XR250 or XR400 wheel on a 650R

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  • pb1963

Posted January 22, 2006 - 04:04 PM


Anyone know if this can be done? I have a cracked front wheel and I've found a couple of replacement wheels only they are off of a XR250. The Honda shop tells me that they have to different part numbers but they can't tell me if it can be done or not. Any ideas?

  • JackAttack

Posted January 23, 2006 - 08:56 AM


The front from an XR400 will work, I have one on mine right now. I believe the XR250 has the same front wheel as the XR400.

I have had mine welded a few times with success. Also if you buy a new 21" rim they are pretty easy to lace.

The front fender from an XR400 fit on my 650R as well, and they have different part #'s( plus the XR650r front fender is listed more expensive :thumbsup: ).


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  • pb1963

Posted January 23, 2006 - 05:33 PM


I'm figured it would probably work, my Dad put a front wheel from an '84 XR250 onto his '90 XR600. No problems.

  • XR250rdr

Posted January 23, 2006 - 06:29 PM


For what wheels go for on ebay you could just about buy a new rim and have it laced up.

  • Roll_it_on

Posted January 23, 2006 - 06:44 PM


I do know that the xr250 and xr400 front wheels are different in that they have differnent axel diameters. The one from a 400 may work on the 650R but the 250 for sure won't. I tried to replace the front wheel off of my 2001 250 onto our 2002 xr400 just for the day and it won't work.

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