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bigroj

Triple Clamp?

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I just bought new Pro Taper bars w/ universal mounts and JUST realized they don't fit my 2004 yz450f because the triple clamp isn't compatible. Which triple clamp does everyone recommend?

thanks.

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I just bought a Vortex triple clamp and I like it alot. I have used the Pro Taper's clamp in the past and it was also really good. My advise, buy whatever is cheapest.

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bigroj, universal mounts should work with your clamp, you probably just got the ones for rubber mounted clamps. There are tons of places you can get them from around $35 to $60 depending on brand.

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will Pro Tapers work with an Applied Racing triple clamp (currently std diameter risers with Renthals) if I get different risers? I'm assuming this is possible... :naughty:

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I bought a used '01 426 with Applied triple clamp & std diameter Renthals. Assuming the day will come when the bars get tweaked, I have some ProTapers that aren't being used, so I'd need to get new oversize risers, or just the adapters that fit the std diameter riser (which raise the bars about 3/4"...not a bad thing since I'm 6'1")

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Shuffler, you should be able to get all new risers from Applied that have additional rise built in. On my bike with a stock upper triple, I just used the universal adapters, much cheaper than a whole new clamp. Get rid of the Renthals before they bend and get those PT's installed, you won't be sorry!

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