XR650R Thread!

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

  1. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer Supporter

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    Looking at their parts catalog, the seat is still available, Part # 77200-MBN-830, MSRP $261.82
    as is the subframe, part # 50300-MBN-670, MSRP $375.16

    Mind you, this is here in the US
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  2. Bbasso

    Bbasso my name is Rob

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  3. bigkuri

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    Thanks guys. I have emailed ronayers as they don't deliver to NZ on their site.
    I saw that Australian eBay one, but that is an insane price...

    Cheers for the help!! :)
  4. Frostguiding

    Frostguiding Been here awhile

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    Beautiful! I have wheel envy. I guess "tidy up" means sweeping the garage floor because the bike looks perfect.
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  5. Robert K.

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    Thank you! The wheels are very nice. If you decide to get a set, spring for the 'elite' wheels.

    These Standard ones bent and got dinged up pretty good right out of the gate.
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  6. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer Supporter

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    Give David Silver Spares in the UK a go. They ship to the US, they might ship to NZ as well.

    https://www.davidsilverspares.co.uk/contact/
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  7. Frostguiding

    Frostguiding Been here awhile

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    Managed 400km to reserve on a almost brimful 24l Acerbis tank. 14-48 geared. Mostly twisty Alpine tarmac but some dirt track.

    What does everyone else manage?
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  8. Bbasso

    Bbasso my name is Rob

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    Is about 2 hours of fun on 3 gallons
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  9. brayjay

    brayjay Been here awhile

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    I get 250 kms 14\48 with a Clarke 4.3 gallon. This is riding forest service roads and taking it easy throttle wise.
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  10. bigkuri

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    Sounds like pretty darn close to 500km matey. That reserve will get you a fair ways.

    Where are you going again re 500km between fuel?

    Defo a 3 litre container would do the trick I think,
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  11. Robert K.

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    Precision Concepts will be making more carbon fiber fork guards.

    Give them a call to pre order.

    I haven't heard of a price yet.
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  12. Rider Eh!

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    Does anyone make a piston kit for these? My XR650R is smoking more and more, consuming oil, and a bit down on compression. It's also a bit hard to start when cold. Or am I better off just to buy individual OEM parts? If so does anyone have a list handy? I'd prefer to go OEM on the piston kit anyways.
  13. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer Supporter

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    I wouldn't order parts until you actually have a chance to inspect the parts. You may not need a piston, or may need a piston and cylinder.
    Put a parts list together after inspection and go from there.
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  14. Burgermeister

    Burgermeister Been here awhile

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    Does anyone have specs/dimensions for the "Tanker Brace" for the Acerbis fuel tank? I'd like to purchase one but seeing as Hodakaguy doesn't make em anymore, it looks like I gotta make one myself.

    As an aside, I'm almost done with my DC wiring harness which I think will be of assistance to anyone who is looking to fully convert to DC and add all the street-legal electrical stuff to pass inspection (blinkers and horn, yuck). Will share once it's complete.
  15. Rider Eh!

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    I ended up making one with a friend, if you can find someone locally that has one that will be the easiest, as there are some fun angles for the mounts to go. Or just bring the bike to the weld shop and cut/weld to suit. I used solid bar as we didn't have any tubing.
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  16. Gildus

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    Precision Concepts normally uses OEM or Pro-X on their rebuilds, depending on customer preference.

    Sounds like it's time to inspect/replace the cam chain and guides as well. A fresh chain can make a real difference in how the bike runs if the old one was out of spec.
  17. Bhart89

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    How difficult is adding a radiator fan to the XRR? I have a 200watt stator so I have the extra power. Is there a plug and play solution?
  18. bigkuri

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    @Bhart89 it's pretty easy, I did this a few months ago. TrailTech Auto fan from Amazon.
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  19. Bhart89

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    Thanks. Did it bolt onto the radiator without any drilling/tapping?
  20. Rider Eh!

    Rider Eh! donkey

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    I made a bracket for mine. If you have a jigsaw and decent fab skills it wouldn't be too bad.
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