XR650R Thread!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by JustinT, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. jesusgatos

    jesusgatos fishing with dynamite

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    Think you'd be a lot better off carry extra fuel in some kind of saddlebags.
  2. galland1

    galland1 n00b

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    Hi, quick question. I have the BRP sub mount Scotts stabilizer. Will the 6.3 gal. Acerbis tank fit?
  3. Unsung

    Unsung Adventurer

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    Okay, I've finally gotten in touch with the guy I'm planning to buy this XR650R tomorrow from. Here's the details on it. Baja kit with aftermarket headlight, turn signals, passenger foot pegs, and bigger tank. Hand guards, fat handlebars, big gun exhaust. And supposedly rejetted for the exhaust. Just wanted everyone's opinion on this bike. 2002 XR650R in beautiful condition, plated, dirt tires. It has a dent in front rim but he said it doesn't effect the bike, this seems to be only "problem" with it, if it is indeed a problem. He said it takes 6-7 kicks to start it when it's cold outside, 3 on a warm day, 1 after it's run any amount of time. $2,250 sound good for this bike?

    Here's a photo of it, I've not seen it in person yet.
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  4. Sean-0

    Sean-0 straya carnt

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    i use these if i need to carry fuel as i have a 28 ltr tank on already plus the bags gives me 52 ltrs ....2x 12ltr bladders in a custom bag hangs over the tank

    best solution yet to carry exta fuel

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    then on the bike
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  5. Jayrod1318

    Jayrod1318 Poster

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    Around here in colorado it would definitely sell for that. One sorted like that would be listed at 3k plus. what they sell for is any ones guess. but this looks like a great deal, does'nt looked used and abused.
  6. galland1

    galland1 n00b

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    Definitely in the ballpark. Don't like where the dent is in the rim. I'd fix that. Very nice one.

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  7. Kiko

    Kiko Long timer

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    If mechanically sound, then that is a steal.
  8. Unsung

    Unsung Adventurer

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    Well here's hoping. I go get it tomorrow. I can't wait to put it on these gravel tank trails in the national forest I live in. Which reminds me, I should buy some new body armor tomorrow.
  9. seasider

    seasider Just a rider

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    Had an 01 and sold it......... BIG MISTAKE!
    Just picked up a 2000 completely unmolested bike that happen to come with a set of CR500 hubs laced for super moto complete with tires, discs and caliper re locator but no sprocket.

    What would be an appropriate rear to run off the 14 tooth counter for some general street fun when the dirt tires are "resting"?:ear

    Happy to have an XRR again:clap
  10. hontri

    hontri Global Bummer!

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    I run 16/42 sprockets on my Moto.With a 15 on the front i ran a 38 out back. Personally i would up the front sprocket to a 15 or 16.They are cheap.
  11. slickwill

    slickwill Exhiled

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    I run 15/43 on mine. Most common for street Sumos on Supermotojunkie is 15/45, 15/47. Just do the math to convert to the same ratio using a 14T front.

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  12. seasider

    seasider Just a rider

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    Thanks Slikwill and hontri.
    Appreciate the info and just also realized there is a supermotard thread so i will direct future questions over there if the interest developes after I try those tires out.
    Love the XRR dirt info here and dont want to make too clean!:freaky
  13. AGiN

    AGiN Adventurer

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    Hello everyone from Kazakhstan!

    I am a new to posting here, but was following this thread since page 200.
    Recently I have found the universal EFI kit on http://www.ecotrons.com/400cc_to_800cc_Engine_EFI_kit.html
    and want to know what you guys think about it. Seems like preaty decent kit and the only consern is adapters to airbox, and absence of constant 12v power (battery).
    Is there any posibility to succesufly mount it into our bikes?

    Regards
    Agyn
  14. RalphyDo

    RalphyDo Banned

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    Ecotron has had some bad reveiws. They may have changed stuff around since I read about them but here is a thread about the ecotron on a DRZ400:

    http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/919846-my-drz400sm-build-turbo-fi/


    You have to have a battery to run the Ecotron. Not a big deal, a battery is easy to add to the XRR
  15. Unsung

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    I now own a 2002 XR650R. The bike is beautiful, and runs perfect. I was afraid it wouldn't be in as nice of shape as the PO and his photos suggested, but it is! Aside from a few scratches here and there on the plastic, the thing looks great. The engine isn't dirty, the tires are in great shape. Only thing is I need to lower it or put a lower seat. I'm 5'11 and I'm on my toes while on it. I gave $2,250, and I'm very happy with it. Anyone know any good lower seats available for the bike? Also, I should get a front rim to replace the one on it that has the dent. Time to shop for goodies.

    Could someone look at that last page with the picture of my bike and tell me if it looks like it sits higher than normal? It supposedly has same ride height as a CR500R, but it seems a bit taller to me. I'm thinking the suspension is set up for someone quite a bit heavier and that's the problem. But I was looking at pictures of other people's XR650R's and then a photo of mine, and mine looks like it sits an inch or two higher than others I've seen.
  16. galland1

    galland1 n00b

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    Looks stock height. Never heard of raising links. Is the rear spring yellow? If not its probably sprung heavy. If you need stock springs ft and rear I have my originals.

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  17. pavemike

    pavemike I fall down alot

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    The rear looks stock to me. Check the sag though, maybe the previous owner set it high due to his weight . If it needs adjustment, don't bother taking off the sub frame. Just use a long flat blade screw driver wrapped in a towel and spin it with a hammer from the right hand side. Good looking bike! :D
  18. nick5446

    nick5446 Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the advice (all of you)! I'll do a little more research and hopefully find something that fits the bill. Didn't realize there was an XRR electrical thread...that should come in handy!
  19. Unsung

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    This bike is almost too nice to even go offroad with it... almost. I'm going to buy a new front rim, and put some DOT tires on it. And I think I'll put a lowering link, and drop the front 1". I've got a lot of questions so I'll be bothering you guys for awhile. Here's a short list of stupid questions, and I expect stupid answers. Thanks!. :evil

    15/48 gearing, what is my top speed going to be?

    Is it weird if I cover it up in my carport, put a night light near it, and a heater so it's comfortable during the night?

    I was looking at the title, and under "Body" where I heard it would say ORV or Off Road Only, this bike says MC. Is this normal? It came from California supposedly.

    Anti-Theft? Anyone know where I can get motion sensing laser turrets, or large attack dogs that will fit in a tank bag? Or know a better way to keep this thing from getting stolen?

    If anyone has a good front rim, I'll swap you a bent one with a mediocre tire on it. :lol3

    Is it sending the wrong message if I paint it pink and put tassles on the ends of the handlebars?

    This bike has an odometer on it, I guess from the factory. Is this just to keep up with service intervals?
  20. BuRPsa

    BuRPsa Finally growing up..

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    You forget the running boards and the sissy bar, the latter crucial with the pink scheme. Mind though, nothing manly about tassles so it will be fitting. Remember to wear the same colour lipstick when you go ride eh?





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