cracked case.


4 replies to this topic
  • specialk

Posted September 06, 2005 - 05:36 PM

#1

Cracked case on a xr650L! The shifter went right through the case on a left side tipover. Need input please. Should I repair it or spring for a new one. Does cfc make case guards for a xr650l like they do for drz400s?

  • goblin127

Posted September 06, 2005 - 05:41 PM

#2

Some peoble have been fixing with jb weld. this has been a very common problem. Do a search you should get quite a few hits. Some day it will be my turn.

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  • old man dan

Posted September 06, 2005 - 05:43 PM

#3

If its not broken too badly you should be able to repair it with JB WELD. Get it at napa or similar auto parts store. Rough up the area with a die grinder and apply both inside and outside the case and then use the die grinder or a file to smooth it out and then paint it. Its just the ignition cover right? no oil behind it so you really just need to keep water out. Maybe post a picture and you'll get more and better advice.

  • roadcam

Posted September 06, 2005 - 06:43 PM

#4

after patching it up with the JB Weld, you may want to epoxy a small disc of sheetmetal over it for a little future protection ...

  • socalxr650

Posted September 06, 2005 - 06:47 PM

#5

Same thing happened to me. I dropped it in the drive way, and the shifter went through the case cover. I too thought about the JB Weld fix, but since it is a brand new bike opted to go the replacement route. It cost about $200 at the Honda shop but well worth it in my opinion.

And tho the question about the oil behind the cover, yes there is oil in there, I collected a few quarts in the oil drain pan before I got it to the shop.

Any way you go about it, good luck!





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