Bought a 04 wr450 - have a few questions

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  • Daruu

Posted May 26, 2015 - 10:06 AM


Ah ok.

What about the wiseco cam?

Edited by Daruu, May 26, 2015 - 10:06 AM.

  • Krannie McKranface

Posted May 26, 2015 - 10:12 AM


STill has to be modified to work in the WR

  • Daruu

Posted May 26, 2015 - 12:08 PM


Hmm ok.

Might just go for the stock cam this season then, and yz cam next year.

  • Daruu

Posted May 26, 2015 - 01:57 PM


Managed to find a 03 450 not far from me that have been recently overhauled.

Is the engine a straightforward swap into my 04?

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  • Krannie McKranface

Posted May 26, 2015 - 04:02 PM



But why?

The '03 had issues that were fixed in '04


I would NEVER buy a used motorcycle that had an engine rebuild unless I knew the owner or knew the builder, or better, both.


Waaaaay to many things can go wrong.

  • Daruu

Posted May 27, 2015 - 12:51 PM


Was to expensive afterall anyway.

Gonna order a oem cylinder kit, wiseco crank kit and a new cam chain.

Then probably upgrade the cam next season!

Is there anything else i should change at the same time?

  • x_JT_x

Posted May 27, 2015 - 02:00 PM


Do yourself a favor and don't buy the wiseco crank.. They are made in a different country than the Pistons and have known quality control issues.. A rebuilt OEM is a good alternative

  • Daruu

Posted May 28, 2015 - 03:59 AM


A google search proves you right, thank you!

Prox crank connecting rod kit - that's OK i hope? That was the part my local "crankfixingshop" had.


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