Lost timing plug

5 replies to this topic
  • Treagan

Posted September 13, 2006 - 08:49 PM


At the track today, I found a boot covered in oil and no timing plug on my 06 yzf 450. Is there a better aftermarket product or should I just replace it with a factory ?plastic one and check it frequently. I don't think I lost to much oil.

  • cowboyona426

Posted September 13, 2006 - 08:54 PM


Buy aftermarket ones, like the Works Connection or GYT-R ones. The stock ones are made of lame plastic, and if you go just a tiny bit too tight when putting them back in they chip and its hard to get them tight the next time.

  • grayracer513

Posted September 14, 2006 - 07:37 AM


The OEM plugs will stay put just fine if they're tight. They aren't torqued down enough as delivered.

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  • mikedabike

Posted September 14, 2006 - 03:25 PM


I put a little silicone on the outside just for a peace of mind. When I need to take them out the silicone just peels off.

  • 02YZ426

Posted September 14, 2006 - 07:06 PM


Thats one piece thats on my pre ride checklist... If its tight your won't lose it!

  • RideRaceLive123

Posted September 14, 2006 - 09:28 PM


If you want to waste money I think Ride Engineering has some cool looking ones.

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