450F Plastic on a 426

6 replies to this topic
  • Jeff_Bailey

Posted June 25, 2002 - 11:40 AM


Does anyone know if it will be possible to adapt the 45f Plastic and seat to a 426 chassis? It looks so much nicer, and a little slimmer.. ?

  • Guest_mxrider426_*

Posted June 25, 2002 - 05:37 PM


Why? :) What I would be asking is if the '02 plastic fit the '03!!

  • Jeff_Bailey

Posted June 25, 2002 - 09:21 PM


No way.. hehe... I definitly think the new 03 look is slick. The WR actually looks great too. I just would like to know if the airbox, side panels, tank and shrouds fit. Is the frame the same?

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  • RedRider110

Posted June 26, 2002 - 05:06 AM


I don't think the frame is the same, and if it was, I doubt everything would fit.
Why don't you just get the 03, then everyone will be happy!! :) :D

[ June 26, 2002: Message edited by: RedRider110 ]

  • Jeff_Bailey

Posted June 26, 2002 - 06:29 PM


Believe me a WR450 is in the works, but see, so is a new house, Maybe a Move to Arizona, Wedding, WR250F for the fiance, and hopefully another business. So... lol.. I'm going to be broke for a while, and I'd love to revive the look of the 'ol 426, while I deal with everything else. If Yamaha wouldn't have dropped the E-start and made the WR look so damn good I would have planned on keeping the YZ426 for a long time, but.... Them darn marketing guru's got to me again.. haha. :-) I've also realized that I really enjoy hauling A$$ through the woods allot more than getting passed by 13 year old 80 pro's .. hehe..

  • Echo1101

Posted June 27, 2002 - 05:52 PM


Have you given any thought to the yellow plastic and graphics for your 02 sled? I saw one the other day at the track, very cool looking!! I'm hoping it will be available for the 03

  • Jeff_Bailey

Posted June 30, 2002 - 04:20 AM


Absolutely! I just saw a '02 YZ125 at the local dealer done in the yellow "Hannah" look. It looked pretty sweet.

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