400 to 450 body conversion?


9 replies to this topic
  • XriderR00

Posted September 24, 2005 - 01:27 PM

#1

Wondering if anyone can tell me what would need to be done to make 450 shrouds and tank fit on a 400. I know it's been done by at least 1 person on this site. Anyone help me out? I really like the 450 look better than the 400/426 and the graphics options etc.. are vast in comparison

  • Satch0922

Posted September 24, 2005 - 02:17 PM

#2

here ya go!

450 Plastic on a 426/400

  • XriderR00

Posted September 24, 2005 - 04:59 PM

#3

Big help.. how much did the conversion cost you?

  • Satch0922

Posted September 24, 2005 - 05:57 PM

#4

I just about broke even.....bought most of the 450 stuff on eBay and sold my 426 on eBay.

  • Satch0922

Posted September 25, 2005 - 01:57 PM

#5

here is a 400 that was done

I did this 450 conversion too.... I converted my 2000 wr400f but difference is, I used back my stock 00 subframe. The subframe are similar, the difference is in the mounting; and since the 00 wr400f comes with steel subframes, I removed and repositioned the mountings (easier to weld on the steel subframes)

here is my bike with the motard wheels...
Posted Image :banghead:



Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • XriderR00

Posted September 27, 2005 - 09:18 AM

#6

Does anyone know if the radiators from a 400 would work on the conversion? Aremean_troy seems to be MIA

  • TimFurryBalls

Posted September 27, 2005 - 12:08 PM

#7

Ah yes, I remember the good old days when I converted my '02 to an '03. . . :banghead:

  • ecapt

Posted October 04, 2005 - 10:18 AM

#8

I would like to do the same conversion with my 2002 wr426. Did you use our stock airbox? Could you send me some pic's of the required mods to the subframe. Any recommendations on seats?

Thanks for any help

  • ecapt

Posted October 04, 2005 - 10:49 AM

#9

Which side panels do you use in this conversion? Can you modify the stock airbox to go into a 450 subframe?

  • XriderR00

Posted October 04, 2005 - 12:40 PM

#10

you need the airbox.. I just picked one up off ebay for 30 bucks.. just keep your eyes open





Related Content

 
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.