I need a spoke!!!



10 replies to this topic
  • motoman393

Posted April 27, 2002 - 02:43 PM

#1

Hey Guys,

I was washing my bike this evening and I saw that I had a busted spoke (part of the threads busted off inside the nipple). I was looking on parts fiche and was going to order another one...but you can only buy a complete spoke set :) Do any of you guys have one spoke and nipple lying around that I could buy from you? I would really appreciate it if you could help me out. Feel free to email me at motoman393@hotmail.com or give me a call @ 281-482-2522 Thanks,

Garrett

BTW here is a pic of the busted spoke http://mx393.tripod.com/spoke.html

  • Thumpster

Posted April 27, 2002 - 02:58 PM

#2

Motoman,

Check your PM.

  • motoman393

Posted April 28, 2002 - 05:11 PM

#3

Im sure one of you guys have an old spoke lying around? Any of you guys that have had busted hubs have a stock spoke/nipple? I would appreciate it ALOT!

Garrett

  • Yamaha426flyer

Posted April 28, 2002 - 07:59 PM

#4

Hey motoman, if you haven't already got one, let me know i live in texas and will mail you a spoke and nipple. Later

  • kfrosty

Posted April 29, 2002 - 02:27 AM

#5

Hey Motoman,

If it's for the rear, I have one I can send you. I had a hub bust and two spokes broke. Had to buy a new set and have the others left over.

However, I could use one for the front wheel. Got a bent one with the nipple chewed in half. If you or anybody else has a front one, please email me at kris@n-sv.com

Thanks!!!

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  • PK

Posted April 29, 2002 - 05:20 AM

#6

I've got a front and rear spokes but they were for my 99 400. They are just sitting right now. My dealer ordered 5 for me and that's all they charged me for. Give it a shot...

  • DethWshBkr

Posted April 29, 2002 - 06:05 AM

#7

motoman, check with a KTM dealer.
My little brother uses my dad's '94 YZ250. Broke a spoke. We found that only KTM sells individual spokes, as we were NOT about to spend $50 for ONE spoke!! It's still like $5, but it's alot better than $50!

You should be able to find one that fits from KTM!

  • motoman393

Posted April 29, 2002 - 12:36 PM

#8

[ April 29, 2002: Message edited by: motoman393 ]

  • skthom2320

Posted April 29, 2002 - 12:55 PM

#9

3/4" nylon spacer and a flat headed drill bit insert. Drill out the spacer to accept the insert. Tap it in, then a little epoxy. Voila! $1 fuel screw adjuster.

  • DethWshBkr

Posted April 29, 2002 - 03:11 PM

#10

what?!

lol

  • Fireball

Posted April 29, 2002 - 04:38 PM

#11

It's on the way! Nice talking with you Motoman

just so everyone knows... Yamaha spokes torque to 2.2 footpounds. that's only about 26 inchpounds!

the BEST thing to do is what I did... find a friend & go halves on a set. it costs us about 35 bucks each for 16 spoke/nipple sets apiece.... 8 inners & 8 outers. that's reasonable if your buddy has a broke spoke, too & feels violated by Yamaha for what they want for a set.

if you are breaking nipples in two... pulling the threaded part off the wide base... you are over-tightening them.





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