Broken Frame Weld ??

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  • Siers55

Posted July 04, 2004 - 05:11 AM


I was at a race last night and I broke a weld on the frame. It is just below the tank where the sub-frame mounts to the frame. A guy at the track told me that was the third one of those he had seen. Has anybody else had this happen? I checked the post and did not see any post.

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  • YZFan

Posted July 04, 2004 - 06:40 AM


Do a search for cracked frames there has been a problem with YZF frames cracking by the steering stem but I have never heard of them braking there. You can buy a used frame off of ebay for about the same cost of getting the frame fixed. Good luck Oh by the way I had to replace my 99 frame due to cracking at the steering stem. I am usning a 01 frame now.

  • Siers55

Posted July 04, 2004 - 10:41 AM


The weld is pretty small. I will check e-bay. I had planned to simply have it welded.

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