'09 too snappy just above idle. How do I tame it down?

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  • grayracer513

Posted February 03, 2015 - 07:26 AM


The cam will cost you several HP, but it will calm down part of what makes it aggressive.  There's still the timing map and the very light flywheel.

  • BMcEL

Posted February 03, 2015 - 03:12 PM


Or just learn how to ride and problem solved!  :p


Seriously though, it's a normal trait of the YZ...they're race bikes man! Both my '08 and '14 are snappy off idle and I ride in the woods all the time. NBD.

  • Geoffit

Posted February 03, 2015 - 05:08 PM


You can replace the left side balance weight with one from an 06 450 it's quite a bit heavier and gives the effect of a flywheel weight. You can get them for cheap of e-bay. Of you want more snap put one in from a 10-13.

  • Mumm32

Posted February 13, 2015 - 10:12 AM



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  • YzCas

Posted February 16, 2015 - 01:32 PM


I have a rekluse in both my 450s night and day ride ability is awesome. I also went up to a 51 tooth in the rear it really helps to ride a gear higher plus it doesn't kill the topend to much.

Edited by cas747, February 16, 2015 - 01:36 PM.

  • mdsharon

Posted February 19, 2015 - 01:43 PM


399.00 for rekluse 20 minutes install (easy) never go back for woods rider. enough said!

  • Wr822

Posted March 16, 2015 - 12:53 PM


Where in the world are you seeing a rekluse for 399 mdsharon???

  • mdsharon

Posted March 16, 2015 - 08:50 PM


rocky mt, motosport many places exp 3.0

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