HEADS UP!!!

Site upgrade in progress... Core site functions are working, but some non-critical features/functions will be temporarily unavailable while we work to restore them over the next couple of weeks.

Please post any bugs you encounter, but before you do, check to see if it's already listed.

Thanks for your patience while we work to improve the community.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
bhsballer76

Frame Problems

7 posts in this topic

I have been tearing in to my 426 thepast two days hoping to paint the frame and frshen up andthing that was worn out or looed bad.Today I got to the fame and noticed it has a pretty bad dent in it. I dont know when it happened but i was wondering if you guys think this will be a problem in the future.? Here are some pics of the frame and of my progress so far.

100_0598.jpg

100_0597.jpg

100_0592.jpg

100_0590.jpg

100_0589.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I am not sure if this can be fixed??? Any welders out there want to chime in?

- but I would check with yamaha to see if a new frame is available or ebay for a used but not bent frame

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The frame isn't heavily loaded in that area, so it's not really a huge problem, but the simplest fix would be to overlay a half-round piece of steel on the bad spot. Have it done by a good fabricator with TIG skills.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Check ebay. There's usually a couple frames from varies years on there and cheaper than getting it welded.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

ya perdy much, wotn take much to weld it, even if u just ben the metal and spot weld it, its not heavly stressed. ne one wit the littlest knowledge on welding could do it, just dont stick weld it, lol use mig or tig

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