View Single Post
Old 11-22-2012, 02:44 PM   #401
Schelbi
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Schelbi's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Beeghof / Germany
Oddometer: 188
Quote:
Originally Posted by Two Plugs View Post
I know about a guy who build the 650 NTV Revere engine in a XLV, including the shaft drive. The NTV engine is bassicly a Transalp engine, on which the XRV Africa Twin engine is based...

Looking at your URL I guess you are from South Africa? Where are you located? Perhaps the SA Africa Twin club can be of your assistance retrieving an engine. There are some lots for sale on EU Ebay sites too.
Are you sure it is a NTV engine? A few years ago I met a guy from Belgium with a NTV swingarm and wheel in a XLV at the Swiss XLV meeting .
But he had the stock XLV750 engine. Maybe we are talking about the same guy?

If it's possible to put a NTV650 engine in the XLV750 frame I would like to hear more about it!

Greetings,
Schelbi.
__________________
1975 Honda CB550 Four 1980 Honda CX500 dual sport conversion
1983 Honda XLV750R 1983 Honda XL600R
1983 Honda CB985FII Bol d'Or 1983 MZ ETZ250 sidecar
1985 Honda XL600LM 1988 Honda NX650
1989 Honda XL600V Transalp 1992 Honda XRV750 SW-Motec 1995 Husqvarna TE610
Schelbi is offline   Reply With Quote