will 2012 plastics fit on 2009-2010 wr450's


4 replies to this topic
  • aussie_drz400

Posted April 08, 2014 - 03:50 AM

#1

I have a 2010 wr450f,  can anyone tell me if 2012 plastics bolt onto the 2009-2010 models ?



  • funt

Posted April 08, 2014 - 05:32 AM

#2

I think everything but the rad shrouds fits.  The front fender needs 2 holes drilled.  Someone in the big 2012 wr450 thread wired old shrouds to a new tank.  It looked good in the picture.  Maybe it could be rigged?

I popped the necessary parts in an installed a spare set of plastic I had for my 07. The rear fender was identical. 2 of the front fender bolt holes didn't line up, so I filled the existing holes with a hot glue gun and redrilled using the 2012 fender for a template. The rad shrouds were completely different so I simply tied them on with wire.

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I think someone said the new side covers fit.  Can't find it.


Edited by funt, April 08, 2014 - 05:53 AM.


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  • fixitandy

Posted April 09, 2014 - 02:18 AM

#3

I know the side covers fit, if you get the new style YZ front fender you may not have to modify the the holes, ROOSTA out!

  • aussie_drz400

Posted April 10, 2014 - 12:13 AM

#4

so is it just the fuel tank & seat that need replacing to bolt on the 2012 radiator shrouds ? 



  • funt

Posted April 10, 2014 - 03:51 AM

#5

I don't know if it fits the frame but a YZ250F tank is made to work with a carb and used the same shrouds.






 
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