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  1. Rear cylinder only firing with my air filter out of the bike

    SV650 Gen1 (99-02) Tech
    So I picked up a 2000 sv650 a few months ago and I’ve had to do some minor work to it but now I’m stuck. I was riding the other day and it just shut off and would turn over but wouldn’t actually start no matter what I did. So I swapped the plugs and sprayed some carb cleaner in the carbs through...
  2. Octane Recommendations

    SV Modifications and General Maintenance
    It may seem like a stupid question but I'm curious about octane recommendations, I read on lower compression bikes 91 octane is not good for combustion. I filled the tank with 91 and noticed it seems sluggish. Currently the third owner of the bike and the gentleman before me took it out maybe a...