Dipstick help!!

4 replies to this topic
  • baymen12

Posted April 09, 2007 - 02:16 PM


Went for a ride and forgot to tighten dipstick. Planning on going riding tomorrow. Anything I can use to replace lost dipstick till i can get a new one??

  • never59

Posted April 09, 2007 - 02:52 PM


i would drive to the hardware store with your bike and find a metric bolt that fits

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  • baymen12

Posted April 09, 2007 - 03:08 PM


its a 2006 yz450. Is the thread on the lost dipstick different though?? You know super coarse??

  • WB450

Posted April 09, 2007 - 07:08 PM


I hate those :thumbsup: things!:worthy:

  • yz426em

Posted April 10, 2007 - 07:22 AM


The same thing happened to me so I put a bolt in it with a small oring around the head to make the seal. You can also use thread tape for sealing purposes. I used it for a few days until my new one showed,and their was no leaks.

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