TT Noob


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  • duhflyingbrick426

Posted March 21, 2006 - 08:09 AM

#1

Thumper Talk noobie here, just wanted to say this site is great and say what's up to all my fellow Yami riders.

One question I did have is about my front brake. I did a search yesterday, but found nothing (maybe I just suck at searching), but does anyone know about the mod for an 01 426 front brake conversion to a wrap around style like the CRF 450 has (and other bikes). I heard it makes bleeding the front brake much easier, any suggestions? TIA

Oh and my SN is referring to my fat ass on a 426 :thumbsup:

  • duhflyingbrick426

Posted March 21, 2006 - 10:46 AM

#2

wow, 3hrs and not even a welcome, jeesh

any tips on the front brake conversion, is it just a DIY job, or do I have to buy a whole front brake setup from Honda, is it even worth it or am I just retarded when it comes to bleeding my front brake?

any links, point me in the right direction? anything.....anyone.......Bueller.......?

  • OreoMan

Posted March 21, 2006 - 11:59 AM

#3

Welcome to the site. I don't know about the wrap-around brake line for the 426, as I own a 400, but thought I would say, "What up"!!

  • devo1

Posted March 21, 2006 - 02:00 PM

#4

I got a Galfer brake line from RM , they have both(cr style and stock). My 426 has a bracket that Old Blue sells that retains your stock fork protecter. My 450 has light speed fork protectors that have the mount molded into it. Old Blue is a member here.Welcome to TT! :thumbsup:

Later, Devo

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  • Fastkid591

Posted March 21, 2006 - 02:08 PM

#5

Welcome.

  • NYMXer

Posted March 21, 2006 - 02:14 PM

#6

Welcome to T/T. Bleeding the old style Yamaha front brake is a little easier if you reverse bleed it. I would think somewhere out there is a kit. Looks like devo1 gave you the info you seek. :thumbsup:

  • duhflyingbrick426

Posted March 21, 2006 - 02:31 PM

#7

Thanks for the replies, especially devo1, much appreciated

Once again, great site its got all the info I need and then some

  • Ga426owner

Posted March 21, 2006 - 02:35 PM

#8

Thanks for the replies, especially devo1, much appreciated

Once again, great site its got all the info I need and then some


helpful tip :search for front brake routing or CR routing

  • 03yz450f-43

Posted March 21, 2006 - 02:43 PM

#9

Welcome, Welcome, Welcome :thumbsup: :bonk: :thumbsup:





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