2000 YZ426F with a 3.4gal. IMS Tank

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  • jvrac

Posted September 27, 2004 - 09:56 AM


Any help on this would be great. I contacted IMS with the e-mail below but they don't have a solution for me?

I own a 2000, YZ 426F and I recently installed an IMS 3.4 gal. tank. As the photo shows there is approximately 1/2" - 5/8" interference between the kickstart lever and the tank. If I clock the kickstart lever one tooth CCW so it will fit in below the tank I am unable to start the engine. Currently I have rubber and tape on my kickstart lever so I do not damage the tank. I need some technical direction on fixing this issue. I am sure with IMS's high quality products that this tank was not designed to fit on my bike like this. Let me know what to do...

  • yz426onNOS

Posted September 27, 2004 - 05:42 PM


Do you still have all the foam and rubber spacers on the frame? Are they in good condition?

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  • jvrac

Posted September 29, 2004 - 09:13 AM


Everything is in place and in good condition

  • Chipstien

Posted September 29, 2004 - 01:08 PM


My Clarke is the same way. Dont worry about it. I have had the tank for well over a year and a half and there is nothing more then a slight streak of black where the kick starter rubbed and oxidized. No gouges whatsoever. :cry:

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