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Offline G54B

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Re: Mono happy XR200
« Reply #15 on: June 01, 2017, 03:32:00 PM »
My cousin has an XR200, I've noticed it's a lot easier to get the front up on it than my 600. I always thought it was a combination of 104kg over the back wheel and a super short 1st gear lol

Offline woodsy63

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Re: Mono happy XR200
« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2017, 09:22:27 PM »
I've got an XR 600 alloy swingarm on mine as well as 87 CR 125 forks.
Made the bike a lot more stable in the rough stuff & still good in the tight going.Great for vinduros.
As always,it's limited by rider skill & fitness. ;D
Bad attitudes are like flat tyres.
You can't go anywhere till you change them.

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Re: Mono happy XR200
« Reply #17 on: June 05, 2017, 06:59:39 AM »
that looks like a simple solution 8)

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Re: Mono happy XR200
« Reply #18 on: June 05, 2017, 10:26:20 AM »
Had a blast at Bonnie Doon Vinduro, perfect little bike for the tight stuff plus I look cool when I come over the crest of a hill in the back wheel  8)
Not sure if its because of the same geometry but I loved going down hills on it!!..ha.
How easy was the XR600 swing arm fitment? 

Offline TT5 Matt

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Re: Mono happy XR200
« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2017, 12:01:18 PM »
I've got the 1st single shock xr200 so what model xr600 swinger goes in the 200 fame? I'm thinking early twin carb model coz the single carb 600's were offset to the chain side to allow the extra room needed for the bigger carb to airbox hose/pipe

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Re: Mono happy XR200
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2017, 10:18:22 PM »
The swing arm is off 2000 XR 600r disc brake model which has alloy linkages. Had to machine outside of steel stepped  bushes on pivot down to about 2mm then grind inner hardened sleeve to a few  thou wider than finished pivot.
Loosened rear eng mount bolts & jack frame apart to slide in. One of the eng mount bolts is spaced with a washer.
Could not use outer seals so fitted large 'O' rings & keep it well greased.
Ground off brake caliper mounts then had a mate fabricate and Tig a lug to locate original rear wheel with a wider spacer on left side.
Used the XR 600 alloy  lower link as it fits 82 Xr 200 frame. Had to cut ends off then fabricate new link to be 13mm offset & 98mm long. Make sure grease nipple orientation is correct.
Used original 200 shock which fits 600 linkages perfectly.
 Didn't have to cut or modify frame to fit.
I will be at Bulahdelah Vinduro if anyone wants to check it out.
Cheers Woodsy 
Bad attitudes are like flat tyres.
You can't go anywhere till you change them.