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Old 01-06-2007, 08:24 PM   #66
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Joined: Jan 2006
Location: Back in Idaho!!!
Oddometer: 787
That's a tough one...

There are a couple of other sites you might be able to catch some info on your bike like for some compatible parts and for general information. I picked up a BSM replacement exhaust (slip-on) to fit my existing header...I've seen a few headers for sale on eBay without the muffler as that's what rusts out first. My muffler is completely shot...that's why I bought the BSM. I picked it up online from David Silver Spares in England...they shipped it to me in it in 4 days!

As for the other stuff...I've found most of my parts on patient. There seems to be someone parting one out at least once per month. I've managed to find shocks, speedometer, headlight bucket, turn signals, perch and controls, and some misc stuff from eBay. Look for XL500s from '79 through '81...don't know of anything else that fits the "s" model.

Good Luck!!

Originally Posted by The Rev.
Does anyone one what other model header pipe will fit this xl500s? And also does anyone know where I can get some side covers and a front sprocket cover?
2006 DL1000K6...The fast dark red one...
2005 XR650L...latest addition
2005 TW200...wife's bike
1977 original adventure bike
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