installing self start?

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  • needforspeed

Posted April 26, 2013 - 01:49 AM



I have a yamaha YZ 450F. since i mostly ride in deserts, every time i stall or fall down it is difficult to start the bike. so i was wondering if i could install a self start on the bike. (PS: the bike does not have battery!!)

thanks in advance

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  • grayracer513

Posted April 26, 2013 - 06:51 AM


If you have an'06-'09, you can convert it to electric start with only about $1500 worth of hardware, including a new crank, the WR stator and flywheel, and some other stuff. Then there's wiring.

If you have an '03-'05, you'll need crankcases to go with that. Not possible at all with the '10+ models as far as I know.

  • etuke

Posted April 27, 2013 - 04:42 AM


probably better to invest in an auto clutch.

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