426 Stator cover leaks

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Posted November 13, 2008 - 03:05 PM


Has anyone had any luck with high temp RTV silicon to make a gasket for the stator cover for a 426?

  • 426 NOOB

Posted November 13, 2008 - 03:11 PM


it could very well work, but if you want to do something less messy, you can buy sheets of gasket material at your local auto parts store and just trace it out and cut it to fit. Custom and clean. Just my .02

  • 642MX

Posted November 13, 2008 - 04:38 PM


The gasket is only $6 at your Yamaha dealer, just replace it. :thumbsup:

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Posted November 13, 2008 - 09:30 PM


Ya but this is for an E-line stator cover and they no longer make them.

  • grayracer513

Posted November 13, 2008 - 10:24 PM


The gasket between the stator cover and crankcase should be the same as stock.

If you need to seal the inner/outer cover of the e-line, use YamaBond sealer for crankcases, etc.

In order for it to work, the joints must be clean and oil free. Smear a light coat on both surfaces.


Posted November 13, 2008 - 10:45 PM


Thanks Gray... ya I put a new Yamaha gasket between the case and the cover, but its the inspection cover on the E-Line that is seeping. It looks like it was put on too tight by E-Line and crushed the paper.

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