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wildair99

Glowing Exhaust

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I just bought a new 2001 YZ 426, i just gave it its first oil change last nite, when i was thru, i cranked it and let it idle for about 2 to 3 minutes, i noticed that the exhaust pipe was glowing soon as it comes out of the cylinder, is this normal? Once i started riding it, it didnt glow as much, but still did glow some, is this normal???? I checked to make sure i have oil pressure and everything seems to be working fine, someone fill me in!!!!!!

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Yes the glowing is a normal phenomenom. My'01 is getting kind of old now and it still does it a bit. You should see a WR with the baffle still in, it's practically a guiding light

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Ah yes,,,the wicked glow. I love it! Makes me warm just thinking about it.

Ride em if ya got em!

J

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Man, I pity you guys should you go down and your leg get pinned under the pipe....Perhaps a form of 426 Branding?

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Well, that's what the guard is for. Your KTM has two pipes to brand you. Tatoo's anyone? KTM is having a double feature pipe tatooing at their next convention. :)

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man, i must be lucky-my 01' doesnt glow night or day--better be careful!

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Let it idle for a couple minutes at night and it will glow. If it doesn't you are probably not jetted right...

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The stock headpipe is constructed from thin metal. That's mainly why it glows so eaily.

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