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  1. 08 SV650S gaskets

    SV650 Gen2 (03-15) Tech
    Hey all, I was having issues with my bike at low Rpms, and my mechanic friend discovered the compression is a little low and a slight air leak from one of the gaskets on the rear cylinder, having some hard time finding the right gaskets for what I need, any opinions would be greatly appreciated!
  2. Stolen sv 650 1999 will not start

    Motorcycle Talk
    Looking at buying another sv650 but someone attempted to steal it and destroyed the ignition lock. The current owner bought a generic ignition lock but now the bike only turns over but will not start. Ran fine before, assuming they only messed with the lock, what could be the cause? Immobilizer?
  3. ISO Radiator For 2020 sv650!!

    Engine & Transmission
    Hey all! Been around motorcycles since my dad started racing in 1998, and happy to finally be apart of the community! A little run down of myself, I own and operate my own auto repair shop in NE Ohio, I'm apart of a pitcrew that runs a 04' sv650 for endurance races, as well as apart of my old...
  4. New SV trackday rider

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone, greetings from Belgium. I got really intrested in riding an SV after I found LWTRacer on youtube. Recently bought a 2005 SV650 to build a dedicated trackday bike. Planning to do all maintenance and work on it myself. Over the last few weeks I went from this stock setup: To this...
  5. 2018 SV650 Track Day Questions & Advise

    Hi Guys, hope all is well and safe. I just have a few questions regarding my first track day with my 2018 SV650.. Questions 1) My bike has 4600 km on the clock, next services is at 5000 km. Last services was done at 2500 km... Should I service my bike before do my first track day? 2) Do you...
  6. 2000 sv650 won't start

    SV650 Gen1 (99-02) Tech
    This is my first bike and I was riding it, getting use to the clutch. When I was almost done with my u turn the bike fell and the clutch lever did bend a little. I was able to bend the clutch lever back into place but when I try to start the bike again, nothing happens. When I say nothing...
  7. Oil leaking from water pump tube?

    SV650 Gen2 (03-15) Tech
    Hey guys, I have a slow oil leak from the vent tube that comes off of the water pump. Has anyone had this problem before? If so what did it take to fix it? See attached picture for a reference. This leak isn’t major but it is causing my bike to smell like burnt oil after I park it. The oil level...
  8. 05 Sv650 Misfire @ WOT after week with PCV

    SV650 Gen2 (03-15) Tech
    I got this bike used, It was not taken care of really at all until i got to it. When i got it, only issue's i had(still havnt fixed). Speed doesn't show up. fuel light doesn't work. I havnt had any issues with the bike running at all. i got a Dynojet Power commander V after months of having the...
  9. 2007/2008 suzuki gsxr 1000 front end for sale in CALIFORNIA wiling to ship

    Parts For Sale
    hey guys, have a 95% complete front end of a 1st gen sv650, will fit 1999-2014 i belive only thing missing is a top triple i can ship anywhere in th usa, might be 100-200$ though 818 689 0863...
  10. 2007 Suzuki SV650, Los Angeles, CA

    Bikes For Sale
    2007 Suzuki SV650, Los Angeles, CA Year: 2007 Make: Suzuki Model: SV650 Miles: Unknown, over 20k Location: Los Angeles General Description: Asking Price: $3500.00 OBO It is not a finished project. To pick up where I’ve left off, you need to install a hall effect sensor to get the...
  11. Somebody walked passed my bike and shoved it over for no reason. Now it wont start. Help me please

    SV650 Gen2 (03-15) Tech
    A lady shoved over my bike on to the left side. After getting it back up: I turn the key and all acts normally. Lights, dashboard, clutch is shifting, levers work and all seems good. I press the ignition switch and I hear a popping sound in or near the fuse box. If I press the switch it will...
  12. Replacing my blown-up motor.

    SV650 Gen1 (99-02) Tech
    So last year about this time I was having major headaches with the fuel delivery on my 01 SV650. I couldn’t figure the problem out myself so I hired a guy to get it running for me. He had it for about a month, maybe a little more and said he was having a hard time getting it to run nicely too...
  13. What handlebar and side fairing sticker is this? (SV1000)

    Motorcycle Talk
    Hi And welcome to my post I was wondering what handlebar he is using for his SV1000. It doesn't seem like the stock one, it's a bit more straight. [Sticker was found] And where can I buy this Suzuki SV1000 side fairing sticker? (with the red 1000) If you got a link, please share Thanks!
  14. 2004 Sv650 dies at idle and when given throttle

    SV650 Gen2 (03-15) Tech
    Hi, my name is Sean and I just recently got a motorcycle (June last year) to commute to and from campus for school. It's a 2004 SV650 with 21.4k miles on it (34.4k km). Over winter break I didn't ride my bike very much and it sat in the garage for probably 2 or 3 weeks. I turned it on every...
  15. 20007 SV650S Seat - Install Issues

    SV650 Gen2 (03-15) Tech
    I recently purchased a wrecked 2007 SV650S from copart. The bike never came with the rider seat, as the tank and rear subframe were pretty messed I could never get a reference for how it installs. I repaced the tank with one from an SV1000 (07). The seat I purchased is from an 07...
  16. SV650N K3 Regulator Rectifier Replacement

    SV650 Gen2 (03-15) Tech
    I have ordered a replacement regulator rectifier, the one that has arrived came from a SV650S injection model of the same year and has 1, 3 pin connection and 1, 4 pin connection. The original has 1, 2 pin connection and 1, 3 pin connection. Does someone know how to wire this up to the bike or...
  17. SV650N K3 (Carb) - Regulator rectifier

    SV650 Gen2 (03-15) Tech
    Hello, everyone, I'm new to this forum so first post. I have a quick question, Is the regulator rectifier different between the carbed/injected models of the same year? (2003). I have an option to buy one from an injection model for a great price but don't want to buy the wrong one. Any help...
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