MOTOCROSS ACTION MID-WEEK REPORT
Rider: Josh Grant
Bike: Jeff Ward Racing 2011 KX450F
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TWO-STROKE SPOTLIGHT: HOGAN HAEBER’S HONDA CR500AF
“I’ve wanted to build a CR500AF since I was probably 16 years old. I finally had the chance when I was 20, so I bought a 2006 rolling chassis from a buddy with the intentions of someday building a 500AF. Tore it down to the frame and waited patiently until I found the right CR500 power plant. Finally found a good 2000 CR500 great running bike. Pulled the engine and began the swap.
Piecing the engine together.
“I ordered a CR500 conversion kit and got started. I cut the “Y” piece, got the engine bolted in with the swingarm bolt, got the head stay mounts all together, mocked up the new Billet Y piece and began trimming the rest of the frame to fit. The engine fit and I liked the placement. I did the necessary, but simple exhaust mods. Fitted the aftermarket over sized radiators (which was probably my biggest challenge)m finished the air box mod, and assembled the bike again with a ton of aftermarket and performance goodies. It was an incredibly fun and challenging build. I’d love to build another in the near future.”– Hogan Haeber from Roseburg, Oregon
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