New Y426 head question???

2 replies to this topic
  • shrekka

Posted May 25, 2008 - 05:00 PM


Hi there
i have to buy a new head for my 2002 YZ426. Long story reason why.

i will be using SS valves instead of Ti valves. i have bought new valves, springs etc already
In the Yamaha diagrams for the head, it doesnt show valve seats in the picture, But when you look at the valve diagrams it does
Would anybody know if the head i buy (OEM one) need new valve seats for it or would the new head have them already?
Ive heard its not a very easy job to do.

any replies would be greatly appreciated...


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

Posted May 25, 2008 - 05:59 PM


The new head has valve seats, valve guides, and cam caps.

  • shrekka

Posted May 25, 2008 - 06:21 PM


oh ok, no worries. thanks for reply

one less thing to worry about then :thumbsup:


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.