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will crf 450 SM wheels fit on a xr?

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i have a buddy that wants to sell me his supermoto wheels off his 03 crf 450. my plan is to buy a xr 650 and make it a sweet street cruiser. will the wheels and brake re-locaters fit? if not what do i need to make this work?? thanks in advance

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Generally, you can swap most wheels from bike to bike with a bearing, spacer and bracket adapter change. If you have a lathe or mill, know some who does or pay to have it done then it's pretty easy.

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So do I need to get a different brake adapter? Where's a good place to get supermoto parts? This is all new to me

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Go to supermotojunkie.com and ask that question. I was just giving you possibilities not definites.

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Not do-able.

Yes, it's completely possible with a bearing change.

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Seen a number of guys try and not get it done. Caliper/rotor alignment problems.

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I have 450r forks and MM caliper on a xr wheel set with rotor. I don't see why there would be any oddities with a xr fork and caliper setup on a crf wheel set.

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...done it with an xr400 front, motomaster 320mm relocater (for xr forks),different wheel bearings plus spacers and found a smaller moose (mud) rear brake rotor ,or take an cr rear rotor and machine to xr400's radius

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guess those guys got stuck too easily. :thumbsup:

So you can make CR wheels work with XR forks AND XR wheels with CR forks??

Sure could have saved me some wheel buying!

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guess those guys got stuck too easily. :thumbsup:

So you can make CR wheels work with XR forks AND XR wheels with CR forks??

Sure could have saved me some wheel buying!

lol...the only rear rotor i could find

and the chain ran on a tiny angle :thumbsup:

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I got crf rims in my XR650R :smirk: it was an easy job to do

Front rim is 3,5'' with a 120/70/17 pirelli supercorsa tire and rear is 5'' with a 160/60/17 maxis supermaxx tire.

I got it with the crf front brake 320mm adapter and its a straight fit on a xrr fork.

Only changed the bearings and used cr spacers to go with the original axles, all got lined up like it shut be.

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If you space the setup right on a 650r you'll get 0 to minimal rub with a 5" rear

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no chain rub on my rear tire but when you dont keep the chain in good shape it will touch it a little bit.

it's all verry close with the 5'' rim and 160/60 tire.

on the first picture i had a continental road attack (also 160/60) tire and that tire got more chain rub then the maxxis tire.

the white chainslider needs to be modified a little or it will touch the rim. :ride:

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