fuel tank fix


8 replies to this topic
  • muffinman

Posted December 27, 2006 - 04:47 AM

#1

got a yz 426 with a large crack developing can this be repaired whats the best product to use if possible

  • RCannon

Posted December 27, 2006 - 05:26 AM

#2

Toss the tank and get a new, safe tank. Somewhere on TT we had video of a tank repair gone wrong. The poor guy ended up losing his bike and being threatened with starting a forest fire. His repair did work...for about 4 hours it was a thing of beauty.

  • King_Air

Posted December 27, 2006 - 06:12 AM

#3

You will have to bite the bullet and get a new tank. It is not worth risking your health and bike to attempt a repair. My 426 tank cracked also. I got a Clarke replacement. Perfect fit, just like OEM. Been 18 months and the graphics are still sticking to it too. I think it was $200-250 on pricing.

  • torqueme

Posted December 27, 2006 - 09:17 AM

#4

If you check ebay you will find a wide variety of stock & oversize tanks for the 426 at decent prices. of course most are used so ask any questions prior to bidding.

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  • CampCounty4Fifty

Posted December 27, 2006 - 11:23 AM

#5

got a yz 426 with a large crack developing can this be repaired whats the best product to use if possible


Ive got a 2002 YZF 426, stock tank is coming off, just rec'd a new Clarke 3.5 gallon tank for Christmas. Let me know if you are interested.

  • 642MX

Posted December 27, 2006 - 04:49 PM

#6

If you check ebay you will find a wide variety of stock & oversize tanks for the 426 at decent prices. of course most are used so ask any questions prior to bidding.


Exactly. I saw one the other day on ebay that went for $30. :lol:

  • white_paper_180

Posted December 27, 2006 - 04:53 PM

#7

My g/f Got me a Moose Bark Buster, Hand Guard and plastic shrouds. Her Grandparents got me the new renthal grips, Her mom got me a new renthal headache pad.... they all got thinks for my handle bars, but they didnt even realize when i brought it up. I also got some sweet thor hoodies and a couple gift certs.

  • yamirider5588

Posted December 27, 2006 - 07:31 PM

#8

My g/f Got me a ....


Uhhh ... uhhh .... did I miss something ? :lol:

  • ingramo

Posted December 28, 2006 - 09:04 PM

#9

I agree with what everyone else suggested, just get another tank dude. I had the same problem on my 426 and I bought the clarke and have had no problems since.





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