03 cam in 01 426

i asked the shop about this and they said they had to re-shim and do other shit and said no change out of $500 is this true i thought you could just swap the cams over for like $150

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i asked the shop about this and they said they had to re-shim and do other shit and said no change out of $500 is this true i thought you could just swap the cams over for like $150

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I would wrap up a bag of dog shit and take it in to that shop and leave it on the counter.

You can get the cam for less than $100.00 if you shop around, and you can intall it yourself in less than 1/2 hour if you have half a clue.

$500.00 they are smokin crack and need to be shown the door.

bought my 03 Cam for $96 on TT. Local shop wants $180 to install, shim, adj. $500 is a rip off.

Thanx for that boys i thought they were full off shit...

I guess ill go elsewhere thanxs again...

bought my 03 Cam for $96 on TT. Local shop wants $180 to install, shim, adj. $500 is a rip off.

My 01 WR 426 is in the shop right now, because the vlaves are bent, suspected cam chain jumped time. Thanks to Thumpertalk, I am just now hearing about getting rid of the decompression lever by using the 03 cam and shim. DOES IT WORK? I am dieing to find out before they start to replace valves and so forth! They are a Yamaha shop, but I wanted your opinions first! Thanks! :thumbsup:

My 01 WR 426 is in the shop right now, because the vlaves are bent, suspected cam chain jumped time. Thanks to Thumpertalk, I am just now hearing about getting rid of the decompression lever by using the 03 cam and shim. DOES IT WORK? I am dieing to find out before they start to replace valves and so forth! They are a Yamaha shop, but I wanted your opinions first! Thanks! :thumbsup:

It works awesome! You wont regret it for a second. Here are the instructions and the cam part number to use.

http://photobucket.com/albums/b122/byggd/?action=view&current=450cam_Page_1.jpg

Thanks byggd! I am now committed to having this done!

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Did you use stock yamaha cam or hot cams? Any input? The yamaha shop told me hot cams was about $170, which was cheaper than yamaha stock.

I went to the Ebay link (THANKS nimiz1!), but someone already snagged it. I guess I'll fully commit and pay by dues so I can buy through TT!

Think about getting a Hotcams auto deco cam as well. I have one in my 01WR426 and it's been totally trouble free. I got mine a couple of years back for about $180 had The Racers Edge install it. It has been one of the best upgrades I have done to the bike.

My dealer charged me less than the TT store. :thumbsup:

I dont even have to lift my fat ass off the seat to start my bike.

One lazy kick and she runs.

tried to find part at tt store. says part no longer exists?

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