R3 engine swap

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    Hey guys

    soon i will start an engine swap on my 06 blaster. i will put a Yamaha R3 engine that i will buy.

    i will keep you guys posted <3

    anyone did this before ? an r3 swap
     
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    Don't know if anyone has successfully done it? Try a search on here.They are taller so that might pose another issue with frame or fuel tank?
     
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    Thanks for the reply. well i already bought it i will see when it come.
     
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    OK, so today i received my Yamaha r3 engine. its so nice :)

    First thing we have to do is remove the two pipes going down from the front to the middle and the bottom supporting thingy? look at the pictures to understand me :)

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    this week i hope the engine will be mounted. thank you all
     
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    That's a purdy motor. Almost as pretty as a 2t.:D.
     
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    It will be prettier when it's done
     
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    OK, so last night me and my bros :) finished the two front engine mounts. we used a YFZ450 mounts that we had laying around.

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    we did weld it.
     
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    Looks good. You going to tie in the top head stay when done with lower mounts
     

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