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the XL to XR transformation is done

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this used to be a 1979 honda xl500s thet i made an xr500

i put the 1981/81 xr500r front + trees and 21" weel.

i put the xr500 flyweel and carburator

the front headlight , painted the xl gas tank to the xr graphics

rear fender from dc plastic and rear light from xr650.

replace the speedometer with the xr500 one and i think

thets all.

i hope you like it.:bonk:

http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c132/nimiz1/IMG_0644.jpg

http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c132/nimiz1/IMG_0643.jpg

http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c132/nimiz1/IMG_0642.jpg

http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c132/nimiz1/IMG_0641.jpg

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Very nice. It gives me inspiration to finish the one that I have languishing in my back yard. I want to do much the same as you have done, but I probably won't make it street legal. My DRZ400 is my legal dirt bike, and I presently have a 1980 XR250 that I enjoy for pure offroad. But an XR500 would be just that much more fun! By the way, I have those same shocks on the back of my XR250 now.

DanM.

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added comment on shocks

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