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Which triple clamp?

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I want to get my bars out of my lap and to keep from feeling that I'm taking a ski jump, when I stand up.

My first choice would be the White Bros clamps, that shorten the wheelbase for my 99 (too much money). But I'm going to get my suspension done (MX-Tech) and figured it would be a good opportunity to change the TC.

I don't need or want my bars taller. I run the Jimmy Button highs now. I just want them out of my lap :)

Will a stock 2000 TC, move the bars forward and bolt to my bike? Anyone have one they want to get rid of?

Thanks

Bill

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97 KDX220, 86 TTR225, 99 WR400f, WR timing, throttle stop trimmed, air box lid removed, White Bros head pipe, silencer and air filter. De-octopussed. Works frame guards and Thumper Rad Guards , Scotts steering damper. Odometer and headlight removed. Cycra Pro-Bend hand and mud guards. YZ stock tank, IMS seat and number plate. Renthal Jimmy Button "highs" and Renthal Soft half waffle grips. AMA, SETRA, Happy Ramblers MXC, Rausch Creek MXC, Tower City Trail Riders.

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Bill,

I'm not sure if it will move the bars out of your lap or not, but I have a '00 top clamp that I don't need. If you want to give it a try let me know.

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Bill,

The 1999 & 2000 had differnt rake angles. Therefore the 2000 upper wont go with the 99 lower. You have to replace the set. Check with Scotts , as they may make adjustable bar mounts for the stock TC.

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Pretend it's flat and give it the gas.

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YZ400,

I have a 99 top clamp on my 01 and it seemed to fit fine. Am I missing something??

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Between 99 and 2000 they made a 5mm offset in rake. It is possible to get things to go together as the pich bolts can be loosened and clamps spread, but the holes are not machined at the same angle.

It was done to improve (make quicker) the steering on the Y2k models.

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Ron,

I'd like to give your old TC a shot. You have mail!

Thanks

Bill

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According to Scotts the stock 2000 triple clamp will move the bars forward 10mm on a 98 or 99 bike. If you use a stock tc from a YZ250F it will move the bars 20 mm further forward than stock98 or 99. The rake angle was not changed 99 to 2000, but the frame was shortened 5mm. Sorry again for my stupidity.

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Bill,

A friend of mine has a stock upper calmp for a 2000 426. E-mail me if your interested.

Court

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i've a set of scotts TC's for sale, new here in the UK. two-dad's supplied the wrong one's & then wouldn't even reply to my e-mails.

they're beautiful, for sale & £300 to anyone interested.

Taffy

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Bill,

Have you received anything via UPS lately? If it does manage to show up be sure to fish out the videotape I stuck into under the packing material. It's kind of boring and nowhere near cueball's moab video, but it might be entertaining for a few minutes anyway. Heck, use the tape to record your favorite soap opera or something. :)

I hope the TC will come in handy if it ever gets there. I'm beginning to wonder if I should have insured the package…

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Ron,

Sure haven't, hope it makes it. Thanks again and thanks for the video. I grew up in SLO and it's always nice to see California, especially riding :)

Bill

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Bill: I just replaced mine with a TAG triple clamp....NICE. Got the bars out of my lap and I think they look a little better too.

696

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how much ??? email me the details. i have a 99wr

Originally posted by YZ400Court:

Bill,

A friend of mine has a stock upper calmp for a 2000 426. E-mail me if your interested.

Court

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I'll find out tomorrow and post then.

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