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Old 11-12-2011, 09:51 PM   #1
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XT660 X and R Thread

Hey

I searched... only found an XT600 thread for the older models and a XT660Z tenere thread.... so i am seriously sorry if repost.

Is there noone on here who owns an XT660R or XT660X did you not get those in the states?

I should be getting an orange 2007 XT660X tomorrow if all goes to plan :p

The bike in question, swapping a Z1000 for it.



Check in to this thread with any pics or info you have!
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Old 11-13-2011, 08:15 AM   #2
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seriously... nobody?

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Old 11-13-2011, 01:17 PM   #3
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Old 11-13-2011, 02:07 PM   #4
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Hi

Hi by the way...

This is my first motorcycle ever, always riding scooters ... Bought it about 4 months ago with 59,800 kms on it...

-Don't know a lot about motorcycles, but this one, I like it...!
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Old 11-13-2011, 02:24 PM   #5
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Those bikes are sold in Mexico?

Are they pretty heavy? How about performance?
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Old 11-13-2011, 02:48 PM   #6
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Hi..
Hopefuly I have a 09 XT660R with 31,000km on the way very soon...
just waiting on a shiping cost... Then is a
dosn't time drag..
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Old 11-13-2011, 02:56 PM   #7
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Those bikes are sold in Mexico?

Are they pretty heavy? How about performance?
181kgs wet "15lts"
48hp ... but you can put a power comander in to re-map
the injection.. custom maps can be made...

http://www.off-the-road.de/XT-660/Electrics/
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Old 11-14-2011, 02:35 AM   #8
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they are a little heavier than some supermotos and have a little less power than say a ktm, but easy to get another 10 brake ish with exhaust and power commander/filter... changing exhaust save a load of weight too as oem one is very heavy so that makes even more difference.

but to be honest its not built as a racing bike, ktms etc that have an extra 15bhp or whatever are built as competition machines, this is a bike made for the road and to be reliable, which is why you see XTs with big miles on them, and there isnt even that much difference between it and a different more powerful 600ish moto, you wouldnt really notice much of a difference unless you were actually racing id say

to be honest, i traded a Z1000 with 130bhp at the wheel for my XT660 and i was worried about it feeling slow or missing the power etc, but that was not a problem at all! i jumped straight off the Z onto the XT for a test ride and i was grinning from ear to ear the whole time its a total blast and doesnt feel slow at all, probably because its not lol i was genuinely surprised with how the bike goes, as soon as i got back from test ride i was like right im having this! i remember looking down at the speedo on the test ride and being surprised with the figures i saw this bike can go!! mine is bone stock but exhausts etc are on the way soon!
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Old 11-14-2011, 02:36 AM   #9
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your bike looks great like the way the fork protectors are sprayed
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Old 11-14-2011, 10:30 AM   #10
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Those bikes are sold in Mexico?

Are they pretty heavy? How about performance?


They were sold in Mexico until 2005, I bought mine 5 months ago, first motorcycle ever, always riding scooters.

As far as I can tell, maybe heavy wen standing still, I'm 168 cm tall (5,4") so I have to tip toe on the street...not really a problem... It's pretty maneuverable when in motion, a very easy to read motorcycle...even for a nooby like me...
-And the monocilinder roars really swett...

_Mine has 60,000 kms. -I have always Known this is not a race byke...I'm not a racer...yet...
But It was love at first sight since I sord it by the first time back in 2005...A few miles and years latter I could buy it...Very happy...
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Old 11-14-2011, 10:40 AM   #11
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your bike looks great like the way the fork protectors are sprayed
Hey Thanks...! _I like Yours...!

I spray painted the plastics... The PO gave me a a second kit of plastics cause the byke was always at the sun...
(the new kit is blue)
_So I paint the sun burned ones in orange... and the fork protectors...nothing to loose... _I also have the original exausts...They are heavy by the way... Take care...!
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Old 11-14-2011, 01:05 PM   #12
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Here's an XT'S link by the way:

http://www.xt660.com/index.php
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Old 11-19-2011, 11:48 PM   #13
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Hey Thanks...! _I like Yours...!

I spray painted the plastics... The PO gave me a a second kit of plastics cause the byke was always at the sun...
(the new kit is blue)
_So I paint the sun burned ones in orange... and the fork protectors...nothing to loose... _I also have the original exausts...They are heavy by the way... Take care...!
yeah they are heavy i just ordered a 2 into 1 metal mule system for mine yesterday, cant wait til it arrives!
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Here's an XT'S link by the way:

http://www.xt660.com/index.php
cheers buddy i have joined that site!
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Old 11-19-2011, 11:50 PM   #15
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They were sold in Mexico until 2005, I bought mine 5 months ago, first motorcycle ever, always riding scooters.
don't you mean since 2005?
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