pics of my xr600 in a cr125


13 replies to this topic
  • gdavis2265

Posted May 17, 2007 - 07:37 PM

#1

thought I'd share my latest conversion. Almost finished!

http://good-times.we...099097893GxHUPN

  • NMike

Posted May 17, 2007 - 07:52 PM

#2

nice work! you must have ALOT of spare time :)

  • XR4DEZ

Posted May 17, 2007 - 08:36 PM

#3

Looks like you have a few nice projects going, looks good. How'd you work out the carb?

  • gdavis2265

Posted May 18, 2007 - 04:46 AM

#4

thanks,

The carb is a 40CV off of a Harley Big-Twin. Made a mainfold out of sheetmetal to attach to the twin intake ports on the head. It had to mount outside the frame because of limited space.

Glenn

  • rdsrf

Posted May 18, 2007 - 10:06 AM

#5

Hmmm. Just a thought....Looks like the carb might get damaged when you take a spill. Might be a good idea to fabricate some protection for it.

  • gdavis2265

Posted May 18, 2007 - 11:48 AM

#6

Yea, I was afraid of that also- might have to put a roll cage on it!

  • davidarnott

Posted May 18, 2007 - 04:34 PM

#7

That is such a cool looking project. Id love to hear and see more about it when you are done. Are you going to dress it up?

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  • gdavis2265

Posted May 18, 2007 - 05:35 PM

#8

It sounds really mean. That CRF pipe is loud. I just rode it around the block. Starts in 1-2 kicks!

My only real problem is under extreme front fork compression the tire will hit the headers. Looks like I'm going to have to flip the pipe 180° to the other side of the bike. (lots of pipe work. Damn! oh well) I was going to do this originally, but I thought I could make it work stock. All in all, it seems to be a nice running/riding bike. Sure has a bunch of power. It holds about 3.5 quarts, I was hoping the oil system would hold more.

I'll try and snap a few pics tomorow.

Thanks for looking,
Glenn

  • HawkGT

Posted May 18, 2007 - 07:42 PM

#9

I'm envious of your fab skills and knowledge.

  • cbaranski

Posted May 19, 2007 - 10:33 AM

#10

I cant wait to see this one done!!!!!!!

  • kxfreak

Posted May 19, 2007 - 10:38 AM

#11

here's an idea, you might be able to order and offset clamp or fab one up your self if you have acces to a milling machine or cnc, and that way that passes the pipe work, and keeps the front tire from rubbing, just an idea?

  • gdavis2265

Posted May 19, 2007 - 01:35 PM

#12

couple more pics:

http://good-times.we...099097893GzNlCa

  • mgs781

Posted May 19, 2007 - 03:34 PM

#13

Very cool project. How much does it weigh?

MGS

  • gdavis2265

Posted May 19, 2007 - 03:53 PM

#14

255lbs on the 'ole bathroom scale.





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