yz 400/426 question


6 replies to this topic
  • randytbo98

Posted April 20, 2009 - 01:32 PM

#1

Anyone know if a 426 sleeve will press into a 400 jug without machining?

  • grayracer513

Posted April 20, 2009 - 02:12 PM

#2

Anyone know if a 426 sleeve will press into a 400 jug without machining?

Yes, I do.

No, it won't. But that's mostly because they don't use sleeves. The cylinders are 100% aluminum alloy with Nikasil plating.

  • randytbo98

Posted April 20, 2009 - 02:35 PM

#3

well thats weird.. i was just on ebay and there was a sleeve there for a 426. is there a way it can be changed or is this just a typo???

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  • grayracer513

Posted April 20, 2009 - 02:51 PM

#4

Sleeves exist for repair purposes, but all of them require machining to install, since, as I said the cylinder doesn't have one to begin with.

  • randytbo98

Posted April 20, 2009 - 03:11 PM

#5

what would u suggest i do? i have a 400 that i am doing the 426 upgade with. sleeve it or buy a new cylinder?

  • grayracer513

Posted April 20, 2009 - 03:52 PM

#6

The cylinder is the better way to go. Plated aluminum cylinders have a lot of advantages over sleeves.

  • randytbo98

Posted April 20, 2009 - 03:56 PM

#7

thank you sir. ill go with the cylinder





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