Can 1979 xr250 be made street legal?

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by helpermonkey, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. helpermonkey

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    I have a chance to aquire a 1979 XR250 for a good price. It has a steel gas tank and head light only. I was wondering if it is feasable to add a tail/brake light and horn to this bike with its 6 volt system. Thanks in advance.
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  2. LordMDP

    LordMDP Been here awhile

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    heck yea man

    get a led taillight and hydrolic brake switch and your set
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  3. Airhead Wrangler

    Airhead Wrangler Adios Mexico

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    It depends what state you're in and how it's titled. Many states title dirt bikes as "off road use only" and it can be somewhere between difficult and impossible to get them plated. Some states it's very easy though. Just depends where you are.
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  4. helpermonkey

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  5. redprimo

    redprimo Been here awhile

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    One of the requirements in California is that your lights have to be able to stay on without the engine running. It bascially requires a battery without stating in the code that your bike has to have a battery. Actually its not a bad idea if you plan on riding on the street at night.
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