Newer YZ450F in Wet Conditions – Worries


6 replies to this topic
  • jmooney70

Posted October 08, 2015 - 10:21 AM

#1

I have a 2014 YZ450F and I haven’t yet had to ride/race in wet conditions. I do worry about getting dirty water sucked in through the air box because of the front design.

 

Have you rode in the wet/rainy conditions with a newer YZ450F and have you had any issues?

 

Maybe and I hope I am just being paranoid!

 

 



  • 15thumper

Posted October 08, 2015 - 10:26 AM

#2

Don't ride through puddles

  • Monk

Posted October 08, 2015 - 10:34 AM

#3

No issues...

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  • Monk

Posted October 08, 2015 - 10:37 AM

#4

After the race...

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  • jmooney70

Posted October 08, 2015 - 11:10 AM

#5

Thanks for the feedback. It’s bound to rain here in California one day and it will be a race day when it does.



  • grayracer513

Posted October 08, 2015 - 12:47 PM

#6

It only rains on weekends or when you have to work outside.

 

 

 

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  • 2banga

Posted October 08, 2015 - 02:16 PM

#7

The up top airbox on the yamahas stay much much cleaner and dryer then any other bike I have owned.





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