What els?



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  • Yzrider15

Posted May 21, 2015 - 05:47 PM

#1

Hi guys I got a yz 450 not too long ago and was wondering if any one knows about any small things i can do to the bike to just make it pop and stand out. Comments would be much appreciated!

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How bike looks right now

  • Tony477g

Posted May 21, 2015 - 05:55 PM

#2

Get her dirty



  • DR.billZ

Posted May 21, 2015 - 05:58 PM

#3

Put a fast rider on it. That always makes it pop

  • local951420

Posted May 21, 2015 - 05:58 PM

#4

I'd say it's already poppin. Maybe some new tires.....

  • BoxcarWilly

Posted May 21, 2015 - 06:13 PM

#5

I'd sand and repaint that pipe guard. Maybe put some numbers on it, even if you don't race I think blank number plates look awful, especially when they start to get scratches. 



  • Krannie McKranface

Posted May 21, 2015 - 06:35 PM

#6

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  • WALKINGWOUNDED

Posted May 21, 2015 - 06:36 PM

#7

There is a plethora of anodized trinket bling you can put on a bike to enhance its looks.

 

First thing I would do is a thorough cleaning and polishing of what's already there.

 

And as BCW mentioned, head pipe and guard.



  • DR.billZ

Posted May 21, 2015 - 06:37 PM

#8

Ernie Els?

  • springer8828

Posted May 21, 2015 - 06:49 PM

#9

Black wheels look awesome on a white bike

  • Yzrider15

Posted May 21, 2015 - 06:52 PM

#10

I'd say it's already poppin. Maybe some new tires.....

i want some with the Dunlop in yellow but there only avaliable to pro level riders

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  • Yzrider15

Posted May 21, 2015 - 06:53 PM

#11

Black wheels look awesome on a white bike

already excel rims on it, may just plastidip them

  • MotoAddict530

Posted May 21, 2015 - 06:55 PM

#12

Out of curiosity how tall are you? Those bars look like CR high bends with risers under them, thats a tall set of bars lol.

 

I would put a shiny new FMF power bomb header on there to replace the stock one thats missing the heat guard and is starting to rust.

 

Other then that the bike looks clean, you did a good job cleaning it up from the PO.



  • Yzrider15

Posted May 21, 2015 - 06:56 PM

#13

Get her dirty

but there new plastics and graphics

  • Tony477g

Posted May 21, 2015 - 07:11 PM

#14

but there new plastics and graphics and 500$ worth of other accessories. I'm considering the anodized parts and blue cv4 hoses

Can't tell if trolling or being serious..... It's called a dirt bike for a reason.



  • Yzrider15

Posted May 21, 2015 - 07:13 PM

#15

A *clean* dirtbike

  • Tony477g

Posted May 21, 2015 - 07:18 PM

#16

.... Then I'd recommend taking the wheels off and leaving it on a stand



  • zotis777

Posted May 21, 2015 - 07:19 PM

#17

A *clean* dirtbike



Clean it after you ride it....

Not too difficult a process


I clean (and service) my bike after every ride, I'll even use a scotch brite and take the boot rub off and polish up a bunch of hard to reach places. I always go from getting compliments on how my bike looks to how fast I can ride it.


Around here we call it "maintenance"

  • Yzrider15

Posted May 21, 2015 - 07:22 PM

#18

Haha, I use scotch brite also, frame still looks new, sadly I can't ride it cause the weather is terrible. Non stop rain, 83 degree 92%humidity. It's terrible, I literally haven't rode in 3 weeks, I just go to the shed, crank it up for about 2 minutes and leave it for 2 days. It's terrible

  • Yzrider15

Posted May 22, 2015 - 03:42 AM

#19

Out of curiosity how tall are you? Those bars look like CR high bends with risers under them, thats a tall set of bars lol.

I would put a shiny new FMF power bomb header on there to replace the stock one thats missing the heat guard and is starting to rust.

Other then that the bike looks clean, you did a good job cleaning it up from the PO.

I'm 6ft the bars are protaper gay bars and rox 2 inch bar risers for comfortably on the trail
Auto correct said gay bars I typed fat bars

  • Yzrider15

Posted May 22, 2015 - 03:45 AM

#20

I'm 6ft the bars are protaper gay bars and rox 2 inch bar risers for comfortably on the trail
Auto correct said gay bars I typed fat bars

thanks and I was thinking of a titanium header, I had a mega bomb on it and I didn't like changing the jetting so I took it off, but a stock pipe made of titanium is good





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