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I was just wondering what everyone does to there SV for racing, maybe bounce a few ideas round. You could also tell how you think it peforms and what you would've done differently.
So here's what I've got on my first gen for the track

BT-002RS front
BT-016 rear
R6 throttle
Fully faired
Cam swap
Two Bros full exhaust
SRAD shock
.80 fork springs and 20 wt oil
desnorkeled air cleaner
I think thats it
 

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Let's see..
'00 SV

Complete '04 Gsxr600 Front end
Penske Double Clicker
NHK Steering Damper
Bridgestone slicks
5.5" Marvic Penta rear w captive spacers
Stock GSXR front wheel
Mychron Tach/ laptimer
Airtech Aprilia RS250 upper
Sharkinz tail
5 gallon tank w/ dry break
2mm over JE pistons
cam swap
Spears cylinder studs
M4 full exhaust
BMC race air filter
Factory jet kit
520 chain conversion w rivet style master link
16/47 gearing
Woodcraft reasest with custom folding tip shift and brake levers
Woodcraft clutch cover
custom shorty brake lever and clutch lever
Frame sliders
Swingarm sliders
SS brake lines
Race wiring harness w/ keyless start
Home depot muffler strap

Just a few things ;)
 

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What kind of tool collection does the average racer build over time?

Some sort of novice class is something I really want to do eventually but it's going to have to wait until after college.
 

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youll learn quickly that aside from a couple odd tools (special tool for GSXR axle) you really only need a good socket kit, allen wrenches, combo wrenches, some pliers, duct and electrical tape and screwdrivers.
 

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Let's see:
00 SV650


01 GSX-R 750 front end, revalved and resprung by aftershocks
Penske 2 way
Brembo 19x18 MC/Brembo Calipers/GPTech folding lever
SS lines
Ohlins Steering Damper
41mm flatslides
cam swap
M4 full system
BRG lightweight subframe
BRG lightweight fairing stay
916 plastics
Swingarm/Frame sliders
Daytona Temp Gauge
Michelin Slicks/Dots
520 - 15/46
Woodcraft high rearsets
Vortex clipons
Woodcraft case saver

Have a couple of other odds and ends that are waiting to go on the bike, namely a braced swingarm. Need to rig up the rest of the plastics and maybe buy a BRG racing battery box, and convert to a race harness setup and safety wire the whole thing. So close...I think I'm about 4k into the bike now, not counting tires.

Tools? Ehh, complete socket set, breaker bar, electric impact wrench, dremel, and assorted other items (dentist mirrors, magnets on a stick, allen wrenches in both hand and ratchet style, speed handles, etc). Don't need it all, but it sure is handy to have the right tool when you need it.
 

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last season

cartridge emulators, springs and oil
elka triple clicker
woodcraft rearsets
fiberglass
gsx-r 1000 radial MC
ss brake lines
amsoil
m4 slipon
pc3 with custom map
K/N airfilter with tank risers
pilot powers
vortex sliders


this season (with lessons learned)
completely naked with number plate and home made belly pan
sv racing rearsets
sold the elka, fiberglass, pc3 etc
using the money to buy spare levers, clipons, tires, and track time
 

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01 gsx-r front end (wheel, forks, triples, brakes)
ss brake lines
3 piece fairing stay
full plastics
zero gravity windscreen
captured spacers in rear wheel
ohlins rear shock
wood craft clip ons / engine guard / rearsets
yosh oval pipe
motosliders
michelin tires

coming:
busa piston swap
cam swap
paint
 

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i'm far from the fastest one here and i'm far from having the best set up in the world, but here's where i'm at:

bike:

hotbodies bodywork (until it's destroyed)
ohlins
race tech 1.0's with valves
pirelli's
woodcraft, clip-ons, rearsets and frame sliders
vortex gas cap
m4 exhaust
a bunch of gearing
galfer lines
battery tender lead
sharkguard (something i wish every racebike had)
graphics by drippinwet.com (to look faster than i am)
bone-stock motor
scott's damper
r6 throttle tube

tools:

complete metric socket set
t-handle allens
a torque wrench
a drill
safety wire and pliers.
rubber mallet
tire warmers
stands
screw drivers
battery tender
a good gas can



give this a read through as well. if you have anything you want to add, send it to me.
 

