Where to get engine work done? (YZ450F03')


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  • yamaha 422

Posted December 21, 2008 - 06:01 AM

#1

Who does engine work like crank work,piston,head,Etc. I was looking for a few informational websites about there services and prices. I would like to get this done before my bike has a melt down. I still ride it every weekend now and would like to get it freshened up before outdoor season starts in March.

Thanks Jeremiah

  • yamaha 422

Posted December 21, 2008 - 03:25 PM

#2

I got a quote from Forward Motion. It was about $1500-$1600. That included everything that you would want to touch while it was apart like water pump shaft,cam tensioner,oil pump,etc. Where else people?

  • yamaha 422

Posted December 22, 2008 - 03:25 PM

#3

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  • BC3

Posted December 22, 2008 - 03:40 PM

#4

[COLOR="Blue"]Since I live in CA. My advice would be of no real support for you unless your willing to send the engine out here?
There must be a ton of race builders out your way[/COLOR]


  • yamaha 422

Posted December 22, 2008 - 05:50 PM

#5

Yes, there are ton of them! I just want to get at least 3 estimates from reputable people. I sen t my suspension out that way about this time last year to Factory Connection. I would just like some links to web sites. Please help!

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  • 642MX

Posted December 22, 2008 - 05:56 PM

#6

I got a quote from Forward Motion. It was about $1500-$1600. That included everything that you would want to touch while it was apart like water pump shaft,cam tensioner,oil pump,etc. Where else people?


Not a bad price. I think if you follow the manual, have some decent tools, and a little patience you can easily rebuild it from the bottom up yourself for about 1/2 the money.

  • ThumperKid250F

Posted December 22, 2008 - 07:11 PM

#7

http://www.faliconcranks.com/

i got my crank done by them, with the longrod kit and it works great..

give them a call, there very straight with there answers with no bullsh%*

  • BC3

Posted December 22, 2008 - 09:55 PM

#8

Yes, there are ton of them! I just want to get at least 3 estimates from reputable people. I sen t my suspension out that way about this time last year to Factory Connection. I would just like some links to web sites. Please help!



Only problem with the West Coast is our labor rates are more than yours back East........I think you will be better off $$$$ wise to stay close to home....

  • Smokeslider

Posted December 23, 2008 - 05:59 PM

#9

Try the regional forums, they may be of more help for your area...

  • mike_dean

Posted December 24, 2008 - 05:53 AM

#10

Forward Motion is the closest reputable shop to you, in my opinion. Mike





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