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Forum: SV1000 discussion   Today, 03:50 AM
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Posted By oldbaldsob
In addition to Missing Link's excellent...

In addition to Missing Link's excellent suggestions, what is your battery voltage doing while the bike is running? The reason I ask is that charging system failure can sometimes cause the symptoms...
Forum: Bikes for Sale   15th August 2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By oldbaldsob
Awesome! And :welcome: What did you pay...

Awesome! And :welcome:


What did you pay for it if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Bikes for Sale   14th August 2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By oldbaldsob
You're like Wilson on Home Improvement.:rofl: ...

You're like Wilson on Home Improvement.:rofl:

https://www.sv-portal.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=115591&d=1565746585 115601
Forum: Bikes for Sale   14th August 2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By oldbaldsob
The word famous Chainsaw Willie!'s bike for sale?...

The word famous Chainsaw Willie!'s bike for sale? :shock:


Wow! You should at least include a signed copy of your Pulitzer Prize worthy oil rant...
Forum: Want to sell   11th August 2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By oldbaldsob
Go to hell spammer! Nobody here is interested in...

Go to hell spammer! Nobody here is interested in your crap! :bash:
Forum: Tweaking, Tuning & Tricking   11th August 2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 59,287
Posted By oldbaldsob
I'd go for the 280 for a clearance of 27.3. From...

I'd go for the 280 for a clearance of 27.3. From what I've read, valve tightening is indeed more typical. However, in my case, my front exhausts were loose at my second valve adjustment.
Forum: SV1000 discussion   9th August 2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By oldbaldsob
Check out this thread: ...

Check out this thread:

https://www.sv-portal.com/forums/4-sv1000-discussion/38282-post-pics-your-gps-mount.html
Forum: New Member Speak   8th August 2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By oldbaldsob
We Yanks are high maintenance compared to the...

We Yanks are high maintenance compared to the rest of the world.:msn-wink:
Forum: SV1000 discussion   7th August 2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 263
Posted By oldbaldsob
:welcome: Like the SV650, these SV1000s...

:welcome:


Like the SV650, these SV1000s are tough bikes. I rebuilt my '05 SV1000S this past year after I crashed it and it sat outside for several years. More details in my rebuild thread...
Forum: New Member Speak   6th August 2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By oldbaldsob
:welcome: Here you go! ...

:welcome:

Here you go! https://www.sv-portal.com/forums/1851964430-post3.html


From this...
Forum: SV1000 discussion   6th August 2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 189
Posted By oldbaldsob
First, I'm glad your bike is now apparently...

First, I'm glad your bike is now apparently operating normally. But I am confused (easily done). What exactly did you do in order to get the bike to where it started and stop throwing C12 codes? ...
Forum: SV1000 discussion   5th August 2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,284
Posted By oldbaldsob
Alrighty. I'm 99% sure the injectors were...

Alrighty. I'm 99% sure the injectors were causing the high RPM stumbling. After swapping my '05 injectors into my '06 SV1000S, I took it out for another long ride with lots of high RPM acceleration...
Forum: SV1000 discussion   3rd August 2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,284
Posted By oldbaldsob
Argh! After all I've done to my '06 SV1000S, the...

Argh! After all I've done to my '06 SV1000S, the high RPM stumbling is back.:angry:

I went for about an hour long ride the other day and after about 45 min into the ride when opening it up WOT,...
Forum: Clothing and accessories   3rd August 2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By oldbaldsob
None of us SV1000 riders wear pants. Nice try...

None of us SV1000 riders wear pants. Nice try spammer.
Forum: SV1000 discussion   1st August 2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By oldbaldsob
Below is a link to a recent thread about a...

Below is a link to a recent thread about a somewhat similar problem a member was having when his bike got warmed up. Turned out he had a bad coil.
...
Forum: SV1000 discussion   31st July 2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By oldbaldsob
If it hasn't been done, setting the TPS and...

If it hasn't been done, setting the TPS and balancing the TBs would be worthwhile to rule them out as possible causes/contributors to your bike's issues. :niceone:
Forum: Tweaking, Tuning & Tricking   30th July 2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 117,024
Posted By oldbaldsob
Adjusted the TPS on my '06. I installed a Suzuki...

Adjusted the TPS on my '06. I installed a Suzuki dealer mode switch I bought last year and zip-tied it to the cable guide for the seat lock underneath the passenger seat. The top line was way off...
Forum: SV1000 discussion   28th July 2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By oldbaldsob
Check your flywheel magnets by opening up the...

Check your flywheel magnets by opening up the cover on the left-hand side of the bike. Below are a couple of pertinent threads:
...
Forum: SV1000 discussion   25th July 2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15,825
Views: 772,849
Posted By oldbaldsob
Finally got rid of the 13-14 year old original...

Finally got rid of the 13-14 year old original tires on my 2006 SV1000S. Replaced them with some Pilot Power 2CTs. Now I can quit effing around and put some mileage on the bike.


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Forum: SV1000 discussion   23rd July 2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By oldbaldsob
:welcome: You can remove the generator cover...

:welcome:

You can remove the generator cover plug on the left hand side of the bike and turn the engine using a 17 mm socket. Below is a page from the owner's manual showing this. After you've...
Forum: SV1000 discussion   22nd July 2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By oldbaldsob
How old are they? You still might have a leak...

How old are they? You still might have a leak somewhere if you are having to balance your TBs that often.
Forum: SV1000 discussion   22nd July 2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By oldbaldsob
Are you using the same little rubber port covers...

Are you using the same little rubber port covers that came on the bike as stock equipment? They can degrade over time and result in leaks which could cause the TBs to become unbalanced. Lots of us...
Forum: Tweaking, Tuning & Tricking   15th July 2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By oldbaldsob
Here's a quote from schmidt314 replying to my...

Here's a quote from schmidt314 replying to my question about rear cam positioning (posts 65 and 66 from my '05 rebuild thread...
Forum: SV1000 discussion   14th July 2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By oldbaldsob
Another option is to check into using a Helicoil...

Another option is to check into using a Helicoil to repair those threads.
Forum: SV1000 discussion   9th July 2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By oldbaldsob
Clipping a few mm off the spark plug wires to...

Clipping a few mm off the spark plug wires to expose fresh copper wire is quick and simple. See posts 12 thru 16 of this thread for more details: ...
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