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Hmmm, hope I can remember everything. :)

3 complete set of wheels
Traxxion damper rods, emulators, Sonic Springs. (This is a bit of an experiment, it's not the way I normally do forks)
Woodcraft clip-ons and rearsets.
Pazzo levers.
R6 throttle tube.
Motosliders and swingarm spools
EBC HH pads.
14,15,16 C/S sprockets, 47-50 rears.
EK 520 chain.
BRG subframe.
Penske shock.
Ohlins top mount steering damper.
M4 exhaust.
cam swap.
Sharkskinz bodywork.
Bridgestone tires, probably slicks.
Cutdown wiring harness.
Micron tach/lap timer

Prep matters too. Took the bike completely apart to clean it up and check and re-lube all bearings. Since the wheels got powdercoated all the wheel bearing were replaced.

Tons of spares. It's an endurance bike, so ya gotta be prepared. ;D
 

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youll learn quickly that aside from a couple odd tools (special tool for GSXR axle) you really only need a good socket kit, allen wrenches, combo wrenches, some pliers, duct and electrical tape and screwdrivers.
I used to lose wrenches all of the time. But I picked up this great tip from a dirt bike magazine. But the closed end of the wrenches in a carabiner (it's a mountain climbing thing, also tons of keychains have these now)
 

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02 GSXR front end reworked by Ohlins
Reworked by Ohlins PRCL46 shock
PVM forged all front wheel
RJL pads
19x20 MC with Pazzo shorty and remote adjuster
EBC racelite rotors
CHEAP dirt bike clutch lever! With Zoran's clutch cable
Honda Start/Stop keyless ignition rewired by me modified harness
Scotts damper
Spears steering stops modified by me
Galfer lines
Yoyodyne quick throttle
Woodcraft clipons
Engine built by Zoran remapped by WCGP Cycles with PC3 and quickshifter
BCM filter, Motul full synthetic
Woodcraft rearsets with custom shift lever built by me
M4 full exhaust with Ti can
Yusa small battery relocated and bracket built by me. Speedcell SS unit on the way!
Yoyodyne slipper clutch
95 GSXR 5.5 rear wheel with drilled out rotor
Stomp tank pads
RR racing subframe with pan fabbed by me
520 set up
Hotboddies full bodywork
Ti nuts and bolts here and there
Safety wired for WSMC
I'm sure I'm forgrting a few things

All this and I still get my but handed to me by better riders on lesser bikes ;)
 

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does a long list of mods equate to a fast bike, or a cool bike? ;)
It equates to a lot of money spent. :)

Actually, I think this is a useful thread. It gives guys who are thinking about track/race prepping a list of stuff people really thought was worth spending money on.
As opposed to the normal mod thread, where 90% of the opinions are from people who just read about something as opposed to having done it. ;D
 

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Hey, Rich. :hello: This is Pavan.

As it was raced last season:

Racetech emulators
Sonic Springs
Penske triple
Vortex clipons
Cyclecat rearsets
M4 slip on
GSXR steering damper
R6 throttle
GP shift
No bodywork
bullet camera
Motosliders on frame and swingarm

Recently installed or to be installed:
Buell XB front fairing
Vapor gauges
Vesrah RJL pads
SVS master cylinder
SS lines
Laptimer
Billet gas cap
 

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Its not about the bike being cool or fast, its about enjoying building it. You know kinda like its getting there is just as important as the destination.
Sure I like building them, but to me it's all about improving the bike so I can go faster.
 

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2001 first gen

Stock forks w/ emulators and springs
EBC Rotors
Vesrah Pads
Galfer brake lines
2 sets of wheels w/ captured spacers
Mychron Instruments and lap timer
Hot bodies bodywork
GP Tech Fairing mount
Moto Sliders
Shark Skinz Subframe
Race Wiring eliminated Key
Factory Shift Kit
Barnett Clutch Springs
Penske rear shock
Rejetted carbs
Hindle Full Exhaust system
Wood Craft Clip ons
Scotts Steering Damper
OSF Rear Sets
1st Gen / 2nd Gen cam mod
Thinner Head Gasket
Eliminated Radiator fan
Various home made brackets and such

Probably more but I can't remember
 

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Hey, Rich. :hello: This is Pavan.

As it was raced last season:

Racetech emulators
Sonic Springs
Penske triple
Vortex clipons
Cyclecat rearsets
M4 slip on
GSXR steering damper
R6 throttle
GP shift
No bodywork
bullet camera
Motosliders on frame and swingarm

Recently installed or to be installed:
Buell XB front fairing
Vapor gauges
Vesrah RJL pads
SVS master cylinder
SS lines
Laptimer
Billet gas cap
Hey man, whazzup. Ready to go racing?? :)

Good list of parts there, you spent your money where it mattered. Well, except for the bullet cam. ;D
 
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