Will a 2003 YZ450 Header fit a 1999 YZ400???


6 replies to this topic
  • PatrickM

Posted April 13, 2008 - 07:26 PM

#1

While riding today, I dropped my bike on a bunch of rocks and really messed up my Header pipe.

I searched and learned some ways to fix it but there are so many creases on I dont think it can be fixed. I found a good condition 2003 YZ450F header for $50

Does anybody here know if a 2003 YZ450F header will fit a 1999 YZ400F???


Thanks for your input!!!!!!


Patrick M.

  • Ga426owner

Posted April 14, 2008 - 06:18 AM

#2

While riding today, I dropped my bike on a bunch of rocks and really messed up my Header pipe.

I searched and learned some ways to fix it but there are so many creases on I dont think it can be fixed. I found a good condition 2003 YZ450F header for $50

Does anybody here know if a 2003 YZ450F header will fit a 1999 YZ400F???


Thanks for your input!!!!!!


Patrick M.


nope the diameter and angle is different. try Pacific Crest Pipe Repair - Your headpipe can be repaired....

  • DPW

Posted April 14, 2008 - 03:37 PM

#3

I would look for an OEM '01-02 YZ426F header, bolts right on and clears the oil filter too.

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  • PatrickM

Posted April 14, 2008 - 06:40 PM

#4

Thanks DPW!!!!!!!!


Thats the info I wanted to know!!!!!!:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :confused:


Now I can work on finding a YZ426 Header Pipe!!!

Patrick M.

  • spc mike

Posted April 15, 2008 - 08:42 PM

#5

nope the diameter and angle is different. try Pacific Crest Pipe Repair - Your headpipe can be repaired....


...not true and true... i have a 450 header on my 426 and all it needed was a little heat and manipulation to fit.....the diameter was the same or dang close.

  • jrny426

Posted April 16, 2008 - 05:55 PM

#6

I used to to work in a wrecking yard back in the the day and we had these "Bibles" called Hollinders which listed what part off which model would fit another, I wonder if there is such a thing for bikes,with all the ..will this fit that questions on this site they would be very handy.:thumbsup:

  • PatrickM

Posted April 16, 2008 - 08:50 PM

#7

I would love to have one of those books.....


Are the books like that (for cars) expensive????



Patrick M.





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