Does anyone make an after market kickstarter?

12 replies to this topic
  • revdevil

Posted November 29, 2004 - 08:04 PM


My brother's '98 400 has lost the internals and it just flops around. I'm waiting for him to break his leg or something.

Yamaha said that they can't (or won't) sell him the spring and ball, only the new assembly.

Please help me save alot of time searching. Thank You.


  • yz426onNOS

Posted November 29, 2004 - 08:12 PM


You know that if you grease the kickstarter ball periodicly it will last a long, long, long time.

  • curtis515s

Posted November 29, 2004 - 08:24 PM


Call Pro-Tec. They're located in Murrietta, CA.

  • revdevil

Posted November 29, 2004 - 09:32 PM


Thank you.

  • revdevil

Posted November 29, 2004 - 09:42 PM


Nah, he's more into flash and doesn't know much about maintenance.

It's been like that for a long time & I didn't think much about it until I rode his bike last weekend. That is all it took.

Now I'm on a mission to get him one for his birthday next week, but even with my other siblings pitching in ... well, I'm just really poor right now.

But thanks for the advice anyway.

  • twosixtwo

Posted November 29, 2004 - 11:55 PM


Let me know what the price you get on that is, Im on the same boat, just been lazy to replace it

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Posted November 30, 2004 - 12:11 AM


bbr motorsports. http://www.bbrmotors...30-YZF-4001.htm

  • revdevil

Posted November 30, 2004 - 09:13 PM


Thanks Speeddemon. Thats the one. (Best deal that is.) SOLD!


Posted December 01, 2004 - 08:03 AM


The SHORTER one is da bomb!

Makes starting my 426 so much easier!

Bonzai :cry:

  • ncmountainman

Posted December 01, 2004 - 08:56 AM


ya i run the pro-tec kwik-kick (its about 3/4"shorter) feels way better sticks out from the bike more also. $150 though it was worth it to me after starter removal on my wr450. :cry:

  • revdevil

Posted December 01, 2004 - 05:13 PM


This sucks. I called BBR and its out of production and out of stock.

  • smokin529

Posted December 01, 2004 - 09:33 PM


E-Bay!!!! There's been a buch of 400's and 426's being parted out lately.

  • RCannon

Posted December 02, 2004 - 04:54 AM


I was able to buy a spring and a ball at the local Lowes store. They had a giant selection of balls .

That did not sound too good, but it is true. I dont remember paying over 2.00 for them.

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