01 wr426 cam


6 replies to this topic
  • wildwoodatk

Posted February 07, 2006 - 10:19 PM

#1

I know the answer to this is buried somewhere in the archives, but I'd like some opinions.
1) Should I go with a HOTCAMS 426 w/ auto decompress or an 03 YZ Exhaust cam?
2) Has anyone used the HOTCAMS 426 exhaust cam w/ auto decompress and NOT installed a HOTCAMS intake cam?? :thumbsup:

The bikes power is fine the way it is, I just want the most economical way to make starting a little easier.

  • dsconstructs

Posted February 08, 2006 - 07:13 AM

#2

I recently purchased the 03 yz cam as opposed to the hotcam, mainly for the cost savings. $100 for the 03 cam $150 for the hot cam

  • wildwoodatk

Posted February 08, 2006 - 08:00 AM

#3

Where'd you get it for $100?. My local Yammy shop quoted $173, and the hotcam is $189 or so

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  • grayracer513

Posted February 08, 2006 - 08:09 AM

#4

Where'd you get it for $100?.

Try: http://oem.thumperta...om/default.aspx

$10 membership cost, but you'll save much more than that just on your cam.

Also, there is the option of using a WR450 camshaft instead of the YZ. This would give you power very much like the WR426 already has. But the YZ450F cam will boost your power in a way that you'll probably like a lot, and TT OEM doesn't stock WR stuff normally.

The YZ cam will boost across the range, with no real loss anywhere.

Remember to pull down the instructions; the OEM timing marks on the 450 cam don't line up exactly like the stock ones do.

  • wildwoodatk

Posted February 08, 2006 - 11:46 AM

#5

So you'd go with the YZ exhaust cam and leave the stock wr intake cam?
Also, can you tell what part number the 03 exhaust cam is? Thanks for your help guys

  • wildwoodatk

Posted February 09, 2006 - 05:46 PM

#6

Thanks for your input guys. Bought the yz cam from TT last night.

  • dsconstructs

Posted February 10, 2006 - 06:49 PM

#7

Just did my install today, you're gonna like it :thumbsup:





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