Rear shock lower bolt size?


3 replies to this topic
  • jamieyz426f01

Posted April 02, 2006 - 10:16 AM

#1

....does anyone know the size of the bolt and the pitch of the thread?
I have stripped the threads on the linkage relay arm where the shock mounts :thumbsup: :thumbsup:, might just replace it, or i was thinking of using a thread insert like a helicoil. ideas?

  • FFRacing79

Posted April 02, 2006 - 10:42 AM

#2

The 450s use a nut on all the linkage and shock bolts...is that an option? Tdub

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • jamieyz426f01

Posted April 02, 2006 - 02:02 PM

#3

first thing i tried, well i went riding and it felt like it was bottoming out but way early.
So after about a half hour fiddling with the clickers i look down at the new longer bolt with the nut on the end and :thumbsup: it had been hitting another part of the linkage and was quite badly bent.
so no it isn't an option...thanks though :thumbsup:

  • jamieyz426f01

Posted April 04, 2006 - 06:14 AM

#4

i have sorted it for anyone that cares, used a longer bolt but from the other way and now i have good clearence.
Just a bit worried about it coming loose :thumbsup:





Related Content

Forums
Photo

Chubby dad, looking at bikes , First trip to the orange/black forum ! by Slow_ride


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   KTM   250-530 EXC/MXC/SXC/XC-W/XCR-W (4-Strokes)
  • Hot  28 replies
Forums
Photo

James Stewart back on a YZ450F by YamaLink


Dirt Bike   Special Interest Forums   Pro Racing
  • Hot  47 replies
Forums
Photo

YZ450FX OR YZ450F by MESSMAKER


Dirt Bike   Make / Model Specific   Yamaha   YZ 400/426/450
  • Hot  30 replies
Wiki
WR Camshaft Swap Info - last post by jamesm113

WR Camshaft Swap Info


Articles
  • 0 replies
Reviews

Yamaha YZ450F 2017 by Chris.GVS


Yamaha YZ450F 2017
  • * * * * *
  • 1 review
  • Last review by Tommyk_55
  • On January 15, 2017
 
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.