yz 426f cylinder

1 reply to this topic
  • Cookie_Monster

Posted May 15, 2013 - 01:47 PM


I recently bought a '01 426f basket case. Long story short the po thought he had a low compression problem, tore the whole bike apart (engine out of the frame) and sent the cylinder out to be re plated. Well it somehow got lost in the mail and he didn't want to finish it. So now im minus a cylinder and was wondering if anyone knew of one laying around someplace? There's one going for 230$ on ebay but im afraid if i get it it will need to be re plated. Everything else besides the cams looks good, they have rust on the lobes. Ive looked at the 444 big bore kits, but 500$ plus 200$ core charge is way out of my budget, as well as 500$ for a new cylinder. Also i now know why people sell random bolts from bikes on ebay, i bet i don't have half the hardware i need lol.

Thanks for any help

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • NitrousR1

Posted May 19, 2013 - 04:00 PM


I'd call some of the replating companies they always has cores around. Usually when you send your cylinder in for plating they send you back a different cylinder that was allready replated earlier on. This cuts down in wait time. Eric gorr does this. Give him a call at millennium technologies. U can buy the cores allready plated. Also check his garage sale page on his website, some really great deals.
Cams I would go hotcams for performance and the auto decompression. Or just get a 03 450 exhaust cam

Related Content


yz400f throttle bog by yz400fmaniac

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • * * * * *
  • Hot  28 replies

Help with 2000 yz426 by weekend woods racer

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • Hot  36 replies

YZ450F 03 Sparks driving me crazy by SirAttard

Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • 5 replies

Is the 2016 GYTR Yamaha YZ450F too fast? by Fryboy

Dirt Bike   Special Interest Forums   Pro Racing
  • * - - - -
  • Hot  241 replies
WR Camshaft Swap Info - last post by jamesm113

WR Camshaft Swap Info

  • 0 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.