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post #376 of (permalink) Old 25th April 2008, 05:20 AM
oldbaldsob
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Okay, I tore into my bike this evening and removed the airbox and got to the green connector on my 2005 SV1000S. Was easier to get to than I thought it would be. And yup, it's the same damn one Suzuki used on the '03 models (pic 1 below). Mine looked clean and I've got about 10,000 miles on my SV now; very little of it in the wet.

I know I'll probably get for this, but I thought I'd try MASSIVE quantities of dielectric grease in the connector (pic 2 below). As an aside, all of my Speed Triple's connectors are apparently packed like the connector in pic 2. But if I suddenly disappear from the site, you'll know it didn't work.
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