2008 450 shorty muffler onto 02 426


6 replies to this topic
  • laserracer

Posted June 13, 2008 - 03:46 AM

#1

hi guys anyone know if its possible to fit a 2008 yzf 450 shorty muffler onto a 2002 yzf 426 header pipe, i love the look of the shorter muffler and they sound kinda cool
anyone done this mod ?
cheers Dave

  • grayracer513

Posted June 13, 2008 - 06:06 AM

#2

The mounting points on the pipe are in different places, so without doing any cutting and TIG welding, it won't bolt on.

However much you think the looks are cool, I doubt that you would enjoy the power loss the pipe would most likely give you, anyway.

  • zao

Posted June 13, 2008 - 06:20 AM

#3

The mounting points on the pipe are in different places, so without doing any cutting and TIG welding, it won't bolt on.

However much you think the looks are cool, I doubt that you would enjoy the power loss the pipe would most likely give you, anyway.


That pipe is the most useless pipe there is. It is quiet but from a preformace stand point it is horrible.

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  • Dirtbiker05

Posted June 13, 2008 - 06:30 AM

#4

what he said ^^

  • laserracer

Posted June 14, 2008 - 01:33 PM

#5

thanks guys (dream shattered ) LOL .oh well just have ta stick with the ugly factory pipe or buy a 08 450 bike after pricing a new float bowl needle and seat at the local yamaha dealer here and finding they wanted $106 NZ dollars for it i cant imagine what they would want for a 08 muffler
cheers Dave

  • yamaha racing 230

Posted June 14, 2008 - 08:34 PM

#6

y not just shorten the one u have ?

  • grayracer513

Posted June 14, 2008 - 08:59 PM

#7

b cuz it wud b 2 loud

Oops, I forgot we weren't text messaging.

Shortening mufflers is inadvisable because first, it will increase the sound output, and second, because it may reduce performance to do so.





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