nx engine transplant into xr600

9 replies to this topic
  • aero165

Posted April 20, 2002 - 01:46 AM


im looking at fitting an nx650 engine into the frame of a 95 model xr600. i have the bike and a friend has the engine and he is ready to sell it cheap. has any one out there done the conversion? if so is it relitively straight forward? what hassles were found? where did you fit the battery for the starter? look forward to hearing some feed back.

  • mr660

Posted April 21, 2002 - 05:29 PM


nx650?? What is this??

  • aero165

Posted April 21, 2002 - 08:31 PM


nx650 dominator its a soft roader that honda has been selling for years

  • aero165

Posted April 21, 2002 - 08:32 PM


it may not have been sold in the usa

  • mr660

Posted April 22, 2002 - 07:23 PM


Thanks, Sorry i would be a liar if i gave you any input on the swap!

Good luck with the R&D!

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  • drxr

Posted April 23, 2002 - 04:12 AM


this motor (nx650) will bolt right into your chassis!! this is the same motor as the XR650L,all you will need to do is fabricare a battery box and mount the electrics from the NX!!!!
have done this but in an older '85 chassis!

  • aero165

Posted April 25, 2002 - 11:38 PM


where did you fit the battery drxr

  • Christian

Posted May 21, 2002 - 10:36 AM


Yep a friend back in france did that.
He wanted electric start.
the only problem was to figure out the electric parts (electric start) good luck.

  • billyj7175

Posted May 21, 2002 - 10:59 AM


Honda imported the NX series for a while, but they didn't sell too well in the states. They also had a 250 as well...

  • M.Stone

Posted May 21, 2002 - 11:52 AM



Did we ride the five day Greater Colorado Trail Ride together in 1990? I was from CT on an RMX 250. I remember one of the CA/NV group on an NXR.

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