Does the UK (or Euro) WR450 have the throttle stop restrictor???
Posted July 15, 2004 - 08:09 AM
This is due to the fact that we don't have the same pollution laws as they do in USA. What we don't have is the spark arrestor in our muffler wich makes it a little bit harder to buy inserts etc. Our silencer is welded.
Hope this helps
Posted July 16, 2004 - 01:01 AM
When you buy the highway kit wich is a kit from Yamaha with all you need to make the bike street legal in Sweden. It includes a new E-marked headlight, plug and play wireharness (no splicing and cutting like BD or Trick), horn, lefthand control, flashers etc. But you also get the longer throttlestop, a leaner jet and a new jet needle. This is to restrict the maximum rpms to 8500 and to bring the noiselevel down. The allowed db according to my registration title is 80db(A) while driving and 88 db(A) while standing still. The top speed given by the manufacturer (Yamaha) is 140km/h. Of course everyone I know of don't install the "choke kit". And since we have a richer jetting standard on our bikes I can tell you that this bike rips on the highway. After I mounted Pirelli MT-21 and got the tires balanced it handles pretty well too.
Posted July 16, 2004 - 11:33 AM
Posted July 16, 2004 - 02:03 PM
By then, if I still own this bike I will have the restrictive parts installed.
Posted July 16, 2004 - 11:05 PM
I is very much a race bike i would be happy trail ride at about 50 mph.
but is brilliant !!!!!!!!!!