wr 426 yz 426 ?

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  • bluesbiker

Posted January 16, 2012 - 12:07 PM


hi new member here
can any one help please iv a wr 426 and needing parts etc 5th gear is one of the bits i need
can any one tell me if the yz 426 is the same a friend said was just the ignition side diffrent both having 5 gears 5 valve head etc etc any comments would be great gaskets etc etc 2001 model regards peter

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  • 513rider

Posted January 17, 2012 - 11:32 AM


I have both bikes (2001's). The WR stands for Wide Ratio gears. The YZf's gears are shorter and are designed for a motocross track as opposed to the open woods. The cases are the same but the WR has different timing, cam, and some other things that make it a bit more take than the YZf

Edited by 513rider, January 17, 2012 - 11:35 AM.


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