How much for an engine rebuild?

8 replies to this topic
  • DoctorRzed

Posted November 20, 2004 - 03:59 AM


How much for an engine rebuild on avg. from the dealer(labor costs?)

  • Satch0922

Posted November 20, 2004 - 04:35 AM


Why did you blow yours up? What is it that your bike needs and why?

  • Chris_from_Oz

Posted November 20, 2004 - 04:38 AM


What needs rebuilding Pavel'? Is it just a top end freshen up, or a split the cases full rebuild? Nobody could really quote you without knowing what you need done. :cry: I would be interested to see what the labour charge is per hour in the US. Over here we charge on average $65.00 an hour :cry: Hopefully someone closer to home will respond..... :cry:

  • BC3

Posted November 20, 2004 - 10:43 AM


Our shops get around 80 bucks per hour, in the NORTH..


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  • yz426onNOS

Posted November 20, 2004 - 12:51 PM


What type of re-build? Your going to be looking at a lot of money. I suggest you buy the parts and find a T.T.'r in your area that knows what they are doing and ask them to teach you.

  • rljjredhed

Posted November 20, 2004 - 02:52 PM


I just had my upper done, piston, seals, and had the cyclinder sent off that was $200 of the $700 I spent I think my guy charged my 5 hours of labor, the previous owner did not change oil very often or clean the air filter

  • DoctorRzed

Posted November 20, 2004 - 03:13 PM


I was thinking about putting a new piston/rings in over the winter. Nothing is wrong but I plan on racing it this upcoming year.

  • bushy

Posted November 20, 2004 - 03:56 PM


How much for an engine rebuild on avg. from the dealer(labor costs?)

Someone with half a brain can put rings and piston in this bike. Too bad most dealers dont even have a brain, so your better off doing it yourself.

  • Shane_Bettin

Posted November 20, 2004 - 09:33 PM


i blew up my yz400 and it costed about 3500-4000 canadian. that was for basically every seal, every bearing and anything that was showing any wear at. all 5 valve were replaced, cam chain i think the cams were too. needed a new head and cylinder, new top and bottom end.

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