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benny_d

Tranny Question

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I have a 2000 yz426f and my 3rd gear is now skipping. I have called around to a few places and the ball park estimates are around $1500 to fix this, provided nothing else should be replaced. Does this price seem right?

I street legalized it a couple years back and am wondering what it would be worth right now, without fixing it because I can not come up with that kind of cash. The thing does not have that many hours on it and only about 20 hours on the street. As far as I am concerned, the thing is perfect except for the gear problem.

What are some thoughts on this?

Thanks,

benny_d

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The gear itself is cheap but a lot of parts could have been affected. YOur quote sounds like a lot. I would go to a local MX race and ask around to find a guy who does this kind of work.

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If you are somewhat mechanically inclined, open up your manual and go at it yourself. You will likely need 3rd, 5th gear and the shift fork between them + a gasket kit. Looking ballpark around $350 in parts if you do it yourself. Its really not that hard... just time consuming. Only special tools you really need is a good torque wrench and maybe a feeler guage to check the valves on re-assembly.

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The bulk of the estimate is for labor. It involves removing the engine and completely disassembling it.

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