XR650R Thread!

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

  1. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    The howl is because the inner and outer basket fingers are hammered...like done, junk. See all those neat little indentations where the clutch fingers engage the basket fingers? Yeah, they're not supposed to be there.

    Get a Hinson outer basket and a new Honda inner hub. If money is tight you can file/sand the ridges out and get some more life out of it.

    The in/out basket play is normal, but a new bushing won't hurt.
  2. BuRPsa

    BuRPsa Finally growing up..

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    I don't think so, hunch it's the bush if not the internal rubber cushions (cush).
    I'd check the bush first, and a new one won't hurt anyway. If it's the cush blocks then bad news...
    But wait until Larryboy chimes in, I know he's swapped his basket for a Hinson already.




    As a totally unrelated remark, Thanks2Those who help me, either here or via PM. Much appreciated, it shows this forum is attended by a breed of very international pals indeed :clap
  3. BuRPsa

    BuRPsa Finally growing up..

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    ..... and within seconds a plethora of posts fly in so my previous post looks dated by default.
    Thanks LB for not disappointing :wink:
  4. mitchn06

    mitchn06 Been here awhile

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    mine is all torn down now, but i had slight indentations on my basket, never howled though, and i'm pretty sure its stock plates.
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  5. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    I'd run that one awhile yet. First symptoms will be a strange delay to clutch engagement, like the cable is getting frayed and hanging. As it gets worse, it'll chirp and howl as you roll away in first.

    The one in the video a page back is super bad, I'd replace the hub and outer basket on that one.
  6. tannerc

    tannerc Pig Pilot

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    Thanks for the help

    New basket lock nut and bushing on the way. Going to take some measurements and try smoothing out the basket in the video see if it will get me through the rest of the season. Going to end up ordering a hinson I guess.
  7. Stonethrowa

    Stonethrowa Hack

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    I am sure its been asked before but here I go
    Clarke 4.3 vs IMS 4.6
    I have the Clarke in red (going natural now) and I don't think the fitment was that good :puke1 So is it worth the extra bucks and getting IMS
  8. LVCJT

    LVCJT Been here awhile

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    Got a question for the experts. I'm checking the valves on my neighbors 01 pig and the valves are super tight. Would this contribute to excessive oil consumption? All of the valves are tight.



    Sent from the depths of my pockets
  9. bill pierce

    bill pierce I don't wana pickle

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    No, but it will make it hard to start.
  10. BuRPsa

    BuRPsa Finally growing up..

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    Yes, got dual IMSs and the fitment is superb. Also got a Clarke, and am disappointed for your same reasons, plus I find the finish not as good.


    Should not be but '2001' is more likely to contribute to this. And, if the valves are tight due to them having run out of adjustment (ie hammered into the seats) then off the hat must come..
  11. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    I got rid of a 4.6 IMS because you can't get to a good portion of fuel in the left lobe, solid .8 gallon isn't usable.


    Anybody need some front springs? .49 rate, used in the forks on my 1150GS, just swapped out to .76's. I figured the .49's would be sacked out, but they're still right at spec length.

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    You pick up and I'll trade for beer or something. Have to get $$ if I ship them...offered to the XRR threaders first. FM come Moanday.
  12. PeteN95

    PeteN95 Long timer

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    PM sent!
  13. Dave JP

    Dave JP BRP Rider

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    I have both tanks and did not have trouble with the fit.

    Rumor has it that the earlier IMS tanks had a slight fit issue (???).

    Dave
  14. Oddfellow

    Oddfellow Beasty Rider

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    I just did the petcock fuel line fix on my 4.6 IMS as outline in this post: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16398997&postcount=9307 working great so far. No more laying the bike on it's side to get that last .8 gallons!
  15. Craiger

    Craiger Been here awhile

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    Anybody need some front springs? .49 rate, used in the forks on my 1150GS, just swapped out to .76's. I figured the .49's would be sacked out, but they're still right at spec length.

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    You pick up and I'll trade for beer or something. Have to get $$ if I ship them...offered to the XRR threaders first. FM come Moanday.[/QUOTE]

    If Pete passes on the springs let me know, I will need to do a susp. upgrade by the end of this riding season....
  16. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    Looks like PeteN95 is getting them.


    :beer
  17. dogsslober

    dogsslober No neck tie, Ti neck

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    Such a great bike:clap[​IMG]
  18. jimmyx

    jimmyx Been here awhile

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    Nice bike dogsslobber! heres one from today ..... shakedown ride with new chinese radiators.
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  19. Twatwaffle

    Twatwaffle b00b

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    Alright, so per my last post, trying to get suspension sorted out. I set the race sag at just under 4 inches (95mm) and now static sag is way out of spec...like over 1.5 inches. The strange thing is - I'm about 95% certain the bike has the stock spring on it (yellow, no Eibach/Racetech markings, no other stampings I can see). I weigh about 165-170 in my underwear, so I should be right in line with the spring spec. What gives? Should I add some more preload to get static in spec (down to 3.75" or so)?
  20. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    Your free sag is 1.5 inches and race sag is just under 4 inches? Right? That's about perfect, go for a ride.