Cant get Oil Filter out!!!

4 replies to this topic
  • phat_450f

Posted August 03, 2005 - 03:12 AM


Alright people I am not sure if this was posted before but I didnt feel like going through all the posts. I have a 2005 yz450. I bought the full system white brothers carbon pro exhaust for it. Installed it. Went to do an oil and il filter change and I cant get the top bolt out. Had to remove the header. The clearance is so small that I could definetly dent a portion of the header in so i can get the bolt out without removing the header. I just dont want to dent my 600 dollar exhaust. any idea's????

  • biznet1

Posted August 03, 2005 - 04:20 AM


Us 2000 426 guys have got the header removing thing down pat. I just decided to get used to it.

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  • biznet1

Posted August 03, 2005 - 05:10 AM


Yeah, I know. I have my bike for sale and I plan to get the 06YZ (sweet). If I don't sell my 426, then I'll just spend some more money on it and keep it, so if I do, that's one of the things I'm going to do.

  • YuccaThumper

Posted August 04, 2005 - 08:50 PM


Have the same problem with my Dr.D Header pipe. I just loosen the header bolts and rotate it enough to get the top oil filter bolt out.

  • Slowmotion426

Posted August 05, 2005 - 12:26 AM


Haven't had that problem with my '01 426. Wasn't aware of this problem on the new models. Thanks for the heads-up guys.

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