1984 XL600R Build

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  1. lamebrain

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    Are you talking about where the seat bolts go through? If so, I might have a set.
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  2. brucifer

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  3. mcma111

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    Bruce,

    Probably have #5. I'll look for #4
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  4. Ghost_Mutant

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    Yeah, this parts shock of mine has not been serviced since it left Japan 30 years ago:rofl

    I didn't spend a whole lot of time trying to remove the cover, but I think its just pressed on. I was wondering if there was a way to remove it without destroying it. Only thing I could think of was to drill a pair of holes and use the slide puller with the right attachment to yank it off.

    Having never done the job before, I was hoping someone would chime in and describe the right process.:lol3

    I was missing one of those fender grommets too for the parts bike. However, I found a usable substitute in one of my bolts lots purchased off of ebay. Which I needed for something else during the rebuild.
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  5. velocipus

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    I'm considering doing the XR650L swingarm on an XL600 as well.Any input on what I'll need to watch out for/ modify to get it to bolt up?
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  6. lamebrain

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    Bruce,

    I have the rubber grommets for sure. I'm sure I have the sleeves as well, but I'll have to dig around my shed a little more for them.
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  7. brucifer

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    Steve and lambrain- Thanks for looking for those pieces for me. Much appreciated.

    velocipus- Not really much more to say than what I've already posted.
    The swingarm itself is truly a bolt-on. You'll have to use the XL linkage and the XL shock will work too.
    The biggest thing is welding on brackets to the frame for the disc brake set-up.
    Good luck with it and if you have any other questions, feel free to ask.
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  8. Manos

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  9. brucifer

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    Hey Manos. :wave

    I was all set to get the rear wheel mounted up....got some new parts.
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    The difference between the CR axle (top) and the XRL axle.
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    But, I ran into problems with bearing and seal fitment on the sprocket side so....I hung the wiring harness...
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    ....found the handlebar mounts and bolted them on then went back to the Honda dealer and picked up the best cheap bars money can buy. :lol3 Remember, I want this bike to look like an XL600R and that means no fancy Fat Bars or anything like that.
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    Not much accomplished and probably didn't warrant any pics but, what the heck, everyone likes pictures.
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  10. lamebrain

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    Hey Bruce, I can't find the sleeves, but if you pm me your address i can send you the rubber grommets!
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  11. mcma111

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    Bruce,

    I was just thinking if you got the rubber bits and collars. Guess I'll have a look at the parts bin.



    Better late than never eh?












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  12. brucifer

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    PM sent. Thanks man. :thumb

    No worries Steve. :D
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  13. mcma111

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    Bruce,

    I finally made it to the parts shelf. Think slashing one's way through the thick jungle.

    Rubber part:

    21.5mm OD
    12mm thich
    inner grove is 14mm x 3mm
    The hole will accept the collar.

    Collar:

    Washer end is 22mm
    overall length is 17mm
    Hole will accept the 6mm seat studs.

    I went to take a picture of these bits but the dam battery is dead. Recharging now if you want a pic.
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  14. brucifer

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    LOL. I know the slashing through the jungle all too well. You've seen pics of my garage. :lol3

    Those numbers sound right.
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  15. lamebrain

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    I mailed you the rubber parts today!
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  16. brucifer

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    Got 'em today. Thanks a lot lamebrain, that was very cool of you and very much appreciated.
    Maybe I can do the same for you in the future.
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  17. lamebrain

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    No problem!
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  18. TonyfromOR

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    Subscribed!
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  19. brucifer

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    New old stock factory Honda rear fender. :evil

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  20. RatchRacing

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    Looking good so far, looking forward to seeing it done.
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