xr 600r smoking

4 replies to this topic
  • cothmpr

Posted May 20, 2004 - 10:12 AM


Last fall while out tearing it up, I crashed and burned in some rocks. The bike landed on it's right side and slightly upside down, (on the side of a mountain). Now it's smoking blue smoke. I started it during the winter a few times, but thought it was due to the cold. Today is the 1st time I've really riden for more than a mile or so since the wipe out. Any ideas? Could the oil have gone up above the piston? Wouldn't it have burned out of there by now? Should I spray some break klean in the cylinder? Anything would help!! Thanks! :thumbsup:

  • WebGringo

Posted November 11, 2006 - 03:12 PM


is it using any oil ?

if so, how much ?

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • BRPXL600R

Posted November 11, 2006 - 03:25 PM


Sounds like you might still have oil in the upper end and possibly in the airbox if this bike were rubber side up for a bit.

  • frankstr

Posted November 12, 2006 - 10:10 AM


cothmpr, Welcome to TT...Are you still around..
Kind of a old post, is it not..5/20/04....

:cheers: :p

  • Kaneatious

Posted November 13, 2006 - 03:48 AM


Same thing happened to me last year. Tore it down and discovered the piston wrist pin clip had dropped out. Don't know how, don't know why. Sure as hell tore up the cylinder wall though cause I just kept riding it for a couple more monthes since I planned on a complete rebuild anyway..

Related Content


DirttyPig 2005 Xr650l Prroject! by braapmebb1moretime

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   XR600/650
  • 22 replies

Honda XR650L 2016 by Chris.GVS

Honda XR650L 2016
  • - - - - -
  • 0 reviews

XR650L super moto wheels by greggkklee

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   XR600/650
  • Hot  28 replies

93 xr650l Restoration Project by Zigster

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   XR600/650
  • 17 replies

Which thumper motor for a street tracker? by woz

Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   General Dirt Bike Discussion
  • * * * * -
  • Hot  29 replies

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.