Thread: Yamaha XT500
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Old 05-17-2008, 05:30 PM   #81
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Originally Posted by haydenslides
I'm trying to come up with some cross reference info for XT/TT/SR 500's. The XT's had steel swingarms, did the TT's have aluminum?

no, steel

Will SR 500 wheels fit on an XT?

the front has disc brake

Can you run a TT front wheel on a XT and still retain speedometer function?


Are XT/TT seats interchangeable?


Do XT's/TT's use different carb's


Am i correct in assuming that that the TT didn't have a lighting coil?

dont know

I'd like to possibly run a SR front rim on my XT for more street riding with my pop. Also, i'm trying to locate a replacement seat, and am wondering if a TT seat would work.

tt seat will fit, but it sucks like the xt

This bike is a kick in the ass. Rode 700 miles in 4 days last week and the bike ran perfect. started first kick every time. It barrelled up the north cascades highway passes and then tackled 2 foot deep snow covered logging road passes. i'm in love!
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