yeah, you're right, don't know why I didn't think of that. But, then again you don't see any il4 600's that only have peak torque that is compareable to our sv's using belts.AvidSV650Rider said:Torque is the more imporant factor to consider here.
ohh I see... is an interesting idea if you could keep it covered I guessRuefus said:Buells run belts - but the drive on this SV is WIDE open for stuff to get jammed in there.
A Buell has covers galore - a key ingredient in longevity.
Not hard to execute - but some covers need to be added to make that truly reliable.
bringing this post back up.... the conversion is rinning $600 just got an email from the guy. his email is [email protected] if anyone is interestedzoltan said:Not sure if this has been posted yet or not, but someone is now making a belt drive kit for the SV.
doubt it, this is a custom made job by a guy on the SoCal SV board.Matoo said:Not sure if this one one of them, but they make belt that can handle rocks and debris now. The Buell Ulysses has one. In testing the just sat there and fed metal rods into the belt to try to make it fail. It did so well the owners manual no longer calls for a belt replacement at 20k. It's now lifetime.