2001 yz 426 subframe.


4 replies to this topic
  • brucer7

Posted March 27, 2005 - 06:38 AM

#1

I recently purchased a 01 yz 426 and noticed that the subframe is a little bent. I was wondering if there is an easy way to bend it back without really damaging it worse?

  • Satch0922

Posted March 27, 2005 - 06:42 AM

#2

You can take it off the bike, put it in a vise and straighten it with a hammer or a pulling device if you have one. I don't recommend trying to straighten it while it is still on the bike.

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • Fastest1

Posted March 27, 2005 - 10:46 PM

#3

It is easy to straighten while still on, loosen the bolts a little, take off the seat and fender. Stick a 2x4 and pry or smack it with a BFH and a block of wood. You can see if it is straight the second your done.

  • 02YZ445EX

Posted March 29, 2005 - 08:10 PM

#4

i have a stock 02 426 subframe off a bike i put the motor in my four wheeler if you wanna buy it

  • brucer7

Posted March 30, 2005 - 05:07 PM

#5

thanks for the input everyone. 02yz455ex I will keep that in mind if I cant staighten it thanks





Related Content

Forums
Photo

yz250x vs 450 4t comparisons (preferably desert riding) needed by JakeNorthrupYZ450F


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   Yamaha 2-Stroke
  • 9 replies
Forums
Photo

Megabomb Fitment by 288yz450


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • 1 reply
Forums
Photo

Chubby dad, looking at bikes , First trip to the orange/black forum ! by Slow_ride


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   KTM   250-530 EXC/MXC/SXC/XC-W/XCR-W (4-Strokes)
  • Hot  28 replies
Forums
Photo

YZ450F 03 Sparks driving me crazy by SirAttard


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • 5 replies
Forums
Photo

2016 YZ450 by CaptainKnobby


Dirt Bike   Dirt Bike Technical Forums   Suspension
  • Hot  59 replies
 
x

Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.