xl 83 xrrised!

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  • festerr

Posted January 16, 2007 - 03:25 AM


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look at this pacific 1983 xl, where i put some of the spare parts i used to hold in my garage:

-cr 250 forks and front wheel
-xr 600 shock absorber and swingarm
-in the next months: nx 650 dominator engine.


  • MindBlower

Posted January 16, 2007 - 06:29 PM


Nice! I had (I think) an 84 that I bought new. It was the dual carb year. (I've had a lot of XR/XL's. The bright blue and white year. Solid slug of a bike. Yours must be MUCH nicer. I know the forks would help a bunch, how is the rear?
Other than the E start will the NX motor gain you anything?

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  • BWP Jockey

Posted January 16, 2007 - 06:37 PM


I had an 83.I beat that thing for 2 years and it just would'nt die .Then sold it for more than I paid for it.I've been hooked on these big bore Honda ever since.Well done.

  • festerr

Posted January 17, 2007 - 12:07 AM


NX 650 motor will give bullet proof shift gears (4 pins instead than 2) and a single carb. it's for a customer willing an electric starter.
rear and front suspensions ar not 'state of the art' but their behaviour is very good for the performances of this thumper!

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