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Old 10-18-2012, 04:47 PM   #14956
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If it is jetted on the lean side it will run hotter.
Bought the motion pro tool. Sweet, I need to fix my leaking forks. Does anybody have a recommendation where I should order the seals from for cheap?
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:35 PM   #14957
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I wish i knew the secrets of XR cooling. Mines always has run hot. Mine does not have a thermostat, but i plan on putting one in.
It's pretty simple: don't run the bike lean (aka from the factory).

Never had mine boil and I do all sorts of riding, like slow trail riding in 100 degree weather, crazy hill climbs, etc.
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:46 PM   #14958
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good call upgrading the hardware but...
unless the right side peg is put in double shear it will break any bolt put in there if ridden hard off road while standing.
its proven to happen and sucks when it does
mike

My toyota-head-bolt foot peg bolt replacements have been holding up for over 10 years of hard desert riding and wrecking Bottomed the suspension too many times to recall







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It's pretty simple: don't run the bike lean (aka from the factory).

Never had mine boil and I do all sorts of riding, like slow trail riding in 100 degree weather, crazy hill climbs, etc.

Hmmm, you're a super hero! No one has ever been able to keep the XRR cool! You are right tho, most people run on the lean side but cannot figure out why it runs hot.
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:54 PM   #14959
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My toyota-head-bolt foot peg bolt replacements have been holding up for over 10 years of hard desert riding and wrecking Bottomed the suspension too many times to recall










Hmmm, you're a super hero! No one has ever been able to keep the XRR cool! You are right tho, most people run on the lean side but cannot figure out why it runs hot.
Maybe my BRP is magic . Also running the stock 1.1 cap.

I meant boiler over. I can hear the "sucking on a straw" sometimes, which means it's boils right just not boiling over? Or is that just the coolant doing its thing. I also live at high altitude which should make me boil at lower temps, too right?

My friend just got a 650R and we did some slow trail riding (he's new) and his was good too, but his is really on the rich side at our altitude. Speaking of which anyone want to buy a Acerbis 6 gal Sahara tank from him?
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Old 10-18-2012, 09:02 PM   #14960
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Maybe my BRP is magic . Also running the stock 1.1 cap.

I meant boiler over. I can hear the "sucking on a straw" sometimes, which means it's boils right just not boiling over? Or is that just the coolant doing its thing. I also live at high altitude which should make me boil at lower temps, too right?

My friend just got a 650R and we did some slow trail riding (he's new) and his was good too, but his is really on the rich side at our altitude. Speaking of which anyone want to buy a Acerbis 6 gal Sahara tank from him?


It does depend alot on how hard you are running it at any given speed. I have boiled mine a few times in deep, soft sand which was pretty slow going. And in the snow!! Running it too hard with not enough air flow will boil over every time. The hissing you hear is the coolant boiling into the overflow or the coolant being sucked back into the radiator after boiling over slightly. The XRR's cooling system is just not designed to cool that bike without it moving thru the air at a pretty good clip. Adding bigger rads and a fan does help alot. Jetting has a huge effect on running hot/cool.


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Old 10-19-2012, 04:49 AM   #14961
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:21 AM   #14962
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:31 AM   #14963
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:48 AM   #14964
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Bought the motion pro tool. Sweet, I need to fix my leaking forks. Does anybody have a recommendation where I should order the seals from for cheap?
Get them from the same place you get the shims; racetech. No real use in shopping around to save money, its not worth it.
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:58 AM   #14965
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My toyota-head-bolt foot peg bolt replacements have been holding up for over 10 years of hard desert riding and wrecking Bottomed the suspension too many times to recall










Hmmm, you're a super hero! No one has ever been able to keep the XRR cool! You are right tho, most people run on the lean side but cannot figure out why it runs hot.
This is the first I have heard of the xrr having a cooling problem. In fact, I wish I could find the picture of my xrr sitting behind three ktms which were all steaming from chugging through forested single track.
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Old 10-19-2012, 10:23 AM   #14966
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Interesting. Do you think this could have been cause or exacerbated by the recent rebuild of the engine and transmission? I never really noticed it before.
It's one of those things that just happens all of a sudden, that's why Hinson made the billet basket and hard anodized it for wear resistance.


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This is the first I have heard of the xrr having a cooling problem. In fact, I wish I could find the picture of my xrr sitting behind three ktms which were all steaming from chugging through forested single track.
Yup, me too...never heard of cooling problems with the XRR.

On cooling..no thermostat or one stuck open will make it run too cool as was noted, but it will also carbon up the top end pretty quick too, it's no big deal if you run the piss out of it all the time, but if you putt putt around town without a stat you'll have carbon problems.
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Old 10-19-2012, 11:55 AM   #14967
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Old 10-19-2012, 11:55 AM   #14968
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Where's should I buy the updated bushing?? Also, the damn clutch cover o ring... I just cut it and lined em up as close together as I could. Is the only concern with a crappy o-ring loss of oil??
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Old 10-19-2012, 12:04 PM   #14969
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Where's should I buy the updated bushing?? Also, the damn clutch cover o ring... I just cut it and lined em up as close together as I could. Is the only concern with a crappy o-ring loss of oil??
Probably better to buy in BTOsports than wait until I find a bushing in the shed and came out of Russia

http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche....R650R-A-CLUTCH

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Old 10-19-2012, 02:07 PM   #14970
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