Chain slider fix?


7 replies to this topic
  • SCOTTYZF426FLA

Posted January 10, 2005 - 08:09 AM

#1

Gents,

I noticed my chain slider is starting to make a nice notch in my swing arm. I have known this has been a problem for a while. What is the best fix for this? I know there are several out there.
:cry:

  • DPW

Posted January 10, 2005 - 09:17 AM

#2

I just glued a piece of old inner tube under the slider. I'm not sure if that's the best way, but has worked good for me.

  • BigDesto

Posted January 10, 2005 - 09:39 AM

#3

ditto!

  • grayracer513

Posted January 10, 2005 - 09:49 AM

#4

Here's my solution:

http://members.cox.n...nyzer/wearplate

Understand that once the sealer sets up, I remove the bolts and use them without modification to hold the OEM slider in place, just as it originally was.

Another solution is offered on ThumperFAQ

:cry:

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  • Pozi

Posted January 11, 2005 - 11:21 AM

#5

I used clear silicon. Works like a charm. Easy to remove and reapply.

  • SoCalEngineer

Posted January 11, 2005 - 12:07 PM

#6

Hi guys.

I have read about this problem with the '03 bikes, but not the '04s. Is this something I need to be worried about with my 04?

Thanks

  • grayracer513

Posted January 11, 2005 - 12:10 PM

#7

Yes. All YZ's (F or not) from about '97 up are subject to this. Probably other bikes as well.

  • onekyoung

Posted January 11, 2005 - 12:42 PM

#8

Foam door insulation in between the slider and the SA... acts as a compressable buffer :cry:





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