Which of these bikes is your primary ride?   3,801 members have voted

  1. 1. Which of these bikes is your primary ride?

    • XR650R
      958
    • XR650L
      1629
    • XR600R
      811
    • XL600
      188
    • Other XL/XR
      162

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Looks like you've done a lot on this bike? Which side cover is it ?

Nice shot though !!!!

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thanks, It's an xr250 sidecover. Spud has an XR600 sidecover on his that looks better though. I just happened to have one in the shop

nice, Carpenter

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2002 XR650L. XR600 gas tank, guts tall/med seat, Shorai battery, White Bros E2, Precision Concepts suspension...

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2002 XR650L. XR600 gas tank, guts tall/med seat, Shorai battery, White Bros E2, Precision Concepts suspension...

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what did you do to get the r

tank to fit the L..... major mods???

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what did you do to get the r

tank to fit the L..... major mods???

I wanted a smaller tank than the 4.3 clark that I got it with. The R tank mounts differently. Basically it requires cutting off the pins that hold the rubber donuts and welding on new threaded mounts. I think I (my bro, really) used some 7/16 bolts drilled and tapped. I will try and get some pics. Not hard if you have a welder (or know someone who does :thumbsup:)!

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Found this in a lock up,bought it cheap.

looked a mess but most was cosmetic.

Just finished top end rebuild new rockers etc new clutch, side panels, oil seals here and there, rewire, new back tyre, chain, sprokets.

Here comes the summer !!

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finally made it out to rowher this weekend. i have really been missing out.

i couldnt believe how well my piggie handled everything.

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makes me feel like im on top of the world.

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heres my 83 xl600r. got it for 500, plan on converting back to street legal. should i try to find old honda parts or get a baja designs kit.????

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What all are you missing? Turn signals and a brake/tail light are what I'm seeing in the pics. If you just need a couple things like that, it would be much cheaper sourcing parts than buying the BD kit.

Nice find, by the way! :smirk:

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Looks good. Also mirrors and maybe horn? Not sure where you live, but there appears to be a complete XL 600r being parted out in Seattle's Craigslist.

Also, I wonder what changed on your stock exhaust- looks like someone pulled the guts out and inserted a tail piece- very loud? interesting...

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What all are you missing? Turn signals and a brake/tail light are what I'm seeing in the pics. If you just need a couple things like that, it would be much cheaper sourcing parts than buying the BD kit.

Nice find, by the way! :smirk:

thanks!

its missing quite a bit, all signals, brake light, ignition was punched (not stolen i checked the vin) kill switch, mirrors, brake sensor, indicator? box next to the speedometer, front light fairing and light mounts are broken... probably even more when i get into it...

if i do chose the BD kit, is the wiring simple, like one power cable to battery and ground? they obviously dont make a kit for the xl600 but i found one for the xr600 that would probably be my best bet... i emailed them a week ago with no response.

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Looks good. Also mirrors and maybe horn? Not sure where you live, but there appears to be a complete XL 600r being parted out in Seattle's Craigslist.

Also, I wonder what changed on your stock exhaust- looks like someone pulled the guts out and inserted a tail piece- very loud? interesting...

i live in BC near vancouver, thanks ill check that ad out, maybe he will ship.

not sure what was done to the exhaust, but its not loud!

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