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Hacked up or rusted beyond use 1991+ XR600r frame?

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anyone have a hacked up or rusted beyond use 1991+ XR600r frame?

 

I finally got the grandfathered (Oregon) plated frame I was looking for. One small caveat, its an 85 and I'm moving everything over from my 97, so I have to fab up a rear brake reservoir bracket as well as relocate the brake pedal. I THINK that's all I'll need to really adjust, minus some spacers here and there. But I haven't dont it yet so we'll see.

 

I'm just wondering if anyone has a shot to shit frame that they'd be willing to cut the rear brake bracket and brake pedal mounts off and sell to me. I can clean them up and re-weld them into place. I'm a competent welder but don't really have a ton of tools in terms of fabrication and figured someones GOT to have a useless frame that these could come off of.

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Scratch this, didn't do enough research and forgot the 85 was dual carb meaning my single carb engine wont fit.  :banghead:

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Your welcome

 

 

its ok Steve, it's my fault for not doing enough research. I should at least be able to get my money back as it still has a plate and thats worth a lot. At least I hadn't moved everything over and realized it didnt fit.

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its ok Steve, it's my fault for not doing enough research. I should at least be able to get my money back as it still has a plate and thats worth a lot. At least I hadn't moved everything over and realized it didnt fit.

that sucks.

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All that hassle makes me wonder if I could make money buying bikes, plating them here in the state (piece of cake), and selling them to all the other states where it is impossible to plate bikes?

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Cannibalize the offset upper shock mount from the later model donor frame, and weld it to the plated frame to convert to a single carb setup. Maybe add some extra gusseting to the mount too.

Edited by heart_of_darkness

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Or get an XRL frame, with plate, and hack off the stronger reinforced area (mostly the subframe I think), and use your 600R engine without the heavy electric starter.

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