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Removing the mainshaft from a 2002 WR426

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Hey all. So I have to remove the mainshaft on my WR, replace some parts, and put it back in. This is my first time doing a project of this scale, or on the crank case at all. Does anyone know of a walkthrough that exists, or would be willing to give me any advice? Any help would be greatly appreciated :) Heres some pictures of what I have to get into. Can anyone roughly show/tell me what all I have to take apart and take off? Thanks in advance.


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As Krannie recommends-buy a service manual for your bike. Though the work itself is not too difficult you will need to reference the manual for aligning the timing chain, vibration dampener , and several other key things that have to be set up right. You could probably find a free manual on-line but I like reading while I'm sitting on the couch and having an on-line manual just does not do it for me.

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