400 or 426 ??

2 replies to this topic
  • Jonspeed

Posted November 22, 2001 - 01:17 AM


Hi there,

What is the difference between a 400 and 426, in terms of power, torque etc. Also are these two bikes very different?

I had a go on an '01 426 at the weekend... gees are'nt they quick!

XR has got to go! I will be using it for enduro and mx? Any advisable mods?

What should I look for when buying a used one?


Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • Boit

Posted November 22, 2001 - 02:17 AM


The 426 has more on the bottom end into the bottom-mid. Rev-wise, they are very close on power.

  • Psycho426

Posted November 22, 2001 - 03:20 AM


I'll go with the 426, because of the extra low and mid power, the 01 model also has Titanium Valves wich allows it to rev more freely. If you are going to race enduros you might want to install an larger fuel tank.

Related Content


Is it worth it? (Cam and High compression piston) by macgi77

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Honda   CRF 150/230 F/L
  • Hot  36 replies

Michigan Motocross Tires by 288yz450

Dirt Bike   Dirt Bike Regional Discussion   North
  • 1 reply

Yamaha YZ450F 2017 by Chris.GVS

Yamaha YZ450F 2017
  • * * * * *
  • 1 review
  • Last review by Tommyk_55
  • On Yesterday, 06:20 PM

Chubby dad, looking at bikes , First trip to the orange/black forum ! by Slow_ride

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   KTM   250-530 EXC/MXC/SXC/XC-W/XCR-W (4-Strokes)
  • Hot  28 replies

Should I buy this bike? help....... by Numsa Hul

Dirt Bike   General Dirt Bike Forums   What bike should I buy?
  • * * * * *
  • 10 replies

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.