XR650R owners.

Discussion in 'Australia' started by jack82, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. GSXR

    GSXR Trail Rider

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    got some more mate if you're still rockin. will send shortly.
  2. Sean-0

    Sean-0 straya carnt

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    i dunno why there small:huh

    i see you have new spots tho ... you running a batt now ?
  3. galbo950

    galbo950 Been here awhile

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    Well the XRR went for a little slide today out of a corner and as a result the teeth on the brake pedal tip put 2 nice little drain holes into the clutch cover. The million dollar question is, what are the worth in Oz for a genuine one or is there a stringer after market one available? Or does someone make covers to silastic on to them to give them a bit more strength?

    Also I thought I bent the footpeg mount as the kick starter now slides against it (that's how I realised I had a problem as when the kick starter didn't return back upright I looked down and saw the puncture holes in the case). After looking at it, it appears the 2 bolts are now loose so hopefully the mount isn't bent. But just in case, what is the right footpeg mount worth? It looks like its made fairly strong, are they known to bend easy?

    So at the end of the day the XRR reminded me of our red cattle dogs as it sat in the back of trailer for the trip home.
  4. Sean-0

    Sean-0 straya carnt

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    doug got new covers for cheap from service honda ...ill be placing an order soon so maybe we can combine shipping to save some coin ..or do you know any1 in the states to ship for you ..thats the killer is there shipping cost

    to right footpeg is a bit of an Achilles heal on the xrr's .. the stock bolts stretch and work loose and stuff up the frame holes ... you can replace the stock bolts with these


    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/LOOK-XR6...rcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4172e8de66

    i did this from my nut and bolt shop and haven't had a issue so far but i do check them to make sure there tight

    or you can do this
    http://www.animalhousedesigns.net/products.htm

    or make your own fix same as the 1 above

    and yes they have been known to snap but i think there are other factors to cause that to happen

    BTW GDay Glenn :D
  5. ditchwitch650

    ditchwitch650 Long timer

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    pm sent I do have a near new r/h footpeg bracket and spare clutch if you do need it to get out of trouble

  6. bigredroosta

    bigredroosta Long timer

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    Acouple of years ago a mate's WR250 Dominoed my XRR into a concrete gutter at a fuel station, holing the clutch cover. We Quicksteeled it for the trip home, then I made enquiries from the local Honda dealer re a new one, thinking," This is gunna be ++$$++", turned out fairly reasonable in the end, a bit over a hundred bucks or so for the genuine article.
  7. 05 XR650R

    05 XR650R Adventurer

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    G`day All, Ive heard all the comments about the weak sub frame on the XRR, was just wondering how weak is it? Was thinking of getting Andy Strapz Expedition Panniers & probably only carrying around 20 - 25kgs of weight all up on tracks like the CREB & some of the Cape. Thoughts & experiences would be much appreciated. Cheers Simon.
  8. galbo950

    galbo950 Been here awhile

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    All is good with the right foot peg, just need 2 new bolts as the originals are now bent. If I tighten them up though the peg straightens up and the kick starter will clear the mount. So off to the bolt shop tomorrow to see what I can find. Don't really feel like drilling the rear bolt hole out so I'll have to see if I can get a 45mm long bolt otherwise it'll be out with the grinder.
  9. Sean-0

    Sean-0 straya carnt

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    you wont have n issue .. just keep you gear as forward as possible ..i have carried a lot more weight than that with no issues

    keep you gear as low as possible
  10. GSXR

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    As Sean says, you should be fine with what you are talking about doing, however worth noting that it's the corrugations that fatigue the alloy subframes when they are loaded up. I've done the Cape many times on 650R and never had a drama, in saying that, I've never taken a load up with me on the bike, and Cape York is bad for corrugations on the main Development Rd.

    Have carried 60L fuel & water plus all camping gear etc with stock subframe over the Simpson a few times and had no dramas, but if your suspension isn't set up right doing that sort of thing you're likely to have breakages.
  11. 05 XR650R

    05 XR650R Adventurer

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    Thanks for the advice fellas, much appreciated
  12. Burkey

    Burkey Been here awhile

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    Bought a 2008 CRF450R today, a mate just offered pretty good $$$ for my 650.
    What a prick for tempting me....wtd
  13. Sean-0

    Sean-0 straya carnt

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    The ol fella does good work hu

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  14. GSXR

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    How good is that! If the testing phase is half as much fun as the fitting phase I'm laughing. somehow I don't think it's going to be. Pinched a brand new uhd tube today being ham-fisted with the levers. practice practice practice.

    The steel subframe however is a work of art thanks Doug.
  15. digga1111

    digga1111 bann ed

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    ha, that's pretty funny. ole mate inquires about the strength of the sub frames and you two tell him "sheel be right "
    then turn up the very next post with a steel substitute
    :lol3
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    Lostsaffa Been here awhile

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    Sean 0 you missing a wheel nut in that second photo?


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  17. Sean-0

    Sean-0 straya carnt

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    Nar smithy is ...its his bike I just uploadef the pics....hes a numperty

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  18. ditchwitch650

    ditchwitch650 Long timer

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    package sent do you have an pics for us Trav?

    subframes look great Poppy:clap
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  20. Eric66

    Eric66 Been here awhile

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    No Hodgo that is Honda's new state of the art traction control system:lol3
    Regards Eric