Which of these bikes is your primary ride?   3,762 members have voted

  1. 1. Which of these bikes is your primary ride?

    • XR650R
      958
    • XR650L
      1609
    • XR600R
      804
    • XL600
      187
    • Other XL/XR
      162

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My 2006' XR650L

with current mods.

http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/ukayak_me2/album?.dir=/b7d5&.src=ph&.tok=pho1MTFBUqxjLqwc

2006 XR650L

Edelbrock Performance Series Carb.

Moved battery & electricals to air box

Removed battery box

Maier Supermoto front fender white

Maier MX style rear fender white

Oregon enduro headlight with front blinkers black

Mini stock rear blinkers white

K&N pod style 5" air filter

K&N precharger

UNI crankcase breather

Daytona digital tachometer mounted to bar clamps

Clarke 4.7 gal tank white

Clarke billet no logo gas cap

Trimmed down huge side panels

Pro Circuit type 496 exhaust

Acerbis rear tail light

Dirtskins seal savers front forks

IMS smog block off kit

PowerMadd tool caddy

Black seat cover with flaming skulls (ordered)

Nice bike! :thumbsup: Would you mind taking some snapshots of you battery box mod. and maybe give a brief description of what/how it was done? Thanks for the pics. :ride:

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Hi,

I am new to the site, here is my new 2003 XR650R I bought from a dealer who had it around for three years. Previously I had an XL600R and when my boys (28 and 30) began to dirt ride often I thought that I might up grade a bit. I also have a Valkyrie Interstate, a Kawasaki ZRX1100 and a 1971 Kawasaki Mach III.

http://vrcc.photostash.com/vrcc_15627/7-29-06dirtbike%20003sml.JPG

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Nice bike! :thumbsup: Would you mind taking some snapshots of you battery box mod. and maybe give a brief description of what/how it was done? Thanks for the pics. :ride:

The battery box mod was originally posted on 4-strokes.com by superflyryan. He had gone into really great detail on what he had done to eliminate the huge box. This mod places the battery and electricals into the existing air box. You then will need to run a clamp on style air filter. I believe Ryan was using a UNI foam pod style filter. I went with a K&N universal 5" with a K&N precharger. In the future I am going to try the 4" style K&N. This will allow a little easier access to the carb. You will need to also pick up some style of crankcase breather filter, I used a UNI model clamp on. I will post you some pics of what the battery installed into the air box ended up looking like. The only downfall is deep water crossings, but with the clearance the XR's have I don't need to be in that deep of water.

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Another Aussie.

'95 600.

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Did the 600's come with turn signals and lights? Your frame has the buddy peg attachment like the L frame too, is this an Australian thing?

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Did the 600's come with turn signals and lights? Your frame has the buddy peg attachment like the L frame too, is this an Australian thing?

Must be 'cause everthing on it is standard.

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Since we're posting pics of Aussie bikes here's another:

2006 XR650R uncorked, protapers, 15:47 gearing.

IMG_01526X4.jpg

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You guys are lucky, you have a bike to show, I have to get one yet!

I can't decide if I want this one ..............

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Honda-XR_W0QQitemZ290015432808QQcmdZViewItem

or this one ............... :thumbsup:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1,1&item=150022170666&ih=005&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT

............and I don't think I will know till it's parked in my garage!

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You guys are lucky, you have a bike to show, I have to get one yet!

I can't decide if I want this one ..............

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Honda-XR_W0QQitemZ290015432808QQcmdZViewItem

or this one ............... :thumbsup:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1,1&item=150022170666&ih=005&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT

............and I don't think I will know till it's parked in my garage!

well, quite the difference there - one has a license plate, the other doesn't.

the L is sold now - you get it? I'd take the R, although I have a hard time believing anyone to have 93 miles on that bike

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I hqave seen that bike and wish I would have talked to you. The light is very rememberable.

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This is the bike before the light and ceramic coating on the exhaust and the removal of the Z-Start.

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and way before that, with license plate on it:

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and even before that closer to when it was new:

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Hmmm - ignore the bike. He's just bragging about the beautiful girlfriend :thumbsup:

Yes, I do brag about my wife of 22 years....she has never been nothing but an wounderful loving, always giving all (whenever), best friend.

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