Yz 426 radiator cross overs

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  • darksun27

Posted April 18, 2006 - 07:47 AM


What all radiators will fit a 2002 yz 426? i need the one for the left side. im espesially looking at the 2 stroke radiators.

  • darksun27

Posted April 19, 2006 - 07:46 AM


does anyone have any idea?

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  • yz_for_me

Posted April 19, 2006 - 07:08 PM


All of the YZ 426's (2000-2002) use the same radiators, so obviously any from those years will work fine.

I believe the rads from the 400's ('98-99) were smaller since the displacement was smaller. I know they don't bolt right up without modifying your rad shrouds. In any case, I wouldn't go that route. Even if you can get them to fit, the last thing you want is a bike that overheats easily.

Your only other option may be the WR 426 rads. They are bigger (more capacity) than the YZ's but I'm pretty sure they bolt right up. The YZ and WR part numbers for the rad shrouds are not the same, so you may have to modify your rad shrouds or pick up a set of WR shrouds to fit right.

If it were me, I'd look for a direct replacement for the 426. If you don't want to fork over the coin for a new one, try Ebay. They come across there all the time.

  • darksun27

Posted April 19, 2006 - 07:14 PM


allrighty, thanks

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