Call all XR600R!!!

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

  1. msteward

    msteward Been here awhile

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  2. lookfar

    lookfar from the land of OZ

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  3. Ron50

    Ron50 Been here awhile

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    G'day Eli,
    As far as I know from 92 to 98 bikes the hose doesn't connect to anything, just points downward. My 92 would spit a bit of oil out of it if it was over-revved and overfull of oil.
  4. bork

    bork Been here awhile

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    The upper piece from tee should be connected to bottom of air box, to a small nipple . The lower hose just hangs as you said with a duck bill valve on tip.
  5. msteward

    msteward Been here awhile

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    I am pretty sure the end of mine is under the seat near the AC reg/rec. just open
  6. dbur971

    dbur971 Been here awhile

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    My 96 is the same. No connection at top to air box, no filter, just bent over and open. (Maybe CA models had an airbox connection?) I've been tempted to shove a bit of air cleaner foam in the end of the hose to stop some dirt. There's a pulse of air goes through there every time the piston goes up and down. My XR400 has a little paper filter on it's vent hose.
  7. JAB

    JAB Unsprung Weight

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    This is a pic of the re-route I did.
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    Removed the Honda setup and ran vinyl hose from the engine to the airbox with a filter. A little more info on post #4181.
  8. TSK

    TSK n00b

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    Hi guys! Thank you a lot!!! I’m going immediately to tune my bike. There will be a tour around the Onega lake after about 2 weeks. I’m eager would like to participate in it. This is beautiful and very big lake at the north-west of Russia, 600 km from Saint-Petersburg. I need to made the luggage rack above all.
  9. aTuWitty

    aTuWitty Been here awhile

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    Friends, I'm in the process of swapping CRF forks onto my XRR, and I'm trying to figure out what to do for steering stops. The CRF stops were already ground off by the previous owner, who had them on his XR400R, so I can't just shave them down. I would LIKE to just drill, tap, and then place bolts in. Can I just drill straight through the entire triple, or would this dangerously compromise the strength of the triple?
  10. msteward

    msteward Been here awhile

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    I don't see why that would not work. I believe I have seen that done before on some white power triples.
  11. bork

    bork Been here awhile

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    1504538792099.jpg I'll be dipped! My top hose from crankcase vent is not in airbox, but is attached to frame while making a a hook or question mark shape .
  12. mcma111

    mcma111 Long timer

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    The above hose allows the engine to breathe (the u bend) and drain oil mist down the straight section.
  13. bork

    bork Been here awhile

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    I wish I were a little brighter & made sure the little duck bill thingy at bottom hose was always good & put a breather or filter on upper. Maybe my thrust washers would have lasted longer? I ride a ton of sand.
  14. Muzz67

    Muzz67 Unadventurous

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    Some may not agree, but I like running the breather into the inlet tract, as close to the airfilter as possible. I'd rather take the chance of meybe sooting a plug than allow dust/sand etc to be sucked into an engine. ie, unlike a multi cylinder engine, a single will suck and blow through the breather.
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  15. 2manyrides

    2manyrides shifty charactor

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    Hello 600r...
    I have been "out of it" for 3 years or more. Have not been for a dirt ride at all. I keep a plated one ready and an ohv ready. But I've only lurked here recently, so some may not know me.

    Anyway, finally an opportunity came up for a camp trip and I got out the 96. I had run it dry when parking it, so I put some gas in and it started on the first kick! But then I noticed the fuel coming out the tube. I had to clean out the float needle valve. Then I wanted a new front tire and put it on the saturday before the ride. That went smoothly, but on a test run I noticed that the rear brake was hanging up. What started as a morning tire change out ended up as a whole day of trying to figure why. My advisers insisted the master cylinder was the culprit, but in the end the failure to release the pads from the rotor was a clogged brake line.

    I had never flushed out the fluid before and was running on the PO's maybe original fluid. Well, in the brake line it was like a hard rusty looking crud at the smaller eyelet near the caliper. I ran a wire through the length of it, flushed it, and got back in shape in time.

    Had a great trip and a great couple days of riding around to lakes in the high sierra near jackson meadows res.
    The bike ran flawlessly. I am getting old and I planned to take it easy... No taking chances that might hurt.
    But the other 60 year olds I was with had de-evolved into snails on the trails and I found myself riding alone way out in front of them.

    Here's a few shots

    Drive for about ten miles to find a place with phone reception

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    Webber lake. One of the stops in the shade

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    Loaded up. Dog crate, table, bags, boots and ...the bike

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  16. msteward

    msteward Been here awhile

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    Looks like that blue trunk has seen a few miles.
  17. Firestone

    Firestone RFVC Adventurer

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    Twitty, there is a lower triple on Ebay right now for an 02' 450 for $26 and free shipping. That would be a cheap way to get the stops base back on...
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  18. Ivanitsky45gmail.com

    Ivanitsky45gmail.com n00b

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    Can you provide me with any info on the front and rear fender here as well as the airbox cover???? This is the best looking old XR I have seen and I want to replicate!! Thanks!
  19. mcma111

    mcma111 Long timer

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    Looks like CRF450 fenders to me. The side cover could be a chopped up/modded OE panel.
  20. bork

    bork Been here awhile

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    2manyrides, looks like your the most crazy, immature of the group! You ROCK!!! Thanks for sharing the pics! Cant wait for more.
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