Buying 2001 yz426f



4 replies to this topic
  • Aspei123

Posted May 29, 2016 - 11:34 AM

#1

I'm looking at this bike and he said it needs the valves adjusted. He said they make noise and heat quick.
Anybody have any info on that? Does it need a cable adjustment or a rebuild..?

  • speedtoad

Posted May 29, 2016 - 12:17 PM

#2

Most likely a rebuild. He wants to sell it so he's giving you the best case scenario, which isn't that good. Bike really isn't worth much.

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  • BoxcarWilly

Posted May 29, 2016 - 04:02 PM

#3

Pay no more than $500. It most likely needs a new valve train along with other things. 



  • T-Bone 426

Posted May 30, 2016 - 02:13 AM

#4

They do heat up real quick, ask him if you can put a leak down tester on it. And make sure you do some hard pulls in 5th wot .
They are notorious for worn dogs in 5th and it will feel a bit like its slipping the clutch.

  • StrangeLuv

Posted May 30, 2016 - 03:56 AM

#5

Unless he's giving it to you, walk away.  There are many quality 450s out there to be had for the same money and will be better bikes.

 

Good luck.







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