YZ coolant overflow tank?

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  • tammie

Posted May 19, 2006 - 12:14 PM


(for those who ride hard in the woods on their yz's) just a question, anyone put a coolant overflow tank on their yz like the wr's have i know you would have to customize it somehow but wonder if anyone had done that......

i was thinking about it cuz sometimes in races i would overflow(basically only if i got in a sticky situation like a mud bog, slick hill climb etc and lose a bunch but then i got a high pressure rad cap seems to work.....

but still i was wondering if anyone has done this.......just curious

  • Way Fast Whitey

Posted May 19, 2006 - 03:29 PM



ahh my favortie word

using a turkey baster you can easily rig one up. some people use some sort of tubing but i forget the deminsions at moment, and they have it right in front of their rad. :ride:

i heard the plans were floating around in the CRF forums....

  • Way Fast Whitey

Posted May 19, 2006 - 03:34 PM


or the handsome but not handy....



  • 642MX

Posted May 19, 2006 - 05:59 PM


I'm getting ready to add a recovery tank to mine. The Motion Pro bottle looks a bit bulky and I'm not sure where I would mount it. I think I'm going to get the WR bottle and hoses. I think I need the WR number plate too.

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  • tammie

Posted May 19, 2006 - 08:09 PM


hey thanx for the tips, i think ive actualy seen guys use like empty water bottles........im gonna devise something, thats the best part coming up with something that works from scratch :ride:

  • kylwk1500

Posted May 24, 2006 - 06:38 PM


check out my garge. I threw one n mine. It lookes clean and is easy. The side panel only needs minor trimming

  • MotoGoalie

Posted May 25, 2006 - 08:06 AM


Turkey baster overflow on mine for the exact same reasons you spoke about.

Coolante recipes...
http://www.thumperta...coolant recipes

Plus, do a search for 'coolant recipes', to try new stuff. After I added my new coolant recipe it doesn't spew near as much anymore. Actually, it doesn't spew at all.

The turkey baster.

My bike....

  • yamahauler44

Posted May 25, 2006 - 08:39 AM


i put the wr one on my yz, it works perfect. you dont need a wr #plate, just trim your yz one a little and bingo!

  • rooster wrooster

Posted May 29, 2006 - 03:59 PM


I'm going to try the wr overflow tank for my 06 450. If I buy the stock tank, does everything I need come with it or do I need to get some extra stuff? Also, how do I trim the plastic so that it will fit?

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