Call all XR600R!!!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by CSMonte, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. elsalvadorklr

    elsalvadorklr southern xr rider

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    im just kidding but really it does wonders to see what the changes and fixes do to a bike...

    fun huh?

    congrats man

    p.s. just came back from a ride!

    awesome

    tunes the suspension a bit more, clickers here and there...all good!

    now off to race the baja 500! jajajaja

    :D
  2. deejay_xr

    deejay_xr Been here awhile

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    It sure does, I'm just happy I FINALLY got to the bottom of it ! :rofl

    Are you seriously gonna be riding in the Baja 500, or was that just a wishful joke?
  3. elsalvadorklr

    elsalvadorklr southern xr rider

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    TOP SECRET MAN

    :deal:deal:deal:deal:deal:deal:deal:deal
  4. deejay_xr

    deejay_xr Been here awhile

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    :huh
  5. The Dogger

    The Dogger Been here awhile

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    Hi again

    I've been having a bit of an issue with setting my carb up. ( I'm running a custom down pipe and K&N pod filter )

    I've replaced the diaphram as mentioned above , and also the fuel ( or air ) screw. The manual states to turn it in gently till it seats , then back it out 2 1/2 turns .( might say 2 1/4 , can't remember exactly )

    is 1 turn a full 360* ?

    Cheers
  6. elsalvadorklr

    elsalvadorklr southern xr rider

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    it sure is!

    its easier to count slots, so 1 turn is 2 slots... just mark notch on the stub on the carb, its really easy...

    cheers
  7. nikolic

    nikolic Been here awhile

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    Dude, what this bike is doing to me is no less then pornography. My ACV looks good, but first thing I'll do is going to bee a new one... Thanks for support ;) .

    P.S. Do you get a new spring?
  8. deejay_xr

    deejay_xr Been here awhile

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    This is what I got


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    Even a new cover.

    Good luck dude !
  9. nikolic

    nikolic Been here awhile

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    hm, my cover doesn't have a hole in the middle! What's it for? Can I drill one and use it as a vacuum for a
    scootoiler?
  10. deejay_xr

    deejay_xr Been here awhile

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    It's not a hole, it's an indentation. You shove the spring onto it on the inside so it doesn't move. Just order the right part for your model and year and everything will be fine!

    Cheers
  11. cbig

    cbig Rift- Raft, SCooter Trash

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    Was thinning out the case saver a bit for a 15 tooth. Noticed some oil on the shock after my last jaunt out to Baldy Mesa. Must have beat it harder than I thought :)
    Shock starting to leak. Am in Orange County, anyone recommend a good shock guy or is Race Tec it? Also any tricks I should know to pull it out? Only have clymer manual.

    Thanks,

    Chuck
  12. mcma111

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  13. Pablo Mac

    Pablo Mac Been here awhile

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    What is considered to be the hot ticket for chain & sprockets for a dual-sported XR600R? The ones that came on my '95 when I bought it a year ago didn't seem to last very long. I heard somewhere that a kit for an XR650R will fit, and is the way to go, but I figure nobody out there would know better than my fellow XR600R ADV friends.

    Thanks in advance!
  14. duxrneet

    duxrneet Been here awhile

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    Get moose or msr front sprockets for the XR650R and x-ring chains. That's the secret. Everything else is hardened steel and will eat your countershaft. Happy riding :)
  15. duxrneet

    duxrneet Been here awhile

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    To clarify: get Msr or Moose sprockets for the XR650R, all the other aftermarket sprockets are hardened and will eat up your countershaft. Mine is half way gone already.
  16. elsalvadorklr

    elsalvadorklr southern xr rider

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    NOPE, I will disagree on this, just a smidge...


    this is true for the xrl, which are heavier and suffer more of the stripped countershaft symptom prone to that model bike

    For the XR600 the BEST sprocket is the non hardened and quite expensive OEM countesrhaft sprocket, I have a pic showing not only he wider than aftermarket spline area, but also the lightened holes for the sprocket. The shaft spline area was 4mm thcker than a jt sprocket.

    for rear the only reccomendation is to not use alumium sprockets are they wear way too easily, thats of course unless you race

    jt or moose or any other rear steel non hardened is fine

    Stay away from anything that says super strong, extra hardened, alloy etc...

    steel is what you want

    the old maleable kind

    save your drive train not your chain! by that I mean, replace chain more often than sprockets, especially if you use standard non oring roller chains

    uoooo taboo

    right

    cheers dudes!:D
  17. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    ... But, a bargain compared to this:

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  18. boomshakalaka

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    deejay, you asked if the JB welded allen socket worked. The answer is a resounding "no." Not really sure what to do now. I guess I can try to chisel in a counter-clockwise direction? Any other ideas? I have minimal tools, only hand tools, no dremel, etc.
  19. deejay_xr

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    Ah that sucks man !

    I would maybe try drilling two fairly shallow holes in the plug and try to loosen it with of one these sorts of tools.

    [​IMG]

    You can improvise one of these with a piece of steel and threaded rod (like at the bottom of this thread http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=48599.0) , an actual tool would be preferable though.

    That's the first thing that comes to my mind. I'm sure someone will come along that has had this problem as well, and share their solution

    You could try putting the case in the freezer overnight before you try a new solution. The cold will help loosen the plug a tiny bit.
  20. mcma111

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    OK, Here's the deal with the replacement counter shaft sprockets. The guys over at the XR650l thread have figured out that if a XR650R counter shaft sprocket is used the shaft wear is greatly reduced. Why? Because the XRR sprocket is wider than the OE sprocket and thus spreads the load and wear over a broader surface area.

    Now if you were to use a regular run of the mill copy sprocket it is actually narrower and harder than the XR OE sprocket and really concentrates the load to a narrow area and beats the crap out of the shaft. This is really an issue with bikes that don't have a cush hub and that are run on the pavement. A bike run in the dirt is not so prone to this problem as the tires grip on the dirt is much less than pavement. Got it?

    So it's really best to at least run a factory sprocket or even better a XRR sprocket. Your counter shaft will thank you for this.