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yamarider426

426-450 decomp ?

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I understand what everybodys talking about why they want decomp cams in their bikes and or putting 450 cams in the 426. My question is (and bare with me I havent been in this thumper deal for too long) if the 450 cams will allow you to take the decomp lever off on a 426 why do 450's have a decomp lever on them? I would never put 450 cams in my 426 but b/c of all the uncertainties but

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I think the lever you are seeing it the hot start lever that is now up on the handlebars. The auto decompresion is very well worth it. I love my 03' it feels like a 125 when you are kicking it over.

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The lever on the 450 is the hot start, not a decomp. Read the thread at the top of the forum, thousands of us have done the 450 cam mod to our 426's and I've yet to hear of one failure.

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Just put the 03 450 cam in your 426 its the nuts.Its easyer to start, and wont stall as easy.Well worth it.Like a different bike.

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So the lever I am seeing on the new 450's is the same thing as the red pull-out on my carb?
..Yup.

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I think the lever you are seeing it the hot start lever that is now up on the handlebars. The auto decompresion is very well worth it. I love my 03' it feels like a 125 when you are kicking it over.

i completely agree..and yah, the lever you see isnt a decomp lever its a hot start lever

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