piddley crap



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  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted June 07, 2001 - 08:29 AM

#1

Im not really looking for a response on this topic but since I have had my bike (new in 99) the rear fender on this thing has been cock-eyed. Its a YZ fender and I have had 2 different fenders on it and both of them lean to the right if you are looking at it from behind. Why?

All I want is:
1. a bike that runs like a raped ape - check
2. a bike that looks awesome and does not look like it has been raped - check
3. straight fenders -

p.s. no, I have never bent the subframe it has been like this since it was new. Are there other people out there that have had this problem (if it is considered a problem) or that even care.

Thanks for your concern...

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Darin from Missouri - 1999 WR 400F
Enduro Heaven

  • Ga426owner

Posted June 07, 2001 - 09:05 PM

#2

I remember that my 99 400 had the same issue the day I picked it up,new. You will have to take the rear fender off, find a crowbar or somthing to get leverage with, stick it between either the inside or outside subframe & the rear tire, w/ leverage on the opposite side(either from a friend or I used a support pole 6x6 in my basement)pull or push, but make sure you do it in small increments. Do not even try to straighten with a sledge hammer, a friend of mine tried this method - made the issue 3x worse. You can get it completely straight this way.

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  • sclaus

Posted June 07, 2001 - 04:53 PM

#3

I put a YZ fender on my 2001 WR426...same thing! The stupid fender is bent to the right.

  • Rich_in_Orlando

Posted June 07, 2001 - 05:41 PM

#4

I've currently got a YZ fender on mine and it's cocked to the left. And I thought it was just my bike!

  • Russ_P

Posted June 08, 2001 - 08:29 AM

#5

Gee I just put a UFO YZ style fender on mine and it looks perfect! I did have to file a notch to accomodate the overflow tank hoses but other than that it fit great.

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'00 WR 400
UNCORKED, YZ TIMED
SNORKEL & LID REMOVED
STOP TRIMMED




 
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