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all bent out of shape over the location of the hot start

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hey all....

raced sunday. somehow crashed :D (not the amazing part :) ) and BENT the hot start button shaft on my 98 wr400 (that was the amazing part)

the button now point at a 45 degree angle forward of where it was (straight out) and i think this would prevent it from fully disengaging. :D can this be straightened, or do i need to buy a new hot start unit (on my 98 it mounts to the frame-rail) cost???

thanks.

p.s. if i gotta replace it, i might go witht he handibar mounted version... who makes one for the 98 models?

thanks again...

xrracer36 :D

[ December 17, 2001: Message edited by: xrracer36 ]

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I've got a used one. If you want it, Merry Christmas it's yours. Try bending yours back, if it breaks let me know. This one was bent at one time and I bent it back. I since bought the Terrycable one.

[ December 17, 2001: Message edited by: YZ400Court ]

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mines handlebar mounted and i've bent it 10-15 times. pair of openable pliers and it straightens every time. if in doubt, see if you can blow through it in the open position!!

Taffy

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Damn Taffy....I guess that would make you the "King of Crash".......he he he...

Merry Christmas....

Bonzai :)

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merry x-mas all...got my prob fixed.. broke it... costs $45 from yamaha :) so my cousin used his machine shop and made me the plunger out of stainless steel ...for NOTHING

:D ( a little stronger than the stock brass...can we say "works"? ... :D )

i should have a little more trouble bending (let alone breaking) it. thanks for the offer, though... got all kinda cool stuff for x-mas...this just adds to the list i guess...

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