Uncorking/lightening an XR650L



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  • Blade275

Posted March 15, 2003 - 07:23 PM

#1

how can I go about uncorking/lightening my dads XR650L. is it possible to replace the metal tank and remove the smog crap?

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  • AzMtnThumper

Posted March 16, 2003 - 05:41 PM

#2

I would check with Baja Designs, they are into the XR650L more than any other outfit I know. I think I saw a smog block off kit somewhere on their site and mention of a diet plan for the L. You might also try a search on Hondaxr.com there are several guys riding L's over there. Have you checked clarke and ims websites for a plastic/higher capacity gas tank? Good Luck.

  • stonewall

Posted March 17, 2003 - 05:03 AM

#3

Baja Designs easily shaved 16.5 lbs. from the L model. Replacing the stock tank and wings with a plastic tank saves 7 lbs. and the smog block off kit gets rid of another 2 lbs. 4 oz. The taillight assembly is huge and can be replaced with with a much smaller one. There is a block off kit on eBay right now.
http://cgi.ebay.com/...&category=35595





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