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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I put a oil cooler on my bike. hoping to get some cooler temps in the summer heat, when i sitting in traffic.(thanks chicago) i plan on moving to arizona and i figured it wouldnt hurt. not to mention a cooler oil last longer.

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all hooked up

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i cut a square in the shourd to vent the air

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and the finished product. not bad for about 80 bucks, and about 2 hours of work

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Long story short- got rid of my DRZ400SM and got this instead. I missed the dirt too much.

Specs: 1996 XR600R with a 2001 crate motor.

Acc: 4.0 gal tank, Al Baker's exhaust, Acerbis plastics, excel wheels, AceWell computer and some other misc stuff. I put on some Renthal kevlar grips, handguards and mirrors yesterday. USD conversion is in the works now.

Today:

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How it sat when I picked it up:

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good looking bike SagMan.

Thank you! The previous owner didn't believe in degreaser, so I've spent all my free time cleaning it up.

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Hadn't seen any updates in this section in a few days, so I thought I would throw mine up here. Updated her a little. Put a bigger tank, opened up the Airbox, Acerbis mirrors (which are pretty useless by the way), and an Endurance Speedo.

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what kind of tank is that cbretr2? sucks to hear about the mirrors. i hate when stuff like that happens when i buy new parts. they look a little small and they dont stick out enough. that a crf 400 fender with the baja designs tail light? ive done the same with my bike. how is it working out for you? any problems so far?

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Its a Clarke 4 gallon. That upgrade has been needed for a long time. I took a chance with the mirrors. The originals broke when it fell over in the garage. Kickstand is to long with the 17in wheels on it. Almost sits vertical. I still have the dirt wheels and ride dirt every now and then. Mirrors vibrate a lot and yes they dont stick out far enough. Have to work for now.

That is a crf fender i had laying around(front and back) from my 450r. Got an Acerbis sumo front fender but it doesn't stop mud to well when the 21in is on. Just never changed it back. Yes Baja designs LED taillight. No problems so far.

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well guys my frame has been really bothering me. the P.O. used to leave the bike outside. and lets just say when i got it. i could tell he tried covering up the rust with poorly done paint job. so decided to tare my bike down a throw on a fresh coat of paint. so far so good.

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this is what i started with

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what a mess

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after 3 hours of cleaning

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all done. now just gunna leave it to dry for a day and put the Great White back together.

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well guys my frame has been really bothering me. the P.O. used to leave the bike outside. and lets just say when i got it. i could tell he tried covering up the rust with poorly done paint job. so decided to tare my bike down a throw on a fresh coat of paint. so far so good.

all done. now just gunna leave it to dry for a day and put the Great White back together.

Noooooooo! Don't make me paint my frame! The piggie's still in pieces and I have been trying to ignore the paint chips on the frame! :banana::banana::banana:

Looks good thus far. Post up some pics when she's back together :lol:

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Here is my 2001 XR650L.......just purchased on 03/01/2010 ! Has a couple of upgrades, and I am looking forward to adding more. 8k miles, and runs VERY well. This photo taken on 03/09/2010 at Morrow Mountain State Park........with Lake Tillery in the background! **I am searching for a "slip on" muffler to replace this big stock unit.........anyone have a used one??? Call me.... (980)581-0006

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zipper do you got any videos on you tube? i feel like ive seen that same bike around...that or someone has the same look you got going on

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zipper do you got any videos on you tube? i feel like ive seen that same bike around...that or someone has the same look you got going on

you´re right..got a couple of them on youtube and some more on vimeo and photobucket.....unless i got clones :banana:

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