Anyone Have A XR650L Engine Side Cover Laying Around?? (Clutch Side, Broken OK!!!)

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  • Boston Mangler

Posted January 19, 2007 - 06:07 AM


Hey Guys

My girl knocked my bike over in the garage the other day and although it didnt "crack" it, the shifter lever went into the engine case and made a very small dent in it. :lol:

I see that no companies offer aftermarket case guards for the XR650L like they do for the DRZ and other bikes. :confused:

I am trying to find if anyone has a spare side cover (broken is ok) that i could use to bring to my local machine shop and have some case guards made from. I mentioned my idea to him and he said if i could get a spare side cover and would be able to give me a much better estimate, etc.....

Anyone have one laying around i could borrow? I will pay for shipping both ways.

If this happens, i will be posting the case guards for sale. If the price is reasonable (under $50 or so), whoever loans me the case will get one for free!

Anyone?? :crazy:


Posted January 19, 2007 - 03:18 PM


I have one, PM me your address and I will ship it through my UPS account. Better yet email me at

  • Boston Mangler

Posted January 19, 2007 - 03:34 PM


PM Sent


  • rebelventurer

Posted January 19, 2007 - 04:52 PM


I read another thread on this subject and saw a creative solution. Where a guy had cut a piece of thin gauge stainless and epoxied over the case. seamed like a pretty darn good fix, and was very low profile, looked good too!

  • Boston Mangler

Posted January 19, 2007 - 05:13 PM


Yes, that will work and your right, it is a damn nice fix!

I am looking for something with a little more coverage though. The underside of my side cover shows some decent dings from a gravel road we were on as well. I am thinking of having a "cover" made that slips over the whole thing. I will post my results.

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  • DockingPilot

Posted January 24, 2007 - 05:04 AM


Any progress on this ? I'd be interested for sure.

  • Boston Mangler

Posted January 24, 2007 - 05:31 AM


I got a cover in transit (thank you TARFELE) and will bring it to the machinist when it gets here for a quote.

I will post up my results


  • DockingPilot

Posted January 24, 2007 - 05:43 AM


OK, I'd be in for 3 when your ready.

  • DockingPilot

Posted January 24, 2007 - 12:11 PM


And of course pay for them.

  • trxxr

Posted January 24, 2007 - 02:15 PM


I'd be in for 1 if they work out.

  • flyin vee

Posted January 24, 2007 - 02:33 PM


Me too!!!! I just replaced mine for a cool $135. I cant believe there is no aftermarket left side case guard. Let us know when it is ready. Kris

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