Wheel Swap Question

4 replies to this topic
  • maxx2200

Posted September 10, 2007 - 05:22 AM


I've searched and I've used the OEM parts look up, I've even asked the dealer and I can't seem find an answer to my question. I have a '01 YZ426 and an '03 YZ125. Are the front and rear wheels interchangeable? I know the rear are different part numbers. The 426 is 2.15 wide and the 125 is 1.85 wide other than that, will the bolt up?:thumbsup: Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanx in advance.

  • Dirtbiker05

Posted September 10, 2007 - 05:30 AM


i dont know if they would or not but why not just try and change them? thats ur best bet for getting the rite info. :thumbsup:

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • grayracer513

Posted September 10, 2007 - 06:18 AM


They will interchange. The rear may require the use of the spacers from your current wheel. Also, the narrower rim will make it more difficult to mount a full sized 110/90x19, and the tire profile will be incorrect due to the sidewalls being pulled in at the bead.

  • maxx2200

Posted September 10, 2007 - 08:27 AM


As always, I appreciate the info and your time.
Thank you.

  • KJ790

Posted September 10, 2007 - 09:13 AM


The front will fit fine, the rear wheels have the same hubs but different wheel spacers. If you use the spacers for the bike the wheel is going on then it will fit fine.

Related Content


Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.