Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Washington, the state
Blair (svracingparts.com) made a recent posting about putting certain SV650 cams into a strom to give it more power. That is one of the few things that actually do some good, and that probably takes power away from the low end that would be missed for those who get off the pavement and those doing stop & go city driving. Just about all the other modifications have been tried by someone with little benefit, if any, and very little benefit for the money. Now, if you have the engine torn down farther than just the valve covers, Blair, the SV650 racer, knows what to change inside the engine, but that's beyond the efforts of most catalog-page-flipping modifiers. And again, not worth the money unless you need to buy new parts anyway. And, there is little reason to go inside these engines. There is one thread here about 200,000 miles on a strom engine without engine work.
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