Site upgrade in progress... Core site functions are working, but some non-critical features/functions will be temporarily unavailable while we work to restore them over the next couple of weeks.

Please post any bugs you encounter, but before you do, check to see if it's already listed.

Thanks for your patience while we work to improve the community.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

Front tire swap

4 posts in this topic

Just bolted up my 87'CR500R front rim to my 04XR650L. The only problem is you need a longer spacer on the speedo side and remove the speedo cable. The fit for me was a spare spacer from the other side as you couldn't double spacer with the same side(too long). I dont use my speedo, I use a GPS.

The rear tire is a different story. The axle on the CR is bigger and wont fit the XRL's swingarm. The XRL shaft is too small. I guess the better setup would be to machine out the XRL swingarm and run CR shafts and rims. I have CR rims sittin around here and don't want to spend 500+ for a new rear rim.

I have an 89XR600R that has drum brakes(suck). Anybody swap a CR swingarm for an XR600R or an XR650l????? That may be a winter experiment, when there isn't enough snow to ride sled!!

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0