Author Topic: XBR 600CC Covertion  (Read 1321 times)

SteveC#222

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XBR 600CC Covertion
« on: July 27, 2006, 07:06:09 PM »
I know that we are the middle of a heatwave BUT I've been thinking about a possible winter project. 

Since reading the White Brothers GB500, 600cc convertion article, I've quite fancied try something along those lines on my XBR.

I wasn't planning on anything too silly as I'm more interested in mid range than ballistic top speed. The current idea is to use an XL600 barrel/Piston, possibly uprated carb/filter and getting the inlets cleaned up a bit.

Has anyone out there done this? if so any advice would be welcome and at the end of the day is it worth doing?
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Re: XBR 600CC Covertion
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2006, 07:32:23 PM »
Not yet, but thats the plan for Abigail. I think I'm a few years away yet, so if you should do it first please keep lots of notes. I will be asking questions :-)
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SteveC#222

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Re: XBR 600CC Covertion
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2006, 08:11:37 PM »
Yeah, I know what you mean Pat,....I didn't say WHICH winter!  But seriously I think I know where I can get a decent XL600 barrel and Mainjet do a ready jetted mikuni flatslide kit (Shame it's 270 euros!), but if its worth the effort I can at least start to get the bits together. ;-)
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Re: XBR 600CC Covertion
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2006, 09:12:27 PM »
It's probably best if I pass this query on to one of the guys on the XBR forum, he's done all these mods.

I'll mail him to see if wants to chat to you.

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Richard 003

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Re: XBR 600CC Covertion
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2006, 09:52:39 PM »

I wasn't planning on anything too silly as I'm more interested in mid range than ballistic top speed. The current idea is to use an XL600 barrel/Piston, possibly uprated carb/filter and getting the inlets cleaned up a bit.

If you can get a complete NX650 engine, that's easier. Plus you can get a Wiseco piston for them ;-)

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Re: XBR 600CC Conversion
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2006, 10:55:30 PM »
XBR 500 92 x 75 bore x stroke
XL600 R 100 x 75 bore x stroke
XL600 RM / LM 97 x 80 bore x stroke

So make sure you buy a XL 600 R barrel ..
This bolts straight on ..
High compression pistons are available ..

The only problem I can remember is the little end is smaller on the 600 .
Just get a small bush turned up . or is the other way /?/ to much sun ?
It's a few years since I looked in to doing one !

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Re: XBR 600CC Covertion
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2006, 09:46:54 AM »