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I can buy a 07 1000 front end for my sv complete with everything but one clip-on. Will it fit correctly or should i try to find a 600/750 set up?
 

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you'll be fine, but if you don't have the forks rebuilt at a suspension shop with springs set up for your weight it's kinda pointless. it's also better this way because they would be able to tell you if they're bent or not.

you'll have to find aftermarket clip-ons that clear your fairing if you have the 'S' model.
 

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I was told that they have a different offset than 600/750 and that the ignition will hit when turned to the left. Does anyone know any other problems with this?
 

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The ignition stuff is mostly first gen.

Springs, if you are more than 185 this will be a huge improvement, if you are around 200 plus the stock springs are perfect.

If its complete you should be good to go.

BTW I have .85 Race tech springs good for about 160 - 185 LBS. And HH pads that will greatly improve braking.
 

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Definitly a huge upgrade, just from and adjustability standpoint. High/low speed compression.
 

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i'm 165 with all my gear on. I'm affraid of them being too stiff. I also do alot of 2-up riding in which case i think the forks will help alot.
 

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I have race tech springs that are perfect for those. ,85, I can send you directiions on how to change them. Unless you buy older 99-03 750 stuff most will be too stiff.

Springs and compressors cost about 175. I'll sell them to you for 50 and shipping. It takes about 30 minutes to do springs on a USD fork. They are brand new I bought them in a moment of foolishness.

You will need 2 - 17MM wrenches(might be 15MM) and a ratchet strap to hold them compresseds or two people.
 

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you'll be fine, but if you don't have the forks rebuilt at a suspension shop with springs set up for your weight it's kinda pointless. it's also better this way because they would be able to tell you if they're bent or not.

you'll have to find aftermarket clip-ons that clear your fairing if you have the 'S' model.
Now how would you go about setting up the ignition due to it being on the opposite side of the triples?

Also, don't you loose the steering stops / lock?
 

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you dont lose the steering stops. the lock, yes you lose that. you could drill another hole into the frame. but that could weaken the frame.
 

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hi,
i also would like to fit a gsxr 1000 k7 forks but i don't know the better offset.
Do you know what is the model year with the better offset for sv1000s k3?
PS i am 160 lb
( in New Fork Swap Guide i have posted my bike,at page 31,with gsxr 750 k7,but i believe that the offset,near 2mm less, is not good for my kind of drive )
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( in New Fork Swap Guide i have posted my bike,at page 31,with gsxr 750 k7,but i believe that the offset,near 2mm less, is not good for my kind of drive )
Your current forks are 2mm more offset than the 07+ 1000 - 06+750 are 30mm offset, the 07+ 1K are 28mm offset. Not sure what the SV1K stock offset is, but SV650 is either 26.5 or 28 (N or S).
Longer offset = shorter trail = quicker steering response.
Shorter Offset = longer trail = more stability, more steering effort required to induce turn.

A lot of mis-information about Spring Rates being tossed around - 06+ 750 actually have bigger springs than the 1000.

Ignition on a left-side ignition triple (like 06+ 600/750 or 07+ 1K) will hit the frame of an SV on the left side before the steering stop i.e. the ignition would effectively become the stop. Not what nature intended! :p
That's why I advocate to use the 05/06 1000 top clamp with 06+ 600/750 forks/bottom triple - both are 30mm offset.
Not an option to use any other triple on the 07+ 1K - it's the only 28mm offset variant out there.

Also cannot mix/match later model 1K Kayaba forks with the triples of the Showa equipped 600/750 - different diameters
03-06 1K forks are 54mm at the lower triple; 07+1K are 56mm
04/05 600/750 are 54mm; 07+ are 53mm.
 

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Your current forks are 2mm more offset than the 07+ 1000 - 06+750 are 30mm offset, the 07+ 1K are 28mm offset. Not sure what the SV1K stock offset is, but SV650 is either 26.5 or 28 (N or S).
Longer offset = shorter trail = quicker steering response.
Shorter Offset = longer trail = more stability, more steering effort required to induce turn.

A lot of mis-information about Spring Rates being tossed around - 06+ 750 actually have bigger springs than the 1000.

Ignition on a left-side ignition triple (like 06+ 600/750 or 07+ 1K) will hit the frame of an SV on the left side before the steering stop i.e. the ignition would effectively become the stop. Not what nature intended! :p
That's why I advocate to use the 05/06 1000 top clamp with 06+ 600/750 forks/bottom triple - both are 30mm offset.
Not an option to use any other triple on the 07+ 1K - it's the only 28mm offset variant out there.

Also cannot mix/match later model 1K Kayaba forks with the triples of the Showa equipped 600/750 - different diameters
03-06 1K forks are 54mm at the lower triple; 07+1K are 56mm
04/05 600/750 are 54mm; 07+ are 53mm.
Thank you for this answer so precise.
But where did you find this measures ?
i have also a top triple tree,that it could be of a gsxr 750 k4,with ignition on right,and it has 3 or 4 mm more offset than the gsxr 750 k7....it' s right?
 

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...i have also a top triple tree,that it could be of a gsxr 750 k4,with ignition on right,and it has 3 or 4 mm more offset than the gsxr 750 k7....it' s right?
It should be the same offset for the 04 750 and the 07 750, - although different design top clamps (first one ignition to right, later to the left) they are same offset at 30mm.
Also different in the stem diameter at the top however so cannot be interchanged between those models.
03 750 would be 32mm offset however.
 

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I have 06 gsxr600 forks and upper triple on my 03 sv650. The left side of the ignition did hit the frame. I filed it down and the factory stops work perfect.
 
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