Which of these bikes is your primary ride?   3,763 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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The BRP in different shoes.

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What rear fender and tail light set up is that. It looks awesome!! Was it difficult to get the fender to mount up?    Thanks!   

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What rear fender and tail light set up is that. It looks awesome!! Was it difficult to get the fender to mount up?    Thanks!   

 I used this link and a 04 CRF450r rear fender. Just an extra I had laying around and didn't mind cutting. Taillight is a Baja designs L.E.D.

 

http://www.4strokes.com/tech/honda/xr650l_rear_fender/

 

Went on pretty easy.

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Im tired of seeing the xr650l in this forum...can we get a seperate forum xr650r forum.. nice bike an all but any one who owens a xr650r knows they are 2 completely different bikes..half the power half the performance the bike might as well be a 250cc.. no disrespect just diff categories..

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Im tired of seeing the xr650l in this forum...can we get a seperate forum xr650r forum.. nice bike an all but any one who owens a xr650r knows they are 2 completely different bikes..half the power half the performance the bike might as well be a 250cc.. no disrespect just diff categories..

I've owned both bikes. Both have pros and cons, but we're all a family are we not?

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Ya were all family and like i said nice bike an all, ill ride beside a 650L any day just wish us 650R guys had our own make/ model specific forum..i look thru here for trouble shooting advise sometimes and for cosmetic ideas and it sucks having to read and view a hundred post on 650L to every 1 post on a 650r..two completely different bikes, i cant use any of there advise or ideas on a 650R. No disrespect intended..

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What if two new threads were started:  "show me your xr650l" and "show me your xr650r"

 

I understand where you are coming from, but two different subforums would be a big change.  At least with these two threads you can scroll through and look at just your model for ideas and whatnot.

 

Of course this thread would live on as the original...I mean, it started in 2005!

 

I guess a "600" thread would be needed too.

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2003 XR650R

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Nice bike! Now get those horrid steel bars off there and put some good fatbars on. Cockpit is important!

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My 00 650L winter project. All new chassis berrings, 40mm FCR carb, FMF Q slip on, MT 21s, powder coated hubs and wheels, Voyager gps and some other things. 2nd pic is what I started with in Nov.

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My new baby!! Just picked this gem up and couldn't be happier!

Nice, I've been eyeballing that bike on craigslist. The one off braking rear floating rotor is pretty trick!

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0205141017.jpgHad these graphics and seat cover for quite some time. Finally put them on. I noticed that the edges of the tank graphics had lost some of their stick. Is there a way to keep these down?0205141019.jpg

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Had these graphics and seat cover for quite some time. Finally put them on. I noticed that the edges of the tank graphics had lost some of their stick. Is there a way to keep these down?

 

It's hard to keep decals on a plastic tank.

The ones from FactoryFX seem to hold up quite well.  Mine still look as good as they did five years ago when I put them on.

 

I would try some contact cement on the part that is peeling up.  Apply it to the sticker, let it dry, then apply it to the tank, making sure that you cover at least all that the sticker will touch.  Once that is dry stick it down, then rub off the extra adhesive.  I would double-check with a little dab on some spot you can't see to be sure that it rubs off first.

 

Contact cement seems to stick well to just about everything.

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The ones from FactoryFX seem to hold up quite well.  Mine still look as good as they did five years ago when I put them on.

 

I would try some contact cement on the part that is peeling up.  Apply it to the sticker, let it dry, then apply it to the tank, making sure that you cover at least all that the sticker will touch.  Once that is dry stick it down, then rub off the extra adhesive.  I would double-check with a little dab on some spot you can't see to be sure that it rubs off first.

 

Contact cement seems to stick well to just about everything.

Thanks for the quick reply. I will try the contact cement. It's not a big area, just put them on and dont want to give them a head start. Probably didnt help much by leaving them sit uninstalled for so long......my bad.  Thanks again.

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