When will yamaha fix the flywheel issue?

6 replies to this topic
  • live_to_ride

Posted April 12, 2003 - 06:41 PM


I have a wr 450 on the way, and it is supposed to arrive some time in may. Does anyone know if it will still need the crank and flywheel lapped and glued? I am hoping that yamaha has enough decency to stop shipping broken bikes. :D

Chris :)

  • sabooo

Posted April 13, 2003 - 02:04 AM


If the bike is fixed from the factory, there will be a small 'punch mark' in the frame just in front of the VIN on the steering head. If there is no punch mark, you'll need to have the m2003-007 work done (lap & loc-tite.)


  • r1superstar

Posted April 14, 2003 - 03:28 AM



Where and how much did you pay?

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  • live_to_ride

Posted April 14, 2003 - 07:54 AM


5850 out the door at e-lee yamaha. They seem like nice folks. :) :D

Chris :D

  • endurodog

Posted April 14, 2003 - 07:56 AM


Damn they gave you a lower price than me, mine was $5995, there.

  • TonyRomero

Posted April 14, 2003 - 08:44 AM


So have there been any failures on bikes that have been "fixed" at the factory? And is the factory fix any better than the one that is performed at the dealer?

  • live_to_ride

Posted April 14, 2003 - 12:54 PM


I always beat up on sales poeple. If they won't give a little, they usually don't get my business. :)


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