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421 Electric Start?

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I have been reading about a number of 450 owners removing their electric starters. I'm the opposite, I want to add one to my 2001 WR426. I have searched the web and found nothing. Any suggestions on where I might find such a kit?

Thanks,

Tim

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Possibly you could purchase the electronics and starter that someone removed? Just a thought. I'm not sure it'd work, though. It might take some creative engineering :thumbsup:

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i don't think there is any way it'll work. even if you could, the time and money it would take, you'd be better off getting a 450. maybe two.

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It wouldnt be a financially viable project. Learn how to start the 426! They go 1st kick every time when tuned correctly. Besides the 426 is heavy enough already.

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Besides the 426 is heavy enough already.

It may be heavy... but they are slow. :thumbsup:

I cannot wait for a lighter bike... with a light... WR tranny that has the grunt of my 426.

Suzuki , KTM, Yamaha , Honda , Kawasaki. .. we'll see next year.

Hoss

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If the reason you feel you need electric start is you are having trouble kick-starting your bike, fit a YZ450 auto de-comp' cam. Besides, where the hell would you put a battery? :thumbsup: It would be cheaper to buy a 450 if you really want the button though. :devil:

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