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I've got a 2003 650. Nothing's wrong with it, but a crashed, low miles 2009 is for sale locally.

The front end of the 2009 is pretty much gone but a cursory examination of the bike seems to indicate that the mechanical stuff from the dash on back is in good shape.

My question,...will the CVT from a 2009 bolt onto the engine of a 2003?

I know that a lot of the internal parts got changed after 2004, but I'm talking about just unbolting the entire unit from the 2009 and bolting it onto the 2003.

I can get the entire salvaged Burgman for much less than the cost of rebuilding a CVT and I'm thinking about buying it and sticking the parts back for later, if it's indeed possible.
 

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Yes the 09's CVT can be put in the 03's place but you must use the 03's adapter and bolt or better yet the "Polish Adapter". All the sensors bolt in the same place.

Now trying to bolt the whole 09's engine module into the 03's frame will take much more work. You would need to adapt the bracket that holds the ECM. The 09 has many different items too so the whole wiring harness, ECM and all sensors will also be required.
 

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Dave pretty much covered it but a '09 CVT isn't any different inside from the '03. The only part that's different is the stopper bolt which if you order a new one for the '03 will supercede to the '09 one. The '11 model changed the primary pulley assembly and used a longer stopper bolt.
 

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Well,..as long as the CVT in the 2003 is working well, I'll let it,...but this is an opportunity to get a low miles CVT for about 40% of the cost of having one rebuilt,..as well as a bunch of misc. parts.

Low mileage salvaged Burgmans are hard to find,..and parts for these things are pricey!
 

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Plus if they are different colors, you can miss-match Tupperware parts for a custom two tone paint job.

When I crashed my first 08 it went to auction and I bid on it. I only had $200 at the time that was available but got out bid. It sold for $225 as no one else was bidding.... It got shipped to China where it was most likely rebuilt and the VIN was washed.
 

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Well,..as long as the CVT in the 2003 is working well, I'll let it,...but this is an opportunity to get a low miles CVT for about 40% of the cost of having one rebuilt,..as well as a bunch of misc. parts.

Low mileage salvaged Burgmans are hard to find,..and parts for these things are pricey!
I bought a '03 that had a CVT failure for parts (the original owner sold a bunch of stuff off it but still had the complete drivetrain and other parts) and it came in handy when I was rebuilding the CVT in my '03 cause after the rebuild it wouldn't shift. I swapped in the CVT controller from the parts bike and viola it shifts. That CVT controller would have cost me more than I paid for the bike. If the price is right and you got the space get it.
 
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