04 wr450 yz front # plate?


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  • STEEL CITY ROCKER

Posted April 03, 2006 - 07:32 PM

#1

Hey has anyone put a yz front # plate on their 03 to present wr 450's? I still want my Battery switch so I'm looking for any creative mounting ideas. I realize the odometer has to be removed and I've already made a waterproof cap for the drive hub on the axle. Any thoughts or pics would be helpful.

  • Tsk350

Posted April 04, 2006 - 12:37 AM

#2

Im in the same situation, ive gotten really creative and it never seems to work out Ive moved it 4 times so far and bent the crap out of the mounting bracket. But it seems the farther I get putting things back together the less room there is. :thumbsup:

  • WR450F_RDR

Posted April 04, 2006 - 06:39 AM

#3

I bought a number plate for the same year YZ as my WR. Works great, removed headlight and mounting bracket and slide bottom pins into holes. I had to shave a little off bottom edge of number plate to get a clean fit. I removed my odometer a long time ago when the gearing went out in the hub and replaced it with a trailtech. I didnt relocate my ignition switch yet but need to, it gets in the way of the number plate sitting flush at the top on one side. I have since reconverted back to a dual sport bike.

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  • freestyle250

Posted April 04, 2006 - 07:02 AM

#4

Mines just neatly tucked away in all the wiring behind the number plate. Havent found a good place for it either, and you probably wont without having to add some wiring to it to extend the length. Otherwise I believe youre SOL

  • UltraHyper

Posted April 04, 2006 - 10:31 AM

#5

I just tuck the switch between plate and the triple clamp went racing this past weekend it never pop out good enough for me

  • black_n_blue_thumper

Posted April 04, 2006 - 11:24 AM

#6

I just tuck the switch between plate and the triple clamp went racing this past weekend it never pop out good enough for me

I tried that once. Then when it did pop out, one of the wires came loose and shut my bike off. Wouldnt restart. I had to walk my damn bike back to my truck to fix it. I just left it where is was, it didnt hurt anything. I used a zip ty to attach the top of the plate to my bike, so it didnt rattle around. I also used a zip ty on the bottom, to the front fender. Worked like a charm and never fell off.
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  • STEEL CITY ROCKER

Posted April 04, 2006 - 01:52 PM

#7

Thanks for the help, I'll let you guys know how it turns out and if I have any creative solutions of my own for the battery switch. For the first race I'm probly just going to end up using zip-ty's to hold it all in place untill I finish making the new brackets.




 
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