back-up frame???


9 replies to this topic
  • tcuda499

Posted September 17, 2009 - 03:19 PM

#1

I have a 2007 yz and dont have a frame crack but am always worried about it cracking on the neck weld. Theres alot of used frames out there for little money.....would i buy another 07 frame as a back up or an 06? I haven't seen any 08's yet but if so what would be the best one?

  • grayracer513

Posted September 17, 2009 - 04:47 PM

#2

Why would you not simply weld the crack if it happens?

  • KtmKramer

Posted September 17, 2009 - 08:51 PM

#3

You must jump like Maddo. Don't worry about it until it happens, then weld it. And frames are on ebay all the time. They'll be there if/when you need one.

  • tcuda499

Posted September 18, 2009 - 11:53 AM

#4

Gray,I like the idea of having an extra frame...... I dont jump like Maddo but my personal opinion is after rewelding it it will never be as stronge.Also an extra frame i can slowly start collecting parts for it:smirk: :busted: :thumbsup:

  • USED YZ426F

Posted September 19, 2009 - 02:36 PM

#5

Gray,I like the idea of having an extra frame...... I dont jump like Maddo but my personal opinion is after rewelding it it will never be as stronge.Also an extra frame i can slowly start collecting parts for it:smirk: :busted: :thumbsup:


If the weld is done properly, it should be just as strong as the original metal. If it is done properly, well then you get the idea.

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  • Dan_187

Posted September 19, 2009 - 08:18 PM

#6

Of all the things I'm worried about breaking on my bike, the frame is one of the last I ever consider

  • tcuda499

Posted September 22, 2009 - 04:21 PM

#7

Now that we got some personal opinions out of the way..... Which is a better frame or is there no difference. 06 or 07? Thanks:bonk:

  • cowboyona426

Posted September 23, 2009 - 06:03 AM

#8

I'd get the 07, IIRC the steering head angle changed just ever so slightly to help the turning.

  • grayracer513

Posted September 23, 2009 - 06:54 AM

#9

The frames are fundamentally identical. The 0.2 degree steeper head angle is not particularly significant, and was largely due to a slightly longer shock and sag settings.

  • tcuda499

Posted September 23, 2009 - 12:00 PM

#10

thank you.





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