WR426F to a YZ426F, how close can you get?
Posted November 10, 2003 - 09:21 AM
Posted November 10, 2003 - 09:40 AM
I have done the same thing to my bike, the only things that i'm missing are the YZ Tank, Seat and timing. I have the subframe, exhaust, fenders, number plate. The other couple of thing like the 19" rear wheel & chain i'm not going to worry about. I have also taken off my reserve for my coolant, after weighing what I have taken off my bike and weighing the new YZ stuff, I have shaved 7 pounds from my bike. I just can't wait til I get my Tank & Seat, I know it makes a big, big difference in handling. I have ridden my Brother in-laws 02 YZ426 many times. How close can you get?
If I had my Tank & Seat, the only way you could tell the difference is by my kickstand.
Posted November 10, 2003 - 10:02 AM
Sounds like I could get pretty close to a YZ if I try. Is there anything else? Also, would the suspension be better if the bike was lighter? Is it different than the YZ suspension?
Posted November 10, 2003 - 10:28 AM
Posted November 11, 2003 - 12:07 PM
How much lighter was the exhaust? Subframe?
I'd love to shave some weight off my bike instead of going smaller.
The YZ Subframe was 1.9 lbs lighter than the WR
and the exhaust was nearly 4 lbs light than the WR.
When I got my YZ exhaust it was scratched up pretty good, so I wet sanded it and painted it with that black wrinkle finish paint & installed the new spark arrestor from PMB, it looks sweet