spokes for rear wheel


10 replies to this topic
  • slowrider

Posted March 29, 2005 - 07:30 AM

#1

Wheres a good place to buy replacement spokes for the rear wheel on a 426. thanks

  • Matt96xr6

Posted March 29, 2005 - 08:25 AM

#2

dealer

  • JackAttack

Posted March 29, 2005 - 01:32 PM

#3

http://shop.thumpertalk.com/






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  • 426_Pilot

Posted March 29, 2005 - 03:24 PM

#4

Where in Texas are you? I used to live there and got most of my parts from a small independent shop in Denton. I trashed my '01 rear hub/spokes when my sprocket bolts worked themselves loose and I went with Excel spokes from this guy. He gives a discount and these Excel spokes came with nipples that were sort of like a "sprocket". These are awesome, 'cause you can't strip or disfigure the nipple. They come with a wrench - just don't lose the wrench!

  • 642MX

Posted March 29, 2005 - 05:01 PM

#5

Yamaha only sells them by the set, I hate to say this but if you only need a few go to your local Honda dealer, they sell them individually for the CRF and they will fit a YZF.

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  • Guest_BrandonV_*

Posted March 29, 2005 - 05:14 PM

#6

My Yamaha dealer sells them individually, but at like $5 each. Still better than springing for the whole set though.......

  • slowrider

Posted March 30, 2005 - 08:56 AM

#7

I live in San Antonio, the yamaha shop seems high they want 116 for the set and 200 to relace the rear wheel and thats if i take it off, hell i could buy entire rear wheel for that price.

  • mx426

Posted March 30, 2005 - 10:09 AM

#8

I am feeling your pain. A certain Yamihauler dealer near Denton wants 100 bucks just to true my wheel, that's after I already laced it for them. Guess it's my fault for not being more self-sufficient.

  • 642MX

Posted March 30, 2005 - 10:46 AM

#9

I am feeling your pain. A certain Yamihauler dealer near Denton wants 100 bucks just to true my wheel, that's after I already laced it for them. Guess it's my fault for not being more self-sufficient.


Wow thats high! I work for a shop that only charges $52.50 to relace wheels.

  • mx426

Posted March 30, 2005 - 11:32 AM

#10

Evidently, we need to move to Indiana.

  • B86_Racer

Posted March 30, 2005 - 11:55 AM

#11

Lacing rims isn't all that hard but no shop should charge you more than $60-$70 to lace and true a wheel for you. Now if you have the tires on it still, I can see them charging you an extra $10-$15 to take it off and put it back on.


As far as spokes go, go with the excel spokes with spline-drive nipples. They won't strip and are extremely nice. :naughty:





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