track school, it will bring you considerably more enjoyment, and it transfers from bike to bike.
I'm not saying this to be an ass, I spent $5k in carbon on my first sportbike, and that was my conclusion.




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Dan,
Welcome to SBW. My best friend lived in Waco about a year ago I used to visit all the time. There are some awsome roads in that area. It looks like your bike is very much modded out. Personally I recommend saving your cash for track school, it will bring you considerably more enjoyment, and it transfers from bike to bike.
I'm not saying this to be an ass, I spent $5k in carbon on my first sportbike, and that was my conclusion.

Its cool, alot of my friends say good things about bike schools. I will be taking one pretty soon,the more I know about my bike the better.Thanks for the advice.

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I had a 03 sv650 before my sv1000 I would recomend some suspnsion mods either a GSXR1000 rear shock if your going on the cheap or a zx636 if your over 200lbs. Some new spring and 20wt fork oil allso will do wa world of good. If you haven't yet try this site www.svrider.com
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I had a 03 sv650 before my sv1000 I would recomend some suspnsion mods either a GSXR1000 rear shock if your going on the cheap or a zx636 if your over 200lbs. Some new spring and 20wt fork oil allso will do wa world of good. If you haven't yet try this site www.svrider.com
A funny thing you said that I just ordered new springs for my bike.How big a differance do the springs make? Thanks for the advice.

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Springs, if ordered for your weight, will allow you to set the SAG properly, which will give you better handleing..did you happen to order the Revalve kits for the bike...meaning for the forks, and shock..? cuzz gettin them revalved makes for a Very nice ride..

As for mods..how bout some full fairings..?

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Springs, if ordered for your weight, will allow you to set the SAG properly, which will give you better handleing..did you happen to order the Revalve kits for the bike...meaning for the forks, and shock..? cuzz gettin them revalved makes for a Very nice ride..

As for mods..how bout some full fairings..?

By the way...welcome to the site...hope ya enjoy yourself...
Thats what I have,here is a pic before the flush mount blinkers and the lines(sorry the pics are not the best). And no I did not order the revalve kit.

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NICE.......

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Thanks I have spent alot of time and money to make my bike my own

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I didn't do spring but i was about to i hear they make a realy big diference and just the springs and 20 wt fork oil and the most noticable mods you can do for the for racetech fork emulators are the next step. i just replaced the fork oil with 20 wt and that helped alot stock oil is 5 wt. I'm 205 lbs so the rear shock was more of a problem for me i had a 636 shock on mine and it was a realy big improvment. It was stiff and I had all the settings on full soft but I would rather it be to stiff than realy soft like the stock one. The stock suspension is meant for a 130lb rider.
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