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Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by onaXR, Jan 18, 2006.

  1. AZ TOM

    AZ TOM Long timer Supporter

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    I believe Maier sells one. Long ago but I think that's what mine is from Dennis Kirk has them.
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  2. XRLated

    XRLated Been here awhile Supporter

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    So far, I can't find a white XR400 OEM front fender either...
  3. AZ TOM

    AZ TOM Long timer Supporter

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    Dennis Kirk has them.
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  4. XRLated

    XRLated Been here awhile Supporter

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    Does it have a channel for cables? Or do you need to use spacers to pass through the electrics?
  5. AZ TOM

    AZ TOM Long timer Supporter

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    Has the channel, made for XRL
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  6. FlatlandKSBrett

    FlatlandKSBrett Been here awhile

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    I have the stock one off my 95 that I'm not using...
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  7. lookfar

    lookfar from the land of OZ Supporter

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    I had no trouble getting a white XRL front fender from Honda.
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  8. lookfar

    lookfar from the land of OZ Supporter

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    Mix and match, it should be the same as the XR600 fender.
  9. Sycklemotor

    Sycklemotor Been here awhile

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    I used this one. It's on my bike in the photo.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Acerbis-Fr...104381&hash=item56cd720fbb:g:MW0AAOSwqUldsD7d
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  10. Hanz

    Hanz Been here awhile

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  11. XRLated

    XRLated Been here awhile Supporter

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    Lots of good aftermarket choices out there. Thanks for the tips and pics.

    First choice is Honda original equipment, but I see that I've good choices if that falls through. Still no luck finding new Honda white OEM XR650L or XR400 anywhere.

    Do the Acerbis and the Maier shades of white match up well with the OEM white side panels and white headlight cowl? Are both Acerbis and Maier fairly beefy like OEM?
  12. Barron

    Barron M0DAH0LIC Supporter

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    I don't know what you're talking about lol. Another take on that argument is that the 650L is compatible with MANY other bikes for parts, Honda is cool like that. Not to mention the amazing aftermarket support for the bike to make it what you want and to update the technology on it. I look at it like this, the manufacturer makes a bike that will appeal to the most people with getting into a niche. After someone buys the bike they can make it into exactly what they want based on what and how they ride with not a lot of trouble... unless you want to redesign the wiring harness, alter the transmission and make engine changes like I did. I really liked my 650L when I got it, but then it needed a skid plate, I wasn't happy with the fenders, I wanted better hand protection, a better seat, stiffer suspension... I'm happy with it for now, but I still need to figure out a different topcase/rack set up. To each their own.

    -Barron
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  13. XRLated

    XRLated Been here awhile Supporter

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    That bike really has reached another level--congrats on getting it there.

    I got a caribou adapter kit and I'm planning to experiment with multi-use/stackable type system on my rear rack (different brand than yours, but similar streamlined footprint) that allows me to instantly go from large top case to small top case to a maybe 2-3" thick box that holds stuff for every ride (tools, straps, collapsible bike basket, drybag, and such) and that can itself support a rotopax or collapsable basket, or lashed dry bag on its flat top, and that can instantly come off and then mount on top of the top cases when they are on the bike.

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    We'll see how all that goes once my CT surgery let's me work on stuff again.

    What brand is your rear rack again? And what is showing red under it: red fender or Honda red toolbag?

    Edit: sorry, red frame! Let me know who makes that rear rack though--very slick!
  14. XRLated

    XRLated Been here awhile Supporter

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    Also, @Barron: is that an aftermarket seat? Seat cover? Custom upholstery job? Very nice. If you bought the seat or cover somewhere, please LMK the brand or source?
  15. XRLated

    XRLated Been here awhile Supporter

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    From your dog's expression, can't tell if it wants you to give up all this MC nonsense or wants to go for a ride....
  16. Sycklemotor

    Sycklemotor Been here awhile

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    Finally got the fairing together.
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    Here's the dash now.
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    Here is the headlight on 20 %. Man this thing is bright on high! Fixed
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    Photo of release pin to pull fairing off.
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  17. Sycklemotor

    Sycklemotor Been here awhile

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    This is going on tomorrow.
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    Taking my polished one off because I really like the black.
  18. Maxacceleration

    Maxacceleration Off the grid

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    Very clean Sycklemotor, as your whole bike is. :thumb The dash on yours is incredible - beauty job. If you could give us an overview pic of your bike when you get a chance would be wonderful.:thumb
    I like your direction, and similar to the direction I am hoping to achieve. Not a desert sled, not a single track bike, not a rally bike, not a slab bike & not a SM either.
    In my case I will call it a regional tourer. It will do all of the above! In moderation and common sense of my aging old a&& of course. Travel light.
    Mine will never be as clean and upgraded as yours, but a regional tourer nonetheless. A plush get it done bike without any major discomfort. I have a 950 for the next level of touring.


    I got this fairing yesterday and hope to have it on over the weekend. Accessory layout on the dash is the time consuming part. Here's to farkling! :beer

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  19. mbanzi

    mbanzi Adventurer

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    That is a thing of beauty! The Lynx R is certainly not cheap, but looks great.
  20. Sycklemotor

    Sycklemotor Been here awhile

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