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wildwoodatk

01 wr426 cam

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I know the answer to this is buried somewhere in the archives, but I'd like some opinions.

1) Should I go with a HOTCAMS 426 w/ auto decompress or an 03 YZ Exhaust cam?

2) Has anyone used the HOTCAMS 426 exhaust cam w/ auto decompress and NOT installed a HOTCAMS intake cam?? :thumbsup:

The bikes power is fine the way it is, I just want the most economical way to make starting a little easier.

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I recently purchased the 03 yz cam as opposed to the hotcam, mainly for the cost savings. $100 for the 03 cam $150 for the hot cam

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Where'd you get it for $100?.
Try: http://oem.thumpertalk.com/default.aspx

$10 membership cost, but you'll save much more than that just on your cam.

Also, there is the option of using a WR450 camshaft instead of the YZ. This would give you power very much like the WR426 already has. But the YZ450F cam will boost your power in a way that you'll probably like a lot, and TT OEM doesn't stock WR stuff normally.

The YZ cam will boost across the range, with no real loss anywhere.

Remember to pull down the instructions; the OEM timing marks on the 450 cam don't line up exactly like the stock ones do.

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So you'd go with the YZ exhaust cam and leave the stock wr intake cam?

Also, can you tell what part number the 03 exhaust cam is? Thanks for your help guys

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