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Engine Number location on WR400

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by matty__, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. Hey guys,

    Looking @ a moto yamaha wr400 and would like to do a revs check.



    the seller cannot find the engine number, can anyone let me know where abouts it should be? Cheers!

    Matt
     
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  2. It should be identified (location) in the owners manual.
     
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  3. Thats if hes got one.. i assume not..

    If anyone knows please post, thanks :)
     
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  4. Hey Matty,
    I got your PM, but the overmoderators here seem to think I shouldn't be allowed to PM anyone so I couldn't reply.

    The WR is a great off road bike with one exception. The Kickstart!

    The later model WR450 has an electric leg, and sometimes I wish I did too trying to start the 400.

    Overall, it is a torquey, fast reliable bike and suspension has good range of adjustment, and it stops well. If it isn't ridden often (mine isn't) it can be a real pain to start, I have put holes in the soles of a couple of riding boots, and quite a few Nike's trying to get it going. If you make sure it is tuned well, it should be no problem, and despite it having a hot start button (some think it is hard to start hot) I never have any issue starting it hot, only dead cold.

    If I remember correctly eng number is on outer engine case at top on right side if sitting on bike. Not hard to find, I will go and take a look tomorrow if you reply saying you had no luck if it will help you.
     
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  5. Hey! Cheers for the reply tweet :) The kick start on this WR seems to be pretty good on this one so I guess we'll see how that goes :roll:

    I downloaded the WR400 2000 model manual off yamahas site and the seller has fine the engine # so all is sweet now :D picking it up this saturday very pumped!!

    Thanks for ur help fellas!
     
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