2002 YZF 426 Black plastics

12 replies to this topic
  • mark794

Posted March 28, 2005 - 08:43 AM


I'd like to set up my 2002 YZF 426 plastics to all Black. I can find everything except the Tank (stock size) and Front number plate. Can anyone tell me who makes or sells Black tanks and Front plates?

  • LJ

Posted March 28, 2005 - 09:13 AM


My yz400 has black plastic, but I still have the blue tank. I have aftermarket graphics (throttle jockey) that covers most of the tank, and a matching seat cover. I think it looks good even though the tank is still blue because the frame is still blue. If I new how to post a picture, I would.

The front number plate I beleive is an acerbis, but I'm not sure.

  • zeroseven

Posted March 28, 2005 - 10:59 AM


I've been looking for a black tank for about a year.


  • 99TTR250

Posted March 28, 2005 - 11:15 AM


i have ALL black plastics by that i mean evreything. Shrounds Number plate fork protectors tank, its very simple. Krylon makes a Plastic paint called FUSION, paint the tank with that apply several light coats, then go over it with a clear coat and viola you have an entirely black bike except for the frame

  • rasta

Posted March 28, 2005 - 12:06 PM


i agree about painting them with krylon, i have done the same with a couple of my bikes, very durable and cheap to do, if you crash and it rubs off just shoot it again and it looks brand new again

  • XriderR00

Posted March 28, 2005 - 12:07 PM


Where did you people buy the Black Side Panels??? I can't find them anywhere

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  • cowboyona426

Posted March 28, 2005 - 12:26 PM


The only problem with painting the tank is that, sooner or later, gas fumes breathing through the plastic will cause the paint to bubble. There was a member on here that actually dyed his stock tank black, but I can't remember who it was now.

  • myoung

Posted March 28, 2005 - 08:27 PM



Click on choose color, select black, pay $170. :naughty:

Just paint the front plate with the Krylon Fusion paint.


Posted March 28, 2005 - 08:34 PM


everything on my bike except the tank is black. all the plastics are acerbis. i painted my frame too. primer, black, clear. it's held up really good.

  • yamadude02

Posted March 28, 2005 - 09:04 PM


go to Dennis kirk and order a catalog. i was able to find some black plastic. krylon doesn't look the same as shinny new plastic.

  • sandring

Posted March 28, 2005 - 10:42 PM


Here is the BLACK kit from acerbis.


  • mark794

Posted March 28, 2005 - 10:43 PM


After getting all the replies in less than a few hours..... I was able to find the Tank at Clark Mfg. ($170) and acerbis plastic kit (black) at Chaparrel ($130). The rest is seat and graphics. Being a newbie to Thumpertalk, I can already tell that this is the best place in the world to find any info you need, with better results than any local "bike shop" will provide.......... Thanks...

  • Chris_from_Oz

Posted March 29, 2005 - 08:03 AM


Where did you people buy the Black Side Panels??? I can't find them anywhere

Polisport make the black sidepanels. :naughty:

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