CRF230L vs CRF230F - Frame Swap?

My buddies girlfriend has a 230F and we have found a frame for a 230L with a title.  I know the part numbers are different with Honda but this could be due to one haveing a title.  Can we just bolt on all the F parts onto the L frame?

I'm no expert but having owned both of these motorcycles I can tell you that the CRF230L has a completely different frame, engine, fuel system, gas tank, air box, rear brake, swingarm, plastic, exhaust, suspension and electrical system from the 230F.  For what it is worth, the 230L is made in Japan and the 230F is Brazilian made.  Could the 230F engine be transplanted? I don't know for sure but it may be able to fit in the L frame.  My guess is that you would have to use most of the L components to make the F engine work with this model.  Best of luck!

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