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the sleeper

does any one remember or have any info on the xt600 or should i say xt690 {the sleeper} that was in april 97 edition of trail bike as i have just bought it ,bikes in overall good nick been stood for a couple of years so general check one of the odd things i have noticed on the log book year is 1985,but year of register is 1996, would like to know missed years where abouts .....thanks dave...
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does any one remember or have any info on the xt600 or should i say xt690 {the sleeper} that was in april 97 edition of trail bike as i have just bought it ,bikes in overall good nick been stood for a couple of years so general check one of the odd things i have noticed on the log book year is 1985,but year of register is 1996, would like to know missed years where abouts .....thanks dave...
As an owner of a '84 model I'd be very intrested in any mods to the engine/carb, etc......

What do you know?????????

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Thumbs up sleeper

it is bored out to 696cc,has klien twin carbs on it and ,a set of devil stainless header pipies were mated onto a free flowing lazer exhaust,with the conversion its about 33%more power than a standered x.t. it wheelis up to third gear with out dumping clutch,every thing else frame shocks are standerd......still theres a few things to carry on with!!!!! hope this is of use.....dave
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Thumbs up forgot to add !!!

megacycle 266/20iners f cam[+6mm lift}35mm keihin carbs,120yd heavey duty valve springs with titanium retainers flowed head 11.25:1 compression ratio and a k.n. filter hidden in original air box.......
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DrooooooooL!!!!!!!

Pictures PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Pictures PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I'll second that!!! Get your camera out for the lads

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photos

will put some pics on next few days,am away at work at the moment folks ,oh and i got some thing with a turbo on it aswell!!!!!!
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C'mon - where are the photos???

I'm looking for a few ideas for my old ('84) XT600 Tenere.
I'm giving it a bit of a face lift to bring it kicking and screaming into the 21st century.

I'm thinking of going for a dark grey metallic/black with carbon style decals to give a bit of a stealthy look.
An alternative would be a military style paint job (desert style camo) or would that be a prob in certain parts of the World???

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Pics Pleeeeeeeeeezzzzzzzze!!!!!!!!

Pretty Please? wiv a cherry on da top?
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Hiya im still interested in any more info you fnd and any pics of engine mods Thanks j
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Hiya im still interested in any more info you fnd and any pics of engine mods Thanks j
Hey James, Hows the crotch rocket coming on?
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Hiya yeah its getting there slowly sorting things like suspension at the moment and saving for some other parts. hows your bike going did ya sort the running
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spot on

goes well mate, rebuilt the carbs, new needle valve, Diaphraghms, needles, jets, and gaskets.... 150 euros worth.....
but worth it...... then the rectifier went...........
but 58 euros sorted that

Now she is spot on!

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