It's ALIVE! Rebuild Complete!

14 replies to this topic
  • buzzfin

Posted November 30, 2008 - 09:43 PM


Just finished a complete teardown, powdercoat, cleanup and rebuild of my '98 YZ400. In addition to powdercoating I cleaned every inch of every part, replaced the swingarm and linkage bearings, added new Protapers, new grips, new plastic, new graphics, accelerator pump cover and Rekluse clutch. Before anyone asks, yes I did my homework on the forum and made sure the frame was well plugged and properly flushed of any remaining sand from sandblasting.

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  • bfogelma

Posted November 30, 2008 - 09:58 PM


looks very good and clean too

  • siscokid7

Posted November 30, 2008 - 10:03 PM


Nice job!:bonk:

  • hillclimbguy

Posted November 30, 2008 - 10:16 PM


Sweet looking bike.

  • davcon

Posted December 01, 2008 - 06:37 AM


I thought the first pic was the cleaned bike :bonk: then scrolled down. Very nice!:bonk: :bonk:

  • guitarnut57

Posted December 01, 2008 - 07:16 AM


Now that's a clean bike!

  • WB450

Posted December 01, 2008 - 07:23 AM


Nice job.

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  • canute

Posted December 01, 2008 - 12:19 PM


fantastic work done here :bonk: - when you think about it this 10 year old machine is still dynamite .. trail or track.

  • USED YZ426F

Posted December 01, 2008 - 02:00 PM


Dude. That is one sweet ride.

The silver frame just disappears when everything is put together. Very nice choice.

How much do you charge? I have a 426 that needs some work done this winter.

  • buzzfin

Posted December 01, 2008 - 02:12 PM


Thanks! For the cost of labor alone, you'd be able to buy a brand new bike! :bonk:

  • edcincy

Posted December 01, 2008 - 04:15 PM


Hard to believe all that bike rides on that little frame!

  • Justin89

Posted December 01, 2008 - 06:19 PM


Nice job!:bonk:

  • Slinkyman16

Posted December 01, 2008 - 06:54 PM


nice job!!

  • gem

Posted December 01, 2008 - 08:14 PM


nice job! I have a 2000 that is still running strong valves are still in spec, starts easily but it's age has me tempted to do a rebuild and looking at your fresh frame etc has me thinking I should go for it!

  • intensem1rider

Posted December 02, 2008 - 01:09 PM


Shoulda went with a 2006 or newer front fender, it would make the bike POP!

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