Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
johnnyjeep

Yamaha parts gurus, PLZ help

11 posts in this topic

My sons TTR90 fuel tank cracked and Yamaha wants $280 for one. I only paid $600 for the bike. Anyone know of a used parts place. You guys have helped with my WR, so I washoping someone could pull through with this one.

John in Vegas

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just repair it. If you find a second hand one, great, but repairing it is sufficiant.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just repair it. If you find a second hand one, great, but repairing it is sufficiant.

whats the best way to repair it?

John in Vegas

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You can get gas tank repair kit to do that job.

Just google it.

I have seen everything from epoxy glue to jb weld used to fix leaks, with great success too.

Seeing as it's your sons, I shouldn't get too hard of time, the repairs I have seen and done were on "big" bikes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't know if it's just me but.....

I'd never f***** fix a gas tank. Sure there may be some crap out there to fill in the cracks and perhaps offer a temporary fix. Do you really want to take the chance? Let me ask you, how much is your son worth? I sure hope more than 3 hund. I mean no offense but it just amazes me what some people will do. I'd say, if it was your bike, and you felt comfortable with the likeliness of your crotch getting a petrolium bath, and perhaps getting engulfed in flames then feel free, but I would NEVER PUT MY CHILD in harms way.

Hope you make the right decision

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
My sons TTR90 fuel tank cracked and Yamaha wants $280 for one. I only paid $600 for the bike. Anyone know of a used parts place. You guys have helped with my WR, so I washoping someone could pull through with this one.

John in Vegas

Surf the net. There are always cheaper prices out there besides your dealer. I looked the tank up on this web site and it was $185.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Shoot the TT Store an email or call. Maybe we can hunt an aftermarket one down for you.

Unless they offer me o/t, im off on mon. If I am ill just stop by, Brian (i think it was him) said he wanted to see my bike after I get that 6.6 gal tank on.

I found a web site that will email your parts request to bike salvage yaerds accross the country and they came up with 2 of them. I need to call them when I get the time to see what they want for them.

John in Vegas

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I don't know if it's just me but.....

I'd never f***** fix a gas tank. Sure there may be some crap out there to fill in the cracks and perhaps offer a temporary fix. Do you really want to take the chance? Let me ask you, how much is your son worth? I sure hope more than 3 hund. I mean no offense but it just amazes me what some people will do. I'd say, if it was your bike, and you felt comfortable with the likeliness of your crotch getting a petrolium bath, and perhaps getting engulfed in flames then feel free, but I would NEVER PUT MY CHILD in harms way.

Hope you make the right decision

It would have had to have been one hell of a permanant fix for me to do it.

My point wasnt that Jr wasnt worth 3 bills, it just kind of chaps my ass to have to pay $280 for a piece of plastic for a bike thats only worth $600.

John in Vegas

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0