Straighten twisted radiator? 01 426

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  • wilson138

Posted July 24, 2015 - 08:20 PM


Recently I hit a tree that had fallen on the trail and smashed the radiator on the exhaust side. Luckily, my bike has Devol radiator guards and instead of crushing it, it just twisted a bit.

My question is, would it be a bad idea to try straightening it?

  • Yz400Flyer

Posted July 24, 2015 - 08:47 PM


Depends how you do it and how much but no, not a bad idea. I have done it several times with good success.

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  • yellowperules

Posted July 24, 2015 - 09:06 PM


I did that too. Started looking really bad, thought "what have I got to lose?" Watched a couple of YouTube videos and gave it a go. It's amazing how bad they can be and still turn out looking good and square.
Good luck.

  • wilson138

Posted July 24, 2015 - 10:05 PM


Awesome thanks guys!

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