YZ450 Plastic conversion for YZ426. what year 450?


5 replies to this topic
  • CyclePro238

Posted January 03, 2009 - 09:19 AM

#1

I plan on doing the YZ450 plastic conversion on my YZ426 here in the next couple weeks. I am lookin around for parts and am just wondering what year bike I should use?

Thanks, Nick

  • grayracer513

Posted January 03, 2009 - 10:08 AM

#2

You need the plastics, etc., for an '03/'05 YZ450. The later stuff for the aluminum framed models will not fit.

  • CyclePro238

Posted January 03, 2009 - 11:48 AM

#3

Is this conversion worth the money? What difference would I see in the bike?

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  • grayracer513

Posted January 03, 2009 - 01:09 PM

#4

It looks different, the seat is flatter front to back, the air filter is a little easier to service, and you can more readily find graphics for the '03 plastics than the '02.

Worth it? You decide.

  • MuDPoUNdeR

Posted January 03, 2009 - 03:22 PM

#5

Does the new front fender on the aluminum framed bikes fit the triple clamps on the 426?

  • grayracer513

Posted January 03, 2009 - 03:49 PM

#6

Yes, but it doesn't match up with the older front number plate. I believe the newer one either fits or can be made to.





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