Difference between XR600 and XR650L forks?

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  • Brtp4

Posted June 26, 2006 - 08:43 PM


I have a 650L, and want to improve the forks. I do not want to go through the effort of putting CR forks on though. Anyway, are the 600 forks different/better? If so, will the internals swap from one to the other?

Brian Price
Bend, Oregon

  • Brtp4

Posted June 27, 2006 - 07:01 PM



  • surfnride

Posted June 28, 2006 - 02:41 PM


Why not get the stock forks revalved, with correct springs for your weight?

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  • Brtp4

Posted June 28, 2006 - 08:26 PM


That is probably what I will do, but I have heard that the 600 forks have better internals. So, if I am going to revalve I would probably try to get the 600 setup and revalve those.


  • fourstrokin650

Posted June 29, 2006 - 08:02 AM


I am fairly certain that the 600 and 650L have the same front forks. They may have different spring rates, but the guts should be the same otherwise.

  • cleonard

Posted June 29, 2006 - 10:44 AM


They are very close to the same. Not exactly, but more or less the same. It would not be worth the effort to swap.

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