XR600R Magneto Winding to Drive a 55/60 Watt Lamp for Cheap
Aug17

XR600R Magneto Winding to Drive a 55/60 Watt Lamp for Cheap

This article discusses in detail how to rewind a 1996 XR600 to boost the magneto capacity to drive a 55W lamp without draining the battery. Since little to nothing has been done with the XR design from 1991 to 1998, identical methods are likely applicable to these model years. The author has not checked the similarity to XR400 designs, although the technique may work well with XR400s and XR600s of earlier model years. Honda made the...

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A Day in the Snow
Feb12

A Day in the Snow

Location: Somewhere near Kirkwood, CA Riders: Jay  & George Bikes: XR600 & XR400 (Hondas) Date: Sometime in ’98 Next time I say “Hey, let’s go riding in the snow” would someone please SLAP me! OK so it wasn’t all that bad… Last month I mentioned to George that I wanted to go riding in the snow. He smiled, or was it smirked? Anyway, he invited me up for a weekend at his cabin in the Sierras,...

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