will YZ450F 08-09 exhaust fit a 06-08 model?


2 replies to this topic
  • thefex

Posted June 08, 2015 - 06:11 AM

#1

hi

I trashed my YZ450F 2006-2008 exhaust. I`m searching for a used one in good condition. Will a muffler from 08-09 fit my bike?
Like this one:
http://www.ebay.com/...c9781bf&vxp=mtr

thx for the help


Edited by thefex, June 08, 2015 - 06:13 AM.


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  • 15thumper

Posted June 08, 2015 - 06:18 AM

#2

I got a full system off my 08 will fit 06-09 its mint condition was removed few hours for drd

  • grayracer513

Posted June 08, 2015 - 06:28 AM

#3

The problem with answering your question is that there was never an "'06-'08 " model.  However, yes, in general, you can bolt up the exhaust from an '08-'09 to any '06 or '07.  The exhaust will REDUCE the amount of mid range power the bike has in return for your trouble by as much as 5 HP or more at around 5-6000 RPM.  The header is oversize for the engine, which was a compensation for the fact that the cute little muffler is outrageously restrictive. 

 

That's why you see so many for sale.  My recommendation is that you avoid them.







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