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doctorchopper

wr/yz tank

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Anyone know if my 01 wr426 europeen model has the same tank as a 01 yz426, the reason I ask this is that the tank seems a lot smaller than the us/canada wr, it only holds 8 litres of petrol.

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It says in the manual (I think) that the U.S version holds more fuel.....confusing I know. I can get about £5.50 in my tank, it's way to small!

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doctorchopper,

YES it has. My UK (euro) '02 WR426 is the same. The US tanks had something like 12 litres capacity.

In general, the YZ tank is better for ergonomics - ie. slimmer. When the US WR426's were released, a lot of riders over there complained and swapped their tanks for the YZ one.

Stonie.

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You can always find the best of both worlds (good ergos and fuel capacity) by buying an aftermarket YZ tank. Acerbis , GYT-R, IMS , Clarke, Zip-Ty Racing sell those for about $200 USD + shipping.

I personnally own an IMS and a Zip-Ty. The IMS is for sale.

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