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Discussion Starter #21 (Edited)
MOTOR FLUSH



I first started the bike on original oil, using EFI can, just enough to warm it up and drain it. I left original filter in and re filled with Rotella T5. Rode like that for few tanks to pass 600 mile mark. Big day today, done with first phase break in, I can move past 6k RPM.

Time for Full oil change with T6 and OEM filter.


No debris on magnet trap and brand new looking oil. All good sign.
Examined oil filters, look like mama-suzi wants filter wrench tight. Didn't have proper size socket wrench to tighten it so I just wrestled it in old fashion way. Jaw filter works great on removing old filter but doesn't for tightening. Started the bike and sensed that it likes T6.



Took it for a spin, seems smoother on T6 and shifts better :) never used that stuff before....
EDITed after few rides: together with clutch seal job much smoother tranny and gear change.
 

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DELIVERY PIPE LEAK

Removed tank to fit fuel filter. Found old line problem:



Replacement hose and clamps below radiator hose



Must remove delivery pipe for hose removal. Impact screewdriver is a must tool for carb jobs. Do not wait till you bugger a screw, hit it at first sign of resistance....





All done, recommend to replace injectors o ring and seat at the same time

 

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FUEL FILTER INSTAL

downstream hose routing:





I am happy with the routing, no hose kinks, no pinch points. Upstream from filter routing is straight forward.
Run at idle for a while w/o leaks. Took bike for a spin. Ran great.
Will test it for some time before declare full victory.
 

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Big weekend, one year bike anniversary and review.

I got the bike year ago and happen I needed new tire and oil change. Bike has 3600 miles. Killed original Michelin about week ago. I had Shinko Raven 09 alredy waiting but bike stands and spools were on order. short story I didn't get rear sland on time and I had to improvise with stuff laying around in the garage. Worked so well I do not need stinking stand anymore.
Removed the wheel and let local shop change the rubber. It was 29 dolars , but after seeing 4 of them fighting the tire for one hour I feel money was well spent.
Cleaned and lubricated chain drive and cleaned and lubed rear caliper. Some with axle spacers and adjuster plates....
 

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First World problems are killing me. New phone no image resizer, instaled resizer, unable to upload resized images to hosting website... rrrrrrrrrrr

So much bull with this, looks like hosting site is messed up and nobody is home
... finally I made albums on SV Portal and run links to my pictures here.
 

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Working TL1000s clip-ons. From what I see TL clipons bolt to the bottom of upper tripple clamp while GSXR clipons have protruding pin locating clipons to upper clamp. I like bolting design better but My aftermarket billet upper clamp is hollowed to accept a pin. I couldn't just drill and tap upper clamp for a bolt.
Solution: tap TL clipons itself with 8mmx1.25 and use stainless 8mm bolt. I reduced diameter of the bolt in the protruding area to mimic GSXR pin size.

http://www.sv-portal.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1266&pictureid=12418

While at it I also chased all threads present in clipons and cleaned up clamping bolts.
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http://www.sv-portal.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1266&pictureid=12354
 

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Working GSXR forks:
Building special tools.
My vise has piping clamp so I luckied on figuring out how to hold fork tubes. Spring Compression tool I made from 1 1/4 cast iron pipe union. I got whole union from Lowes for 14 bucks. Piece you want is an union nut. Next drilled and tapped the union nut to match available bolts. Funky bolts I selected are Toyota exhaust bolts. Those are just perfect for the application and make tool better than Suzuki OEM tool I intended to reverse engineer.
Pic here:
http://www.sv-portal.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1274

Ratcheting tie down straps I got from Walmart. Note when selecting straps, master strap with ratchet can't be to long because Collapsed fork length.
Pics here:
http://www.sv-portal.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1274&pictureid=12402

Oil level tool: I see people waste time building elaborate adjustable setups. I come out with just a syringe and plastic straw cut to length, 124 mm in case of my K7 Gsxr1000 Kayabas. Worked perfect.
Pics here:
http://www.sv-portal.com/forums/album.php?albumid=1274&pictureid=12410
 
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